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PSF Meeting Minutes for Nov. 14, 2014

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

November 14, 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 November 14, 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, David Mertz, Jessica McKellar, Brian Curtin, Kushal Das, and Alex Gaynor. Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) was also in attendance.

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 31 October 2014 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 October 31, 2014 meeting.

Approved, 3–0-3.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between the October 31st and November 14 meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

4.1   Django Girls Łódź

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $600 USD to the Django Girls Łódź programming workshop happening December 6, 2014

5   Reports

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

6   PyData NYC 2014 Sponsorship

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyData NYC 2014 in the amount of $2,000 USD

Approved, 6-0-0.

7   PyCon Cameroon 2014 Workshop

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyCon Cameroon 2014 workshop in the amount of $491 USD subject to the workshop adopting a Code of Conduct

Approved, 6-0-0.

8   Other Business

  • The board discussed a request for programming for physicians and it was decided that David M. would follow up with some colleagues regarding the request that was sent.
  • Van gave an update to the board on pydotorg work and we also noticed that the PEPs were not yet fixed so that was taken care of immediately after the meeting.

9   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 16:39 UTC.