The Carpentries Executive Council


The highest leadership body of The Carpentries is the Executive Council, which is generally responsible for strategic and organizational planning. The governance of The Carpentries by the Executive Council is outlined in the Bylaws. Additional information about the Executive Council, including meeting minutes, Code of Conduct Transparency Reports, and details about operations, can be found here, as well as their Roles and Responsibilities.

In addition to publicly posting meeting minutes, the Executive Council reports on its activities periodically in Carpentry Clippings (the organizational newsletter) as well as blog posts.

If you have a question or concern for the Executive Council, please see instructions here for communicating with Executive Council Members.


Details about how Executive Council Members are elected and their terms of service are available in the bylaws. Elections are currently administered by an Executive Council Member (who is not up for re-election) via ElectionBuddy.