Plone Foundation Board Minutes May 12, 2022

Meeting called to order at 18:03 UTC



Present: William Fennie, Érico Andrei, Andy Leeb, Víctor Fernández de Alba, Paul Roeland, Jens Klein, Kim Paulissen


Approval of the minutes of April 28, 2022

Kim moved to approve, William seconded

Unanimously Approved

Action Items


    • still in motion
  • all Plone conf trainers payment has been disbursed
  • techsoup/docusign

Incoming Correspondence

  • CMS Garden

    • Plone Foundation does not need to respond to these
    • we have a representative who is on the mailing list - Thank You Maik Derstappen!
  • Sponsorship Request

    • will route to Fulvio
    • we need to find someone to fill his shoes when he steps down
  • Youth Pioneers STEM

    • sent to marketing

New Business

  • Request to support other open-source projects

    • discussion amongst the stakeholders continues

      • licensing
      • how does the Foundation manage any bad behavior e.g. code of conduct violations from contributors?
      • contributor agreement would not cover this project
      • copyright ownership
  • [Executive Session]

Continued Business

  • Contributor Agreement digitization

    • Andy knows there's a deadline!
  • Zope Foundation Funds

    • Erico will contact other software foundation for legal advice help

Review Ongoing

  • Jens:

    • Buschenschank sprint next week! 17 - 19 people! Wine!
  • William:

    • Plone Foundation Census
    • Communication draft to encourage community to fill it out
  • Kim:

    • We should update sponsorship info on
    • Board will discuss next meeting
  • Victor:

    • Beethoven sprint was great and everything went very amazingly well!
    • A bunch of stuff is in the pipeline for Volto 16, which goes into Plone 6
  • Paul:

    • GSoC - worked with Eric B to rank proposals, Thank you Eric Brehault!
    • Payment details for paying plone conf trainers
  • Erico:

    • 2022 plone conf site is up!
    • Moving to Motomo from Google Analytics

Paul moved to adjourn, Victor seconded

Unanimously approved

Meeting adjourned at 19:33 UTC