Difference between revisions of "Board Meeting 2011-12-08"

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* logistics
 
* logistics
 
** detailed conversation log: http://logs.qgis.org/osgeo/%23osgeo.2011-12-08.log
 
** detailed conversation log: http://logs.qgis.org/osgeo/%23osgeo.2011-12-08.log
** Attending: ...
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** Attending: Frank, mpg, Daniel, Arnulf[left at 9:47], Tim, Jo, Peter, Jeff, Mark [joined 9:40]
** Also attending: ...
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** Regrets: ...
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** Absent: (none)
 
** Absent: (none)
** Chair: ...
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** Chair: Frank
** Scribe: ...
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** Scribe: mpg
  
* roll call
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* [9:00] start, roll call
  
 
* review past minutes
 
* review past minutes
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** all motions passed by email
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** minutes approved (1/Frank, 2/Daniel, all +1)
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* [9:15] review action items
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** Frank passed RCMRD info to Jeff
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** mpg got a phone number: 801-896-7436(801-VXOSGEO), currently all forwarded to info@osgeo.com
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** Jeff's Beijing proposal was prepared
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** seven did summarize the last mtg to the mailling list
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** no action yet on bylaws by Jo
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* [9:18] incubation committee work
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** http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/IncCom_Meeting15
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** motion to incubate GeoMoose w/ JodyG as mentor: 1/Frank, 2/Jeff, all +1
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** motion to incubate Rasdaman: 1/Frank, 2/mpg, all +1
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** PostGis not graduated from Incubation, due to provenance issues; defer to next week
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* [9:28] charter members election
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** 21 elected instead of 20 (due to tie)
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** announcements sent out
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** mpg to update database, etc, over the holidays
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* [9:36] finance update
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** https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Av9Xf1ehZXz-dDB3VVhGUm5kdmdMZFJBdHUxME5OZnc#gid=0
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** $12K balance at end Nov, plus $65K FOSS4G and $10K Ordanance Survey
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** another $60K from FOSS4G to come
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** Frank still to work on a budget document
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* [9:44] NA chapter
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** http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/North_America_Regional#Official_expression_of_interest_to_form_a_North_America_Regional_chapter_of_the_OSGeo_Foundation
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** much discussion
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** motion to approve chapter - MarkL/1, Jo/2...
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*** mpg -1, Frank -1, Jeff +0, Daniel +0, Jo +0, Mark +1, Arnulf (absent), Peter +0, Tim +0
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** motion failed; concerns centered on organizational structure, concerns about the conference
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* [10:31] foss4g "support person" proposal
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** discussion about aspects of Jeff's proposal
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** motion to  pay Jeff to fly out to Beijing and report back on their readiness, staffing, plans, etc -- at travel costs, plus 4d at $640US/d
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*** mpg/1, pmbatty/2, all +1
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* [11:04] motion to close mtg
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** Frank/1, Mark/2, all +1
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* next meeting: Jan 12th
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==== Assigned Tasks ====
 
==== Assigned Tasks ====
* '''xxx''': ...
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* mpg: collect formal motion votes
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* seven: report on this meeting to mailing list
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* Jo: bylaws work
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* IncCom: try to graduate PostGIS at next mtg
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* mpg: update membership DB
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* Frank: budget document
  
  
 
==== Motions ====
 
==== Motions ====
# ...
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# approve last meeting minutes (1/Frank, 2/Daniel, all +1)
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# incubate GeoMoose w/ JodyG as mentor (1/Frank, 2/Jeff, all +1)
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# incubate Rasdaman (1/Frank, 2/mpg, all +1)
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# motion to approve NA chapter - MarkL/1, Jo/2 (mpg -1, Frank -1, Jeff +0, Daniel +0, Jo +0, Mark +1, Arnulf 0, Peter +0, Tim +0)
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# motion to  pay Jeff to fly out to Beijing and report back on their readiness, staffing, plans, etc -- at travel costs, plus 4d at $640US/d (mpg/1, pmbatty/2, all +1)
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# motion to close meeting (Frank/1, Mark/2, all +1)

Latest revision as of 12:20, 8 December 2011


This board meeting is scheduled for the 8th of December 2011 at 17:00 UTC on IRC and follow up voting on Skype.

Agenda

  • Review past minutes: Board Meeting 2011-11-10
  • Appoint secretary
  • Action items from last meeting
    • Frank: try to contact RCMRD once more re: MOU
    • mpg: get a google voice phone number for OSGeo
    • Mark: continue email threads on NA chapter formation
    • Jeff: prepare proposal for aiding Beijing LOC (proposal) (discussion)
    • Arnulf: send out summary of meeting to discuss list (due Nov 17th) (done)
    • Jo: form bylaws team
    • mpg: send out motions for formal voting
  • Incubation: GeoMoose and Rasdaman accepted by the incubation committee; looking for volunteers to mentor existing projects (i.e. GeoServer)
  • Incubation: Graduate PostGIS (given that the vote has been concluded in the Incubation Committee see motion at: http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/incubator/2011-December/001703.html)
  • Charter Member Election Report
  • Finances update
  • (Motion to) establish a North America Region Chapter OSGeo-NA
  • Discuss how to proceed with FOSS4G 2012 in Beijing. Urgent and important!
  • 2012 Budget Brainstorm
  • please add items

Minutes

  • [9:00] start, roll call
  • review past minutes
    • all motions passed by email
    • minutes approved (1/Frank, 2/Daniel, all +1)
  • [9:15] review action items
    • Frank passed RCMRD info to Jeff
    • mpg got a phone number: 801-896-7436(801-VXOSGEO), currently all forwarded to info@osgeo.com
    • Jeff's Beijing proposal was prepared
    • seven did summarize the last mtg to the mailling list
    • no action yet on bylaws by Jo
  • [9:18] incubation committee work
    • http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/IncCom_Meeting15
    • motion to incubate GeoMoose w/ JodyG as mentor: 1/Frank, 2/Jeff, all +1
    • motion to incubate Rasdaman: 1/Frank, 2/mpg, all +1
    • PostGis not graduated from Incubation, due to provenance issues; defer to next week
  • [9:28] charter members election
    • 21 elected instead of 20 (due to tie)
    • announcements sent out
    • mpg to update database, etc, over the holidays
  • [10:31] foss4g "support person" proposal
    • discussion about aspects of Jeff's proposal
    • motion to pay Jeff to fly out to Beijing and report back on their readiness, staffing, plans, etc -- at travel costs, plus 4d at $640US/d
      • mpg/1, pmbatty/2, all +1
  • [11:04] motion to close mtg
    • Frank/1, Mark/2, all +1
  • next meeting: Jan 12th


Assigned Tasks

  • mpg: collect formal motion votes
  • seven: report on this meeting to mailing list
  • Jo: bylaws work
  • IncCom: try to graduate PostGIS at next mtg
  • mpg: update membership DB
  • Frank: budget document


Motions

  1. approve last meeting minutes (1/Frank, 2/Daniel, all +1)
  2. incubate GeoMoose w/ JodyG as mentor (1/Frank, 2/Jeff, all +1)
  3. incubate Rasdaman (1/Frank, 2/mpg, all +1)
  4. motion to approve NA chapter - MarkL/1, Jo/2 (mpg -1, Frank -1, Jeff +0, Daniel +0, Jo +0, Mark +1, Arnulf 0, Peter +0, Tim +0)
  5. motion to pay Jeff to fly out to Beijing and report back on their readiness, staffing, plans, etc -- at travel costs, plus 4d at $640US/d (mpg/1, pmbatty/2, all +1)
  6. motion to close meeting (Frank/1, Mark/2, all +1)