TEI Boilerplate was released in 2012 and remains in active development. A new 1.1 version with support for facsimile page images was released in April, 2013. TEI Boilerplate has been adopted for TEI training, classroom use, and in a variety TEI projects.
John A. Walsh (Associate Professor of Information Science, Indiana University) has been working with TEI since the mid–1990s. He has served two two-year terms on the TEI Technical Council and is currently serving his second two-year term on the TEI Board of Directors. Walsh designed the TEI Boilerplate system and is the lead developer on the project. A full CV is available at http://ils.indiana.edu/faculty/jawalsh/cv/walsh_cv.pdf