Open Mainframe Project TAC Meeting - April 25, 2024

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Conference call details

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Meeting Recording

A recording of the meeting and the transcript are both available at the link below:


Voting Member Attendance

  • Joe Bostian - International Business Machines Corporation
  • Andrea Orth - GenevaERS Representative

Voting Members Not in Attendance

  • Mike Friesenegger - Feilong Representative
  • Sean Grady - Zowe Representative
  • Sudharsana Srinivasan - COBOL Programming Course Representative
  • Phil Tully - Citi
  • Giancarlo Frix - Rocket Software
  • Gregory MacKinnon - Broadcom Corporation
  • Lauren Valenti - Open Mainframe Education Representative

Other attendees

  • John Mertic, The Linux Foundation
  • Yarille Ortiz, The Linux Foundation
  • Tom Slanda, The Linux Foundation
  • Donna Hudi
  • Louisa Seers
  • Elizabeth Joseph
  • Len Santalucia
  • Cam Seay


  • Galasa Annual Review [#584]
  • Mentorship Program Submissions [#629]
  • Review OpenSSF Best Practices badge status and LFX Security usage for projects [#541]
  • CLOTributor for Open Mainframe Project [#620]
  • Mainframe resource coming online status [#596]


Mentorship Program Submissions:

Ms. Ortiz provided an update on the Mentorship Program. There is still time to submit programs. A blog entry announcing the programs for the Summer 2024 term will be live soon.

Mainframe Status:

Mr. Mertic reported that the Mainframe project is on track. They are coordinating with Bruce and his team for initial setup and configuration.

Galasa Annual Review:

Ms. Seers presented the annual review for Galasa. The presentation will be available in the Open Mainframe Project GitHub repository. Due to not having a quorum, a vote for renewal will take place via LFX.

OpenSSF Best Practices Badge and LFX Security Status:

No updates at this time.

CLOTributor for Open Mainframe Project:

No updates at this time.