[eagle] Re: Eagle Management Change

Bill Ress bill at hsmicrowave.com
Wed Nov 7 16:23:29 PST 2007


Your resignation comes as a real disappointment but not as a surprise. 
During our communications this past year, I know you have had 
challenging personal issues.

I will miss your management of the Eagle project. I always appreciated 
you being frank and honest with me. But, you know, you gotta do what 
feels right for you and I respect your tough decision.

Thank you sincerely for the time and effort you put into AMSAT and 
Eagle. I hope we can maintain contact as time moves forward.

Best regards...Bill - N6GHz

Jim Sanford wrote:
> Team:
> Last night I transmitted a significant letter to Rick Hambly, Bob 
> McGwier, and the AMSAT Board of Directors.
> As a result of life changing events this year, I have realized that I no 
> longer have time for amateur radio and therefore Eagle.  With GREAT 
> regret, I tendered my resignation as Project Manager and Assistant VP 
> (Director) of Engineering.  I simply do not have the time to do this 
> right, and would therefore prefer someone else do it.
> I deeply regret having to take this decision.  I got into this when 
> asked because I saw it as a chance for me to give something back to 
> AMSAT.  It also gave me the wonderful opportunity to work closely with 
> the awesome intellect that you all represent.  Working with you people, 
> this team, has been a highlight of my personal and professional life.  
> It is painful to step away, but I must do so -- I'm over extended, and 
> must reprioritize some things in my life. 
> Many of you have worked very hard and have worked hard at doing things 
> differently.  In the process, you've taught the ENTIRE ORGANIZATION some 
> new things that we must deal with in todays era of electronics -- both 
> process and technical details.  I beg you all to not give up and please 
> continue.
> I will support and encourage from the side lines, as I can.
> Thank you all for all that you've done.  I wish you, and Eagle, only 
> good things.
> Very 73,
> Jim
> wb4gcs at amsat.org
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