This department’s primary objective is to assist and facilitate the efforts of the various programs established for the community.

Joomler Position Date Started
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/61a3_FAFD6B11-81ED-42BB-94EC-AC51DA36F81D.jpeg Jaz Parkyn United Kingdom Department Coordinator Feb 2019
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/48e3_Chris_Keen.png Chris Keen Netherlands Assistant to the Department Coordinator Mar 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7286_davide-messia.jpg Davide Messia Italy Department Member Mar 2020
Joomler Position Date Started Date Ended
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/48e3_Chris_Keen.png Chris Keen Netherlands Department Member Mar 2020 Mar 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Assistant to the Department Coordinator Dec 2018 Mar 2019
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7995_viktor-vogel-2017-1000x1000-clean-plesk.jpg Viktor Vogel Germany Department Coordinator Sep 2018 Feb 2019
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Department Coordinator Mar 2017 Sep 2018
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/5cbf_luca-marzo.png Luca Marzo Italy Department Coordinator Feb 2017 Mar 2017

Programs Department Meeting - 7th July 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-07-08 08:38 in Programs

Joomla Programs Department Meeting 7th July, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Davide Messia, Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil, Todd WoddwardApologies: Wilco Alsemgeest Minutes Dept  Jaz informed the teams of their approved budget requests for the new financial...

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Programs Department Meeting - 2nd June 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-06-03 16:17 in Programs

Joomla Programs Department Meeting June 2nd, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Wilco Alsemgeest, Davide Messia, Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil Dept  The department reviewed and completed the budget requests for 2020/2021 to be presented to the...

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Programs Department Meeting - 12th May 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-05-15 18:58 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Davide Messia, Wilco Alsemgeest Apologies: Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil DC: Membership forms have now been completed for VET and JCP, Educational Outreach is outstanding. Once complete, the Volunteer Portal, Glip Chat and Google Groups memberships will be updated...

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Programs Department Meeting - 7th April 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-04-14 14:49 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen Apologies: Davide Messia DC: Jaz informed the team leaders that the board will soon be starting the planning stages of preparing next year's budget and asked them to start collating any requests. JCP: The JCP team did not hold its monthly team meeting...

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Programs Department Meeting - 25th February 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-02-26 18:25 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal, Davide Messia (invited guest) Department Coodinator: Meeting brought forward by one week so that a department meeting will take place during the VET team lead handover. Usual schedule of the first Tuesday of each month will then resume. Jaz...

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Programs Department Meeting - 4th February 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-02-10 17:54 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen Absent: Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz suggested to continue with the meeting, even though Vikas could not be present. FftF Re-Engage and Re-Ignite report published on VJO, with blog post coming soon on CJO...

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Programs Department Meeting - 3rd December 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-12-10 16:40 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen Absent: Vikas Pisal   Department Coodinator:   Jaz suggested to continue with the meeting, even though Vikas could not be contacted. Short discussion about the Forum for the Future event and its...

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Programs Department Meeting - 5th November 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-11-12 16:45 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz thanked everyone for their support and assistance with restructuring the VET team. The team still needs a representative from the Operations and Legal/Finance departments to complete the new vision for the...

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Programs Department Meeting - 1st October 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-10-02 12:32 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz asked if everyone could find a little time to take part in the upcoming Pizza, Bugs & Fun event, and to encourage their team members to do the same. Brief discussion around planning for department meeting / team...

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Programs Department Meeting - 3rd September 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-09-05 14:00 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz thanked everyone for their votes in the election, and is looking forward to serving another term. Options about holding a department sprint were discussed and will be reviewed within the coming...

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Programs Department Meeting - 6th August 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-08-08 12:54 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: All teams were reminded to think of anyone who may want to be nominated for a position in the upcoming elections. Certifications: Development on Shika and the question management and translation component is going...

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Programs Department Meeting - July 2nd, 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-07-07 15:53 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: All teams were asked to check that the Volunteer Portal is up to date in time for the upcoming elections. Teams were reminded to publish minutes from their monthly team meetings. Certifications: New exam pricing...

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Programs Department Meeting - 4th June 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-06-06 14:21 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz introduced a couple of tools to help with the organisation and streamlining of monthly meetings of the respective teams. The team leads were asked if they have any matters for the board to discuss. The budget...

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Programs Department Meeting - 7th May 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-05-09 14:39 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coordinator: Jaz thanked everyone for submitting their budget plans and agreed to update both teams further when the budget has been reviewed by the board. Both teams were asked to prepare their plans, goals and needs for the next...

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Programs Department Meeting 26th March 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-04-04 22:30 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coordinator: A new team leader, Vikas Pisal, has been elected to the Volunteer Engagement Team. The department wishes him well and is looking forward to hearing about the team’s future plans. Jaz asked all team leaders to make...

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Certification Program: team meeting - June 24th 2020

By Chris Keen on 2020-07-01 20:27 in Certification Team

The meeting started at 17:00 (UTC). Particpants: Attendees:Andrea Gentil, Wilco Alsemgeest, Luca Marzo and Chris Keen. Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) - not presentAbsent: Jereon Moolenschot (with apologies) General points 1. Exam pricing. We briefly discussed the...

