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The United States PostgreSQL Association, affectionately known as PgUS, is a IRS 501(c)(3) public charity. Our purpose is to support the growth and education of PostgreSQL, The World's Most Advanced Open Source Database.


Are you interested in PostgreSQL growth and education? Do you support PostgreSQL and want to help? By becoming a member you will be helping to support our mission and be able to influence what we do.

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Latest PgUS News

PgUS 2020 Board Election Results

We are pleased to have Jonathan Katz and Mark Wong continue on the Board for an additional term.

We welcome Katie McMillan to her first term on the Board.

We thank Michael Brewer and Marc Linster for running.

We appreciate Michael's service as Board Secretary during the current term.

And thank you to all of our members who took the time to vote!

recent news posts

  • We are pleased to have Jonathan Katz and Mark Wong continue on the Board for an additional term.

    We welcome Katie McMillan to her first term on the Board.

    We thank Michael Brewer and Marc Linster for running.

    We appreciate Michael's service as Board Secretary during the current term.

    And thank you to all of our members who took the time to vote!

  • The United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS) wishes to announce upcoming elections for three seats on its Board of Directors.

    The terms of Directors Michael Brewer, Jonathan S. Katz, and Mark Wong will be ending on April 30, 2020.

    Any member of PgUS whose membership is in good standing as of March 11, 2020 at 11:00:00 AM PDT is eligible to run in the election.

    Nominations can be submitted by PgUS members who are in good standing from March 18, 2020 at 11:00:00 AM PDT through March 25, 2020, 23:59 PDT by following the instructions below.

    Candidates who meet the nomination requirements and accept their nomination will be asked to provide information around their candidacy after the nomination period has closed. This information will be posted on the PgUS website (postgresql.us) as well as be emailed to the membership for consideration.

    The election will be held from March 30, 2020 at 00:00:00 PDT until April 4, 2020 at 23:59:00 PDT. Instructions on how to vote will be provided on the PgUS website (postgresql.us) as well as emailed to the membership

    If you wish to be a candidate for the upcoming election of PgUS, or wish to nominate another member, please send the following information to elections@postgresql.us:

    1. The name of the member you wish to nominate
    2. A 1-2 sentence description as to why you are nominating this member

    Any questions on the election can be sent directly to the PgUS board at board@postgresql.us

    We look forward to receiving your nominations.

  • Location: Pasadena, California, United States

    PostgreSQL@SCaLE is a two day, two track event which takes place on Thursday/Friday March 5-6, 2020, at Pasadena Convention Center, as part of SCaLE 18x. PostgreSQL@SCaLE will present talks designed for a general audience of web developers, sysadmins, DBAs and open source users. Presentations will have significant technical content in lecture-style breakout sessions.


    SCaLE is a completely volunteer-driven event, and in the last decade it has grown into the largest volunteer-run Linux/FOSS event in North America. SCaLE 18x takes place on March 5-8, 2020.

    We look forward to seeing you in March!

  • PostgreSQL will be exhibiting at the Seattle GNU/Linux Conference (SeaGL) held at Seattle Central College.


    PgDay San Francisco is an international PostgreSQL event held in the San Francisco Bay area. Started as an extension to the San Francisco Bay Area PostgreSQL User Group Meetup, PgDay SF brings the very best of the PostgreSQL international community to the heart of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.


our team

because they make the magic happen

Stacey Haysler

Stacey Haysler - President

Stacey Haysler the CFO and COO of PostgreSQL Experts, Inc. She first became involved in the Postgres community in 2010, and has worked as an organizer and conference staff for a number of conferences, both in North America and Europe, as well as being part of the start up team for PgDay San Francisco. She founded the Django Events Foundation North America (DEFNA), a nonprofit associated with the Django Software Foundation, and was a principal organizer of DjangoConUS for three years. She also served as Treasurer of the DSF for a year while starting DEFNA.

She worked with the Core Team to develop the PostgreSQL Community Code of Conduct in 2017, and is currently the Chair of the Community Code of Conduct Committee.

Stephen Frost

Stephen Frost - Vice President

Stephen Frost is the Chief Technology Officer for Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc as well as a PostgreSQL Committer and Major Contributor. His previous work has included implementing the role system in 8.1 (replacing the previous user/group system), column-level privileges in 8.4 and improvements to PL/pgSQL.

Mark Wong

Mark Wong - Treasurer

Mark Wong is currently the treasurer of the United States PostgreSQL Association while working as a consultant for 2ndQuadrant. His background was originally in database systems solutions and performance. He first introduced himself to the Postgres community in 2003 with open source benchmarking kits and results. Since then, he has continued to contribute to various aspects of the community.

Katherine McMillan

Katherine McMillan - Secretary

Katie McMillan leads strategic and creative projects that advance the public health, information technology, and social sectors. She is currently completing her Master’s of Science degree, works as the Assistant to the Chief of Staff for a multi-site Canadian hospital, and is an advisor to local, national and international healthcare and public interest initiatives. Katie brings passion and talent for new now know-how and engaging a diverse range of stakeholders to co-create solutions to complex organizational, industry and systems challenges. She leverages a multi-disciplinary background in Health Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Public Policy, and Data Science, and works with communities to design, select, implement, and monitor solutions in order to improve outcomes with emphasis on multi-intervention approaches, interoperability, mixed methods, and Ubuntu. PostgreSQL is Katie’s favourite database management system, and PostGIS is her favourite extension. In addition to increasing awareness about Free and Open Source software, Katie aims to create and share best practices, consolidate effort, and accelerate the selection, adoption and development of Free and Open Source Software.

Jonathan Katz

Jonathan Katz

Jonathan Katz is Direction of Communication at Crunchy Data and has been on the United States PostgreSQL Association since 2013.
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