Board of Directors
is run by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets every other week for half the year and every week in the lead up to Software Freedom Day with an IRC conference to discuss various topics pertaining to the regular activities of Software Freedom International and Software Freedom Day. The minutes to these meetings are posted publicly on the website.
The Board has up to 9 elected members, and every year 3 team representatives are invited to also sit on the board in order to keep it fresh, responsive to teams and to encourage team participation in the running of Software Freedom Day internationally.
|Frederic Muller, SFI President
Founding member and former President of the Beijing LUG, member of China Open Source Promotion Union, co-organizer of many international OSS events in China such as Linux Developer Symposium (2008), the Gnome.Asia Summit, OOoCon 2008 and local SFD. Fred is now focusing on FOSS in Education. The rest of the time he is assisted in his tasks at SFI with all the board members and of course the happy members of the now famous BLUG!
|Matt Oquist, SFI Vice President and Treasurer
Country: United States
Matt is the CIO of the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School. He has a few years of experience with Linux and other *NIXy operating systems, but mostly he's focused right now on Moodle, a GPL Learning Management System.
| Pockey Lam, SFI Secretary
Pockey is the founding member of SFDChina.org, GNOME.Asia, College OSS Society and Beijing GNOME User Group. She is also Greenboard VP, an Free and Open Source project focusing on Open Education, and has been very active implementing it in schools in China to attract more teachers to use and built open content. She was also the Vice President and President of Beijing Linux User Group from 2007 to early 2010. To be able to spend so much time on FOSS she is also founder and consultant at dao² Inc. Check out her bio and blog for more details.
|JM C. Bitanga
UP Linux Users Group (UnPLUG)
JM was introduced to Linux in their introductory programming class at the University of the Philippines - back in 2002. From then on after seeing the "light" about its "ideals", he ventured on what he describe as a continuing and exhilarating journey about what he believes as the future of computing and cyberspace i.e. FOSS, GNU/Linux, Open Standards, Open Content, and the like.
Jan is is a Slovak activist, marine biologist and journalist. Active in international Free/Libre and Open Source Software since 2000. Founded Digital Standards Organization and Slovak Open Source Initiative, also works with European institutions and as a hobby helps free software in Kosovo and Albania.