Here are some organizations and projects where I participate at several levels. I invite you to find out more about theme and their missions – and, why not, perhaps even contribute, become a member or make a donation!
Marguerite-Bourgeoys scool board (CSMB)
At the school board:
- C.É. delegate at the “comité régional de parents – région nord” (CRPRN)
- CRPRN delegate at the CSMB central parents committee
- Former commissioner candidate for Outremont / Ville de Mont-Royal at the 2014 Québec school élections (35% of votes)
At our neighborhood school:
- Web committee volunteer (2008-2009)
- Library volunteer (1/2d./week) (2012-2013)
- President of the parents participation organization (OPP), IT support volunteer (1/2d./week) (2013-2014)
- Member of the scool’s establishment committee (C.É), parent-delegate at the “comité régional de parents – région nord” (CRPRN)
Software in the Public Interest (SPI)
Software in the Public Interest (SPI) is a non-profit organization based in the U.S.A. which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software. We encourage programmers to use the GNU General Public License or other licenses that allow free redistribution and use of software, and hardware developers to distribute documentation that will allow device drivers to be written for their product.
SPI acts as a fiscal sponsor to many free and open source projects, like Debian, ArchLinux, LibreOffice, _OFTC_, etc.
- Contributing member (2014)
FACIL, pour l’appropriation collective de l’informatique libre
FACIL is a non-profit organization dedicated to software freedom promotion in Quebec province. FACIL organises the Quebec software freedom week, and mothly meetings about software freedom and free culture. FACIL also participates in numerous events related to free software. Become a FACIL member!
- President (2013-)
- Vice-president (2012-2013)
- Board member (2003-2005)
- Founding member
Free Software Foundation
The Free Software Foundation (FSF), founded in 1985, a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free software users.
The FSF encourages the development and use of free software, in particular the GNU operating system, widely used in its GNU/Linux variant. Become an FSF member!
The Document Foundation (LibreOffice)
The Document Foundation objective is to create and manage the LibreOffice project, a software suite forked from the original OpenOffice.org project. Its creators are former members of the OpenOffice.org project.
LibreOffice is a free open source office software suite.