The User Group elects a Chair, who shall hold office for 2 years and the board. The first board consists of the founding members listed below. The role of the Chair is to coordinate meetings of the board, circulate minutes of its meetings, act as the liaison point between the User Group, Ericsson and other parties and spokesperson for the User Group. Discussions of the board are confidential between the User Group members, except as may be agreed by the members.
The current members of the User Group comprise the board of directors:
The User Group and the board will meet face to face at least once a year, for example in San Francisco in March to coincide with the annual Erlang Factory, in Stockholm every June to coincide with the Erlang User Conference, and in London every December to coincide with the Tech Mesh conference. Conference calls among the board members are held every other month as required . Other communication among the board and the group takes place through mailing lists.