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== Minutes ==
 
== Minutes ==
Rough paste of IRC chat here, but Tyler will clean it up shortly:
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# Meeting started 15:00UTC
[08:04am] TylerM: roll call: frank, bob, jo, arnulf,
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# Appointed meeting secretary: Tyler
[08:04am] TylerM: jeroen, tyler
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## Attendees: Frank, Bob, Jo, Arnulf, Jeroen, Tyler, Paul, Markus, Dave
[08:04am] TylerM: paul
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# '''Approve last meeting minutes''': Arnulf motioned, Jo seconded, all in favour, motion passed.
[08:04am] TylerM: markus
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# '''Select President, Secretary, Treasurer''' at per [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2007-September/002072.html this email]
[08:05am] TylerM: meeting starting
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## Bob moves to keep Frank as president, Dave seconded, all in favour, motion passed
[08:05am] TylerM: Tyler as secretary...
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## Tyler offers to continue as Secretary, Jo motioned, Dave seconded, all in favour, motion passed
[08:05am] mlechner joined the chat room.
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## Long discussion about treasurer role, as Gary is no longer on Board and some interest has been shown by Ken Tamura at Autodesk to help in some capacity. Ken will join next meeting to help discuss the topic.
[08:05am] TylerM: markusN: did you make it on?
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# '''Confirm gvSIG Incubation Status'''
[08:05am] markusN: now yes
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## Frank is bringing the recommendation from incubation committee to have gvSIG to join incubation, it will be the 10th project in incubation, a few others may graduate out over next few months
[08:06am] TylerM: added: Dave to call
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## GeoNetwork will work on getting out of incubation by end of Oct after 3rd GeoNetwork meeting
[08:06am] TylerM: Agenda: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Twenty_Eighth_Board_Meeting
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## Jeroen moved to accept gvSIG, Arnulf seconded, all in favour, carried
[08:06am] sigq: Title: Twenty Eighth Board Meeting - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org)
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# '''Discuss board/executive operation'''
[08:07am] TylerM: arnulf moves ot accept last meeting minutes, jo seconded
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## Discussed generally how the board, etc. operates, Frank giving an overview of how board, lists, ed, email addresses, etc.
[08:07am] TylerM: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Twenty_Seventh_Board_Meeting
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## Discussed fund spending processes.
[08:07am] sigq: Title: Twenty Seventh Board Meeting - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org)
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## Tyler gave overview of current funds and how they relate to the budget, more finance discussion to be had at board meeting at foss4g
[08:07am] TylerM: all in favour, carried
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# '''Discussed agenda''' for [[Board_Meeting_FOSS4G2007|board meeting at FOSS4G]]
[08:07am] TylerM: Next item...
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# '''Discussed FOSS4G 2008 governance''', etc.
[08:07am] TylerM:  -- Selection of officers
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## Frank discussing ideas / approach to how to have OSGeo work with South Africa group for FOSS4G 2008
[08:08am] TylerM: as per http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2007-September/002072.html
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## Question of how to give local autonomy for smooth deliver, yet tie clearly back to OSGeo
[08:08am] sigq: Title: [Board] Board Meeting Friday (at lists.osgeo.org)
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## Paul explained that it was ideal to have a board member on their local committee and someone from a previous event on behalf of the conference committee
[08:08am] sevenof9: The mail from FrankW looks good, lets go for it.
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## Frank presented the idea to accept the South Africa bid as officially approved, Paul moved, Arnulf seconded, all in favour, carried
[08:08am] TylerM: bob moves to keep frank as president, dave seconds
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## There will still be more formal budget discussion before carrying forward
[08:08am] • ticheler_ +1
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# '''Discuss AGM'''
  [08:09am] TylerM: carried, all in favour
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## Tyler to promote the AGM http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/AGM_2007 a bit more publicly
[08:09am] markusN: congrats!
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# '''Italian Chapter'''
[08:10am] TylerM: Secretary... I was before and am happy to continue
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## Markus brings forward idea to accept the Italian OSGeo Chapter, Markus makes motion to accept the italian local chapter, second by Jo, all in favour, motion carried, Markus to inform Italian group.
  [08:10am] TylerM: jo moves, dave seconds keeping tyler as secretary
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# Tyler posted his todo list, etc. onto wiki user page http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/User:Tmitchell
[08:10am] TylerM: carried
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# Paul moved to close meeting, arnulf second, all in favour, motion carried
[08:11am] TylerM: Treasurer....
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# Meet adjorned at 15:59
[08:16am] huhabla joined the chat room.
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# '''Next meeting''': [[Board_Meeting_FOSS4G2007 | Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 in Victoria]], face to face meeting, with IRC and telephone
[08:18am] gsherman joined the chat room.
 
