Apache Corporate Organization Chart

About This Script

The ASF is a 501C3 non-profit corporation in the US - and there's a lot going on the corporate side of the ASF, to keep the corporate records and infrastructure that the many Apache projects you use working.

Below is a listing of the officers and people who make the corporate side of the ASF work. Here are a few more links that explain how corporate governance works at the ASF, which is separate from how Apache PMCs work.

V.P., Brand Management - Mark Thomas

Individual(s) holding this role Mark Thomas
Who this role reports to (the board, another officer, etc.) president
Listing of board reports https://whimsy.apache.org/board/minutes/Brand_Management.html
Board resolution originally creating or updating role http://apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/2009/board_minutes_2009_11_18.txt
Board resolution about policy-setting powers https://whimsy.apache.org/board/minutes/Brand_Management_Policy.html
Other board resolutions related to this role https://whimsy.apache.org/board/minutes/Change_Officers_to_Serve_at_the_Direction_of_the_President.html
Public website for more information http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/
Direct contact email (if any) vp-brand@apache.org
Mailing list for questions trademarks@apache.org
  • Formal duties

  • An officer responsible for Brand Management, including but not limited to management of the ASF’s trademarks, service marks, and related ASF logos.

  • Goals

  • Maintain the ASF’s ability to protect trademarks of our projects and of the Foundation.

  • Tasks

    • Provide trademark education to project communities and vendors using our brands.
    • Oversee replies to trademark related requests for permissions.
    • Oversee policing of Apache brand misuses.
    • Coordinate registration or other legal actions as requested by any project.

    An overview of all Apache brand-related policies: https://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/policies