Plone Foundation Board Elects Officers for 2014-2015

Meet your new Plone Foundation officers: Paul Roeland has been named President, Cris Ewing Vice-President, Steve McMahon Secretary and Jen Myers Treasurer.

The Plone Foundation Board of Directors held their first meeting on Thursday, November 13th and selected Foundation officers for the upcoming year. The officers are elected annually.

President - Paul Roeland

Paul is an open source activist and tech coordinator for several non-profits. Currently working for the Clean Clothes Campaign in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Paul's past involvements include Friends of the Earth, a film festival, and a range of events with the wider ICT4D and Opendata movements. This is Paul's fourth term on the board and third as President.

Vice President - Cris Ewing

Cris is an independent Python developer from Seattle working in Plone and other systems and frameworks. He's been involved with Plone and the Plone community since 2006, speaking at conferences, participating in sprints, and offering trainings. This is Cris' second term on the board and second as vice-president.

Secretary - Steve McMahon

Steve is a partner in Reid-McMahon, LLC, a Plone consultancy specializing in work with non-profits. He also does extensive volunteer work with the Davis Community Network, which hosts no-cost Plone sites for over 100 regional organizations. This will be Steve's seventh term on the Board, and fifth as Secretary.

Treasurer (non-voting) - Jen Myers

Jen is the Director of Accounting for Six Feet Up in Fishers, Indiana (USA). She has over 15 years of financial experience: 12 years in public accounting, followed by a 3 1/2 year stint as the Financial Controller at a software and hardware company.  Jen is not a member of the Foundation Board, but is appointed in accordance with Foundation bylaws.


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Plone is an open source web content management system excelling in usability, accessibility, and versatility. The Plone Foundation is a US 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization that protects and promotes Plone.