By Luca Marzo on 2022-07-10 09:17 in Board of Directors

Open Source Matters, Inc.
Full Board of Directors and Officers Meeting

Date: June 30, 2022
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting:  35 minutes


Robert Deutz (President), Nicola Galgano (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Benjamin Trenkle (Director), Philip Walton (Director).


Radek Suski (Treasurer), Harald Leithner (Director).



Discussion outline


  • Robert is checking with Venable and Radek the status of the service agent.

  • Robert shared the bank balances as of today:

    • Checking: 13,723.01 + 18,532.35

    • Money Market: 330,120.91

    • Paypal: 26,67

Production Department

  • Joomla 4.1 final EOL

  • Joomla 3.10.10 released

  • Joomla 4.2 Beta 3 coming out in the upcoming days, now we’re in the stabilization phase.

  • Production is focusing on documentation & testing to raise the quality of Joomla!

Outreach Department

  • Joomla 4.1.5/ J3.10.10 and J4.2 beta2 marketing released and newsletter sent for J4.1.5/J3.10.10

  • Scalahosting webinar on course, they have asked if we can livestream over Facebook and any other platform.

  • Checked with Operations and have got the emails from trademarks and will be liaising to produce more user friendly ones.

Operations Department

  • Finally discontinued 1Password

  • Discussion about adblocker blocker/warning is ongoing

  • Improved ad agency

Vice President

  • Nicola requested an update about the outstanding legal cases. No updates to report as of today.


  • [Workspace] Dealing with Google to avoid messing up our setup in Google Workspace.

  • [Grants] Got in touch with AWS to extend the grants.

  • [AdSense] Last payment processed from Google AdSense on June 21, 2022 for USD 380

  • [Elections] Elections for Treasurer will be merged with Group 1 elections that are about to start.


  • Robert is working on some outstanding payments from sponsors.

  • Placed newormedia ads on the community side with the help of Harald. We also found out that we are working with another ad company and having an ad on the docs site.

  • Managed to get access to quickBooks.

  • Robert is working on the Budget blog post.

Motions taken during this meeting

#2022/054 - The Secretary proposes to adjourn the meeting.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Robert Deutz.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.

Motions taken offline before this meeting

#2022/053 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Robert Deutz.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.