Plone Foundation Board Minutes September 14, 2023
Meeting called to order at 19:04 UTC
Present: Erico Andrei, William Fennie, T. Kim Nguyen, Kim Paulissen, Martin Peeters, Paul Roeland
Excused: Jens Klein
Approval of the minutes of August 31, 2023
The minutes were reviewed and corrected. Martin Peeters moved to accept the minutes as revised, and Kim Paulissen seconded.
Passed unanimously; William Fennie abstained.
Follow Up Action Items
Contributor agreement digitization - Continued business
Bylaw changes - completed
Conference accommodations - in process
Thanks Martin Peeters for profiling the new members of the Plone Foundation.
Thanks T. Kim Nguyen for help with security team development.
A few snags with Foundation member renewal process
Email from Victor Fernandez de Alba - New business
Plone Foundation Membership Committee Recommendations
The Board received a message with a Membership committee's recommendations for one new member whose recommended application was missed the last time the Board met.
Brian Davis: Martin Peeters moved he be accepted as a Plone Foundation member; T. Kim Nguyen seconded; approved unanimously.
Welcome, Brian, to the Plone Foundation!
A detailed discussion examined the current needs of the Plone security team.
Erico is managing the process for nominations; we will publish a news item outlining how to nominate and vote for board members.
Plone Conference 2024 – The board read and discussed a detailed proposal for the 2024 conference.
T. Kim Nguyen moved and Kim Paulissen seconded that the proposal be accepted.
Approved unanimously. A location for Plone Conference 2024 has been set!
Plone Conference 2023 - final arrangements are in process; keynote speakers are set.
Sponsorship program - tabled for next meeting.
Contributor Agreement Digitization - We have a working version of the new digitized contributor agreement system. Automation will wait for further iterations.
Congratulations and many thanks to Paul Roeland - (also, thanks Erico for Docker magic).
Zope Foundation funds - We are doing further outreach to resolve this outstanding issue.
"Learn Plone" training class' website needs were discussed
Kim Paulisen moved and T. Kim Nguyen seconded that the meeting be adjourned.
Meeting adjourned at 20:18 UTC