Programs Department Meeting - July 2nd, 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-07-07 15:53 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal

Department Coodinator:

  • All teams were asked to check that the Volunteer Portal is up to date in time for the upcoming elections.
  • Teams were reminded to publish minutes from their monthly team meetings.

Certifications:

  • New exam pricing has been approved by the board.
  • The Did You Know social media campaign is performing well.
  • Development on Shika and the question management and translation component is going well.
  • Plans are being prepared for the migration.

Volunteer Engagement:

  • There was a big discussion about the team's place within the Joomla ecosystem; Jaz and Chris suggested things to help kick-start the team again.
  • It was agreed that Vikas will continue to work on a strategy for the 3 Rs (Recognition, Retention, Recruitment). The document will be discussed at the next meeting to help guide the discussion.
  • Jaz advised that the team needs to attract more volunteers to join its own team before being able to effectively outreach to the community.
  • Jaz also advised that reaching out to advocates in the open source world could be beneficial to the team to help formulate its goals and strategies for recruitment

Read more https://volunteers.joomla.org/departments/programs/reports/1048-programs-department-meeting-july-2nd-2019

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