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JCP EC Meeting Minutes: December 7, 2021

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
for December 7, 2021


December 7, 2021





Tuesday, December 7, 2021
  • Heather VanCura

Executive Committee

  • Services – Yishai Galatzer, Volker Simonis - present
  • Alibaba - Sanhong Li - present
  • ARM - Alan Hayward, Stuart Monteith - present
  • Azul Systems – Gil Tene, Simon Ritter - present
  • BellSoft - Aleksei Voitylov - present
  • BNY Mellon - Chandra Guntur, Don Raab - present
  • Eclipse Foundation - Paul Buck, Ivar Grimstad - present
  • Ken Fogel - present
  • Fujitsu - Kenji Kazumura - present
  • IBM - Tim Ellison, Gireesh Punathl - present
  • Intel - Steve Dohrmann - present
  • JetBrains - Trisha Gee - present
  • London Java Community - Martijn Verburg - present
  • MicroDoc - Bruno Caballero - present
  • Oracle - Anish Karmarkar - present
  • SAP SE - Martin Doerr, Christoph Langer, Gotz Lindenmaier - present
  • SouJava - Bruno Souza - present
  • Miro Wengner - present

Total Attendance: 18 of 18 voting members

Since 75% of the EC's voting members were present, the EC was quorate for this session.


There are no changes in status as a result of attendance at this meeting.

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.

Personnel Changes

There are no personnel changes to report.

EC Stats

Heather presented the usual EC stats (see the presentation for details).

JCP EC Elections

Heather reviewed the results from the 2021 EC Elections and welcomed the new members, Services, Azul Systems and Miro Wengner.

Java in Education

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 brief videos for JUG leaders focused on how developers are utilizing Java in industry, to be published on the GitHub wiki. Volunteers can contact Heather to participate.

Other Business

Heather shared that JCP EC Members can request a personalized notebook through the open poll. Heather reviewed the dates for the 2022 calendar. We will plan to meet virtual through 2022. We then adjourned the meeting to attend the public meeting.

Next Meeting

  • February 8, 2022; 8 AM – 10 AM PST