Board Meeting 2015-02-05

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 5th of February 2015 at 15.00 UTC through IRC and follow up voting by email.


Current items

Items in italic are recurring at each meeting.

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Review and approve past minutes: Board Meeting 2015-01-15
  • brief treasurer report
  • Funding requests:
    • Request for Philadelphia Code Sprint funding (thread)
    • Request for ICA-OSGeo-ISPRS Student Awards seed funding (10k USD) (request) (award wiki)
    • Request for ICA-OSGeo Labs website funding (request)
      • Based on discussions in the mail lists, we decided that investing in the website and web resources are key for us (and the website benefits all the labs members), so we wish to request that from the 5k USD allocation for ICA-OSGeo labs , 3500 USD is used for the website for 2015 with 1000 USD in future for annual maintenance efforts. - extract from the email sent by Suchith Anand
    • Request for funding for the (second) OSGeo Townhall at the European Geoscience Union (EGU) General Assembly. Details and background info here:
  • FOSS4Gs
    • FOSS4G 2015 Seoul update
    • FOSS4G 2016 update
  • Board F2F (Anne)
  • Google Summer of Code: update from Anne
  • Developing a Diversity statement for the Foundation
  • Beginning plans for a 2015 budget (similar to OSGeo Budget 2014)
  • Select next meeting date/time

Items from past meetings

  • Updating/Recording accurate foundation officers
    • Website committee chair not active (according to the chair)
    • Geodata committee not actively used (according to the chair)
    • Marketing committee without a chair
  • Updating/Recording accurate local chapters
  • Agree on 5-level project evaluation as proposed by Cameron [1]
  • OSGeo is now a registered 'organization' with OGC, and goal is to have all OSGeo "products"/projects listed there. (initial discussion on Projects list)


  • Attending:
  • Presiding:
  • Scribing:

Assigned Tasks

Motions (to be confirmed by email)

Motion +1 0 -1 Abstain Passed? Notes

Full, raw minutes notes

IRC Log at