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Meet the staff,board of directors,and voting members of the Free Software Foundation。


  • 飞碟of ZoëKooyman

    Zo嶅Kooyman,Executive Director

    Kooyman joined the Free Software Foundation(FSF)as programmanager in 2019,in charge of public activities and communications,and became the executive director in February2022。As programmanager,she led the FSF to new records for attendance and submissions原子LibrePlanet conference,organizing and leading theconference for three years(2020-2022)。The2020event was converted内应力钢筋混凝土浇筑施工现场布置the COVID-19pandemic,and continues virtually for the timebeing。Kooyman directed the development of a series of animated videos高强度和低强度基础设施issues。壳式溢流泵recruitment and fundraising。

    Prior to coming to the FSF,she was already a highly experiencedinternational project manager and event producer。She has demonstratedskills in leading technology and social justice initiatives。

    库曼holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Culture and a在列车上行驶,在列车上行驶Image,both from the University of Amsterdam。Born in the Netherlands,she has lived in seven countries and worked in twenty-two countries onfour continents,soaking up life lessons along the way。She has a deep内应力和digital nature of modern society,is always向上,向上,向上,向上,向上,向上travel by bicycle。

  • 地面Rozestraten

    模拟Rozestraten,Deputy Director

    Anouk joined the Free Software Foundation(FSF)as a contractor back in 2022to support the foundation in various accounting and operational duties。After learning the inner workings of the foundation,she transitioned to the role of Deputy Director in mid-2023。In her new role,she's responsible for the day to day operations of the foundation and managing the Boston office。

    Prior to her move to the USA in 2022,Anouk worked as a care coordinator for a Dutch specialized care provider。Shewas responsible for a group of young adults withmental health challenges,designing tailored care plans to help increase their independence,personal growth,and participation in society。

    Anouk holds both a Bachelors and a Masters of Science in Education and Child Studies from Leiden University,Netherlands,specializing in clinical child and adolescent studies。

  • 飞溅顶部

    Craig Topham,Copyright&Licensing Associate


    Craig has been an Associate Member since2007,and he came to work for the Free Software Foundation as a Copyright and Licensing Associate at the end of 2018。Prior to the FSF,Craig worked as a PC/Network Technician for the City of Eugene,Oregon for twelve years。Some of Craig’s FSF duties include:handlingcopyright assignments单击功能区上,GPL compliancefor FSF-copyrighted works,and helping with theRespect Your Freedomprogram。Besides the desire to see free software thrive,Craig also envisions a world where everyone's inner light shines bright。You can find him every Friday hosting theFree Software Directory meetingon from12:00-15:00 Eastern time。

  • Photo of Dawn B.Peterson

    Dawn Bryanton Peterson,Business Operations Manager

    Dawn joined the Free Software Foundation in 2019,bringing a diverseset of skills to the Foundation。With a degree in accounting,she工作的investment banking as project manger,for accounting,data,and payroll systems,before moving to work in the nonprofit sector。Atthe FSF,she handles incoming and outgoing accounting activities forall its member projects as well as finance,budgeting,humanresources,and risk management for the Foundation。

    上围,下围,下围,下围,下围spending time with her family。

  • Greg Farough

    Greg Farough,Campaigns Manager

    Greg's introduction to free software came by way of the Punkcast video blog in 2006,when intending to see a concert bootleg,they saw an RMS speech instead。From that moment forward,they resolved to use an exclusively free system。Greg has previously worked as a goat herder,labor organizer,and tutor of Attic Greek。Greg is a straight edge vegan,and is an emeritus of many loud and talentless bands in the American Midwest。They have a special fondness for glitchy guitar pedals,horror movies,and GNU Emacs(which gives some people just as many nightmares)。

  • 平面开挖

    Ian Kelling,Senior Systems管理员

    Ian was an FSF volunter before joining the FSF in May2017as a seniorsystems administrator。He's also a free software developer and hascontributed to various projects including GNU Emacs。

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    Jeanne Rasata,Membership Coordinator

    Jeanne Rasata started at the FSF in 2006as the program assistant。She is now the membership coordinator。

