The board of Directors of Open Source Matters, Inc. (OSM), at it’s monthly meeting, installed the following Officers of the board for the 2011/2012 term:
The Officers of the board are elected from the board (by the Directors), and serve one year terms that may be renewed.
We are pleased to announce that the terms of the following two board members of Open Source Matters, Inc. (OSM) have been extended by a year:
James shares his legal skills, and wisdom from years of experience in FOSS projects, with the OSM board, and Ryan has been one of the chief Joomla!® and Open Source evangelists, in his role as President of the board, reaching out to Joomla! communities world-wide.
The board of Open Source Matters is grateful for their willingness to continue serving on the OSM board, and within the Joomla! Project.
Louis Landry has given notice to OSM and the Leadership Team that in early December he will end his agreement with OSM for contracting work. Louis was paid by OSM at the request of the Production Leadership Team (PLT) to help with Joomla development.
We're happy to say that Louis will not be leaving the Joomla project. He is taking a position in the corporate world and "will still be able to participate and contribute to Joomla regularly, and even have some dedicated Joomla time with the new job." Click here to read Louis' announcement.
Congratulations to the hundreds of volunteers whose enormous effort contributed to its final release.
Joomla 1.6 delivers new features to end-users and site administrators including:
● finer access controls
● a user-defined category structure
● installation improvements
● expanded language support
● start and end publishing times for modules
● fresh new templates and semantic markup
● more creative control through template styles
● and much more!
Visit http://www.joomla.org/16/ to learn more about Joomla 1.6, with information specifically for developers, administrators, webmasters, and designers.
Open Source Matters is pleased to welcome seven new board members who were appointed after recent elections. The new members are: