This is an email template to announce a new member of the VIVO Commiters group, meant to be sent to go to all major VIVO lists -- vivo-community & vivo-tech
Subject: "Welcome to the latest VIVO committer: [name]"
Dear VIVO Community,
The VIVO Committers are delighted to announce a new member to the team: Ralph O'Flinn from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Please join us in welcoming him!
[ADD INFO ABOUT COMMITTER CONTRIBUTIONS, BACKGROUND, ETC]
We are always on the lookout for new developers, contributors, and committers within the VIVO community. Anyone who would like to get more involved is encouraged to join our weekly meetings  (announced on the vivo-tech mailing list).
Contributions can take many forms, from writing code to editing documentation, or testing new releases to designing new themes for our user interfaces. For more information, see the rights and responsibilities of being a VIVO committer:
If you or someone you know has been an active VIVO contributor for some time, you can also nominate that person to become our next committer! Nomination details are available at:
[Committer Group representative], on behalf of the VIVO Committers Group