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PSF Meeting Minutes for Aug. 8, 2014

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

August 08, 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 August 08, 2014. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska recorded the call/IRC transcript.

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) and Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) also were in attendance.

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 18 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/026141.html as representing a true and accurate record of the July 18, 2014 meeting.

Approved, 6-0-0.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between the July 18th and August 8th meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

4.1   PyConZA Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyConZA 2014 in the amount of $2000 USD

Approved, 11-0-0 via email vote on August 8, 2014.

5   Reports

Reports will be included in the next batch of board meeting minutes.

6   PyCon Japan 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyCon Japan at the gold level in the amount of 300,000 yen (approximately 2914 USD)

Approved, 6-0-0.

7   Python San Sebastian 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor Python San Sebastian in the amount of 450 Euro

Approved, 6-0-0.

8   Other Business

  • The board discussed an internal PSF budget for the new budgeting fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Van sent a new budget for the board to view.
  • It was proposed and agreed upon that the active PSF committees have a working charter and be re-instated yearly via a board resolution.
  • The board discussed a list of actionable items for the further development of pydotorg. A working list is in the works on the psf-board mailing list.

9   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 16:43 UTC.