New Members of the Community Code of Conduct Committee

Posted on 2020-10-13 by PostgreSQL Code of Conduct Committee

Today, the PostgreSQL Community Code of Conduct Committee welcomes three new members:

Jeanette Bromage is a Principal DBA at Kira Systems. Prior to this, she took a three year break from managing databases to concentrate on AWS/Linux system administration. Jeanette has worked with various database technologies across different platforms for over twenty years, including a three year stint as a C programmer.

Fábio Telles Rodriguez is a Database Consultant and co-founder of Timbira, in Brazil. He is a co-organizer of both PGConf.Brazil and Brazilian PUG. He organizes and speaks in many other conferences in his country.

Anastasia Lubennikova is a Senior Developer at Postgres Professional and a PostgreSQL Global Development Group Contributor. She contributes to the PostgreSQL community as a core developer and speaker. As a part of her job, she also helps with mentoring and onboarding new developers.

Ilya Kosmodemiansky, who served on the initial Committee, is stepping down this year. We appreciate his involvement the past two years.

There will be a short transition period, ending October 31, 2020 to allow the transfer of information and responsibilities. The new term runs through September 30, 2021.

The continuing Committee members are:

Stacey Haysler (Chair) is the CFO and COO of PostgreSQL Experts, Inc., in Alameda, California. She is a PostgreSQL Global Development Group Contributor, and the President of the United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS). She has worked as an organizer and conference staff for a number of conferences, both in North America and Europe, and is also a principal organizer of the San Francisco PostgreSQL Users’ Group.

Jonathan S. Katz is the Vice President of Platform Engineering at Crunchy Data, and lives in New York. He is a PostgreSQL Global Development Group Major Contributor focused on advocacy, the website, and releases, and also serves on the boards of the United States PostgreSQL Association & the PostgreSQL Community Association of Canada.

Carole Arnaud is an executive board member of Dalibo and team manager. She lives in Nantes, France. She was part of the PGDay France committee from 2015 to 2018, and has been a co-organizer of pgDay Paris since 2018.

Umair Shahid is a Member of the Marketing Leadership at EDB and is based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He serves as a member of PgUS User Group committee along with being the organizer for Islamabad and Dubai PostgreSQL Users' Groups.

The Committee is comprised of 4 women, 3 men, and 0 nonbinary individuals. No two members work at the same company.

We have again expanded our geographical diversity, which now includes our first member from South America. The specific country representation is:

  • Brazil: 1
  • France: 1
  • Pakistan: 1
  • Russian Federation: 1
  • United Kingdom: 1
  • United States: 2

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