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Software in the Public Interest
Headquarters New York
Staff President: Bdale Garbee
Method Software

Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (SPI) is a non-profit organization formed to help other organizations create and distribute free/open-source software and open source hardware. Anyone is eligible to apply for membership, and contributing membership is available to those who participate actively in the free software community.

Associated Projects

Current associated projects of SPI are:

Board of directors

Its current board (elected by the Schulze method, a Condorcet method) is composed of:

  • President: Bdale Garbee
  • Vice-President: Joerg Jaspert
  • Secretary: Jonathan McDowell
  • Treasurer: Michael Schultheiss
  • Board of Directors:
    • Luk Claes
    • Joshua D. Drake
    • David Graham
    • Jimmy Kaplowitz
    • Martin Zobel-Helas
  • Advisors:
    • Legal counsel — Gregory Pomerantz
    • Debian Project Leader — currently Steve McIntyre
    • PostgreSQL Project Board representative — currently Robert Treat

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