Plone Foundation Board Minutes October 27, 2022
Meeting called to order at 19:05 CET
Present : Érico Andrei, William Fennie, Jens Klein, T. Kim Nguyen, Kim Paulissen, Martin Peeters
Excused : Paul Roeland
Approval of 29 September minutes
Kim Paulissen moved to approve; Jens Klein seconded
Approved with abstention by T. Kim Nguyen
Approval of the Plone Foundation Annual Membership Minutes
T. Kim Nguyen moved to approve the minutes; Kim Paulissen seconded
Selection of Officers
T. Kim Nguyen moved that Érico Andrei be elected by acclamation; Kim Paulissen seconded
During discussion of this item it was suggested that a two-term limit is optimal for people serving in the role of President. We would like the guideline to be two terms. The board will return to this question at a later meeting. It was also noted that talking to people about board membership and the benefits of such service is an important part of being a board member.
William Fennie moved and Martin Peeters seconded that Kim Paulissen be elected Vice President by acclamation.
Jens Klein moved and Érico seconded that William Fennie be elected Secretary by acclamation.
Confirmation of Treasurer
T. Kim Nguyen moved and Martin Peeters seconded that Beth Smith be confirmed to continue in the role of Treasurer for the coming year.
Thank you Beth for providing this most important support for the Plone Foundation !
Marketing team chair
Kim Paulissen moved and Jens Klein seconded that Rikupekka Oksanen continue as Marketing Team Chair
Membership committee chair
Jens Klein moved and T. Kim Nguyen seconded that Victor Férnandez de Alba continue as Membership Committee Chair
Kim Paulissen moved and Érico Andrei seconded that Martin Peeters act as the board liaison from the Marketing team
Approved with abstention from Martin Peeters
Jens Klein moved and William Fennie seconded that Kim Paulissen act as board liaison from the Membership Committee
Kim Paulissen moved and Martin Peeters seconded that Jens Klein act as board liaison from the Security team
Kim Paulissen moved and Martin Peeters seconded that T. Kim Nguyen act as coordinator for sponsorships
Plone Conference 2022 report
Rikupekka wrote up an excellent news item
Martin Peeters gave a brief overview for the meeting :
- over 200 people in person; 130 online tickets; no major issues
- great to see everyone in person after three long years
A great Thank You to IMIO, Affinitic, Joël, Martin, and their teams for organizing an event that surpassed expectations
Plone Conference 2023
Will be a standing item from the next meeting forward.
Priorities for 2023
Board members are collaborating on a document to outline priorities
This topic will be included as a continuing business item
Plone Foundation Census - currently does not reflect the size of the community
Contact now is primarily through email - should be expanded to other modes
Contributor agreement - Paul Roeland is working on this
Zope Foundation funds
tabled for next meeting
6-10 February - Alpine City Sprint approved
"Plone in the sky with diamonds"
William Fennie moved and Jens Klein seconded that the meeting be adjourned
Meeting ended at 20:36 CET.