Plone Foundation Board Minutes May 25, 2023

Meeting called to order at 19:05 UTC


Present: Erico Andrei, William Fennie, Jens Klein, T. Kim Nguyen, Kim Paulissen, Martin Peeters

Excused: Jens Klein


Minutes from meeting of 11 May 2023

The minutes were reviewed and corrected. Kim Paulissen moved to accept the minutes as revised, and T. Kim Nguyen seconded.

Passed unanimously.

Action Items

Budget letter - Continued business

Report on existing sponsors - Continued business

Incoming correspondence

New Plone sponsors - from Beethoven sprint and efforts of T.Kim Nguyen

New Business

Continued Business

Erico message about budget - The budget message is still being developed

Google Summer of Code (GSoC)

[ Executive Session ]

Coding begins May 30. Big thank you to Eric Bréhault - and Mentors - for a highly successful endowment from Google

Plone Conference 2023

Development is progressing on all fronts. Conference sponsors welcome !


T. Kim Nguyen provided a report on sponsorship trends for 2023.

[ Executive Session ]

In every country a person should be able to find someone that provides Plone in their country. Thank you T.Kim for all your work on this issue

Contributor Agreement Digitization

Paul is working on an issue with the signing platform.

Zope Foundation funds

T.Kim Nguyen has contacted a legal firm and we are waiting for a response.

Review Ongoing

Beethoven sprint - brought together 30 people; for 5-6 it was their first sprint. It was a good, productive sprint with significant contributions to important projects. A report is in the works.


Kim Paulissen moved and T. Kim Nguyen seconded that the meeting be adjourned.

Unanimously approved.

Meeting adjourned at 19:57 UTC