Re-VerificationApplication2019

Key Details

Membership

  • There are 304 direct members of the Arizona Local Community Team and 312 members in total, directly and indirectly through other team memberships. Member Count

Scheduled Activities:

  • The Arizona Team co-sponsors a Linux Installation Festival on the First and Third Saturdays of each month with the Phoenix Linux User Group (PLUG) at UAT. In addition we co-sponsor a quarterly Installfest with the Cochise Linux User Group (CLUG) at various locations in Sierra Vista, AZ. We currently have 1 portable server to host ISOs and have just added a PXE server to speed up some installs. From 1 January 2018 through 17 November 2019 we have hosted 47 installation festivals (including nine in Sierra Vista) attended by 689 people resulting in 166 successful installs and numerous repairs, Linux and FOSS instruction/training sessions, and personal and Team project completions.

  • Ubuntu Hour Events are currently being held in Tempe AZ on the 1st and 4th Thursday of each month, Phoenix AZ on the 2nd Thursday of each month, and Sierra Vista AZ on the 2nd Thursday of each month. From 1 January 2018 through 17 November 2019 we have hosted 70 Ubuntu Hours (41 in Tempe, 23 in Sierra Vista, and 6 in Phoenix) attended by 440 people for an average of 6.3 people per event.
  • Team IRC meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday nights of each month at 9 P.M. MST. The IRC channel is open 24 hours a day to help users with questions and communicate with team members. ubuntu-us-az on http://webchat.freenode.net From 1 January 2018 through 17 November 2019 we have conducted 72 Team IRC meetings.

Roadmap

  • State LUG Collaboration: Contact and pooling of resources with Linux User Groups (LUGs) across the state to promote events and further Ubuntu as a viable operating system. We have already established a relationship with:

  • Improve Global Jam participation: Schedule half of the install-fest session for Global Jam and invite chosen people for testing and debugging.

  • Release Party & Installfest: Conduct demonstrations of new features and installations for our team and local groups. Conduct release parties for LTS Ubuntu releases.

  • PLUG: Attend meetings occasionally to distribute installation media, exchange Ubuntu & FOSS information and demonstrate new programs.

  • SLUG: Attend meetings occasionally to distribute installation media, exchange Ubuntu & FOSS information and demonstrate new programs.

  • CLUG: Attend meetings occasionally to distribute installation media, exchange Ubuntu & FOSS information and demonstrate new programs.

  • Local Ubuntu Advocacy: Continue to burn and distribute Ubuntu installation media for release parties, Installfests, and for team members to distribute to family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc.

Experience

We have held workshops to instruct more AZ Team Members on how to apply for Ubuntu membership. This process is on going.

ArizonaTeam/Re-VerificationApplication2019 (last edited 2019-11-18 05:14:04 by rexbouwense)