Board Meeting 2015-09-19

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 19th of September 2015 at 14.00 UTC face-to-face at the beginning of the code sprint at FOSS4G-Seoul, and follow up voting by email.


Current items

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Review and approve past minutes: Board Meeting 2015-08-13
  • brief treasurer report
  • rasdaman discussion
  • Setting aside a % of funds for FOSS4G (request)
  • FOSS4G 2016 seed money and financial guarantee agreement recommended by Conference Committee (agreement download, list thread)
  • Setup private file sharing system for the Board (paid DropBox accounts, or other options)
  • FOSS4G process / transparence
  • add your items here

Items from past meetings


  • Attending: Mike, Maxi, Jackym, Vasile, Jeff
  • Presiding:
  • Scribing:
    • Approved last minute
    • Tresurer report: ~57k USD seed money transferred, extension for tax filling
    • Paypal account, need make a new account and transfer money from old to new
    • Rasdaman: on OpenHub errouneously it is owned by osgeo, request to change it immediately. Jeff corrected it and apologize for the error.
    • New board members require information to quickly get involved and active
    • Election, charter members shall vote to continue with membership, we should cope with this
    • Next week more details on results of election
    • Membership process


  • Mike create Paypal account
  • Jeff ask Tyler for access details
  • Jeff talk to CoC to acknowledge that the board think that also ethic misconducts is topic for CoC committee
  • Vasile: Send info to new board members based on
  • New board: examine the election process and consider to adopt a nomination + second letters from other members and no veto to be **selected**, then if veto board could take a decision

Motions (confirmed by email)

Motion +1 0 -1 Abstain Passed? Notes
Approve past meeting's minutes 8 - - - Yes -
Create a new official Paypal account for OSGeo (and transfer the money from the old account) 8 - - - Yes -
OSGeo contact Web page: remove the form from the page and include the list of e-mails (board address, president, tresurer, discussion list, project mailing lists, etc..) 7 1 - - Yes -
Use Google infrastructure for mails and drive space 5 2 - 1 Yes -

Full, raw minutes notes

  • IRC Log at