By Luca Marzo on 2018-07-27 07:46 in Board of Directors

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

Date: July 19, 2018
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 35 minutes

Attendees:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Mike Demopoulos (Treasurer), George Wilson (Director), Yves Hoppe (Director), Hugh Douglas Smith (Director).

Apologies:

Carlos Cámara Mora (Director), Sandra Decoux (Director), Søren Beck Jensen (Director)

Proxies:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall acted as proxy for Sandra Decoux and Carlos Cámara Mora for this meeting.
Luca Marzo acted as proxy for Søren Beck Jensen for this meeting.

Discussion outline

Treasurer

  • Mike is waiting for End of the Year Reports for Taxes. They will be ready for the next meeting.

  • Mike shared the current status of accounts.

Production Department

  • Joomla 4 Administrator Template merged. Work is ongoing on Multilanguage support. Alpha release due this weekend.

  • Google Summer of Code work ongoing.

  • Joomla 3.9 Privacy oriented release needs more testing.

  • George requested the formation of a new official team to work on “Workflow Project”.

Legal & Finance Department

  • Trademark renewals done.

Events Department

  • Events Directory has been cleaned from non-relevant events.

  • Event submissions forms have been updated to reflect the current budget situation.

Programs Department

  • Certification Team is working to publish the Joomla Learning Partners Directory shortly.

Vice President

  • Alexander met the President of Typo3 Association. They talked about association structure and the different incorporation opportunities in European countries.

Secretary

  • Luca prepared the survey for the Team Leaders that includes the 3 questions from Rowan about Vision and Strategy. The survey will be shared in the leadership channel shortly and will be open for answers until July 31, 2018.

Other business

Motions taken during this meeting

#2018/060 - Create an official team under Production Department named “Workflow Project Team”
Proposed by George Wilson, seconded by Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall.
Mike Demopoulos abstained. The motion passed with unanimous consent and 1 abstention.

#2018/061 - The Secretary proposes to adjourn the meeting
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by George Wilson.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.

Motions taken offline before this meeting

#2018/057 - Approve and publish the Board Meeting Minutes.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Hugh Douglas-Smith.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.

#2018/058 - Cancel the motion #2018/055.
Proposed by Luca Marzo, seconded by Yves Hoppe.
Mike Demopoulos abstained. The motion passed with unanimous consent and 1 abstention.

#2018/059 - Payment of a JWC Speaker
Proposed by Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, seconded by Mike Demopoulos.
The motion passed with unanimous consent.