About FSFLA

The Free Software Foundation Latin America (FSFLA) is an organization formed by people who strongly believe in Free Software, who got together in order to promote and defend the use and development of Free Software, and people's rights to use, study, copy, modify and redistribute software. The Constitution of FSF Latin America details our mission and objectives.

FSF Latin America is a sister organization of Free Software Foundation (FSF), Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE), Free Software Foundation France and Free Software Foundation India (FSFI).

Board Members

FSFLA's members form a board that is ultimately responsible for FSFLA's actions and positions, based on its mission and its objectives, and on input from its community of volunteers and from sister and partner organizations. Current members are:

Alexandre Oliva
Alexandre Oliva
Brasil
Andrés Castelblanco
Andrés Castelblanco
Colombia
Daniel Yucra
Daniel Yucra
Peru
Esteban Saavedra
Esteban Saavedra
Bolivia
Octavio Rossell
Octavio Rossell Tabet
Venezuela
Oscar Valenzuela
Oscar Valenzuela
Chile
Quiliro Ordóñez
Quiliro Ordóñez
Ecuador
Luis Guzmán
Luis Guzmán
Mexico
Tomás Solar Castro
Tomás Solar Castro
Chile

Board Observers

FSFLA's board invites external participants into its board for various reasons: to strengthen relationships with other organizations, to keep former members in touch, and to get to know better potential future members. Current board observers are:

  • Adriano Rafael Gomes
  • Alejandro Forero Cuervo
  • Alexander Cadavid Giraldo
  • Alvaro Fuentes
  • Anahuac de Paula Gil
  • Beatriz Busaniche, former FSFLA board member
  • Carolina González
  • Christiano Anderson
  • David Domenech Castillo
  • Eder L. Marques
  • Elkin Botero
  • Exal de Jesus Garcia Carrillo, former FSFLA board member
  • Fabianne Balvedi
  • Franco Iacomella
  • G Nagarjuna, representing FSF India
  • Gabriel Saldaña
  • Georg Greve, FSFE's founder and former president
  • Glauber de Oliveira Costa
  • Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri
  • Henrique de Andrade
  • Harold Rivas
  • Islene Calciolari Garcia
  • Jansen Sena
  • Javier Barcena
  • Jomar Silva
  • Jorge Jerónimo Benavides E.
  • Karsten Gerloff, representing FSFE
  • Kenny Ossa
  • Leo Arias F.
  • Mario Bonilla, former FSFLA board member
  • NIIBE Yutaka, representing the Free Software Initiative of Japan (FSIJ)
  • Octavio Ruiz Cervera
  • Omar Botta
  • Omar Kaminski
  • Oscar Eduardo Zambrano Toro
  • Paola Miño Quintero
  • Pedro Rezende, former FSFLA board member
  • Ramiro Castillo
  • Richard Stallman, representing FSF
  • Roberto Salomon
  • Rubens Queiroz de Almeida
  • Sócrates Piña Calderón

Work groups

FSFLA has various work groups that anyone can join, to take part in FSFLA's activities. Your help is welcome!