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* ''appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary''
 
* ''appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary''
 
* ''Review and approve past minutes: [[Board Meeting 2015-08-13]]''
 
* ''Review and approve past minutes: [[Board Meeting 2015-08-13]]''
* ''brief treasurer report''
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* ''brief treasurer report (including sponsors list)''
 
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* naming a president, treasurer, secretary for 2015/2016
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* On behalf of the OSGeo Foundation, the Board express deep sympathies and condolences to Frank Wamerdam, Former President of OSGeo
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* Cover travel expenses for President to attend OpenGIS conference in Moscow http://gisconf.ru/
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* Cover costs of the [http://www.meci.co.kr/societyevent/FOSS4G2015/sessions.html#WS14 Build a Drone Workshop] at FOSS4G-Seoul
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* discuss working with the UN-GIS team.  Including an invite to join a working group on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters
 +
* pick 2 days for a Board face-to-face meeting (or "Board Sprint") to outline goals and vision for the foundation
 +
* Setup private file sharing system for the Board (paid DropBox accounts, or other options) see http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_infrastructure and https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/1547
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* clarify Geo4all position within OSGeo and cancel the Edu-Committe as it is non active and already replaced by geo4all (see osgeo main page) - rather than canceling the vote should be about a transition from Edu-committee to geo4all - it will take some time and effort to make sure the infrastructure is not lost and it is properly labeled
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* [[ISPRS_2016]] coordination
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* discuss possibility of OSGeo software signing certificates [Anita] (i.e. OSX seems to not allow installation of unsigned software by default --> user needs to change configuration --> signed software would appear more professional. On the QGIS mailing list, we were discussing that we could have a QGIS.org certificate but since QGIS depends on so many other OSGeo tools - which would also have to be signed - it might be more appropriate to have an OSGeo certificate.)
 
*''add your items here''
 
*''add your items here''
  
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== Minutes ==
 
== Minutes ==
  
* Attending:  
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* Attending: Mike, Maxi, Jeff, Anita, Venka, Sanghee, Jody, Helena, Vasile, Jachym (Secretary)
* Presiding:  
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* Presiding: Jeff
* Scribing:  
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* Scribing: Vasile
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** Approved last minute;
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** Tresurer report: Jeff and Mike are currently working with PayPal to properly transfer the Canadian PayPal account to a new US one; For late 2014 - 2015 we only had one sponsor of OSGeo and that was Alan Moore of ThinkWare that was an Associate Sponsor - a sponsor clean up is required; We are in the process on finalizing our 2014 IRS filing; CT Corp was paid for the next year OSGeo Incorporation;
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** Mike, Jachym and Jeff are willing to continue in their current positions as treasurer, secretary and president;
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** OSGeo will be represented by Jeff at the OpenGIS conference in Moscow (http://gisconf.ru/);
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** OSGeo should create a working group dedicated to work with the UN-GIS team;
 +
** The board members should pick 2 days for a Board face-to-face meeting (or "Board Sprint");
 +
** OSGeos Education and Curriculum Effort is no longer active and should be replaced by the GeoForAll initiative. Further discussions and clarifications on the mailing list are required;
 +
** Further discussions on the ML are also required for the ISPRS_2016 coordination;
 +
** Code Signing Certificates: $500 approved annually, details to be sorted out on SAC mailing list with QGIS representatives.
 +
** We will try to limit the IRC meetings to 1 hour. The board should consider bimonthly meetings in the future.
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=== Motions (confirmed by email) ===
 
=== Motions (confirmed by email) ===
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| Approve past meeting's minutes
 
| Approve past meeting's minutes
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| 8
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| -
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| -
|  
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| -
|  
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| Yes
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| -
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|-
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| OSGeo board should be given write access to the drupal website
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| 8
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| -
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| -
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| -
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| Yes
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| -
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|-
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| Confirm Jeff, Mike and Jachym for another term as president, treasurer and secretary
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| 8
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| -
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| -
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| -
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| Yes
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| -
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| Cover travel expenses for President to attend OpenGIS conference in Moscow and for developing guidelines for the future events
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| 7
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| 1
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| -
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| 1
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| Yes
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| -
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|-
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| Move discussion of covering costs for Steve open drone workshop to FOSS4G 2015 LOC
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| 8
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| -
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| -
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| Yes
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| -
 
