[eagle] Re: Eagle Management Change

John B. Stephensen kd6ozh at comcast.net
Fri Nov 9 14:35:00 PST 2007


I'm sorry to hear that you're leaving the Eagle project. You did a lot to 
move it forward and everyone will miss your presence. Hopefully, you'll have 
time to use Eagle once it is in orbit.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Sanford" <wb4gcs at amsat.org>
To: "AMSAT Eagle" <eagle at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 00:07 UTC
Subject: [eagle] Eagle Management Change

> 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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