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The compliance and verification committee meets on a regular basis.

Monday, 0600 Pacific Standard Time/ 1500 Central European Time / 2200 China Standard Time/1400 UTC with the following Zoom meeting information.

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Committee Charter:

The Compliance and Verification Committee (“C&V Committee”) is the community driven body within LF Networking which defines policies and oversight for compliance and certification program. The C&V Committee operates under the guidelines established by LF Networking and Governing Board for meeting organization and rules of order. The C&V Committee will meet either by conference call or in face to face session. Meetings will be announced in accordance with the processes and procedures established by LF Networking. Participation in the C&V Committee is open to all participants (members and non-members) of LF Networking, and the target makeup of the C&V Committee is to include a balance of representatives with active testing experience as well as end user requirements. Elected leadership positions and eligible voters within the C&V Committee shall be from LF Networking member companies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Communicate with Governing Board on compliance and verification business tasks;
  • Define the governance of compliance and verification programs, subject to Governing Board approval;
  • Define the target for the mark or marks: network software platform, Infrastructure, applications etc.;
  • Define the interoperability promise;
  • The most practical and desirable degree of verification testing (e.g., self-certification vs 3rd party lab);
  • Approval of Certification Test Labs; and
  • Makes all decisions regarding granting and maintaining the verification mark(s) as well as the violation and appeal processes. 


CVC Chairperson: Lincoln Lavoie

CVC Vice-chairperson: Yan Yang

CNOVP Lead: Trevor Lovett

CNOVP Co-Lead: Marc Price


2021 CVC Voting Committee Members




Andrei KojukhovAmdocs
Anil GuntupalliVerizon
Atul PurohitVodafone
Beth CohenVerizon
Bryan Whittleiconectiv
Davide CherubiniVodafone
Lingli Deng
Frank BrocknersCisco
Serena FengZTE
Fu QiaoChinamobile
Furqan AhmadUNKNOWN
Ganesh KumarVerizon
Georg KunzEricsson
Glenn Seiler
Gergely CsatariNokia
Ignacio PerezIBM
Oravainen, Juha (Nokia - FI/Espoo)Nokia
Kanagaraj ManickamHuawei
Atuchukwu, Kodilinye
, Vodafone Group
Lincoln Lavoie
University of New Hampshire
Mandeep Singh KalraAccenture
Morgan RichommeOrange
Mustafa OzdenNetsia
Olivier SmithMatrixx
Patric LineVoerEir
Phil RobbEricsson
Pierre Lynch
Paul Lancaster
Prayson Pate
ADVA OpticalRamesh Nagarajan
Adva Optical Networking
Remi BarsOrange
Ryan HallahanAT&T
Susan Mangini
iconectivParayil, Shibyiconectiv
Serena FengZTE
Sridhar K. N. RaoSpirent
Tapio TallgrenNokia
Tim IrnichSUSE
Perala, Timo (Nokia - FI/Espoo)Nokia
Tom KivlinVodafone
Trevor CooperIntel
Trevor LovettAT&T
Vincent DannoOrange
Vincent Scharf
DTXu Dan

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Deutsche Telekom
Vincent SeetGlobe Telecom
Dan XuHuawei
Yan YangChinamobile
Yue YuanZTE

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2020 Cloud Native OVP Sub-committee Members:

 NameCompanyAtuchukwu, Kodilinye, Vodafone GroupVodafoneAhmed MuradLenovoArchna HaylockOpenComputeAzhar SayeedRedhatBalaAura Soft GroupBill MulliganLoodseBejoy PankajakshanMavenirBob MonkmanIntelDave CainRedhatVictor MoralesSamsungEyup KorkmazIBMFrederick KautzfurqanehmadGeoff HultinMultapplied NetworksGeorg KunzEricssonGergely CsatariNokiaIgnacio PerezIBMIrfan GhauriOpenAirInterfaceJames OakleyMultapplied NetworksJosh HicksMultapplied NetworksjplfpUniversidade de AveiroJuha KosonenNokiaOravainen, Juha (Nokia - FI/Espoo)NokiaKanagaraj ManickamHuaweiLucina StrickoVulk CoopLincoln LavoieUNHMarc PriceMatrixxMark DansieInflection TechRautakumpu, Mika (Nokia - FI/Espoo)NokiaMoonki HongSamsungOlivier SmithMatrixxParth YadavPhil RobbEricssonPaul LancasterRedhatPasi VaananenRedhatRaghavan SubramanianFujitsuRajat GuptaAltranRajeev SharmaOpenComputeHaiby, Ranny (Samsung)SamsungRoss JuddIBMHALLAHAN, RYANAT&TSaeidSandeepTurnium TechnologiesSebastian ScheeleLoodseSridhar K. N. RaoSpirentSriram RupanaguntaAarna NetworksSteve StarkAT&TSukhdev KapurJuniperTaylor CarpenterVulk CoopPerala, Timo (Nokia - FI/Espoo)NokiaKivlin, Tom, Vodafone GroupVodafoneTrevor LovettAT&TVincent DannoOrangevipinVincent SeetGlobe TelecomWilliam DiegoOrangeYan YangChinaMobile



The Chair and Vice-Chair positions are appointment for a 1-year term each April.  Typical nomination period will be 2 weeks, followed by a 1 week voting period, similar to the typical project TSC processes.  

  • Additionally, subcommittee leadership positions shall be elected with the same timing.
  • A single list of eligible voters shall be used for all elections (chairs and subcommittees), with the following requirements:
    • The designated voter must work for an LFN member company and be a participant of the CVC or a subcommittee. 
    • There shall be one designated voter per company.
  • For an election to complete, at least simple majority of the eligible voters must cast ballots (similar to the LFN board / TSC processes).