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The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.

What is The NetBSD Foundation?

The NetBSD Foundation serves as the legal entity which owns several of the NetBSD Project servers, handles donations of money, services, hardware or time to the project, and administers NetBSD copyrights.

The NetBSD Foundation is incorporated in the State of Delaware, and is governed by a set of bylaws.

The NetBSD Foundation is a non-profit organisation as per section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The NetBSD Foundation has a Board of Directors, who may be contacted at . The Board members were elected by the NetBSD Developer community, following the Board election procedure.

Organizational structure

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Various committees have been set up by the Board: the finance-exec and membership-exec Executive Committees, the pkgsrc-pmc Project Management Committee and core (the NetBSD Core Group).

Board, Office holders and Officers

The current members of the NetBSD Foundation's Board of Directors are:

  • Soren Jacobsen

    Member of board: 2010-now; Term expires: 2014; Last elected: 2012

  • Amitai Schlair

    Member of board: 2013-now; Term expires: 2015; Last elected: 2013

  • Jeremy C. Reed

    Member of board: 2009-now; Term expires: 2015; Last elected: 2013

  • Matthias Scheler

    Member of board: 2009-now; Term expires: 2015; Last elected: 2013

  • Erik Berls

    Member of board: 2011-now; Term expires: 2015; Last elected: 2013

  • Christos Zoulas

    Member of board: 2010-now; Term expires: 2014; Last elected: 2012

  • Julian Coleman

    Member of board: 2012-now; Term expires: 2014; Last elected: 2012

The office holders of the Foundation are:

Policies

The NetBSD Foundation has implemented the following policies:

Resolutions

The NetBSD Foundation has passed the following resolutions:

The administration-exec, communication-exec and technical-exec Executive Committees do not exist anymore.

Press releases

Press releases from NetBSD Foundation and media information are available at the Media and Press Information webpage.