Rules of Formation & Governance


The OC Membership is comprised of the following:

  • Every Project Lead for all active projects.
  • Every Working Group Chair.

All OC members are welcome to join meetings, engage in discussions, raise agenda items and make proposals to the OC chair.


  • WG Chairs are elected by all the members of the GSF, which gives them the mandate to lead and represent all the GSF members.
  • As such in the OC only WG chairs have voting rights in the OC.
  • Supermajority voting in the OC is based on the individual and not by member organization.
  • Each WG Chair, regardless of affiliation, has one vote.

Chair & Vice Chair

  • The OC has one Chair and one Vice-Chair.
  • These positions are decided through elections by voting members of the OC.