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VET: monthly team meeting - 25th May 2020

By Davide Messia on 2020-06-11 17:19 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Volunteer Engagement Team Meeting Agenda  May 25th, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Scheduled length of time: 1 hour Participants: Darek Śnieg, Davide Messia , Jaz Parkyn, Laura Gordon, Justina Michallek, Luca Marzo, David Aswani, Marco Dings, Benjamin Trenkle Apologies: Vikas Pisal, ...

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Certification Program: team meeting - April 29th 2020

By Chris Keen on 2020-05-07 18:50 in Certification Team

The meeting started at 17:00 (UTC). Particpants: Attendees:Andrea Gentil, Jereon Moolenschot, Wilco Alsemgeest, Luca Marzo and Chris Keen. Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) Absent:  General points 1. JCP Team membership / involvement survey form. All JCP team...

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VET: monthly team meeting - 27th April 2020

By Davide Messia on 2020-05-04 14:40 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Volunteer Engagement Team Meeting April 27th, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Scheduled length of time: 1 hour Participants:  Davide Messia (TL), Chris Keen (ATL), Marco Dings, Laura Gordon, Jaz Parkyn, Luca Marzo, Derek Snieg, Benjamin Trenkle, Marco Dings, David Aswani. Apologies: ...

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Educational Outreach Meeting 10th April 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-04-19 15:33 in Educational Outreach Working Group

In attendance: Brian Mitchell, Laura Gordon, Marco Dings, SD Williams, Chris Keen, Todd Woodward. Summary: An informal continuing conversation regarding past and present education outreach initiatives on behalf of Joomla. The conversation is open to any interested parties. We are working to...

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VET: monthly team meeting - 7th April 2020

By Chris Keen on 2020-04-15 18:22 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Volunteer Engagement Team Meeting  April 7th, 2020 at 18:00:00  UTC Scheduled length of time: 1 hour Participants: Chris Keen, Marco Dings, Niels Braczek, Laura Gordon Apologies: Davide Messia , Jaz Parky, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Luca Marzo, Eric Lamy, Vikas Pisal, Andrea...

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Certification Program: status update March 2020.

By Chris Keen on 2020-04-14 18:47 in Certification Team

Due to sickness and other priorities the JCP did not meet at the end March 2020 for their monthly team meeting. Through this update we want to inform the community of the current status of the JCP and any forthcoming events or actions    General points JCP 2020 sprint. We...

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FftF: Re-Engage & Re-Ignite Stream Updates - 13th March 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-03-25 16:58 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Participants: Andrea Gentil, Chris Keen, Davide Messia, Jaz Parkyn, Brain MitchellApologies: Darek Snieg, Guillermo Bravo, Laura Gordon Detailed information about each of the below proposals can be found here:...

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VET Meeting - 2nd March 2020

By Davide Messia on 2020-03-09 22:23 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Minutes Volunteer Engagement Team Meeting Agenda  March 2nd, 2020 at 18:00:00  UTC Scheduled length of time: 1 hour Participants: Andrea Gentil, Chris Keen, Darek Śnieg, Davide Messia , Jaz Parkyn, Laura Gordon, Vikas Pisal, Brian Mitchell, Justina Michallek Apologies: Niels...

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Certification Program: team meeting - February 26th 2020.

By Chris Keen on 2020-02-29 18:02 in Certification Team

The meeting started at 20:00 (CET). Particpants: Attendees: Andrea Gentil, Jereon Moolenschot, Wilco Alsemgeest, Luca Marzo and Chris Keen. Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) - not online.Absent:  General points 1. Election results. The team briefly discussed...

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VET Meeting - 3rd February 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-02-10 18:09 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Participants: Brian Mitchell, Chris Keen, Daniel Dubois, David Aswani, Davide Messia, Jaz Parkyn, Luca Marzo, Marco Dings, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Vikas Pisal Apologies: Darek Snieg, Eric Lamy, Justin Michallek, Laura Gordon, Niels Braczek Department Coordinator - Jaz Parkyn Welcome to our new...

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Certification Program: team meeting - January 29th 2020.

By Chris Keen on 2020-01-31 15:31 in Certification Team

The meeting started at 20:00 (CET). Particpants: Attendees: Andrea Gentil, Jereon Moolenschot, Wilco Alsemgeest, Luca Marzo (last part) and Chris Keen. Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) - not online.Absent:  General points 1. The team discussed the Joomla ‘FftF’. Most of the core...

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Forum for the Future: Re-Engage & Re-Ignite Stream Report

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-01-26 20:36 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Forum for the Future: Re-Engage & Re-Ignite Stream Facilitators: Jaz Parkyn and Brian Mitchell In Person Attendees: Darek Snieg, Ed Hathaway, Hilda Abbing, Vikas Pisal, Marc Dechevre, Tabata Martinez, Bruce Lawson, Christopher Justice, Tim Davis, Guillermo Bravo, Andrea Gentil, Puneet Kala,...

