Plone Foundation Board Minutes Sept 16, 2021

Meeting called to order at 19:03 UTC



Present: Chrissy Wainwright, William Fennie, Erico Andrei,  Andy Leeb, Paul Roeland, Victor Fernandez de Alba, Jens Klein


Approval of the minutes of Sept 2, 2021

Paul moved to approve, Jens seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items

Incoming Correspondence

  • Sorrento Fanzone Event Funding Request

    • 2 separate things here

      • funding for training
      • funding for strategic sprint 
    • Funding to help team leads get to Plone Conference Fanzone

      • motion to make Plone Conference Fanzone strategic

        • Victor suggests on behalf of the Volto team to make it strategic 
        • Andy motions, Chrissy seconds - Unanimously Approved
        • Funding amount increased due to size and significance:

          • Andy motions $8000, Jens seconds - Unanimously Approved
      • Historically, Board does not manage how the money is spent

        • funds can't be used for alcohol though
    • [Executive Session]
  • Trainers:
    • equitable compensation for both remote and on-prem
    • Jens motions to compensate up to $300 to trainers who provide a training, William seconds 

      • one time distribution due to COVID-19

        • in lieu of usual compensation
        • comes from conference budget
        • motion passes, Erico & Victor abstain, Unanimously Approved

New Business

  • Sponsorship request for Python Web Conf 2022

    • Board thinks this is a good idea for promoting Plone
    • Silver sponsorship level includes tickets
    • Jens motions, William seconds - Unanimously Approved
  • Third party security bounties

    • working to prevent outside entities from generating CVEs specific to Plone
  • Sponsorships
  • Closing Facebook comments

    • Low traffic already
    • Paul monitors the comments

      • No need to close comments, nothing malicious
    • LinkedIn is more popular

Continued Business

  • Plone Conference

    • Talk submissions have been extended another week
    • We want more talk submissions!!
    • A bunch of sponsors!
  • Renewal Cycle

    • Chrissy's making moves to have it happen!

      • Folder has been updated, will be published and nominations will soon be accepted
    • Andy will start with membership renewal

Review Ongoing

  • Membership

    • Tiberiu - Paul motions, Victor seconds - Unanimously Approved
    • Nicola - Jens motions, William seconds - Unanimously Approved
    • [Executive Session]
  • Erico is working on a YouTube Plone 6 presentation to help guide Brazilian businesses

Erico moved to adjourn, Andy seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 20:32 UTC