[meteorite-list] LAUNCH OF GLOBAL METEORITE ASSOCIATION, INC.
From: Sergey Vasiliev <vs.petrovich_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:14:00 +0100
I'm surprised to see the pictures of Steinbach and Aletai that you
took from EoM on your new website. One is from approved images and the
other one is from private collection.
I hope you asked for the permission to use them.
On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 8:02 PM Mendy Ouzillou via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Dear meteorite community,
> After years being a part of and serving our community, I have gotten a
> chance to meet in person and virtually collectors, dealers, hunters,
> meteoriticists/researchers and collection curators from around the world.
> Though we may share different goals and perspectives related to meteorites,
> I believe that we all desire to grow our community, expand knowledge about
> meteorites and create a strong organization that will represent our common
> Today, I am happy to announce the official launch of the Global Meteorite
> Association, Inc. (GMA). The GMA is a nonprofit 501c6 dedicated to serving
> and bringing our community together. Many, many hours have been put into the
> formation of this organization and many aspects have been guided or
> suggested by you in the past. The GMA is here for you and the Board's Golden
> Rule is "The Board operates for the benefit of and is accountable to the
> membership, its volunteers and staff."
> You can read all about the new organization in the www.gmeta.org/about and
> www.gmeta.org/discover-meteorites sections, browse the home page and other
> links to give you an idea the direction we are going in. Though the website
> is still in early stages, we are ready to review applications for Collector
> and Business memberships (we have 4 membership classes including a free
> membership for kids). Also as a quick note, we have reached an agreement
> with Marc Fries and will host his Galactic Analytics content on the website
> (previously on FB).
> After reviewing the website and its content, feel free to contact me with
> ideas, suggestions and even concerns. There are many people to thank for
> getting to this point and many can be found on our
> gmeta.org/about/leadership page.
> Please feel free to repost this message in any forum you are a member of
> EXCEPT that of any competing organization. Also, the GMA does not restrict
> membership in other meteorite organizations - you can become a GMA member
> and still be a member is other associations. I personally encourage everyone
> to be a member of the Meteoritical Society.
> Regards to all,
> Mendy Ouzillou
> GMA Founder & President
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Received on Fri 15 Jan 2021 02:14:00 PM PST