By Luca Marzo on 2023-04-09 16:35 in Board of Directors

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

Date: March 09, 2023
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 45 minutes


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


Nadja Lamisch (Treasurer), Crystal Dionysopoulos (Elected President)


Robert Deutz for Nadja Lamisch.

Discussion outline


  • Nadja visited the New York Citibank branch to solve the account access issues. 

  • Nadja requested the activation of an US phone number.

Production Department

  • Final 4.2 release due in Tuesday

  • Final 4.3 beta released

  • Looking for Accessibility Team Lead

Outreach Department

  • Joomla 4.3 beta 4 release documentation released

  • Made press releases regarding Joomla winning Best free CMS

  • Group from Marketing to speak at live events and meet in the Netherlands Joomla Day to organize the look and feel of J5 marketing.

Operations Department

  • Some problems with JED and firewall configuration, moving to Cloudflare is in progress.

Vice President

  • No major updates


  • [Elections] No candidates for Production DC as of today. 

  • [RFP] No RFI received as of today.

  • [Foundation] Processed State filings for the Foundation through Harbor Compliance.


  • First handover meeting with Crystal.

  • Planned an appointment with Venable any Crystal for a handover. 

  • Tried to open a new bank account.

  • Robert suggested starting the budget process for the next fiscal year and will talk with Nadja to get her started.

  • The Board discussed the next steps for the open legal case.

Motions taken during this meeting

Proposed by Robert Deutz, seconded by Nicola Galgano.
The motion passed with unanimous consent and 1 abstention. Benjamin Trenkle abstained.

#2023/010 - 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

#2023/008 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Harald Leithner.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.