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JCP - team meetings November & December 2019.

By Chris Keen on 2019-12-31 21:03 in Certification Team

November meeting:The JCP November was rescheduled to the 4th of December due to vacations. The team discussed the status of the upcoming exams in Madrid and Chicago. We also noted that we are getting good response to the JCP "Did you know...." campaign. One response asked the documentation...

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16th Dec 2019 VET Monthly meeting

By Vikas Pisal on 2019-12-18 20:29 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

  Joomla VET Meeting Minutes 16th December 2019 6pm UTC Scheduled length of time: 1 hour Participants: Brian Mitchell, Jaz Parkyn, Vikas Pisal, Eric Lamy, David Aswani, Niels Braczek, Chris Keen, Daniel Dubois, Marco Dings, Luca Marzo Apologies: Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Justina...

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27th Nov 2019 VET Monthly meeting

By Vikas Pisal on 2019-12-01 06:57 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Joomla VET Meeting Minutes 27th November 2019 6pm UTC Scheduled length of time: 1 hour Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Vikas Pisal, Marco Dings, Daniel Dubois, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Eric Lamy, David Aswani, Niels Braczek Apologies: Wilco Alsemgeest, Luca Marzo, Chis Keen, Brian Mitchell, Justina...

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VET Meeting 28th October 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-10-31 12:40 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal, Marco Dings, Brian Mitchell, Daniel Dubois, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Justin Michallek Apologies: Wilco Alsemgeest, Eric Lamy, Luca Marzo, Niels Braczek Welcome to our new team members - Marco, Brian, Daniel and Eric. Jaz started the meeting off...

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JCP - team meeting October 2nd 2019.

By Chris Keen on 2019-10-09 16:44 in Certification Team

Meeting started at 20:00 pm (CEST) Particpants: Attendees: Andrea Gentil, Jereon Moolenschot, Wilco Alsemgeest (last part) and Chris Keen. Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) - online Absent: Luca Marzo (travelling) Agenda The Joomla Certification Program (JCP) team met to discuss the...

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JCP - team meeting August 28th 2019.

By Chris Keen on 2019-09-09 19:40 in Certification Team

Meeting started at 20:00 pm (CEST) Particpants: Attendees: Andrea Gentil, Wilco Alsemgeest and Chris Keen. Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) - present Absent: Jereon Moolenschot (not available). Luca Marzo (travelling) Agenda The Joomla Certification Program (JCP) team met to discuss...

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Aug-2019 VET updates

By Vikas Pisal on 2019-08-17 16:25 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

The Joomla Volunteer Engagement Team (VET) is active again, and is now working hard to address the issues of the Recruitment, Reward and Retention of volunteers (the 3 R's). Recent activities include Updating the VET roles: some old now irrelevant roles have been removed and one new role,...

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JCP - team meeting July 31st 2019.

By Chris Keen on 2019-08-02 17:02 in Certification Team

Meeting started at 20:00 pm (CEST) Particpants: Attendees: Andrea Gentil, Luca Marzo and Chris Keen. Absent: Wilco Alsemgeest (on vacation), Jereon Moolenschot (on vacation). Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator) - not present Agenda The Joomla Certification Program (JCP) team met to...

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Joomla! Certification Program - team meeting June 26th 2019.

By Chris Keen on 2019-06-30 19:00 in Certification Team

Meeting started at 20:00 pm (CEST)Attendees: Luca Marzo, Andrea Gentil, Jereon Moolenschot and Chris Keen.Absent: Wilco Alsemgeest (not available).Guest: Jaz Parkyn (Dept. Co-ordinator)The Joomla Certification Program (JCP) team met to discuss three main topics The Exam pricing policy and...

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Certification Team Sprint - Amsterdam - June 08-09, 2019

By Luca Marzo on 2019-06-09 16:14 in Certification Team

This sprint of the Joomla Certification Team has been held on June 08-09, 2019 at CitizenM Schiphol, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Participants In attendance: Chris Keen, Wilco Alsemgeest, Andrea Gentil, Luca Marzo, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Marco Dings and Jeroen Moolenschot. Updates &...

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Certification Ambassadors and Trusted Supervisors

By Luca Marzo on 2019-06-08 16:00 in Certification Ambassadors

Over the years, several people helped the Joomla Certification Team to run exam sessions in many regions and Countries across the globe, organizing, supporting and supervising exam sessions from Europe to Africa, from USA to Australia. Since 2017, the Certification Team invited a few Community...

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JCP Steering Group meeting February 1, 2019

By Chris Keen on 2019-02-04 19:13 in Certification Team

The Joomla! Certification Steering Group met Friday 1 February 2019. Attendees: Luca Marzo, Andrea Gentil, Wilco Alsemgeest, Jereon Moolenschot and Chris Keen. Following the announcement of the JCP Strategy for 2019 and our aim to revitalize the Certification program, the team discussed and...

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