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PSF Meeting Minutes for 2015-02-18

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

February 18, 2015

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 February 18, 2015. Van Lindberg presided over the meeting. Ewa Jodlowska took notes/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, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Brian Curtin, Jessica McKellar, David Mertz, and Alex Gaynor. Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) & Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) were also in attendance.

2   Minutes of Past Meetings

The 21 January 2015 Board meeting minutes were voted on and approved.

RESOLVED, that the PSF approve the minutes at https://mail.python.org/mailman/private/psf-board/2015-January/028242.html as representing a true and accurate record of the January 21, 2015 meeting.

Approved, 3–0-3.

3   Votes Taken Between Meetings

There were no votes taken between the January 21, 2015 and February 18, 2015 meetings.

4   Votes Taken Over Email

There were no email votes taken between the January 21, 2015 and February 18, 2015 meetings.

5   Reports

Reports will be included in the next board meeting.

6   Infinite Code PSF Membership

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation recommends Infinite Code as a pending PSF Sponsor Member to the PSF Membership

Approved, 6-0-0.

7   2014 4th Qtr CSA Awards

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation award the 4th Quarter 2014 Community Service Awards to Ola Sitarska and Ola Sendecka for their work creating and growing Django Girls, an educational program which has reached more than half a dozen countries, and continues to grow to many more

Approved, 6-0-0.

8   Django Girls New York City

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $1,500 to the Django Girls New York City workshop happening March 28th, 2015

Approved, 6-0-0.

9   Django Girls Athens

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $1,200 USD to the Django Girls Athens (Greece) workshop happening April 4th, 2015

Approved, 6-0-0.

10   Django Girls London

RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $1,800 USD to the Django Girls London workshop happening March 21, 2015

Approved, 6-0-0.

11   Other Business

  • The board discussed if the PSF should allow 3rd parties to mirror PyCon videos. The decision of action was to send out a poll to the membership to get their consensus on the topic. Per the speaker “recording release” the PSF does have the ability to do so.

12   Adjournment

Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 16:50 UTC.