Plone Foundation Officers Elected

Paul Roeland returns as president. Cris Ewing is vice president. Steve McMahon is secretary.

The Plone Foundation Board of Directors has elected its president, vice-president, and secretary for 2013-2014. Officer positions are 1-year posts, elected anew by each board.

President is Paul Roeland, of Amsterdam -- Paul is an open source activist and tech coordinator for several nonprofits, currently working for the 

Clean Clothes Campaign

. Past involvements include Friends of the Earth, a film festival, and a range of events within the Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) and Opendata movements.This is Paul's third term on the board and second as president. 

Vice President is Cris Ewing, of Seattle -- Cris is an independent Python developer 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' first term on the board. 

Secretary is Steve McMahon, of Davis, California -- Steve is a partner in Reid-McMahon, LLC, a Plone consultancy specializing in work with nonprofits. He also does extensive volunteer work with the Davis Community Network, which hosts no-cost Plone sites for more than 100 regional organizations. This will be Steve's sixth term on the board and his fourth as secretary.

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