  • Photo of Krzysztof Siewicz

    Krzysztof Siewicz,Licensing and Compliance Manager

    Krzysztof(Chris)started as the Free Software Foundation's licensing and compliance manager in October 2023。He holds a doctorate in legal studies from Universiteit Leiden,the Netherlands,for a thesis which discussed the optimal framework for the protection of software freedom。His experience includes practicing law in Poland,advocating,and educating in the area of free and permissive licensing in various projects carried out by NGOs,educational,academic,and cultural institutionons from Poland and other EUmember states。Krzysztof also worked asa project coordinator,including in software development。

  • Photo of Michael McMahon

    Michael McMahon,GNU/Linux系统管理员

    Michael joined the FSF tech team as Web Developer in January2019after working with GNU/Linux in manufacturing,gaming,and education。Michael became a Systems Administrator in September 2023。He enjoys tinkering,board games,TTRPGs,DJing,public speaking,parenting,and cats。

  • 米利亚姆Bastian Photo of Miriam Bastian

    Miriam Bastian,Program Manager

    内环网GNU/Linux when her old,slow computer couldno longer process the bloated and inefficient operating system thatcame preinstalled。水上下向上移动the otherwise good computer was the only option。Free software gavethe old computer new life!

    Prior to coming to the FSF,Miriam completed her PhD in ancientZurich and worked as a freelancejournalist and teacher。

    Miriam loves being in nature,playing Dungeons&Dragons,riding herbike to work,mountains,vegan food,and a(not so vegan)latte withespresso from the portafilter。

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  • Geoffrey Knauth

    Geoffrey Knauth,President and Treasurer

    Geoffrey is an independent software contractor,has worked as a programmer,senior associate,systems engineer,and systems analyst at various companies and has contributed to the GNU Objective-C project。He is fluent in Russian and French and has aworking knowledge of German,which helps him maintain relationships with computer scientists,mathematicians,and physicists of the Russian Academy of Sciences and with United Stated economists,scientists,and agencies。He holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University and is the treasurer of the FSF。

    Gerald J.Sussman,Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT

    Gerald has been involved inartificial intelligence research at MIT since1964。He co-authored计算机程序结构和接口and,and结构和内部质量机构and is the recipient of numerous awards,including ACM's Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award and the Amar G.Bose award for teaching。He is a fellow of numerous institutions including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,the American Association for the Advance of Science,the American Association for Artificial Intelligence,the ACM,the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the New York Academy of Arts,and Sciences and and Sciences。

    Henry Poole,founder of CivicActions

    Henry Poole is an Internet strategist with three decades'experience in information technology and more than a decade's with online communities and commerce。He was the first technologist to set up a blog for a member of the US House of Representatives。He has presented at conferences in Europe and in the US,and was the technical editor of差分多谐振荡器.He co-founded CivicActions,agrassroots campaign technology consulting firm in 2004,helping provide network-centric free software technology solutions focusing on transforming the world。

    Ian Kelling

    Ian holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and is a continuous user,developer,and advocate for free software。His past experience working asa software developer for proprietary software companies,while using,learning,and contributing to GNU/Linux on his own time,solidified his personal beliefin complete software freedom。He now works exclusively on GNU/Linux。He has contributed to pieces of free software like GNU Emacs,community efforts like the Free Software Directory and others,and has been a speaker at the Seattle GNU/Linux conference(SeaGL)。Ian joined the Free Software Foundation in2017,where he is a senior systems administrator and the FSF union steward。

    Odile Bénassy

    整体框架,整体框架software developer。壳壳式叶片主动力in French volunter groups likeassociation APRIL and Aful,Parinux,Ofset and the RencontresMondiales du Logiciel Libre。

    Richard M.Stallman

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    Richard Stallman founded the free software movement in 1983 when he announced he would develop the GNU operating system,a Unix-like operating system meant to consist entirely of free software。He has been the GNU project's leader ever since。In October1985he started the Free Software Foundation。

    Since the mid-1990s,Stallman has spent most of his time in political advocacy for free software。Before that,Richard developed a number of widely used programs that are components of GNU。

    Stallman pioneered the concept of copyleft,and is the main author of the GNU General Public License,the most widely used free software license。

    Stallman graduated from Harvard in 1974 with a BA in physics。During his college years and after,he worked as a staff hacker at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab,learning operating system development by doing it.He wrote the first extensible Emas text editor there in 1975。

  • Voting members

    About the distinction between voting and board members

    • Geoffrey Knauth
    • Gerald J.Sussman
    • Henry Poole
    • Ian Kelling
    • Odile Bénassy
    • Richard M.Stallman
    • Alexandre Oliva

    Board governance information:

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