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Fedora Program Manager
The _Fedora Program Manager_ (or _FPgM_) is responsible for managing the planning and release processes for Fedora. This includes schedule management, change wrangling, and providing status reports to the community and to Red Hat.
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https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Bcotton[Ben Cotton] is the current FPgM. He joined Red Hat after a decade in high performance computing (HPC) administration and marketing. Ben first started contributing to Fedora in 2009 as a member—and later leader—of the Fedora Docs team. He is an Open Organization Ambassador, and was formerly a Correspondent for Opensource.com.
Contact Ben on Libera.Chat IRC (`bcotton`) or by email (`bcotton@fedoraproject.org`).
Roles and Responsibilities
Within the Fedora Project, the Program Manager (FPGM) is primarily responsible for:
planning and https://fedorapeople.org/groups/schedule/[scheduling] of xref:releases::index.adoc[Fedora Linux releases]
tracking the changes/features during the development/testing cycle
release coordination (within QA, releng, FESCo, etc.)
managing xref:program_management::elections.adoc[elections]
processes behind Fedora Project
serving as a member of Fedora Council—Auxiliary Seat, Council secretary
History
Previous Fedora Program Managers:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Jkurik[Jan Kuřík] (Fedora 23-28)
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Jreznik[Jaroslav Řezník] (Fedora 20-23)
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Rbergero[Robyn Bergeron] (Fedora 17-20)
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Poelstra[John Poelstra] (Fedora 8-16)
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