Board Meeting 2019-12-30

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This board meeting is scheduled Monday 30 December 2019 at 14:00 UTC through Jitsi, a record of motions is preserved on loomio and actions on osgeo todo issue tracker.


Current items

  1. roll call
    • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  2. Review and approve past minutes
  3. Onboarding
  4. Appoint new OSGeo Officers.
  5. Approve seed funds for FOSS4G 2021
  6. Review actions list.
  7. Question about the UNIGIS MoU
  8. Add more agenda items here...


  • Presiding: Angelos
  • Scribing: All, Astrid transfers the protocol to the wiki
  • Attending: Mike, Astrid, Angelos, Till, Victoria, Helena, Codrina

Review and approve past minutes Board Meeting 2019-12-09

MOT1: Approve meeting notes: 2019-12-09

  • Angelos: Motion started +1
  • Mike: Seconded +1
  • Codrina: +1
  • Astrid: +1
  • Till: +1
  • Victoria: +1
  • Helena: +1
  • Vicky: +1

Discussion about Loomio

  • Loomio is asking for a fee this year: 10 $ per year for entire group
  • Alternatively we could install it on our own infrastructure
  • Who is the owner of the loomio account? At the moment everybody of the board is registered. We have to find out whether there is an owner.
  • After Discussion everyone would like to continue to work on loomio on the public version.
  • ACTION: Michael - upgrade loomio account. (DONE by Michael. 10 $ per year for community members): Action Done (


Discussion about Face to Face meetings
  • budget discussion will be done via video meeting, no f2f meeting needed
  • we could meet at FOSS4G or in Athens at the Community Sprint
  • decision is postponed for the time being, as not everybody will be in Calgary for sure

ACTION ALL BOARD MEMBERS please read the byLaws

Appointing new Roles

Background Information about the different roles

MOT2: Appoint new OSGeo Officers

Board Members:

  • Treasurer: Mike
  • Secretary: Astrid
  • Vice-President: Vicky
  • Vice-President: Helena
  • Vice-President: Victoria
  • Vice-President: Codrina
  • President: Angelos
  • Chair: Till

Seed funds for FOSS4G 2021

MOT3: Approve seed funding for Argentina 2021 with negotiated % profit returned to OSGeo

  • Angelos: +1
  • Mike: +1
  • Till: +1
  • Astrid: +1
  • Vicky: +1
  • Helena: +1
  • Victoria: +1
  • Codrina: +1

Action on Actions

Next meetings

Budget Meeting

Next regular meeting

Next regular Meeting 27. January 16 UTC