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LinuxPR: LPI announces new president and Director

Jul 25, 2001, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) today announced the appointment of Chuck Mead as President and of James Lacey to the LPI Board of Directors.

Mead is the LPI's second-ever President, taking over from Dan York. One of the original co-founders of LPI in 1998, Mead has served in many capacities within the organization, most recently as Director of Information Technology. He was also instrumental in the development of LPI's first level of certification exams (LPIC1). Outside of LPI, Mead serves as the CEO of Moongroup Consulting and was previously CTO of

"Dan York left behind some mighty big shoes to fill. He led LPI from its foundation to where it is one of the most successful nonprofits in the Linux community. With the help of our excellent Board, our many sponsors and all the many volunteers helping us, I look forward to helping LPI reach even higher, " said Mead. "LPI will miss Dan's very capable leadership, but we are grateful that he had it as long as he did. Thanks, Dan."

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