The Finance Team is responsible for managing the finances of the Joomla project including budgets, accounting, oversight, and policy.

Legal & Financial
Date Started
January 2014
Joomler Position Role Date Started
martijn-boomsma.jpg Martijn Boomsma Netherlands Team Leader Jan 2014
mike-demopoulos.jpg Mike "Demo" Demopoulos United States Assistant Team Leader Treasurer Feb 2017
6e9d_robert-jacobi.png Robert Jacobi United States PLT Liaison Aug 2016
saurabh-shah.jpg Saurabh Shah India Member Purchasing (Provisional) Feb 2016
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
victor-drover.jpg Victor Drover Team Leader Nov 2013 Aug 2016
javier-gomez.43.26.png Javier Gomez Spain PLT Liaison Nov 2013 Feb 2015
olaf-offick.png Olaf Offick Ireland CLT Liaison Nov 2013 May 2015
peter-bui.jpg Peter Bui Australia CLT Liaison Nov 2015 Sep 2016

Assistant Treasurer

Interim Treasurer

Purchasing (Provisional)


Re-budgeting completed for 2015 to address changes in revenue

By Victor Drover on 2015-11-25 00:00 in Finance Team

Each year we set our budget based on our projected income. As is shown in the 2015 budget[1], our total projected revenue was $695,575. The bulk of the projected revenue comes from corporate sponsorship ($189,170), Google AdSense revenue ($132,000), and affiliate-related revenue associated with...

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Financial Policy Approved

By Victor Drover on 2015-11-18 14:04 in Finance Team

On October 8th, the board of Open Source Matters approved version 1.0 of the Financial Policy to govern financial matters across the the entire project.  The policy can be found on the Open Source Matters website at the followig...

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2015 Fit Sprint Report

By Victor Drover on 2015-11-13 17:21 in Finance Team

Meeting Report The FiT team held their annual sprint in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA on Sep. 25-27. This location was chosen as it is close to one of the team members, saving on travel and hotels.   The event was well-organized and ran smoothly. The venue was Aloft Milwaukee Downtown....

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Minutes 2015-08-19 - FiT meeting

By Martijn Boomsma on 2015-08-20 14:38 in Finance Team

Please see here for the minutes of the last Finance Team meeting:

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Meeting notes, Nov. 2014

By Victor Drover on 2014-11-11 22:02 in Finance Team

Full meeting notes can be found here:

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FiT team members may perform a number of duties such as: 

  • managing finances
  • managing conflict of interest
  • preparing financial policy and oversight
  • implementing accounting best practices
  • reconciling bank records
  • preforming day-to-day accounting 
  • managing corporate accounts and relationships
  • managing investments

The Fit is a small team but we are always looking for dedicated volunteers.

If you are interested to join, please contact the FiT team Group Leader directly via their profile.

Note: All members of the Finance Team must undergo a background check before joining and all new members will have a 3-month provisional  status to ensure the right fit for the team.

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