Free Software Foundation Latin America
) is the Latin American
sister organisation of Free Software Foundation
. It is the fourth sister organisation of FSF, after Free Software Foundation Europe
and Free Software Foundation India
. It was launched on November 23, 2005 in Rosario
The founding general assembly of FSFLA elected Federico Heinz
as President, Alexandre Oliva as Secretary and Beatriz Busaniche as Treasurer. The Administrative Council consisted of them as well as Enrique A. Chaparro
, Mario M. Bonilla
, Fernanda G. Weiden
and Juan José Ciarlante
In 2006, Beatriz Busaniche, Enrique A. Chaparro, Federico Heinz
, Juan José Ciarlante
and Mario M. Bonilla went off from FSFLA's Council. After that the original directives were modified to the actual. A new position of “Observer of the Council” was created in the organisation to allow other free software
important persons participate, observe and advise the Council.
The actual members of the Council are Alexandre Oliva
, Andres Ricardo Castelblanco, Exal de Jesus Garcia Carrillo
, Octavio Rossell, Oscar Valenzuela, J. Esteban Saavedra L., Luis Alberto Guzmán García, Quiliro Ordóñez and Tomás Solar Castro.
The actual Observers of the Council group is formed by Richard Stallman
, Georg Greve
, Adriano Rafael Gomes, Franco Iacomella
, Alejandro Forero Cuervo, Alvaro Fuentes (kronox), Anahuac de Paula Gil,......