By Luca Marzo on 2023-05-07 16:13 in Board of Directors

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

Date: April 13, 2023
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 50 minutes


Crystal Dionysopoulos (President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Nadja Lamisch (Treasurer), Benjamin Trenkle (Director), Philip Walton (Director), Harald Leithner (Director).


Nicola Galgano (Vice President).



Discussion outline


  • Nadja shared with the Board the bank balances as of today.

  • Nadja urged to find new sponsors to increase the income stream.

  • Nadja shared a comparison regarding the cost of payment services including Veem, PayPal, Wise.

Production Department

  • Joomla 4.3 Release Candidate 3 Released.

  • Final release expected for next Tuesday.

Outreach Department

  • JoomlaDay USA grant paid and Joomla logo allowed for shop.

  • Similar for JoomlaDay NL to allow the logo on merchandising given away.

  • Joomla 4.3 RC3 released with material.

  • Holopin agreement in place and further discussions on future development underway.

Operations Department

  • Department Teams are still actively looking for volunteers.


  • [RFP] The RFP discussion and voting process has been moved to the end of the meeting.

  • [Elections] No progress on the recruiting of the Production DC.

  • [Banks] Received in the PO Box the card of the new bank. Initiated the forwarding of the correspondence to Nadja’s address.


  • Working on a form for Advisory Board nomination, will be ready before the next board meeting.

Harald Leithner left the meeting.

Other business

  • [RFP] The RFP aimed to extend the Security support period for Joomla 3.x resulted in a single proposal received. As Harald might result in a position of Conflict of Interest in relation with this RFP proceedings, he’s requested to leave the Board Meeting for the discussion and eventual assignation of the Request of Proposals. The Board is working on a document with questions to be asked to the vendor prior to proceeding with the voting phase.

  • Next Board meeting will take place on May 04, to reinstate the regular schedule.

Motions taken during this meeting

#2023/019 - 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

#2022/018 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Crystal Dionysopoulos.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.