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PSF Meeting Minutes for Aug. 30, 2013

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

August 30, 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 August 30 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 (10 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Jesse Noller, Tim Peters, Brian Curtin, David Mertz, Jessica McKellar, Alex Gaynor, Brett Canon, Lynn Root, and Doug Napoleone. Also in attendance were Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer), Diana Clarke (PyCon 2014 Conference Chair), and Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator).

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 16 August 2013 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED: that the PSF approve the minutes at as representing a true and accurate record of the August 16, 2013 meeting.

Approved, 9-0-1.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

There were no votes taken over email.

5   Reports

Reports are delivered every two weeks. The next reports will be delivered September 13, 2013.

6   Python Conference Spain Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the PSF sponsor the Python Conference Spain happening in Madrid in November 2013 in the amount of $2,500

Approved, 10-0-0.

7   CodeChix Bay Area Grant

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $2,000 to CodeChix Bay Area for providing resources to conduct CodeChix events and for providing resources for marketing of the events

Approved, 10-0-0.

8   PyCon 2014 Budget

RESOLVED, that the PSF approve the 2014 PyCon budget presented by E. Jodlowska and D. Clarke.

Approved, 10-0-0.

9   Other Business

  • The board discussed percentage estimates of Canadian residence attending PyCon 2014

10   Adjournment

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