F Sharp Software Foundation

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F# Software Foundation
FormationDecember 2014; 9 years ago (2014-12)
Type501(c)(3) non-profit organization
PurposePromote, protect, and advance the F# programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of F# programmers.
HeadquartersNevada, United States
Region served
Official language
Reed Copsey, Jr.
Vice chairperson of the board of trustees
Elliot Brown
Parent organization

The F# Software Foundation (FSSF) is a non-profit organization devoted to the F# programming language.[2] It was founded at the beginning of 2013[3][4] and became a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in December 2014. The mission of the foundation is to foster development of the F# community and is responsible for various processes within the F# community, including assisting development of the core F# distribution and libraries,[5][6] managing intellectual rights, and raising funds.

The current board of trustees and officers of the FSSF are listed below:[7]


  • Chairperson of the board of trustees: Ryan Coy
  • Secretary of the board of trustees: Houston Haynes
  • Secretary: Mathias Brandewinder
  • Treasurer: Paulmichael Blasucci
  • Executive director: Reed Copsey, Jr.
  • Technical advisor: Don Syme

Board of trustees[edit]

  • Kevin Avignon
  • Phillip Carter
  • Ryan Coy
  • Houston Haynes
  • Janne Siera

The executive director and technical advisor roles serve as ex-officio, non-voting members of the board of trustees.


  1. ^ "Board Meeting Minutes". fsharp.org. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. ^ "About the F# Software Foundation". Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  3. ^ "Introducing the F# Software Foundation (InfoQ)". Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  4. ^ "F# Foundation: Taking Microsoft's F# Language to a Higher Ground (eWeek)". 6 January 2013. Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  5. ^ "The F# Core Engineering Group". Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  6. ^ "Announcing a preview of F# 4.0 and the Visual F# Tools in VS 2015". Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  7. ^ "Officers and Trustees". F# Software Foundation. Retrieved 2018-01-19.

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