Board Meeting 2008 07 18

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This board meeting has been scheduled for the 18th of July 2008 at 15:00 UTC (fixedtime), by phone and IRC (#osgeo) at the same time.

Communication will use the Conference Call facilities.

Agenda

  • Appoint meeting secretary,
  • Review and approve Thirty Seventh Board Meeting minutes.
  • Review and approve graduation of GeoTools from incubation with Jody Garnett as VP, GeoTools.
  • Review and approve OSGeo Annual Report (2.3MB PDF) for distribution.
    • All but financial report is complete
  • Update from Tyler
  • Reviewing OSGeo effectiveness - survey

Minutes

  • Meeting started 15:11UTC
  • Tyler acting as meeting secretary
  • Paul, Arnulf, Bob, Frank, Chris and Tyler attending (quorum achieved)
  • Review and approve Thirty Seventh Board Meeting minutes.
    • MOTION: Arnulf moved to adopt the minutes, Bob seconded, all were in favour
  • Review and approve graduation of GeoTools from incubation with Jody Garnett as VP, GeoTools.
    • GeoTools was duly approved by incubation committee, Jody chosen by GeoTools PMC to be rep
    • MOTION: Frank moved to adopt, Arnulf seconded, all were in favour. GeoTools has officially graduated from incubation.
    • Congratulations and good work GeoTools PMC and mentor!
  • Review and approve OSGeo Annual Report (2.3MB PDF) for distribution.
    • MOTION: Frank moved to adopt the annual report, pending the approved financial report. Seconded by Paul, all were in favour. Annual Report accepted, once final Financial Report is approved.
  • Update from Tyler
  • Reviewing OSGeo effectiveness - survey
    • Tyler looking for feedback from Board (and anyone else who has an opinion). To help drive discussion for future vision, etc. at future board meeting.
  • Other business...
    • Frank mentioned OSGeo4W as a prime opportunity to help spread the OSGeo software stack
    • Frank mentioned work on formal working agreement for Tyler/ED is underway
    • Paul updated on some conference stats and feel for upcoming months. Minimal sponsorship levels have been met.
  • Closed Meeting at 15:29UTC: Chris moved, Arnulf seconded, all were in favour.