Board Meeting 2009-01-09

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This board meeting has been scheduled for the 9th of January 2009 at 17:00 UTC (fixedtime), by Skype and IRC (#osgeo) at the same time.

Communication will be using Skype voice, initiated by Tyler Arnulf. Be sure to give him your Skype username.



  • IRC logs are here starting at 08:00.
  • Attending: Arnulf, Markus, Ari, Howard, Paul, Bob
  • Paul taking minutes, Arnulf chairing
  • Review minutues Board_Meeting_2008-12-12
    • Arnulf moves approval, Howard seconds, APPROVED: previous minutes approved
  • Approve Barcelona as 2010 FOSS4G site
    • Arnulf notes that approval was already given via e-mail process
    • APPROVED: Barcelona approved as 2010 FOSS4G site
  • Add Poland Local Chapter
    • Ari moves to accept, Arnulf seconds, APPROVED: local chapter for Poland approved
  • Add UK Local Chapter
    • Arnulf moves to accept, Paul seconds, APPROVED: local chapter for UK approved
  • Chris Schmidt to head WebCom
    • WebCom has already indicated their approval
    • Arnulf moves to accept, Howard seconds, APPROVED: Chris Schmidt approved as WebCom chair
  • Discussion of sponsorship and finding sponsors
    • Status update from Arnulf
    • Status update from Ari
    • General question from Arnulf about effectiveness of current procedure
  • Set date for next meeting: February 6, 2009
    • Arnulf moves, Bob seconds, APPROVED: Next board meeting will be February 6, 2009
  • Howard questions, "what board members are going to the Toronto Code Sprint 2009?
    • Paul, Frank, Howard
    • Arnulf suggests having a board meeting during that period so some folks can be in the same room and others skyped in.
    • General agreement.
  • Close of meeting
    • Arnulf moves to close, second Paul, meeting adjourns.