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=== Full, raw minutes notes ===
 
=== Full, raw minutes notes ===
  
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* IRC Log at http://irclogs.geoapt.com/osgeo/%23osgeo.2015-10-15.log
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*  
  
 
[[Category:Board]]
 
[[Category:Board]]
 
[[Category:Board Meetings 2015]]
 
[[Category:Board Meetings 2015]]

Latest revision as of 06:07, 12 November 2015

This board meeting is scheduled for the 15th of October 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 2015-08-13
  • brief treasurer report (including sponsors list)
  • naming a president, treasurer, secretary for 2015/2016
  • On behalf of the OSGeo Foundation, the Board express deep sympathies and condolences to Frank Wamerdam, Former President of OSGeo
  • Cover travel expenses for President to attend OpenGIS conference in Moscow http://gisconf.ru/
  • Cover costs of the Build a Drone Workshop at FOSS4G-Seoul
  • discuss working with the UN-GIS team. Including an invite to join a working group on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters
  • pick 2 days for a Board face-to-face meeting (or "Board Sprint") to outline goals and vision for the foundation
  • Setup private file sharing system for the Board (paid DropBox accounts, or other options) see http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_infrastructure and https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/1547
  • clarify Geo4all position within OSGeo and cancel the Edu-Committe as it is non active and already replaced by geo4all (see osgeo main page) - rather than canceling the vote should be about a transition from Edu-committee to geo4all - it will take some time and effort to make sure the infrastructure is not lost and it is properly labeled
  • ISPRS_2016 coordination
  • discuss possibility of OSGeo software signing certificates [Anita] (i.e. OSX seems to not allow installation of unsigned software by default --> user needs to change configuration --> signed software would appear more professional. On the QGIS mailing list, we were discussing that we could have a QGIS.org certificate but since QGIS depends on so many other OSGeo tools - which would also have to be signed - it might be more appropriate to have an OSGeo certificate.)
  • add your items here

Items from past meetings

Minutes

  • Attending: Mike, Maxi, Jeff, Anita, Venka, Sanghee, Jody, Helena, Vasile, Jachym (Secretary)
  • Presiding: Jeff
  • Scribing: Vasile
    • Approved last minute;
    • Tresurer report: Jeff and Mike are currently working with PayPal to properly transfer the Canadian PayPal account to a new US one; For late 2014 - 2015 we only had one sponsor of OSGeo and that was Alan Moore of ThinkWare that was an Associate Sponsor - a sponsor clean up is required; We are in the process on finalizing our 2014 IRS filing; CT Corp was paid for the next year OSGeo Incorporation;
    • Mike, Jachym and Jeff are willing to continue in their current positions as treasurer, secretary and president;
    • OSGeo will be represented by Jeff at the OpenGIS conference in Moscow (http://gisconf.ru/);
    • OSGeo should create a working group dedicated to work with the UN-GIS team;
    • The board members should pick 2 days for a Board face-to-face meeting (or "Board Sprint");
    • OSGeos Education and Curriculum Effort is no longer active and should be replaced by the GeoForAll initiative. Further discussions and clarifications on the mailing list are required;
    • Further discussions on the ML are also required for the ISPRS_2016 coordination;
    • Code Signing Certificates: $500 approved annually, details to be sorted out on SAC mailing list with QGIS representatives.
    • We will try to limit the IRC meetings to 1 hour. The board should consider bimonthly meetings in the future.


Motions (confirmed by email)

Motion +1 0 -1 Abstain Passed? Notes
Approve past meeting's minutes 8 - - - Yes -
OSGeo board should be given write access to the drupal website 8 - - - Yes -
Confirm Jeff, Mike and Jachym for another term as president, treasurer and secretary 8 - - - Yes -
Cover travel expenses for President to attend OpenGIS conference in Moscow and for developing guidelines for the future events 7 1 - 1 Yes -
Move discussion of covering costs for Steve open drone workshop to FOSS4G 2015 LOC 8 - - - Yes -

Full, raw minutes notes