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PSF Meeting Minutes for 2014-05-16

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

May 16, 2014

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 May 16, 2014. 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 (08 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg , Tim Peters, Brian Curtin, Alex Gaynor, Brett Cannon, Marc-Andre Lemburg, David Mertz, and Jesse Noller. Also in attendance were Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) and Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer).

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 05 May 2014 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED, that the PSF approve the minutes at https://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2014-May/025305.html as representing a true and accurate record of the May 5, 2014 meeting

Approved, 6-0-2.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

5   PSF Representative for PyCon Russia

RESOLVED, that the PSF reimburse expenses not to exceed USD 1,000 to allow director Brian Curtin to attend the PyCon Russia 2014 conference and represent the PSF

Approved, 7-0-1.

6   Addendum to Section 3.9 of the Bylaws

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation amend "Section 3.9. - Member Quorum" of the PSF Bylaws as suggested here: https://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2014-May/025310.html

Approved, 8-0-0.

7   Addendum to Section 6.2 of the Bylaws

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation amend "Section 6.2 - Duties" of the PSF Bylaws as suggested here: https://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2014-May/025311.html

Approved, 8-0-0.

8   Addendum to Section 4.10 of the Bylaws

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation amend "Section 4.10. Voting Rights for Fellows" of the PSF Bylaws as suggested here: https://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2014-May/025343.html

Approved, 8-0-0.

9   Voting Member list for 2014 Election

RESOLVED, that the PSF certify the current voting member list as of May 16, 2014 for use in the 2014 board of directors election

Approved, 8-0-0.

10   Foreign Exchange Agreement

RESOLVED, for the purpose of facilitating transactions in foreign currencies, that the Python Software Foundation is authorized to enter into a Foreign Exchange Agreement with SunTrust Bank ("SunTrust") and to open a multicurrency deposit account ("FX Account") with SunTrust through adopting by reference the seven Resolutions contained in the email "FX Agreement" sent to the PSF Board list on May 16, 2014

Approved, 8-0-0.

11   Signature Authority for FX Account

RESOLVED, that the PSF Treasurer shall have signature authority for the FX Account

Approved, 8-0-0.

13   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 16:38 CEST/ 12:38 EDT.