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Updated 04/11/24 - Cloud Tsai (IOTech) and Cherry Wang (IOTech) replace Lenny Goodell and Bill Mahoney as Product Manager and Release Tsar, respectively. Both roles are non-voting.

Updated 01/24/24 - Brad Corrion (IOTech) added as LF Edge Representative, Alex Zhang (Intel) added as Evangelist as per TSC vote. Both roles are non-voting.

Updated 12/04/23 - Corey Mutter (Eaton) replaced Tom Brennan (Eaton) as per TSC vote.

EdgeX Foundry Technical Steering Committee

The Technical Steering Committee (TSC) is a committee composed of technical leaders from the open source project responsible for oversight of the technical codebase, the technical community and release process.

The TSC is responsible for:

  • coordinating the technical direction of the EdgeX Foundry Project, including the architecture and projects to achieve the Mission and Scope of the EdgeX Foundry Project;

  • approving project proposals (including, but not limited to, incubation, deprecation and changes to a project’s charter or scope) in accordance with a project lifecycle document to be developed, approved and maintained by the TSC;

  • designating top level projects, Umbrella Projects and facilitating synergy, collaboration and technical coordination (API, data Models etc.) across all projects;

  • creating sub-committees or working groups to focus on cross-project technical issues or opportunities;

  • coordinate technical community engagement with the End User (as defined in Section 6 of Project Charter) community with respect to requirements, high level architecture, implementation experiences, use cases, etc.;

  • communicating with external and industry organizations concerning Project technical matters;

  • appointing representatives to work with other open source or standards communities;

  • establishing community norms, workflows or policies for releases;

  • discussing, seeking consensus, and where necessary, voting on technical matters relating to the code base that affect multiple projects; and

  • establishing election processes for Maintainers or other leadership roles in the technical community that are not within the scope of any single project.

Project Charter

Voting Members

  • James Butcher, IOTech (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Lenny Goodell, Intel  (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Cloud Tsai, IOTech (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Lindsey Cheng, IOTech (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Ernesto Ojeda, Intel (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Farshid Tavakolizadeh, Canonical  (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Corey Mutter, Eaton (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Elizabeth Lee, Intel (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Melvin Sun, Intel (term end date: 6/23/2024)
  • Darryl, Mocek, Oracle (term end date:  6/23/2024)

Voting on Issues

In various situations the EdgeX TSC shall hold a vote. These votes can happen on the phone, email, or via a voting service, when appropriate. TSC members can either respond "agree, yes, +1", "disagree, no, -1", or "abstain". Decisions by vote at a meeting require a majority vote, provided quorum is met, based on the charter (see 5(c)). An abstain vote equals not voting at all.

Each Working Group must have a chair and optionally a co-chair (or vice-chair).  The Co-chair role assists in working group leadership and serves as a proxy for the chair when the work group chairperson is not present/available.  While not official, the co-chair serves as heir apparent for the chair role for future project efforts.  Each Working Group has a single vote in TSC matters - it can be either the chair or co-chair (i.e. - only one vote for TSC matters is given to each work group) .

Working Groups

The TSC has created the following working groups:

Farshid Tavakolizadeh (Canonical), Tom Brennan (Eaton), Elizabeth Lee (Intel), Melvin Sun (Intel), Darryl Mocek (Oracle) and James Butcher (IOTech) serve at "at large" TSC representatives.

Per 5/31/23 TSC pre-wire meeting, the security working group efforts are folded into the core working group.  So there will be no more security working group (with TSC vote) as of the June 2023 TSC election cycle.  The TSC also voted to add an additional "at large" TSC position to keep the TSC at 10 persons.

Meeting Time

TSC meetings are open to the public. TSC meetings are bi-weekly at 8am PT on Wednesdays.

To subscribe to the meeting invitation, please visit Community Meetings & Calendar

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