By Luca Marzo on 2022-08-10 14:55 in Board of Directors

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

Date: July 14, 2022
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 40 minutes


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


Robert Deutz (President), Radek Suski (Treasurer).


Luca Marzo served as proxy for Radek Suski.

Discussion outline

Production Department

  • Release Manager election is ongoing.

  • Many motions regarding mindset requirements for Joomla! 5 are ongoing.

  • The roadmap is nearly finished and will be released soon.

  • Very documentation/testing focused the upcoming months.

Outreach Department

  • Bi-monthly meetings of marketing have worked and bearing results.

  • Birthday marketing and Joomla 4.2 release marketing in hand.

  • Magazine filled for July including production teams aims.

  • Joomla 4.2 Beta 3 marketing released and first RC in hand.

Harald Leithner joined the call at 17:20 UTC

Vice President

  • Nicola expressed interest in running again for the Vice President position.

  • Nicola requested to have a plan for the migration to Mattermost.


  • [Elections] Group 1 Elections Call for Manifestos has been published: 

  • [Mattermost] The workspace on Mattermost is ready to welcome Joomla volunteers. Luca to work with the Operations Department to define the next steps.


  • Payments for vital services have been completed successfully.

  • Robert authorized Venable to proceed with the trademark infringement case.

  • Organization of advertising is still not complete.

Operations Department

  • Internal documentation is now connected to

  • Internal documentation is now Docusaurus

Motions taken during this meeting

#2022/056 - The Secretary proposes to adjourn the meeting.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Philip Walton.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.

Motions taken offline before this meeting

#2022/055 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Robert Deutz.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.