OSI Board Members, Officers and Committee Chairs for 2011-2012


In a special board meeting convened for board elections on March 16 2011, the OSI board elected three new illustrious members of the open source community – Jim Jagielski, Karl Fogel and Mike Godwin. As Simon Phipps posted in his Board Meeting report, the OSI board voted to expand the board from 10 to 11 members to enable all three members to join. Two board members were re-elected to serve a second term – Mr. Harshad Gune and Dr. Martin Michlmayr. For more details, see here.

The OSI Board of Directors as of April 1, 2011 are:

Karl Fogel Director
Mike Godwin Director
Harshad Gune Director
Jim Jagielski Director
Fabio Kon Director
Martin Michlmayr Secretary, Director
Andrew C Oliver Assistant Treasurer, Director
Simon Phipps Director
Alolita Sharma Treasurer, Director
Michael Tiemann President, Director
Tony Wasserman Director

OSI’s annual election of officers for this year (April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012) was held on April 5, 2011. The board elected the following officers:

President Mr. Michael Tiemann
Treasurer Ms. Alolita Sharma
Assistant Treasurer Mr. Andrew Oliver
Secretary Dr. Martin Michlmayr

The annual nomination of OSI committee chairs for this year (April 1,2011 – March 31, 2012) was also held on April 5, 2011. The committee chairs nominated by the board are listed below. For more information on OSI’s committees, see here.

Committee Name Committee Chairperson
Communications Mr. Simon Phipps
Education Dr. Fabio Kon
Fundraising Mr. Michael Tiemann
Governance and Membership Mr. Simon Phipps
Infrastructure Mr. Andrew Oliver
Legal Affairs Mr. Mike Godwin
License Review Mr. Karl Fogel
New Projects and Outreach Ms. Alolita Sharma
Policy and Economic Development Mr. Michael Tiemann