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So long, but not farewell!

Post by BrettC0
Greetings dear APAC Community, 

It is with a heavy heart that I have to write this, because over the past 6 months that I’ve been supporting this amazing community, you’ve all grown to a special place in my heart. 

However, when I was first introduced to you all, it was because our wonderful Tamar was departing for maternity leave. 

Well, my friends, the fateful day has arrived to welcome Tamar back to Waze, which sadly means that I will no longer be your Community Specialist. 

I greatly treasure the time we’ve spent together, and all the help and knowledge you’ve provided me. I am left gratified by how open you all were to accept and guide me, and I really credit each of you for my success so far at Waze. 

But don’t worry! They can’t get rid of me that easily ;)!!!
I’ll be staying on as part of the Waze Communities Team, and will continue to work on all of the special projects like Office Hours, other virtual events, and Project Deep Thought - our new self-help ecosystem. 

I’ll be working hand in hand with Tamar as we transfer back all of the APAC community management responsibilities, and will be happy to continue to help to ensure a smooth transition. 

I also would love to continue to hear from you all, as I’ve greatly enjoyed our interactions and consider many of you now friends. My door will always be open to hear from you, so please don’t hesitate to reach out over email, Discord, or Telegram, and if you really miss me there are plenty of special projects I’d love your support with. 

So my friends, this is so long for my direct involvement in APAC, but most definitely NOT farewell. 

All the best,

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Post by Ottolenga
Hi Everyone!  :)

Thank you, Brett, for this touching post and for working with our awesome communities while I was away. I know you did a great job and achieved so many amazing things! 

As mentioned, I am back from my maternity leave and couldn't be more excited to come back to my favorite people in the Waze community! 

I am still aligning with Brett and the rest of the team to get up to date on what happened while I was breastfeeding, changing diapers, and bonding with my baby, and I love catching up on all of your accomplishments! (Especially the fact that we had an APAC & EMEA Mega Meetup, Woohooo!) 

From now on, you can reach out to me for anything related to our APAC communities, and I will be enthusiastic to help! 

I’ve missed you guys so much and can't wait to start reconnecting with you!  :P


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Post by LostInMyMaps
Brett, thank you for your touching post and for everything over the past six months. You’re a fantastic asset to the Waze team, friend, and all your help and support over the past 6 months has been exceptional and honestly beyond expectations.

Tamar, you were certainly missed and I look forward to tormenting you on discord!
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Post by LysdexiaEht
Farewell, and welcome back.
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Post by deanonzl
Wow, 6 months have gone by so quickly. It is never easy to step into a role being in constant demand for changes.
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Your presence has made a huge impact on the APAC community with your humour & charisma.
Looking forward to working with you into the future with Deep Thought & Online meetups.

Tamar returning will restore the balance to "The Matrix"
Live Long & Prosper!

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