Board Meeting 2011-10-05

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 5th of October 2011 at 17:00 UTC on IRC and follow up voting on Skype.


  • Review past minutes: Face to Face Meeting Denver 2011
  • Action items from last meeting
  • Appoint new secretary
  • Board meetings
    • Find a regular day and time for board meetings (can also be agreed via mail up front).
    • Evaluate options for IRC or voice conf and provider, or go for a combination
  • ED tasks transfer (link forthcoming)
  • Provide guidance to the Conference Committee wrt FOSS4G Beijing and potentially conflicting regional events
    • Results from the foss4g 2011 attendee survey (Batty to summarize - latest results sent to board list 10/5/2011)
    • North American regional conference for 2012
    • Discussion to fund Jeff for conference management
  • Finances
    • Status update
    • Outsourcing options (get quotes?)
  • Open session regarding the future style of the organization (mpg's 3 suggestions)
    • Three roles needed (to be filled by 1 person, or more?)
      • Administrative tasks
      • Project work (SAC, code sprints, etc.)
      • ED / ambassador:
        • Outreach
        • Fundraising
          • Conferences
          • Sponsorships
          • Sponsoring Memberships?
          • Other suggestions
  • MOUs
    • appointment of an MOU Czar
    • proposal for Geomatics Laboratory of Politecnico di Milano
  • please add items


Action Summary


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