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

Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 50 minutes

Attendees:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Jason E Rosenbaum (Treasurer), Djamel Kherbi (Director), Yves Hoppe (Director), Sandra Decoux (Director), Hugh Douglas Smith (Director).

Invited guests:

Harald Leithner (Elected Director), Jaz Parkyn (Elected Director).

Apologies:

Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Viktor Vogel (Director), George Wilson (Director), Jason Nickerson (Elected Director).

Proxies:

Luca Marzo served as proxy for Alexander Metzler.
Yves Hoppe served as proxy for Viktor Vogel.

Discussion outline

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  • Meeting with Carrie Megginson about the 501(c)(3)
  • Marketing Policy added to JDocs and marked for translations
  • General Video script for 'what is Joomla' writen - Work in progress with Brian Teeman who will produce the video
  • Google Ads campaign: English text ready - Language defined - Project on Crowdin set up - DC hopes to have it ready to be launched mid March
  • Meeting with SiteWit / OSM President and DC about their sponsorship
  • DC created the brochure created in other languages - Now available in 11 languages (bit thanks to the translators)
  • Meeting with Steve burge for a series of articles explaining why choosing Joomla to be published on external sites
  • Discussions with possible volunteers. Melissa should help for design.
  • Meeting with Sandy Edwards, Mike Demopoulos, OSM President and DC to discuss about setting up a kid program. Goal is to have one kid camp during JWC London - DC to work with
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Participants: David Aswani, Djamel Kherbi, Ahmad Moussa, Brian Ronnow.

Apologies: Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Carlos Camara.

Total time of the meeting : 35 minutes

The Events department as held a meeting where the following items were discussed.

Events Department:

  • Global Events Fund working group, call for volunteersas been published on VJO, we are expecting volunteers to apply to start working on the new sponsor program for JoomlaDays, and all the related Joomla events.

JUG Team :

  • Listing update and approval are processed in timely manner, we have a new JUG in Asturias (Spain)
  • Joomla User Group Dallas have a new organizer and second contact.
  • Making  update the term and condition
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JRD Status

  • JRD submissions log: February 5 – 19, 2019
  • Approvals total: 438
  • Feb 7 = Sf Cable, Inc. (cables, components, and accessories) no Joomla services - Rejected. Time to review: 6-1/2 hours
  • Feb 11 = eniky GmbH / Patrick Jungbluth - approved. Time to review = 2 days (submitted Saturday)

Topic: StoryBrand content development 

  • Review of current JRD menu structure and content. Noted that the menu items such as How to Contribute would not make sense to a user of the JRD. 
  • Discussion on creating a narrative to communicate with the user of the JRD and what kind of content could be developed to guide them in using the directory. Content such as how to use the directory, what questions to ask a prospective provider, information on terminology (e.g. developer, designer, administrator, programming, etc.)
  • Is there a possibility of having a “help
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Open Source Matters, Inc.
Full Board of Directors and Officers Meeting

Date: February 07, 2019
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 35 minutes

Attendees:

Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Jason E Rosenbaum (Treasurer), Djamel Kherbi (Director), George Wilson (Director), Yves Hoppe (Director), Sandra Decoux (Director), Hugh Douglas Smith (Director).

Apologies:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Viktor Vogel (Director).

Proxies:

Sandra Decoux served as proxy for Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall.
Yves Hoppe served as proxy for Viktor Vogel.

Discussion outline

President

  • Rowan proposed some valuable profiles as potential members of the Advisory

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