OpenMRS Leadership Team Call 2017-03-02

Hi Everyone,

We have a leadership call scheduled for this Thursday, March 02 @ 4pm UTC (12pm ET). If you are a community leader, you are encouraged to attend and share in the discussion! 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!




  • OMRS16 Survey Findings

  • @Matt

  • discussion about user/tech/install manuals and potential need to update

  • Upcoming events and Conferences @Christine

  • did we agree to criteria for hosting site for conference? did we publish that?

  • ? attendance at ? OSCON 2017 Brainstorming (Dec 2015 Brainstorm for May 8-11, 2017)

  • Update from Advisory Committee

  • Leadership discussion from Talk


  • new path forward …

  • community engagement on the topic of ‘community governance’

  • how could we organize ourselves in a way that fits better who we are

  • is there some innovative ways for us to do this

  • maybe ask if someone from the community would be willing to faciliate the conversation


  • think about the role of the book club and when we use that list

Recurrent Topics


  • Report on Fundraising Efforts

  • No update on funds

  • Andy, Paul, and Jeff will be meeting next Thursday at 11am ET for a ‘deep dive’ into salesforce training and capabilities

Monthly Items

  • Budget/Expenses/ first Thursday

  • Partnerships- third Thursday

Quarterly Update

  • Infrastructure Update (Quarterly - Jun, Sep, Dec)

  • Diversity Council

  • Ongoing Quarterly metric review of specific areas

  • who is contributing code

  • volunteer contributions

Parking Lot Items


  • Recurring governance structure

  • Strategic Goal Updates (every six weeks)- one each week/ ongoing

  • Review suggested organizational/ community changes (need to find list MD made)

  • Roles of the Community Manager