The Board of Directors of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is responsible for management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Bylaws. This includes management of the corporate assets (funds, intellectual property, trademarks, and support equipment) and allocation of corporate resources to projects. However, technical decision-making authority regarding the content and direction of the Apache projects is assigned to each respective project management committee. The board is elected annually by the ASF membership.

Board meetings and minutes are published on the board calendar. Many other public records of our corporation are published publicly. An overview of our corporate governance and organization is also available.

The current board of directors is:

  • Rich Bowen

  • Doug Cutting

  • Bertrand Delacretaz

  • Ross Gardler

  • Jim Jagielski

  • Chris Mattmann

  • Brett Porter (chairman)

  • Sam Ruby

  • Greg Stein