We've just completed the first Fedora Board succession process, and I wanted to take a moment to share the results with everyone.
We've just completed the first Fedora Board succession process, and I
wanted to take a moment to share the results with everyone.
Staying on for another release cycle are Seth Vidal, Bill Nottingham,
Chris Blizzard, and Matt Domsch.
Joining them are 5 new Board members.
Karsten Wade is a Senior Developer Relations Manager at Red Hat. He has
been a long-time contributor to Fedora, serving previously as the
Chairman of the Fedora Documentation Steering Committee. He is active
in community building, writing, website design, translations, and
documentation. Karsten lives in Santa Cruz, CA.
Dennis Gilmore works as a Enterprise Systems Administrator at Jupiter
Images in Peoria, IL. Dennis has worked in most aspects of Fedora.
Currently he is involved in Infrastructure, FESCo, and EPEL, He is also
an active package maintainer and active on implementing secondary
architecture's. Dennis Lives in Washington, IL with his wife and two
Christopher Aillon is the Desktop Applications Engineering Team Lead for
Red Hat, where he has worked since 2004. He has been a long time
contributor to the Mozilla Project (e.g. Firefox, Thunderbird) and has
made many contributions to NetworkManager and various GNOME
applications. He has been heavily involved with Fedora, having made
contributions to over 100 packages.
Jef Spaleta is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the SuperDARN research
group at the Geophysical Institute on the UAF campus. He has been an
active community contributor in some form or fashion since the Fedora
Project began. Initially focusing on end-user troubleshooting and bug
triage, then as a Fedora Extras contributor. He lives in Fairbanks,
Alaska and enjoys the alternating seasonal joys of curling and canoing
and the pleasantly squeaky sound that snow makes under your shoe at -20
Steve Dickson is a kernel Engineer at Red Hat. For the last five years
or so he has been responsible their NFS, NIS, CIFS and QUOTA packages
(both kernel and user level). His responsibilities include both RHEL
and Fedora releases. In prior lives he worked on DEC's TruCluster
product as well as a short stint working in the infiniband world writing
both user and kernel applications for the Linux. Steve started his
career at Lachman Associates developing and supporting SCO's NFS
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