2008/2009 Most Valuable Member Awards
The Second Annual Most Valuable Member Event was a BIG success. Four presenters, Salvadoran food, tons of swag, 58 attendees, and three well deserving recipients of the Most Valuable Member Award
Most Valuable Member 2008/2009. Total points of 26,350 - Volkan Uzun
Once again, Volkan has shown his commitment to the development community and returns as the 2008/2009 MVM. Volkan is constantly spreading his knowledge and helping others to learn. Many times he donates his raffle prizes to other members, or people he knows, who don't have the software. Volkan is very approachable and is always willing to lend a hand.
MVM Runner Up. Total points of 17,980 - Matt Penner
Matt took it upon himself to start videotaping the user group meetings, and is an important member of the user group. He is constantly coming up with new ideas on how to distribute presentations. Matt has given several presentations to the group and continues to amaze with his level of expertise.
MVM Second Runner Up. Total points of 8,360 - Dennis Palmer
Dennis' first IEDOTNETUG Meeting was at the First Annual MVM Event. He said the meeting inspired him to start attending the meetings and has become an essential member of the group. Dennis continually spreads the word about the IEDOTNETUG and started the twitter tag, #IEDOTNETUG.
Congratulations to all!
And a really big "Thanks!" to the sponsors who came through to help me with this.
Rachel Hawley at Developer Express,
Britt King at JetBrains,
Betsy Weber at TechSmith,
Emily Parker at telerik,
Kathleen Rader at Infragistics,
Marsee Henon at O’Reilly,
Ashley Zurcher at Wrox,
Leonardo Cuellar at Apress,
Andrea Bledsoe at Pearson,
Janine Rood at InnerWorkings,
Eve Turzillo at ComponentOne,
Sofie Westlake at Red Gate,
Mariah Maclachlan at Balsamiq,
Leon Bambrick and Atli Björgvin Oddsson at TimeSnapper,
and Erin Jacobs at Microsoft
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