By Luca Marzo on 2021-12-12 11:29 in Board of Directors

Open Source Matters, Inc.
Special Members Meeting for the purpose to amend the Bylaws

This Special Members Meeting is called with the purpose to amend the Bylaws of the Corporation and it's called pursuant Article XI and Section 4.06(C) of the Bylaws of the Corporation.

Date: December 02, 2021
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 45 minutes


Board Representatives: Robert Deutz (President), Nicola Galgano (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Radek Suski (Treasurer), Philip Walton (Director),

Attendees: Davide Messia, Oh Martin, Richard Fath, Viviana Menzel, GIovanni Genovino, Alison Meeks, Hans van der Meer, Laura Gordon, Anja de Crom, Jennifer Gress, Benjamin Trenkle, Christiane Maier-Stadtherr, Tom van der Laan, Jeroen Moolenschot, Luca Racchetti, SD Williams, Donato Matturro, Hans Kuijpers.

Discussion outline


Speaker: Luca Marzo (Secretary)

  • Luca Marzo welcomed all the participants and shared the instructions to properly attend the meeting.

Proposed changes to the Bylaws

Speaker: Luca Marzo (Secretary)

Questions from the previous sessions

Speaker: Board of Directors.

  • Nicola Galgano commented in support of the proposal, highlighting the fact that the membership base has shrunk and we need to adequately restructure the organization's leadership.

  • Radek Suski endorsed the proposal.

  • Nicola Galgano highlighted the usefulness of the Contact repository in GitHub to be more involved in the decision making process.

  • Luca explained the voting process.

Voting ballots for the motion to change the bylaws will be sent after the meeting.

The meeting has been adjourned at 18:45 UTC.