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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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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


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).


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


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

Discussion outline


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


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Open Source Matters, Inc.
Semi-Annual Members Meeting

Date: January 25, 2019
Time: 18:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 70 minutes

Board of Directors and Officers:

Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall (President), 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).


Anibal Sanchez, Chris Keen, Hervé Boinnard, Stefan Wajda, Troy Hall, Benjamin Trenkle, Nicola Galgano, Brian Mitchell, Déenes Skézely, Donato Matturro, Lara Bettelheim, Hannes Papenberg, Christiane Maier-Stadtherr, Laura Gordon, Alison Meeks, Michael Babker, Daniel Dubois, David Aswani, Jason Nickerson, Leo Lammerink, Christopher Wagner, Alkaios Anagnostopoulos, Wilco Alsemgeest,


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This Special Meeting has been held on February 13, 2019 at 15.00 CET on Glip.


In attendance:

  • Heather Burns, WordPress
  • Luca Marzo, Joomla!
  • Achilleas Papageorgiou, Joomla!
  • Jamie Abrahams, Dupal
  • Alan Mac Kenna, Umbraco CMS
  • Peter Ponya, Drupal
  • Chris Teitzel, Drupal

Discussion outline

  • Heather shared a spreadsheet to conduct an analysis across the communities: “Compare & contrast - community interactions”

  • Achilleas shared a spreadsheet intended to serve as basis for an evaluation tool for extensions/plugins for CMSs.

  • Chris is working to get the Privacy Initiative


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  • Sandra Decoux - Marketing & Communication Department Coordinator
  • Noreen Cesareo - Marketing Team Lead
  • Hervé Boinnard - Assistant Team Lead


Advertising Campaign

A new Google Ads Campaign run by Department Coordinator:

  • Targeting
  • To launch in February/March.
  • Translations in several defined languages to increase efficiency.
  • Team Lead will assist with the English copy.


  • Team Lead to work on list of article ideas.
  • Assistant Team Lead will contact Steve to get an update regarding copywriting.

Case Studies

  • We have two cases to add and we will send the authors the link to the questionnaire.
  • TL completed the two Case Studies we have in hand.
  • The Case Studies can then translated in other languages, with help from Marketing

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