Agile Alliance Elects New Directors
- Diana Larsen - Team evangelist, speaker on team facilitation, retrospectives and previous Agile Alliance board member (US);
- Esther Derby - Co-author of Agile Retrospectives and speaker on enabling Agile (US);
- JB Rainsberger - Author of the JUnit recipes book, organiser of North American XPDays (Canada), and Gordon Pask Award recipient (Canada);
- Laurent Bossavit - Independent XP consultant from France, and also a Gordon Pask Award recipient (France);
- Luke Hohmann - CEO of Enthiosys and author of Innivation Games (US);
- Mark Striebeck - An Agile advocate from Google (US).
These will be joining the returning members:
- Mike Griffiths (Canada)
- Jennitta Andrea (Canada)
- Todd Little (US)
- Ryan Martens (US)
- Willem van den Ende (Netherlands)
- Rachel Davies (UK)
Outgoing members, having generously contributed their time and energy for one year or more, are:
- Elizabeth Hendrickson (US);
- Mary Lynn Manns (US);
- Ron Jeffries (US);
- Brian Marick (US);
- Angela Martin (UK);
- Jutta Eckstein (Germany)
Diana Larsen will be the Chair this for this year, Luke Hohmann will serve as Secretary and Ryan Martens as Treasurer. The Agile Alliance has also appointed [link to MS Word Document] a full time Managing Director, Phil Brock.
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