OpenMRS Leadership Team Call 2016-9-01

Hi Everyone,

Jamie asked me to help her with these posts and I’m really happy help out! We have a leadership call scheduled for this Thursday, September 01 @ 4pm UTC (12pm ET). If you normally attend but are unable to this week please let me know. Also if there are any additional topics or updates you would like to see on this agenda or a future agenda please let me know.


Community Management Discussion

  • Community Management Roles ( burke)
  • Technical Infrastructure (system admin, devops) - Robby
  • Communication Infrastructure (conference lines, talk, help desk, etc) - Burke
  • Community Engagement (responding to questions, external representation at events, etc); added GSoC here)
  • Events (conferences, camps, etc)


  • Review of Policy and Procedures (P&P) (one/week)
  • Review of Mission Vision and Values
  • Goal #5 - Joaquin and Jan
  • Goal #2 - Hamish (update)
  • Goal #4 - Education - Terry
  • Update to Code of Conduct: posted and asked for comment
  • Wiki changes

Ask for any other business (5 min)

Questions from last call? (Vivek’s Talk post on Goal #1) (5 min)

WIP on OpenMRS Community Strategic Goal #2: Reference Application (Hamish Fraser) (30 min)

Communications (5 min)

Other Business (15 min)

Parking Lot Items

  • Web site and having names of people that work with us highlighted
  • Recurring current finances
  • Recurring fundraising
  • Recurring governance structure
  • Org Chart Review -
  • Naming for the reference application (due to proposed changes) - under Strategic Goal #2
  • Review Communications Tools
  • Review mission, vision and values -
  • OSCON 2017 Brainstorming (Dec 2015 Brainstorm for May 8-11, 2017)
  • Partnerships
  • Infrastructure Update (Quarterly - Jun, Sep, Dec) (Sep 8)
  • Fiscal Health
  • 501c3 (Sept 1)
  • budget
  • Strategic Goal Updates (every six weeks)
  • Strategic Goal #5 - Jan and Joaquin (Sept 1) -
  • Strategic Goal #1 - Burke (Sept 8)
  • Review suggested community changes (need to find list MD made)
  • Roles of the Community Manager
  • Diversity Council
  • Gaps in process documentation


If members from the community would like to see a specific agenda item added to the topic queue, or would like to join an upcoming leadership call, please reach out to @jeffneiman

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Thanks @jeffneiman! One question - what’s P&P?

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policy and procedures. SORRY

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Just trying to be cool! I edited it to be clear.