By Luca Marzo on 2023-03-05 17:04 in Board of Directors

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

Date: February 23, 2023
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 45 minutes


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





Discussion outline


  • Nadja planned a meeting in the Citibank branch next week in New York, together with Danielle to solve the onboarding and access process.

  • Karen will complete the work on the books at the beginning of March.

  • Nadja suggested adopting Google Voice in order to get an American phone number. Luca provided insights on the cost of the service.

Production Department

  • New Team Lead for Documentation: Carlos Rodriguez.

    • Trying different ways for a new

  • New Team Lead for Bug Squad in election.

  • Security fix released for Joomla! 4.x.

  • Joomla 4.3 Beta 3 released.

Outreach Department

  • February Magazine released.

  • Joomla security release details published and Thursday release published.

  • Joomla 4.3 beta 3 documents published.

  • JDay USA requested $500 as well as Jday Netherlands. Jday DACH aw well.

  • The Board discussed ways to collect and process reimbursements and Events sponsorship requests into a single procedure.

  • Joomla was not selected as a GSoC organization this year. The Department is working on alternative ways to engage with students and newcomers.

Operations Department

  • Found a new member for the Service Provider Directory, still searching for more volunteers

  • has been migrated to Joomla 4.2.

  • Upgrade of to 4.2 is in progress.

  • Test in progress for Crowdin and Docusaurus for

  • The domain has been transferred to our account.

Vice President

  • Nicola brought the discussion about GSoC, questioning the outcomes of previous editions. The Board reminded him of the number of projects and features merged in the Joomla core as well as the number of volunteers who entered the organization through GSoC.



  • Worked on the legal case as agreed last meeting.

Motions taken during this meeting

#2023/007 - 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

#2022/006 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Robert Deutz.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.