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PSF Meeting Minutes for 2012-09-26

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The Python Software Foundation
Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

September 26, 2012

A regular meeting of the Python Software Foundation ("PSF") Board of Directors was held over Group Conference Call via phone and Internet Relay Chat beginning at 18:00 CEST/ 12:00 EDT, on September 12 2012. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska prepared the minutes.

All votes are reported in the form "Y-N-A" (in favor-Y‚opposed-N‚abstentions-A; e.g. "5-1-2" means "5 in favor, 1 opposed, and 2 abstentions").

1   Attendance

The following members of the Board of Directors (8 of ll) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Tim Peters, Brian Curtin, Jessica McKellar, Doug Napoleone (joined after the minutes were voted on), Martin v. Löwis, and Jesse Noller. Also in attendance were Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) and Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator).

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 12 September 2012 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED, that we approve the minutes at as representing a true and accurate record of the September 12 2012 meeting.

Approved, 7-0-0.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

There were no votes taken over email.

7   Pythondotorg Redesign Proposal

RESOLVED: The Python Software Foundation accept the ( site redesign proposal set forth by Project Evolution / Revolution Systems and Divio with a budget not to exceed $70,000 in total without further board approval.

Approved, 8-0-0.

8   Other Business

8.1   Restructure Membership

Possibly restructuring membership has been proposed. There are thoughts of a new membership model for the future of the PSF. Van L. will write up his new proposal for this restructuring.

8.2   GSoC

It has been proposed that GSoC gets resource assistance. The PSF will find someone to help the current leader and possibly reenforce the leadership with a second person to help run things.

9   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 19:00 CEST/ 13:00 EDT.