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

Date: June 06, 2019
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 1 hour 55 minutes

Attendees:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), Alexander Metzler (Vice President), Luca Marzo (Secretary), Jason E Rosenbaum (Treasurer), Djamel Kherbi (Director), Harald Leithner (Director), Rachel Walraven (Director), Jaz Parkyn (Director), Hugh Douglas-Smith (Director).

Apologies:

Jason Nickerson (Director).

Proxies:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall served as proxy for Hugh Douglas-Smith for the first 25 minutes.

Discussion outline

President

  • Collision was not what it was advertised on the floor. The actual exhibitors were very local focussed. We

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Date: May 28, 2019
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 60 minutes

Attendees:

Harald Leithner (Department Coordinator), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader), Ilagnayeru Manickam (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Team Leader), Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader), Stefan Wajda (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Team Leader), George Wilson (J4 Release Lead).

Apologies:

Luca Marzo (Assistant to DC),  Puneet Kala (Team Leader), Sandra Decoux (Team Leader), Robert Deutz (Team Leader), David Jardin (Team Leader)

Discussion outline

Report from the Department Coordinator

  • Harald clarified that Release Leader and the Assistant to the Department Coordinator have voting rights at motions in the Production Department.

  • Harald shared information about the budget for the upcoming fiscal

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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 members from different regions to take the Exam and act as an "Ambassador" for the Program in their area, supporting local JUGs, JLPs and event organizers.

We want now to improve this idea and introduce the concept of Trusted Supervisors.

Sometimes Exam organizers had difficulties finding a supervisor for their sessions, especially in the case they wanted to attend the exam themselves, or in the case there were no certified users in the Country.

And there the Ambassadors can help. Certification Ambassadors have already experience supporting and supervising Exams, so they can be now considered "trusted supervisors" everywhere, even out of their

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