[08:18am] mloskot left the chat room. ("Leaving")
 
[08:21am] zool: long discussion about treasurer role
 
[08:21am] zool: comes down to wanting more feedback from ken tamura in person, and talkin about it all in depth at f2f
 
[08:21am] TylerM: defer discussion until we can have ken involved in a call to give input
 
  [08:22am] TylerM: --- next item
 
[08:22am] TylerM: gvSIG incubation
 
[08:22am] TylerM: frank is bringing the recommendation from incubation committee to have gvSIG to join incubation
 
[08:23am] TylerM: it will be the 10th project in incubation
 
[08:23am] TylerM: a few may graduate out over next few months
 
[08:24am] ticheler_: GeoNetwork will work on getting out of incubation by end of Oct after 3rd GeoNetwork meeting
 
[08:24am] TylerM: jeroen moves to accept, arnulf seconds to accept them
 
[08:24am] TylerM: all in favour, carried
 
[08:25am] TylerM: --- Discuss board/executive operation
 
[08:25am] jlivni_ joined the chat room.
 
[08:25am] TylerM: -discussing generally how the board, etc. operates
 
[08:26am] TylerM: frank giving an overview of how board, lists, ed, email addresses, etc.
 
[08:27am] mloskot joined the chat room.
 
[08:27am] TylerM: discussing fund spending processes..
 
[08:28am] mloskot left the chat room. (Client Quit)
 
[08:32am] ominoverde joined the chat room.
 
[08:35am] TylerM: tyler gave overview of current funds and how they relate to the budget
 
[08:36am] TylerM: more finance discussion to be had at board meeting at foss4g
 
[08:38am] zool: hooray
 
[08:38am] TylerM: -- discuss agenda for foss4g board meeting
 
[08:39am] TylerM: -- discuss FOSS4G 2008 governance, etc.
 
[08:39am] ticheler_: -- Discuss FOSS4G 2008 governance, etc.
 
[08:39am] TylerM: :
 
[08:39am] TylerM:
 
[08:40am] ticheler_:
 
[08:40am] TylerM: frank discussing ideas / approach to how osgeo to work with south africa group
 
[08:41am] TylerM: how to give local autonomy for smooth deliver, but tie back to osgeo
 
[08:42am] jlivni left the chat room. (Read error: 110 (Connection timed out))
 
[08:42am] TylerM: paul -- ideal to have board member on local committee and
 
[08:43am] TylerM: someone from previous event
 
[08:45am] TylerM: on behalf of the conference committee, frank is bring the idea to accept the south africa bid as the approved
 
[08:45am] TylerM: paul moved, arnulf seconded to offcially accept, all in favour, carried
 
[08:46am] TylerM: there will still be more formal budget discussion before carrying forward
 
[08:50am] ajturner left the chat room.
 
[08:50am] jgarnett joined the chat room.
 
[08:51am] TylerM: going to promote the AGM http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/AGM_2007 a bit more publicly
 
[08:51am] sigq: Title: AGM 2007 - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org)
 
[08:53am] markusN: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Italiano
 
[08:53am] sigq: Title: Italiano - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org)
 
[08:55am] ticheler_: ominoverde: What's the legal status of the Italian chapter
 
[08:55am] ominoverde: illegal
 
[08:55am] TylerM: -- new item.. Markus bringing forward the idea of accepting the italian chapter
 
[08:55am] • ominoverde kidding
 
[08:56am] ominoverde: the italian chapter doesn't exists actually but there is the GFOSS.it association that is legally in italy
 
[08:56am] TylerM: markus makes motion to accept the italian local chapter, second by jo
 
[08:56am] TylerM: all in favour, motion carried
 
[08:57am] ticheler_: zool: you wre too fast
 
[08:57am] ominoverde:
 
[08:57am] zool: gfoss.it rocks
 
[08:58am] SiamCat left the chat room. (Remote closed the connection)
 
[08:58am] ominoverde: hehe
 
[08:58am] ominoverde: maybe somebody should tell them (me too) that you've decided this...
 
