LILUG is the Long Island Linux Users Group. We are a group of individuals that share an interest in Linux and other Free/Open Source Software. We hold monthly meetings and hold discussions on mailing lists as well as chat on IRC. Many of us have a goal of spreading Free/Open Source Software and helping people use this software. If you are interested in Free/Open Source Software and are in the Long Island area we welcome you to join us at an upcoming meeting.
Long Island Linux User Group, Inc., is an official Not-For-Profit organization, incorporated in the State Of New York under Section 402 of the New York State Not-For-Profit Corporation Law on 13 July, 2005.
LILUG is also an official public charity, under U.S. Federal Code 170(b)(1)(A)(vi), and is exempt from Federal income taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Our Federal Tax ID is 20-3145201. Contributions made to our organization may be tax-deductible (consult with your financial advisor about applicability). Please see our LILUG Public Charity Information page for more details.
The group has an official set of by-laws, also known as the group's consititution.
The group has a Conflict Of Interest Policy, current version ratified on 13 Mar 2012.
Nominations for LILUG Officers (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary) are held at the November general meeting. Elections are held at the December general meeting. Appointed positions are filled by the elected officers.
Currently Elected Officers
- President - Matt Newhall email
- Vice-President - Chris McNamara email
- Treasurer - Mike Costanzo email
- Secretary - Matt Surico email
Currently Appointed Officers
Matt Surico email
The group was formed in December, 1998, out of interested parties from two previously-existing Linux organizations, the Farmingdale Linux and Associated Technologies Club and the Brookhaven National Laboratory Local Linux Users Group.
The LILUG lighthouse logo was created by Erika Rosengarten.