[meteorite-list] LAUNCH OF GLOBAL METEORITE ASSOCIATION, INC.
From: Mendy Ouzillou <mendy.ouzillou_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 13:21:27 -0600
I will take them down immediately. My developer added them and I did not recognize where they came from. Thank you for pointing that out.
From: Sergey Vasiliev <vs.petrovich at gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2021 1:14 PM
To: Mendy Ouzillou <mendy.ouzillou at gmail.com>
Cc: Meteorite List <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] LAUNCH OF GLOBAL METEORITE ASSOCIATION, INC.
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 needs.
> 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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