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Posted by jbob on June 25, 2004 at 11:52 AM PDT

The Advisory Board is a group of well-known and well-respected academics and industry experts who advise the communities, projects, and participants of on issues related to Java™ technology and community building. This panel of experts operates in a purely advisory role. They communicate with the community both directly and through the Community Manager.

Our governance allows for 10 initial seats on our Advisory Board to be filled by invitation. We currently have 5 Advisory Board seats filled and the members are:

  • Mike Bellissimo
  • Dick Gabriel
  • Tim O'Reilly
  • Jack Serfass
  • Ingrid Van Den Hoogen

The Advisory Board meets quarterly to discuss and to provide recommendations to the Community Manager. Meeting notes get published to the file sharing area of the java-net project.

On June 3, 2004, the Advisory Board had their quarterly meeting via concall and the meeting notes have been posted. Some highlights of the discussion include:

  • A review of's accomplishments over the last quarter, including a review of the May monthly report.
  • A review of a recent planning offsite.
  • plans for Java One 2004 and other events that should participate in.
  • Whether or not it would be appropriate to allow limited commercial content on

Please read the meeting notes for more information and to read the Boards recommendations.

You can find a complete listing of all members on all boards on our Board Members page. For more information on the Advisory Board, please review our Governance.

Questions and comments for the Advisory Board should be directed to the Advisory Board discussion forum located in the java-net project.

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