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Steering Committee


The Steering Committee is a 7 member body, overseeing the governance of the Kubernetes project. See the Steering Committee Charter for specific committee structure information.

Term ends in October 2023

Name Profile Affiliation Term Length
Christoph Blecker @cblecker Red Hat 2y
Stephen Augustus @justaugustus Cisco 2y
Paris Pittman @parispittman Apple 2y
Tim Pepper @tpepper VMware 2y

Term ends in October 2022

Name Profile Affiliation Term Length
Davanum Srinivas @dims VMware 2y
Jordan Liggitt @liggitt Google 2y
Bob Killen @mrbobbytables Google 2y


Name Profile
Brian Grant @bgrant0607
Brendan Burns @brendandburns
Derek Carr @derekwaynecarr
Joe Beda @jbeda
Lachlan Evenson @lachie83
Michelle Noorali @michelleN
Nikhita Raghunath @nikhita
Brandon Philips @philips
Phillip Wittrock @pwittrock
Quinton Hoole @quinton-hoole
Sarah Novotny @sarahnovotny
Clayton Coleman @smarterclayton
Aaron Crickenberger @spiffxp
Tim Hockin @thockin
Timothy St. Clair @timothysc


Schedule and Cadence

We have two meetings every month.

  • We hold an open and recorded online meeting where the community is welcome to join the first Monday at 9:30am PT of every month if there is quorum.
  • We have a closed but recorded online meeting every 3rd Monday of the month at 9:30am PT if there is quorum.




CNCF Representative

There are various cases when the Steering Committee may require interactions with CNCF, so a dedicated person from the CNCF Staff acts a primary communication point between Steering and CNCF.

Name Profile
Ihor Dvoretskyi @idvoretskyi

For more details on the relationship between Steering and CNCF, please see a dedicated document Relationship with the CNCF.

CNCF ServiceDesk access

The CNCF ServiceDesk policy for Kubernetes community is defined at ServiceDesk.

Top-level Accounts

The steering committee delegates ownership of various Kubernetes community accounts like GitHub, domain names, etc to SIGs and sub-projects. However, the committee also reserves top-level account access for service governance in some cases.

Google Workspace

Account Owner Davanum Srinivas Paris Pittman Bob Killen

Zoom Admins

The following committee members have zoom credentials for the account. However, all Steering Committee members have access to the zoom host key.

Name Profile
Bob Killen @mrbobbytables
Christoph Blecker @cblecker
Paris Pittman @parispittman


The Kubernetes Steering Committee



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