[tpm] Stepping down

Dave Doyle dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 19:02:51 PST 2017

Alrighty then.  I've scheduled a Social for this month to make up for last
month at C'est What.  Thank you both Alex Beamish and Mike Stok for the

Per Abram's and others comments, we can see if we can talk someone (or some
group) to step into the organizer role.  See if we can cobble a cabal
together.  Otherwise, this will be a farewell bash.  Sad, but a nice way to
see y'all again.



dave.s.doyle at gmail.com

On 12 January 2017 at 13:42, Alex Beamish <talexb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dave,
> Belated thanks for stepping in to keep TPM going .. having been away from
> web development for eighteen months, I don't have anything novel to offer
> in terms of a presentation. My last contract required nothing more
> technically complicated than being able to deal with HoHs, map statements,
> and being smart about caching. It was interesting, paid the bills, but
> wasn't really cutting edge.
> I have been working on learning Go, and I'd love to present on that, but I
> can't do that until February -- that will give me enough time to chew
> through the subject matter and create a decent presentation (working title:
> How Far I Got With Go In A Month). If there's no talk for January, perhaps
> we could just meet up for supper/beer instead.
> Alex
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Dave Doyle <dave.s.doyle at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> My thanks for the kind words from several of you.
>> However, no one has yet stepped up on this.  Volunteers?  Nominations?
>> I'd prefer not to be the guy that killed Toronto Perl Mongers.
>> Barring that for this month at least, someone willing to give a talk
>> would be appreciated.  Pick your subject.
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
>> --
>> dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
>> On 9 January 2017 at 10:06, Dave Doyle <dave.s.doyle at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> So, I've been doing this organizer thing for a few years now and I find
>>> I'm burnt out trying to do it (as evidenced by the missed meetings).  I'd
>>> been hoping to do a maker themed thing this month but got no responses.
>>> So, I'd like to step down as the main organizer.  I will happily
>>> continue to provide Influitive as the space but I think I'm kinda done
>>> organizing.  If anyone wants to step up, please reply to this on the list
>>> so all can see.  I will hand over control of the meetup.com account as
>>> well of course (be warned, it costs about USD $90 per 6 months to maintain,
>>> which I have been paying).
>>> Thanks for all that have done talks in the past for me, I appreciate it,
>>> but it's time for me to make way for someone else.  If I can't get someone
>>> to step in, I'm going to have to fold things up.  That would make me sad,
>>> but I just can't do it right now.
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>> --
>>> dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
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