Board Meeting 2008-11-14

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Notice: This meeting was initially scheduled for 2008-11-07 but there was no quorum.

This board meeting has been scheduled for the 14th of November 2008 at 17:00 UTC (fixedtime), by phone and IRC (#osgeo) at the same time.

Communication will use the Conference Call facilities.



Attending (Skype & IRC): ArnulfC (Chair), FrankW (Secretary, AriJ, MarkusN, PaulR

  • Meeting convened at approximate 1730 UTC after some conferencing problems.
  • Approved Board Meeting FOSS4G2008 minutes.
  • Approved FOSSGIS e.V. local chapter.
  • Approved Comite direction chapitre quebecois chapter.
  • Approved Application for the Spanish Language Local Chapter.
  • Approved 3rd quarter financial statements.
  • Skipped report from Tyler.
  • Discussed sponsorship efforts - followup on board, and board-priv list as appropriate.
  • Discussed OSGeo email accounts. email reflectors are available by request to SAC (ticket), for directors, officers and responsible volunteers of OSGeo.
  • Discussed marketing spending plans. Suggested to ask on marketing list. Note that marketing is expected to produce a rough budget with spending plans as part of the 2009 budgeting process.
  • Meeting adjourned at approximately 1800 UTC.