Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Total Attendance: 17 of 18 voting members
Since 75% of the EC's voting members were present, the EC was quorate for this session.
The EC Standing Rules state the following penalties for non-attendance at EC meetings (note that those who participate in face-to-face meetings by phone are officially counted as absent):
Missing two meetings in a row results in a loss of voting privileges until two consecutive meetings have been attended.
Missing five meetings in a row, or missing two-thirds of the meetings in any consecutive 12-month period results in loss of the EC seat.
There are no changes in voting privileges as a result of this meeting.
Alan Hayward is the new alternate for ARM.
Heather presented the usual EC stats (see the presentation for details).
Heather presented an update on the schedule and details of the upcoming EC Elections including our annual JCP Membership renewals (see the presentation for details).
Alibaba presented on their efforts around Java in Education in China (see the presentation for details).
Heather reviewed the summary of discussions in the Java in Education. We reviewed that EC Members can use the social media template to promote the importance and need for Java developers, and to spread the word about Java in Education for JUG leaders. We will be working on materials (videos) for JUG leaders focused on how developers are utilizing Java in industry, to be published on the GitHub wiki. We have updated the two presentations available on the wiki for the latest Java SE 17 release and included both the slide materials and abstracts for both presentations.
Heather reviewed the proposed dates for JCP EC Meetings in 2022. We will plan to meet virtual through 2022. Heather will update the JCP Calendar.
JCP Annual Awards will be presented at the annual JCP social gathering later this afternoon, following the EC Meeting.