Board Meeting 2009-03-13

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This board meeting has been scheduled for the 13th of March 2009 at 17:00 UTC (fixedtime), by Skype and IRC (#osgeo) at the same time.

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



  • Attended: Arnulf, Markus, Ari, Jo, Frank and Tyler
  • MOTION: Approve Board Meeting 2009-02-06 minutes. (Previous meeting was postponed due to lack of attendance)
    • Frank moved to adopt, Arnulf second, all were in favour, carried.
  • MOTION: Approve Korean language local chapter as per email
    • Arnulf moved to adopt, Jo seconded, all were in favour, carried.
  • Consider Microdonations options (Markus)
    • Ask Marketing Committee to discuss how to spread the OSGeo PayPal donation option more, track donors, etc.
  • Seed funding for FOSS4G conferences (see Lorenzo's mail)
    • Discussing idea of providing $15k up front to newly selected conference organising committees. To help provide start-up funds for events.
    • Take it to the conference committee with request for a proposal back to the board at next meeting.
  • Next Meeting: 10 April 2009
  • Meeting adjorned: Jo moved, Arnulf seconded. All were in favour to close at 22 minutes after.