By Luca Marzo on 2022-08-10 14:57 in Board of Directors

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

Date: July 28, 2022
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 50 minutes


Robert Deutz (President), Radek Suski (Treasurer), Nicola Galgano (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Benjamin Trenkle (Director), Philip Walton (Director), Harald Leithner (Director).





Discussion outline


  • Radek provided the Bank Balances as of today.

    • Business Checking 1:  $ 20,156.16

    • Business Checking 2:  $ 12,820.04

    • Money Market:  $ 330,157.00

    • PayPal:  $ 94.52

  • Providing Citibank token to Robert

Production Department

  • Set up a developer documentation, plan is to finish when 4.3 is released

    • Planning some PBF

  • Set up the Google Summer of Docs (GSoD) site + projects

  • Started with A11y documentation concept

  • Went into the first evaluation phase for Google Summer of Code.

  • New Release Managers elected: SD Williams and Olivier Buisard, onboarding in progress

  • Minimum requirements of Joomla! 5.0 are defined (approved by motions)

  • Joomla 5.0 Release plan post will be posted soon

  • Cypress is the new testing platform, still in the process of converting.

  • Asked the team to clean up the volunteer portal entries

Outreach Department

  • Plans for the Birthday edition of the Magazine are underway with many articles planned and the publishing date brought forward to 17th to coincide with the birthday

  • Marketing have planned an article with 17 reasons to love Joomla and are running a competition with merch.

  • Article on Joomla 5 prepared about to be published on 

Operations Department

  • Mattermost problems are finally resolved.

  • Mattermost connected to identity portal.

  • Harald prepared a channel plan for the move to Mattermost.

  • Joomla! Service Directory has a new member which works on stalled tickets.

Vice President

  • Nicola requested updates on the outstanding legal cases.


  • Google Workspace subscriptions for and have been solved.

  • Luca has been ill for 2 weeks due to covid19 infection.


  • Robert signed the AA agreement

  • Provided missing information for the bookkeeper.

  • Worked with Venable to ensure insurance coverage.

  • Quarterly Reports for 2022 are missing besides the ones written by me.

  • Finished my Quarterly Report.

Motions taken during this meeting

#2022/058 - The Secretary proposes to adjourn the meeting.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Harald Leithner.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.

Motions taken offline before this meeting

#2022/057 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Nicola Galgano.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.