Board Meeting 2019-04-29

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 29th of April 2019 at 16:00 - 17:00 UTC, a record of motions is preserved on loomio and actions on osgeo todo issue tracker.

Agenda

Current items

Items in italic are recurring at each meeting.

Agenda:

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Review and approve past minutes
  • Code of conduct committee request to adopt "live" code of conduct document so we do not need to maintain our own.
  • Incubation update: PROJ has applied to join the incubation program
  • CLA - how to handle people from companies, that are dissolved like Boundless
  • discuss MoU with Geotech https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/MOU_GeoTech

Breakout:

  • FOSS4G meeting planning and travel arrangements

Minutes

  • Presiding: Jody
  • Scribing: Angelos

Attending:

  • Angelos
  • Helena
  • Maria
  • Astrid
  • Jody
  • Michael
  • Victoria


Review and approve past minutes

Board_Meeting_2019-03-25

MOT1: Accept minutes for https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2019-03-25

  • Jody +1 (initial motion)
  • Angelos +1 (seconded)
  • Helena +0
  • Maria +1
  • Astrid +0
  • Michael +1

Motion moved to Loomio: https://www.loomio.org/d/wUjRk1N3/approve-meeting-minutes-from-board-meeting-2019-03-25

Status: Open

Code of conduct committee request

Code of conduct committee request to adopt "live" code of conduct document so we do not need to maintain our own.

ACTION1: Maria make a diff of live CoC

Incubation update: PROJ has applied to join the incubation program

  • Discussion about the process of PROJ incubation. Mike is the mentor.
  • The board thanks the incubation committee warmly.

CLA - how to handle people from companies, that are dissolved like Boundless

  • Individuals can sign a CLA their new employer can sign a CLA
  • Discussion about the need to have companies signing CLAs instead of just contributors.
  • Individuals can sign a CLA for work they do on their own time. Their employer needs to sign that they have permission to make those contributions "on company time".

Discuss MoU with Geotech

  • https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/MOU_GeoTech
  • "with reduced or waived registration fees" <-- is this an obligation we are taking on with an expectation that foss4g events will offer a discount to GeoTech as a partner?
  • If an MOU does not mention a partner participating in open source then we need to negotiate
  • Also we would like to clarify the reduced fees

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