Current Members of the Fedora Council

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  • Elected Representative: Tom Callaway (f34-f35)

    Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers. For 19 years (2001-2020), he was at Red Hat in a variety of roles including (but not limited to) Fedora Engineering Manager. He was the Fedora Packaging Committee chair (responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices). He handled Fedora Legal tasks (and was the Fedora liason to Red Hat Legal). He served three consecutive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011. In addition, he was responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which was a port of Fedora to SPARC. This effort is long dead. He is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe. Currently he works on the Open Source Strategy and Marketing team at AWS (Amazon) as a Principal Open Source Evangelist.

  • Elected Representative: Aleksandra Fedorova (f33-f34)

  • Engineering Representative: David Cantrell

    David has been involved in the Linux community since the 1997. He first worked on Fedora Core starting with Fedora Core 4 in 2005. He worked on the installation software (anaconda) and related projects for more than 10 years. His current projects focus on developer workflow tools. He is a Fedora Ambassador and a member of the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee.

  • Mindshare Representative: Alberto Rodríguez Sánchez

    Alberto 'bt0dotninja' Rodríguez S. describes himself as "a Happy Fedora Contributor". As part of the Ambassadors, CommOps, and Fedora-Join and member Mindshare committee, he is very interested in finding new ways to grow the contributor base and retain our long-term contributors. He loves getting involved in the local communities, make docs and translations, tacos, and cats.

  • Diversity & Inclusion Advisor: Vipul Siddharth

    Read more about the Fedora Diversity & Inclusion Advisor’s role and the current Advisor’s biography:

  • Fedora Project Leader: Matthew Miller

    Read more about the Fedora Project Leader’s role and the current FPL’s biography on the page about this position.

  • Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator: Marie Nordin

    Read more about the Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator’s role and the current FCAIC’s biography on the page about this position.

  • Fedora Program Manager: Ben Cotton

    Read more about the Fedora Program Manager’s role and the current FPgM’s biography on the page about this position.

  • Objective Leads:

    • Mariana Balla (Community Outreach Revamp)

    • Sumantro Mukherjee (Community Outreach Revamp)

      Sumantro Mukherjee (sumantrom) works in Fedora QA team and takes part in the day to day testing activities. He was formerly elected to Mindshare and represented Mindshare to council from (2018-2020). He loves to blog technical walkthroughs and running community onboarding calls and classroom. Currently, is striving to stay positive and test negative (Covid-19 Jokes) :D

    • Akashdeep Dhar (Websites & Apps Revamp)

      Akashdeep Dhar (t0xic0der) served as General Mentor for Outreachy (Summer 2021) and helps maintain multiple applications that the community uses. He maintains some packages at COPR and loves guiding new folks to the community at Join SIG. Apart from his usual work with Fedora, he loves to self-host most of his services on his collection of Raspberry Pis and writes Dockerfiles for ARM64 devices. He likes to spend his spare time in building hobby projects, watching pet videos, playing basketball, enjoying video games and exploring anime.