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PSF Meeting Minutes for July 18, 2014

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

July 18, 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 16:00 UTC, on July 18, 2014. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska recorded the call and took 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 (06 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Brian Curtin, Jessica McKellar, David Mertz, Alex Gaynor, and Kushal Das. Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) was also in attendance.

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 11 July 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-July/026112.html as representing a true and accurate record of the July 11, 2014 meeting.

Approved, 6-0-0.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between the July 11th and July 18th meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

4.1   PyConES 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyConES 2014 in the amount of $4,000 USD based on their expected attendance of 400

Approved, 11-0-0 via email on July 17, 2014.

5   Reports

The next reports will be due early August.

6   PyCon Kiwi 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyCon Kiwi 2014 in the amount of 2,500 USD

Approved, 6-0-0.

7   PyCon 2016/17 Site Selection

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation select Portland, OR as the PyCon location for 2016/17

Approved, 6–0-0.

8   PSF Fiscal Year

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation adopt a fiscal year running from July 1 to June 30

Approved, 6-0-0.

9   Other Business

  • The board also voted on Quarter Two Community Service Awards.

10   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 16:37 UTC.