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PSF Meeting Minutes for 2013-07-26

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

July 26, 2013

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 July 26 2013. 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 (11 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Jesse Noller, Tim Peters, Brian Curtin, David Mertz, Jessica McKellar (left meeting before Kiwi PyCon FA vote), Alex Gaynor, Brett Canon, Lynn Root, and Doug Napoleone (joined after the minutes vote). Also in attendance were Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) and Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator).

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 12 July 2013 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED: that the PSF approve the minutes at http://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2013-July/022717.html as representing a true and accurate record of the July 12, 2013 meeting.

Approved, 8-0-2.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

4.1   PyData Boston 2013 Conference

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor the PyData conference happening in Boston on July 27-28 for the amount of $2,250 USD

Approved, 11-0-0.

5   Reports

Reports are delivered every two weeks. The next reports will be delivered August 09, 2013.

6   Outreach & Education Budget

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation budget item for Outreach and Education shall be $22,500/year

Approved, 11-0-0.

7   Outreach & Education Committee/Workgroup

RESOLVED, that the Outreach and Education Committee shall be a working group of the Python Software Foundation, co-chaired by David Mertz and Jessica McKellar. Membership shall consist of co-chairs, in addition to Aahz, Alex Gaynor, Anna Ravenscroft, Brian Curtin, Chris Calloway, Lynn Root, and Jesse Noller. Co-chairs shall, by joint agreement, have the power to add or remove committee members, with the current membership roster to be approved by the Python Software Foundation Board of Directors at least once per year

Approved, 10-0-1.

8   PythonBrasil Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PythonBrasil 2013 (http://2013.ploneconf.org/ploneconf/sponsors#section-9; http://2013.pythonbrasil.org.br/pythonbrasil) in the amount of $4,500 USD

Approved, 11-0-0.

9   PyCon Kiwi Financial Aid

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant an additional USD 1,000 to Kiwi PyCon 2013 to be used for providing financial aid to the conference attendees

Approved, 10-0-0.

10   PyCon Argentina 2013 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyCon Argentina 2013 in the amount of $2,500 USD

Approved, 10-0-0.

12   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 18:54 CEST/ 12:54 EDT.