Board Meeting 2017-04-12

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 12th of April 2017 at [1] through IRC and follow up voting on Loomio.

Agenda

Current items

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Approve last meeting minutes
  • FOSS4G Planning
    • FOSS4G 2017 AGM planning: time slot (when and how long, LOC needs it soon), reports, board participants
    • Information Exchange Event
    • Networking Event
    • Sol Katz award - ask Jeff to lead?
    • OSGeo booth sign up on booth wiki
  • Announce elections schedule
    • Did we updating voting procedure as planned?
  • Code sprint updates
    • STDM_2017_Code_Sprint - request approved, funds transferred?
    • FOSS4G-SOTM-AR - requested received, review needed. event code sprint budget
    • Java_2017_Code_Sprint - finances sorted, sprint results
    • CalGIS Sprint invite - invitation from LocationTech projects
    • QGIS User Conference & Developer meeting - sponsorship & risk sharing request received (budget)
  • Partner Updates
    • IGU MOU update - Suchith requests board volunteer
  • Marketing Committee
    • Website/rebranding contract signed
    • FOSS4G
    • AAG
    • OSCon
  • Travel grants discussion - we have a requests with respect to foss4g and other events
  • Sponsorship updates
  • UN Committee's proposal for support
  • MoU between Science and Technology Park, India and OSGeo Foundation
  • Add agenda items

Minutes

  • Attending: Venka, Mike, Helena, Jody, Anita, Maria, Angelos, Vasile
  • Presiding: Venka
  • Scribing: Angelos
  • Approval of previous board meeting minutes on 2017-03-02 moved to Loomio
  • FOSS4G planning discussion:
    • FOSS4G 2017 AGM planning discussion: Ask LOC for 90 mins
    • Sol Katz award: Jeff McKenna offered to lead
  • Announce elections schedule:
    • There will be no voting, any person nominated by a charter member and seconded by another charter member will be selected, unless there is a strong objection made in public (as agreed in f2f meeting in Bonn)
    • Vasile will be CRO this year with help from Jeff McKenna.
  • Code sprint updates
    • STDM_2017_Code_Sprint funds transferred
    • FOSS4G-SOTM-AR Code sprint request: Wiki page needs to be filled with more details regarding participating projects etc. before we can take a decision. Venka will follow up with organizers.
    • Java_2017_Code_Sprint - finances sorted, sprint results: waiting on final sponsor invoice from Boundless. Java code sprint is done - blog post here
    • CalGIS Sprint invite - invitation from LocationTech projects
    • QGIS User Conference & Developer meeting - sponsorship & risk sharing request received: the request is for sponsorship + some risk sharing. The request is 3500 $ to this event, expected participation is 100-150. QGIS won't request any funding for the second event in april this year, which is dev only
  • Partner Updates
    • IGU MOU update - Suchith requests board volunteer, Helena volunteered
  • Marketing Committee
    • Website/rebranding contract signed, waiting first invoice. Project is underway.
    • a number outreach events on the go: FOSS4G, AAG, OSCon
  • Travel grants discussion moved to e-mail
  • Sponsorship updates
    • We have press released out for Gaia3D, GeoCat, GeoSolutions
    • Astun has confirmed they will sponsor again this year.
    • Waiting Boundless invoice
    • Discussion on how to handle sponsorship from local events
  • UN Committee's proposal for support: Maria will update the Board as soon as there is something clearer
  • MoU between Science and Technology Park, India and OSGeo Foundation. Discussion to be moved to Loomio/email
  • April 26th foss4g planning hangout (booth, agm, website workshop, f2f)
  • Next Board Meeting was scheduled for 2017-05-11 14:00UTC

Motions

Motion +1 0 -1 Abstain Passed Notes
MOT1: March meeting minutes to be approved on e-mail Venka, Angelos, Helena, Maria, Mike, Anita, Jody, Vasile https://www.loomio.org/d/S0eXHhNf/approve-board-meeting-minutes-2017-03-02- Passed https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2016-13-02
MOT2: Vasile and Jeff to be CRO for 2017 Charter Member Selection Process Venka, Anita, Jody, Helena, Mike, Angelos, Maria Vasile https://www.loomio.org/d/OqKU9WGD/approve-vasile-craciunescu-and-jeff-mckenna-to-be-cro-for-2017-charter-member-selection-process Passed
MOT3: Vasile and Jeff as CROs for 2017 Board elections Angelos, Venka, Helena, Maria, Mike, Anita, Vasile https://www.loomio.org/d/nGcVzJQI/approve-vasile-craciunescu-and-jeff-mckenna-as-cros-for-2017-board-elections Passed
MOT5: Approve QGIS Code Sprint Budget request Helena, Venka, Maria, Mike, Angelos, Vasile Jody Anita https://www.loomio.org/d/3FZePfsu/approve-qgis-code-sprint-budget-request Passed
MOT6: Discuss about FOSS4G Travel Grant by email Anita, Jody, Mike, Venka, Angelos, Helena, Maria https://www.loomio.org/d/pfsrhj6Z/discuss-about-foss4g-travel-grant-by-email
MOT7: Next board meeting on IRC: 11 May (Thu) same time Mike, Venka, Angelos, Helena, Anita, Jody https://www.loomio.org/d/0D1Znzsb/next-board-meeting-on-irc-11-may-thu-same-time Passed
MOT8: April 26th foss4g planning hangout (booth, agm, website workshop, f2f) Angelos, Venka, Anita https://www.loomio.org/d/NAvsuYOg/foss4g-planning-hangout-on-april-26th-booth-agm-website-workshop-f2f- Passed

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