By Luca Marzo on 2022-10-16 14:00 in Board of Directors

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

Date: October 06, 2022
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 1 hour 5 minutes


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





Discussion outline


  • Nadja is completing the onboarding process as Treasurer.

  • Nadja is going through unprocessed email in the functional mailbox.

  • Nadja is working to get a passport, so that she can travel to the US to complete the bank onboarding.

  • Nadja shared the bank balances as of today

    • CitiBank 8778: 36,036.46 USD

    • CitiBank 1070: 330,316.23 USD

    • CitiBank 2036: 11,006.92 USD

    • PayPal: 217,17 USD.

Production Department

  • Joomla 4.2.3 successfully released.

  • Goals for quarter 4 will be published with the magazine in October.

  • New labels for JUX/JAT added to GitHub.

  • New PR template on GitHub implemented.

Outreach Department

  • Joomla 4.2.3 publicity sent out.

  • JUG logos have been designed and shared with the Board for review. They would be produced by the marketing team to keep a standard design. 

  • Need reimbursement for the marketing team.

Operations Department

  • Created a repository for Open Source Matters internal documentation, auto deployment isn’t finished yet. The repository was requested by Robert.

  • Jaz Parkyn resigned as TL for JED and JED4, Election process is in progress.

  • Talked to JXT about the new Template today but no progress from the operations department yet.

Vice President

  • Nicola will attend Italian Linux Day in Milan.

  • Nicola will attend the online JUG meeting.


  • [Workspace] Requested the migration of our Workspace account to Joomla Foundation. This removed our limits without service disruption and without having to migrate data.

  • Board documentation and reports on OSM Website and volunteers portal are up to date.


  • Homophobic statements from a member of our community

  • Talked with Ryan about the bank issues he offered help when needed. I also looked again for a solution, but all what I tried fails because of a missing US social number

  • Talked with Nadja about treasurer work and showed her what I know.

  • Worked on the legal case together with Venable.

Motions taken during this meeting

#2022/068 - Convert JXT as an official team with voting rights under the Production Department.
Proposed by Benjamin Trenkle, seconded by Luca Marzo
The motion passed with two abstentions. Nicola Galgano and Harald Leithner abstained.

#2022/069 - The Secretary proposes to adjourn the meeting.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Benjamin Trenkle
The motion passed with unanimous consent.

Motions taken offline before this meeting

#2022/067 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Robert Deutz.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.