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JCP EC Meeting Minutes: October 11, 2022

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
for October 11, 2022


October 11, 2022





Tuesday, October 11, 2022
  • Heather VanCura

Executive Committee

  • Services – Yishai Galatzar - present
  • Alibaba - Sanhong Li - present
  • ARM - Stuart Monteith - present
  • Azul Systems – Simon Ritter - present
  • BellSoft - Aleksei Voitylov - present
  • BNY Mellon - Chandra Guntur - present
  • Eclipse Foundation - Paul Buck, Ivar Grimstad - present
  • Ken Fogel - present
  • Fujitsu - Kenji Kazumura - present
  • IBM - not present
  • Intel - Steve Dohrmann - present
  • JetBrains - Mala Gupta - present
  • London Java Community - Martijn Verburg - present
  • MicroDoc - Bruno Caballero - present
  • Oracle - Luke Kowalski - present
  • SAP SE - Goetz Lindenmaier - present
  • SouJava - not present
  • Miro Wengner - present

Total Attendance: 16 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.

Personnel Changes

No personnel changes to report.

EC Stats

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

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

Heather leads a monthly discussion with Java User Group (JUG) leaders to discuss the workshops they are organizing in their local communities and provide guidance and best practices; the next discussion is November 29.

JavaOne Updates

Sharat Chander shared some details on the upcoming JavaOne Conference, October 17-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. We also discussed dates for an informal EC Member gathering on Monday, the hackergarten including Java in Education activities, and the annual JCP social event on Wednesday evening (see the presentation for details).

Next Meeting

  • December 13 2022; 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM PST (second hour is public)