MUUG Board Election 2002-03
As part of the October 2002 meeting,
we will be holding an election for the positions of directors
to the MUUG board. The following nominees are candidates for election.
Since the number of candidates (6) is less than the number of vacancies
as last set by the board (8), in accordance with
MUUG By-laws 5.(c) and 10.(d),
the nominees shall be deemed to be elected by acclamation.
Nominee: Gilbert Detillieux, Systems Analyst, University of Manitoba
Supported by: Michael Doob, Professor, University of Manitoba
Gilbert Detillieux has been working with UNIX as a programmer, system
administrator, and trainer since 1980. He worked as a computer consultant
specializing in UNIX, from 1983 to 1989. He is currently working as a
Systems Analyst for the University of Manitoba's Department of Computer
Science, where's he's worked since 1989, installing, supporting and
upgrading the department's network and UNIX server infrastructure.
He was co-founder and past president of the Technical UNIX User Group
(now MUUG), and has been an active member of the MUUG board ever since.
He also contributed to the implementation of the initial MUUG Online
system, in 1992, which he's since maintained through two complete
upgrades and numerous revisions over the years.
Nominee: Kevin McGregor, Network Specialist, City of Winnipeg
Supported by: Shawn Wallbridge, System Administrator, Frantic Films
Kevin McGregor provides network administration and system support
services for the City of Winnipeg. After having briefly used UTS on an
Amdahl mainframe in university in the mid-80s, he dabbled in Coherent
and then converted to Linux. He has been a member of MUUG since the
early 90s and has served on the board for the majority of that time.
Kevin is the editor of MUUG Lines, the group's newsletter.
Nominee: Doug Shewfelt, Systems Specialist, City of Winnipeg
Supported by: Kelly Kitson, Canadian Wheat Board
Doug Shewfelt first encountered UNIX in 1980 at the University
of Manitoba. He has been worked in various IT positions for the
City of Winnipeg since 1985, and currently supports the City's
corporate financial systems. He has been a member of the MUUG
board for the past several years.
Nominee: Adam Thompson, Consultant, athompso.net
Supported by: Gilbert Detillieux, Systems Analyst, University of Manitoba
Adam has over 15 years' experience in the IT field, ranging from
Programmer to System Administrator to Chief Technology Officer. He
currently teaches a variety of IT courses and provides consulting
services to clients.
Nominee: Sean Walberg, Network Analyst, Ceridian Canada
Supported by: Doug Shewfelt, Systems Specialist, City of Winnipeg
Sean started using Unix in 1994 at the UofM, and moved into Systems
Administration and Linux in 1995 with a small ISP. Sean joined MUUG about two
years ago, and has given two presentations. He's also been writing a
weekly newsletter about Linux for the past two years. He's looking forward to
bringing his experience to the MUUG Board.
Nominee: Shawn Wallbridge, System Administrator, Frantic Films
Supported by: Kevin McGregor, Network Specialist, City of Winnipeg
Shawn Wallbridge discovered Linux in 1996 while at Red River College. Over
the years he has used Unix wherever possible for various functions. He is
currently the Systems Administrator for Frantic Films and runs a Web hosting
company in his spare time. He runs seven different versions of Unix at home.
He has been a MUUG member for over two years and has done numerous
presentations for MUUG.