Introducing New Members of the Oversight Board

By Brent Harris, VP, Governance


  • Three new members are joining the Oversight Board today: Paolo Carozza, Khaled Mansour and Pamela San Martin.
  • Together with the board we selected this set of members who have a wide range of views and expertise. 
  • We welcome the board’s feedback and look forward to the new members’ contributions to the board’s work in improving how we moderate content across Facebook and Instagram.

Update on February 14, 2023 at 5:05 AM PT

Today, Meta welcomes Kenji Yoshino, the newest member to be appointed to the Oversight Board. Read more about Kenji’s appointment.

Originally published on May 19, 2022 at 8:00 AM PT

Today, Meta welcomes the newest members of the Oversight Board who have just been appointed — Paolo Carozza, Khaled Mansour, and Pamela San Martin.

Per the Oversight Board Bylaws, we worked together with the board to identify and select these members over the last few months. Over the next few months we will continue to support and work with the board to select additional members. The new members reflect a wide range of views and experiences, and will bring a variety of perspectives to the board’s existing expertise.

The Oversight Board represents a unique model for social media governance. From its inception, we knew its impact would come not just from its decisions on individual cases, but also from broader recommendations on how we can improve our policies and processes. In the time since they began hearing cases and issuing decisions and recommendations, they’ve been playing a bigger role in setting precedent and direction for our content policies and how we enforce them.  We look forward to welcoming the new board members into this process.

We will update this Newsroom Post as additional members are appointed. We are grateful to all board members for lending their expertise to our content moderation efforts.


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