Plone Foundation Board Minutes Sept 30, 2021

Meeting called to order at 19:06 UTC



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

Absent: Jens Klein

Approval of the minutes of Sept 16, 2021

Erico moved to approve, William seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items

  • Board Nominations are now open
  • Sponsorship for PWC
  • Philip and Jen trainer compensation
  • New members have been notified
  • CVEs - Paul has been in contact with Matthew Wilkes on follow up actions.

Incoming Correspondence

  • x

New Business

  • Foundation Treasurer - Jen decided to resign

    • Paul has been working to fill this role

      • There is a candidate
    • We need a US bookkeeper
    • Board should have a plan B

      • Board can reach out to US based Plone companies

Continued Business

  • Plone Conference

    • Victor & Erico have been working on the website! Thank you both!!
    • A Singapore Ploneista has been having issues buying ticket, we have a workaround
    • 172 registrations for conference! More also from sponsors!

      • P/L looks ok!
      • Still waiting on another sponsor
    • Other language tracks are still an option
    • We can scale number of talk tracks based on submitted talks
  • Renewal Cycle

    • Board members
    • General membership
  • Review Ongoing

Review Ongoing

  • Marketing

    • Erico gave a talk via YouTube for Brazil

      • Portuguese may be a good language for an alternative talk track
    • Plone is 20 (first release) Oct 4!

      • Unearthing pictures
      • Maybe cake? Boston was the 15 year cake, San Fran was 10 year cake, Ferrara was 18 year cake
      • Social media postings with hashtag:

        • #ploneis20
      • Norbert - his efforts for both and Plone store are noticed and we are truly appreciative of this work!!
      • Trademark question

        • word and image are trademarked, image is also trademarked
        • Norbert and Jens are working on new guidelines for logo usage
        • Board has discretion to allow use of Plone logo in black or gray
      • The Board is very appreciative of the new training that was generated

Erico moved to adjourn, Chrissy seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:46 UTC