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PSF Meeting Minutes for Sept. 27, 2013

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

September 27, 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 September 27, 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 (9 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Jesse Noller, Tim Peters, Brian Curtin, Jessica McKellar, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Alex Gaynor, Lynn Root, and Doug Napoleone. Also in attendance were Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) and Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator).

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 13 September 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 September 13, 2013 meeting

Approved, 9-0-0.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

On 24 September 2013 the PSF Board voted via email on the following resolution

RESOLVED, that the PSF sponsor PyConUK in the amount of GBP 1500 (approximately USD 2407)

Approved, 11-0-0.

5   Reports

Reports are delivered every two weeks. The next reports will be delivered October 10, 2013.

6   PyDay Ecuador 2014 Grant

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $2,000 USD for the funding of PyDay in Ecuador in January 2014 in Loja City, contingent upon the posting of a code of conduct

Approved, 9-0-0.

7   PyConZA 2013 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyConZA 2013 at the patron level in the amount of 500 USD (approximately 5000 RAND)

Approved, 9-0-0.

8   PyTennessee 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyTennessee 2014 at the "Bruces" sponsorship level in the amount of $2,500 USD

Approved, 8-0-1.

9   Other Business

  • Van discussed the progress of the bylaws workgroup preparations. Van is going to send out the revised draft of the bylaws for review.
  • Ewa introduced a new template for reports.

10   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 18:28 CEST/ 12:28 EDT.