David is the Executive Director of PPF and has served as Program Manager of OpenCongress since its launch in 2007. Previously, he worked as the first Outreach Coordinator for PCF, where he helped to launch Miro. David spends a decent amount of time following the Milwaukee Brewers. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Andy Ross is the Lead Programmer of OpenCongress and has coded on it since development started in 2006. Andy maintains the core data streams that form OpenCongress and builds the site's open-source Ruby on Rails code. A dedicated fan of the Boston Red Sox, he lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Director of Technology
Carl joined PPF in November 2009 as Director of Technology, and is currently leading development on OpenGovernment.org (launching Fall 2010) -- bringing many of the features of OpenCongress to state legislative data. He also makes sure all of the blinking lights back in the server room keep blinking. He lives in the Mission district of San Francisco.Contact: carl[at]opencongress.org
While present at the conception of OpenCongress, he took a short hiatus from the FOSS activism world to hone his design and marketing skills at a small studio in Thousand Oaks, CA.
You should follow his twitter.
Donny Shaw is the Outreach Coordinator for PPF and the Lead Blogger & Researcher of OpenCongress. Since our launch in 2007, he has been digging through legislative texts, monitoring roll call votes, tracking bills and adding editorial context to congressional info in order to make it intelligible for non-DC-insiders. He lives in Western Massachusetts, and when he's not researching Congress he's taking care of apple trees and picking berries.
Conor is the Editor of the OpenCongress Wiki. Previously, Conor was the managing editor of Congresspedia (which is now the OC Wiki) and Election Protection Wiki on Sourcewatch. Along with running RaceTracker and other community projects on the OC Wiki, Conor develops our semantic MediaWiki code. He lives in Austin, where he is in his second year of a Masters degree program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.