The Apache ORC Project Management Committee (PMC) elected William Hyun as the Chair on September 12nd and Apache Software Foundation (ASF) Board approved it and appointed him as Vice President for Apache ORC on September 21st.

William has been leading many areas. He helped Apache ORC PMC add a new member, served as a release manager for 1.7.4/1.7.5/1.7.6/1.8.0, made an important contribution on inter-ASF project collaboration and ORC integration across several projects to help all ORC users, improved ORC infra like ASF ORC DockerHub Setup, docker tests, and GitHub Action, and revamped user experiences through updating websites and Homebrew.