Board Meeting 2007 09 07
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Revision as of 11:12, 7 September 2007 by Tmitchell (rough past of IRC chat log, tyler will clean it up soon)
Communication will use the new Conference Call facilities.
- Appoint meeting secretary
- Review and approve Twenty Seventh Board Meeting minutes
- Select President, Secretary and Treasurer positions (Frank's related mail).
- Confirm gvSIG Incubation.
- Discuss board/executive operation.
- Discuss Board Meeting FOSS4G2007.
- Discuss FOSS4G 2008 governance, etc.
- Discuss AGM 2007 financial reporting, and other AGM activities.
- Motion to accept the Italian local chapter (http://GFOSS.it association)
Rough paste of IRC chat here, but Tyler will clean it up shortly:
[08:04am] TylerM: roll call: frank, bob, jo, arnulf, [08:04am] TylerM: jeroen, tyler [08:04am] TylerM: paul [08:04am] TylerM: markus [08:05am] TylerM: meeting starting [08:05am] TylerM: Tyler as secretary... [08:05am] mlechner joined the chat room. [08:05am] TylerM: markusN: did you make it on? [08:05am] markusN: now yes [08:06am] TylerM: added: Dave to call [08:06am] TylerM: Agenda: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Twenty_Eighth_Board_Meeting [08:06am] sigq: Title: Twenty Eighth Board Meeting - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org) [08:07am] TylerM: arnulf moves ot accept last meeting minutes, jo seconded [08:07am] TylerM: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Twenty_Seventh_Board_Meeting [08:07am] sigq: Title: Twenty Seventh Board Meeting - OSGEO (at wiki.osgeo.org) [08:07am] TylerM: all in favour, carried [08:07am] TylerM: Next item... [08:07am] TylerM: -- Selection of officers [08:08am] TylerM: as per http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2007-September/002072.html [08:08am] sigq: Title: [Board] Board Meeting Friday (at lists.osgeo.org) [08:08am] sevenof9: The mail from FrankW looks good, lets go for it. [08:08am] TylerM: bob moves to keep frank as president, dave seconds [08:08am] • ticheler_ +1 [08:09am] TylerM: carried, all in favour [08:09am] markusN: congrats! [08:10am] TylerM: Secretary... I was before and am happy to continue [08:10am] TylerM: jo moves, dave seconds keeping tyler as secretary [08:10am] TylerM: carried [08:11am] TylerM: Treasurer.... [08:16am] huhabla joined the chat room. [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