About the Foundation for Public Code

Staff

This resource

Contents

  1. Domains
    1. President
    2. Codebase stewardship
    3. Communications
    4. Membership development
    5. Operations
    6. Management
  2. Coordination team
  3. Role qualifiers
    1. Lead
    2. Coordinator
    3. Chief

The staff of the Foundation for Public Code Vereniging are employees that execute the work agreed on by the general assembly under direction of the board of directors.

Meet our team or come work with us.

As we are a community leadership organization that mostly helps others, we aim for minimal hierarchy and overhead and maximal autonomy for the specialists who further our mission.

The staff consists of a manager, a coordination team and specialists.

Some roles in our organization are fulfilled by contractors. For transparency, these are mentioned with the legal entity they bill through.

Domains

President

Responsibilities:

  • main spokesperson for the organization
  • represents the organization in order to raise funds, grow membership and grow awareness of our work.

Roles:

  • President: Ben Cerveny (contractor Multiple Ventures BV) who also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Codebase stewardship

Responsibilities:

Roles:

  • Coordinator codebase stewardship: Claus Mullie
  • Codebase stewards:
    • Jan Ainali
    • Lead: Eric Herman

Communications

Responsibilities:

  • Documentation, internal communication and organizational culture
  • Marketing and external inbound and outbound communication
  • Member communications and events
  • Recruitment and culture

Roles:

  • Coordinator communications: Elena Findley-de Regt
  • Illustrator: Floris Deerenberg (contractor A Studio Called Quest)

Membership development

Responsibilities:

  • Membership relations
  • Member help, onboarding, liasing
  • Member codebase identification
  • Membership growth

Roles:

Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Hiring and HR
  • Procurement, office management and contract management
  • Finances, budget and resource management
  • Infrastructure and tools

Roles:

Management

Responsibilities:

Roles:

  • Chief executive: Boris van Hoytema who also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors

Coordination team

The coordination team consists of the chief executive and all coordinators.

Role qualifiers

Lead

A lead is a specialist that provides leadership and direction to others within their specialism as well as:

  • works to grow and develop the organization’s abilities
  • acts as the public advocate on behalf of everyone in that specialism
  • supports recruitment and hiring in their specialism

Coordinator

A coordinator makes sure that the domain in the organization can accomplish its goals.

They do this by:

  • coordinating the activities of specialists in their domain
  • supporting them in their work
  • managing external contractors and assets
  • fulfilling the role themselves

Chief

A chief is a manager with signing power granted by the board of directors.