Board Meeting 2015-05-21

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 21st of May 2015 at 14.00 UTC through IRC and follow up voting by email.

Agenda

Current items

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Review and approve past minutes: Board Meeting 2015-04-09
  • brief treasurer report
  • Approve OSGeo Code of Conduct, as per: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Code_Of_Conduct
  • Clarify rules on letters of support (Protocol for requesting letter of support)
  • Incubation: PyWPS to enter incubation with Tom Kralidis as mentor. Committee membership has been adjusted based on participation.
  • FOSS4G 2015 update
  • FOSS4G 2016 update
  • Finalize OSGeo Budget 2015
    • Request the allocated $5K for ICA/OSGeo labs for funding Student travel awards for FOSS4G 2015 Seoul [1]
    • note: request to Board to split the already allocated 5K$ for ICA-OSGeo labs student travel into 3.5K$ for GeoForAll website development + 1.5K$ FOSS4G 2015 student travel fund [NOT NEEDED see above]
  • Request for sponsorship for "Open Source Comes to Campus" - Algeria, October 2015. See request to the Board list
  • Travel etc. expenses discussion for FOSS4G 2016 going to 2015 and for next years
  • Request for contacting Esri about the "GIS for the UN and International Community" event (request) (event)
  • add your items here

Items from past meetings

  • Updating/Recording accurate foundation officers
    • Website committee chair not active (according to the chair)
    • Geodata committee not actively used (according to the chair)
    • Marketing committee without a chair
  • Updating/Recording accurate local chapters
  • Agree on 5-level project evaluation as proposed by Cameron [2]
  • OSGeo is now a registered 'organization' with OGC, and goal is to have all OSGeo "products"/projects listed there. (initial discussion on Projects list)
  • [UNASSIGNED] update Officers page (and any others) to reflect pycsw as a graduted OSGeo project

Minutes

  • Attending:
  • Presiding:
  • Scribing:

Also attended:

Assigned Tasks

  • [UNASSIGNED]

Motions (confirmed by email)

See email thread on the Board list.

Motion +1 0 -1 Abstain Passed? Notes
Approve past meeting's minutes x x x x Yes/No x

Full, raw minutes notes

  • 14:00 Meeting starts
  • ..
  • 15:10 Next meeting time: