From the Readium Foundation:
The members of Readium Foundation, an independent open source consortium developing software to advance adoption of EPUB and the Open Web Platform for publishing, have elected a representative Board of Directors.
The initial directors and their affiliations are:
- Micah Bowers – Bluefire
- Pierre Danet – Hachette
- Jim Dovey – Independent
- James English – New York Public Library (NYPL)
- Bente Franck-Saetervoll – Bokbasen
- Hadrien Gardeur – Feedbooks
- Bill McCoy – International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF)
The directors subsequently elected initial officers including Bill McCoy (President), Micah Bowers (Secretary), and Bente Franck-Saetervoll (Treasurer).
This initial election featured very strong participation. Out of forty member organizations, fifteen candidates self-nominated for positions and over 90% of member organizations cast votes. The seven candidates receiving the most votes were elected.
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