To all the Members of Open Source Matters, Inc.
It is with great pleasure that I invite you to attend the Special Members Meeting of Open Source Matters, Inc. on Thursday, December 02, 2021 at 09.00 UTC and 18:00 UTC, online in a dedicated channel on Glip.
Planned meeting time is 30 minutes.
If not done yet, you will be added by your Team Leader to the dedicated channel on Glip a few hours before the meeting.
This Special Members Meeting is called with the purpose to amend the Bylaws of the Corporation and it's called pursuant Article XI and Section 4.06(C) of the Bylaws of the Corporation.
This meeting will happen in two sessions, both of them will be used to present the proposed changes and to answer questions from the Members.
All the questions will be recorded by the Board Member present at the first session and will be included in the Meeting Minutes.
The second session (18.00 UTC) will be the one recorded with official meeting minutes.
In any case, voting motions will happen offline and members will have seven (7) days to cast their vote.
Purspose of the Meeting
This meeting has been called with motion #2021-088 with the purpose to amend the Bylaws of the Corporation.
Summary of proposed changes to the Bylaws
Simplify the structure of the leadership and Full Board of Directors and Officers, obtained by reducing the number of Departments.
The re-organization includes the merge of some departments and the move of teams within larger departments.
- Current Bylaws (valid since January 30, 2021)
- Proposed changes and amendments
- Public discussion on the proposal
Bylaws Amendment Process
|November 27, 2021||Invitation to Special Members Meeting and Semi-Annual Members meeting. A public channel will be opened in Glip to discuss the changes to the Bylaws.|
|December 02, 2021||Semi Annual Members Meeting and Special Members Meeting for Bylaws Amendments. Ballot for the amendments sent out right after the Meeting. Members will have seven (7) days to cast their vote about the proposed changes package.|
|December 09, 2021||Ballots close automatically.|
|December 10, 2021||Results announced.|
During the Meeting the Board will announce the proposed changes to the Bylaws and will provide answers and clarifications.
Members of Open Source Matters (Class 1, 2 and 3) as of January 01, 2021 will be entitled to attend this meeting and vote for the Bylaws amendment motion.
Please mark your calendar and ensure your presence, to make this an important day for the future Joomla and Open Source Matters Inc.
Open Source Matters, Inc.
On behalf of the Full Board of Directors and Officers of Open Source Matters, Inc.