Plone Foundation Board

Board Members for 2016-2017

Philip Bauer

(Munich, DE)

Philip is a web developer from Munich who fell in love with Plone in 2005. A historian by education he drifted towards creating websites in the 90’s and runs the company Starzel.de since 2000. He is a member of the Plone foundation and active in the Python User Group Munich. He organized the Plone Konferenz (with a K) 2012 in Munich and is coordinating the Mastering Plone Training syllabus and group of trainers, as well as writing the main content type product for Plone 5. He loves teaching and is dedicated to open source. This is Philip's second term on the Board.

Víctor Fernández de Alba

(Barcelona, ES-CT)

Víctor has been part of the Plone community since 2006. He currently works as freelancer IT consultant/web developer. In the past, he worked for the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech for 15 years, who have over 450 Plone sites deployed. He is also co-author of the multilingual add-on and the default theme for Plone 5. He has organized several sprints and is the team leader of the new plone.org project. This is Victor's second term on the Board. 

Carol Ganz

(Fortville, Indiana, USA)

Carol is a Plone business specialist and evangelist with a serious customer-service focus. Working for Six Feet Up since 2008, she started as Project Manager, moved to Director of Hosting Services, and now works with marketing and account management teams as the Director of Business Development. This is Carol's fifth term on the board.

Alexander Loechel

Vice President, (Munich, DE)

Alexander works at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich responsible for all new IT-Projects. Since 2004 he works with Plone and related technologies. He has done several projects for universities, nonprofit organizations and governmental institutions. His focus is on connecting academic institutions in the web world and IT-Security. This is Alexander's fourth term on the board.

T. Kim Nguyen

(Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA)

Kim works for Wildcard Corp., where he is a project manager / developer / consultant. Previously, he worked at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, for 12 years where he and his team managed over 300 Plone sites, including outward facing public sites, Intranets, custom form and workflow application sites, and searchable custom databases, many including integration with external and other campus systems. Kim was co-chair of PloneEdu, host of the Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 and 2014 in Oshkosh, and is an organizer of the Plone Digital Experience Conference 2016 to be held in Boston. This is Kim's third term on the board.

Paul Roeland

President, (Amsterdam, NL)

Paul is an Open Source activist and tech coordinator for several non-profits. Currently working for the Clean Clothes Campaign, past involvements include Friends of the Earth, a film festival, and a range of events with the wider ICT4D and open data movements.This is Paul's sixth term on the board.

Chrissy Wainwright

Secretary, (Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA)

Chrissy is a Senior Template Developer for Six Feet Up, and has been working with Plone since 2008. Primarily a themer, she has created dozens of themes from scratch using traditional (old-style) methods and now Diazo. Chrissy is on the Plone UI Team. This is her third term on the board.

Non-Voting Board Members - Treasurer

The Board is assisted by the Treasurer, Jennifer Myers from Fortville, Indiana, USA.

Email us!

You can email the entire board at board@plone.org