[OSGeo-Discuss] Minutes from Board meeting 2013-10-17
jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
Sat Oct 19 14:51:41 PDT 2013
short summary from last board's meeting :
Attending: Frank, Cameron, Jachym, Bart, Gerald, Anne, Jeff, Daniel,
Jorge (all 9 directors)
[20:00 UTC] start, roll call (all here, with jgarnett, mdsmith and
[20:06 UTC] MOTION: to approve minutes from August meeting.
[20:08 UTC] MOTION: motion to approve the minutes from our F2F meeting:
[20:10 UTC] Discuss FOSS4G LOC vs OSGeo involvement
pramsey is now the board rep on the 2014 LOC
dfuhriman: We'd like to get that contract approved ASAP.
FrankW_PL notes we (the board) need to see and approve a budget before
signing should occur.
FrankW_PL observes that the conservative attendance scenario is not very
dfuhriman: All of this is made up, it's meaningless, don't take any of
it as truth. it's just a placeholder.
pramsey expected to review and approve the budget
public version of budget:
[20:20 UTC] Incubation committee
jgarnett reports, that Marble project is ready for graduation
MOTION: motion to approve Marble Virtual Globe as a graduated OSGeo
[20:28 UTC] approve code sprint guidelines
MOTION: board to approve the Code Sprint Guidelines (passed)
[20:34 UTC] Make a formal motion about potential inactive Charter members
MOTION: Current OSGeo Charter members who have not voted in the last two
board and charter elections will be invited (via email) to move from the
current OSGeo-Charter member list to a Past OSGeo Charter Members list,
and will loose their voting rights. These emailed members may either
respond with a commitment to vote in future elections, or be moved. Not
responding within 3 weeks would result in being moved. To be
reintroduced to Charter member status, the past Charter member would
need to be selected again using the standard Charter member selection
[20:50 UTC] Discuss OSGeo involvement with partner organizations
Suchith is doing a wonderful job at pushing the importance of Education,
as well as the OGC-OSGeo relationship
ICA-OSGeo Labs celebrate today the 50th Lab.
(25th at 10am UK) there will be a conference call regarding
this....hopefully with myself, Mark from OGC, Denise from OGC, Suchith,
etc.. regarding OGC/OSGeo relationship. Arnulf i hope as well
these are meetings with an agenda, with specific goals (between the
OGC-OSGeo relationship)...essentially this is continuing the momentum of
our F2F dinner with the OGC
jmckenna: like it or not the president of both orgs should be meeting,
talking. so i am hesitant to push this off. but i don't consider me a
champion...i'm folllowing the lead of Suchith and you Anne.
[21:02 UTC] I proposed Anne as LocationTech liaison. (passed)
[21:05 UTC] Next meeting: november 14th
[21:05 UTC] meeting closed
Jachym - secretary
jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
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