OpenACC Organization is a nonprofit organization founded to help scientists and researchers do more science and less programming by providing a high-level directives-based programming model for high performance computing. The charter of is to develop and deliver the OpenACC specification, and to help educate and support scientists and researchers using or considering using OpenACC directives. The organization is run by academic and industry members in collaboration with the OpenACC User Community.

All community members, partners, vendors and suppliers are expected to adhere to the OpenACC organization's Code of Conduct.

OpenACC Board of Directors

Membership Benefits

Members of the OpenACC organization include commercial, government, and academic organizations who value access to benefits OpenACC has to offer including:

  • Drive the OpenACC specification by setting  directions and development priorities, as well as  brainstorming new features with the technical team
  • Influence the overall development of the organization and the user community
  • Opportunity to collaborate with fellow members and build relationships with OpenACC experts and technical developers that shape the specification 
  • Members receive first consideration when scheduling on-site training events
  • Members receive increased exposure through OpenACC and members’ outreach activities 

Membership Levels

Permanent and Auxiliary - $10,000 in year one and $5,000 in subsequent years.
Academic - $900 a year

Become a member

We always welcome new members! To join the OpenACC organization please read the OpenACC Bylaws document and email a signed copy of the membership agreement to

For membership questions email


Board of Directors

Duncan Poole, NVIDIA

Thomas Schulthess, Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS)

Dan Jacobson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Greg Stoner

Corporate Officers


Jack Wells, NVIDIA

User Adoption Chair

Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware


Robert Henschel, Indiana University


Guido Juckeland, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)

Committee Officers

Technical Committee Chair

Jeff Larkin, NVIDIA

Technical Committee Co-Chair

Joel Denny, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Marketing Committee Chair

Julia Levites, NVIDIA

Public Relations Director

Izumi Barker, NVIDIA

Current Members

Permanent Members

Auxiliary Members

Academic Members