[08:58am] TylerM: Tyler posted his todo list http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/User:Tmitchell
 
[08:58am] sigq: Title: User:Tmitchell - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org)
 
[08:58am] TylerM: Paul moves to close meeting, arnulf second.. carried
 
[08:59am] TylerM: See you (almost) all of you at http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Board_Meeting_FOSS4G2007
 
[08:59am] sigq: Title: Board Meeting FOSS4G2007 - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org)
 
[08:59am] ticheler_ left the chat room.
 
[08:59am] TylerM: Next board meeting sept 23rd.. telecon and IRC available for remote attendees
 
[08:59am] TylerM: ----- MEETING ADJORNED
 
  
 
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[[Category: Board]]

Latest revision as of 05:22, 23 July 2008

This board meeting has been scheduled for the 7th of September at 15:00 UTC (fixedtime), by phone and IRC (#osgeo) at the same time.

Communication will use the new Conference Call facilities.

Agenda

Minutes

  1. Meeting started 15:00UTC
  2. Appointed meeting secretary: Tyler
    1. Attendees: Frank, Bob, Jo, Arnulf, Jeroen, Tyler, Paul, Markus, Dave
  3. Approve last meeting minutes: Arnulf motioned, Jo seconded, all in favour, motion passed.
  4. Select President, Secretary, Treasurer at per this email
    1. Bob moves to keep Frank as president, Dave seconded, all in favour, motion passed
    2. Tyler offers to continue as Secretary, Jo motioned, Dave seconded, all in favour, motion passed
    3. Long discussion about treasurer role, as Gary is no longer on Board and some interest has been shown by Ken Tamura at Autodesk to help in some capacity. Ken will join next meeting to help discuss the topic.
  5. Confirm gvSIG Incubation Status
    1. Frank is bringing the recommendation from incubation committee to have gvSIG to join incubation, it will be the 10th project in incubation, a few others may graduate out over next few months
    2. GeoNetwork will work on getting out of incubation by end of Oct after 3rd GeoNetwork meeting
    3. Jeroen moved to accept gvSIG, Arnulf seconded, all in favour, carried
  6. Discuss board/executive operation
    1. Discussed generally how the board, etc. operates, Frank giving an overview of how board, lists, ed, email addresses, etc.
    2. Discussed fund spending processes.
    3. Tyler gave overview of current funds and how they relate to the budget, more finance discussion to be had at board meeting at foss4g
  7. Discussed agenda for board meeting at FOSS4G
  8. Discussed FOSS4G 2008 governance, etc.
    1. Frank discussing ideas / approach to how to have OSGeo work with South Africa group for FOSS4G 2008
    2. Question of how to give local autonomy for smooth deliver, yet tie clearly back to OSGeo
    3. Paul explained that it was ideal to have a board member on their local committee and someone from a previous event on behalf of the conference committee
    4. Frank presented the idea to accept the South Africa bid as officially approved, Paul moved, Arnulf seconded, all in favour, carried
    5. There will still be more formal budget discussion before carrying forward
  9. Discuss AGM
    1. Tyler to promote the AGM http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/AGM_2007 a bit more publicly
  10. Italian Chapter
    1. Markus brings forward idea to accept the Italian OSGeo Chapter, Markus makes motion to accept the italian local chapter, second by Jo, all in favour, motion carried, Markus to inform Italian group.
  11. Tyler posted his todo list, etc. onto wiki user page http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/User:Tmitchell
  12. Paul moved to close meeting, arnulf second, all in favour, motion carried
  13. Meet adjorned at 15:59
  14. Next meeting: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 in Victoria, face to face meeting, with IRC and telephone