Code of Conduct Committee

Last updated: December 1, 2023. View change history.


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Current Members

Eliza Bennett (Chair) Eliza Bennett has no formal PostgreSQL or tech experience, but she has over twenty years of international experience working in large, complex, and diverse organizations in the communications, engagement, HR management, and customer service fields. As a member of the LGBTQ community, she is passionate about engaging in initiatives that promote fair, inclusive, and supportive environments for all. She is Australian, grew up in France, and has worked with municipal governments in Ontario, Canada, for the last 20 years leading communications and advocacy functions.
Aleksandra Abramova Aleksandra Abramova is a Community Specialist at Percona. She focuses on growing open source communities and making them accessible to different kinds of contributors. Her inspiration is supporting women in the tech industry and in their lives, and promoting diversity.
Anthony Nowocien Anthony Nowocien is a PostgreSQL DBA at Société Générale and lives in Paris, France. He is the secretary of the PostgreSQL FR association. He has co-organized several events, making this event a community-recognized one, including work on its Code Of Conduct.
Chris Travers Chris Travers has 25 years of experience with PostgreSQL in many roles from DBA to developer and is active on commitfiests. He also actively presents at conferences around the world. He is deeply committed to helping expand Postgres worldwide. He has been involved in leading other open source software projects through the years, including LedgerSMB which he helped found. He currently lives in Indonesia for family reasons and believes in helping ensure that the PostgreSQL community and we can come together across diverse cultural and other backgrounds in our community to build the economic commons that economically support so many of us.
Lucie Šimečková Lucie Šimečková is a Developer Marketing Manager at Timescale. She lives in the Czech Republic. She is a diversity and inclusion and women empowerment advocate. From enforcing the Code of Conduct at events, through localization efforts, to supporting communities that work with marginalized groups, her goal is to ensure that all activities are inclusive of developers of all kinds.
Sergei Kim Sergei Kim is passionate about Architecting the Future. As a Solutions Architect at EPAM, he specializes in crafting innovative solutions that bridge the gap between vision and reality. Nestled in the picturesque Netherlands, he's made it his mission to design and develop cutting-edge, distributed, and highly-loaded systems that pave the way for tomorrow's digital landscape.
Simon Pane Simon Pane works as a Principal Consultant for Pythian, specializing in PostgreSQL and Oracle on-premises and in the cloud. Simon is located in Canada and has been working with relational databases for over 25 years. As well as having been heavily involved in the community as a regular presenter and blogger, he is a past user-group Board Director and has served as a volunteer member of several formal industry and community Advisory Boards.

Past Members

  • Anastasia Lubennikova (2020–2022)
  • Carole Arnaud (2019–2021)
  • Fábio Telles Rodriguez (2020–2021)
  • Ilaria Battiston (2021–2023)
  • Ilya Kosmodemiansky (2018–2020)
  • Jeanette Bromage (2020–2022)
  • Jonathan Katz (2018–2020)
  • Lætitia Avrot (2018–2019)
  • Michael Goldberg (2020–2023; Chair, 2022–2023)
  • Stacey Haysler (Chair, 2018–2021)
  • Stefan Fercot (2021–2023)
  • Umair Shahid (2019–2022; Chair, 2021–2022)
  • Vik Fearing (2018–2019)