PSF Meeting Minutes for June 8, 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 21:00 UTC, on June 8, 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
- 2 Minutes of Past Meetings
- 3 Votes Taken Between Meetings
- 4 Votes Taken Over Email
- 5 Reports
- 6 PSF Chair for 2015/16 Term
- 7 PSF Vice Chair Elect for 2015/16 Term
- 8 PSF Vice Chair for 2015/16 Term
- 9 PyCon 2016 Conference Chair
- 10 PSF Secretary/Event Coordinator & Treasurer
- 11 PyCon MY 2015 Sponsorship
- 12 Scientific Python Workgroup
- 13 PhillyPUG Fiscal Sponsorship
- 14 Baroda Python Developers Group
- 15 Other Business
- 16 Adjournment
The following members of the Board of Directors (10 of 11) were present at the meeting: Van Lindberg, Marc-Andre Lemburg, Lynn Root, Alex Gaynor, Nick Coghlan, Diana Clarke, Naomi Ceder, Carol Willing, Ashwini Oruganti, and Anna Ossowski. Ewa Jodlowska (Secretary/Administrator) & Kurt Kaiser (Treasurer) were also in attendance.
The 20 May 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-May/030387.html as representing a true and accurate record of the May 20, 2015 meeting.
There were no votes taken between the May 20, 2015 and June 08, 2015 meetings.
There were no email votes taken between the May 20, 2015 and June 08, 2015 meetings.
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation appoint Van Lindberg as Chair for the 2015/16 term
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation appoint Lynn Root as Vice Chair/Chair-elect for the 2015/16 term
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation appoint Naomi Ceder as Vice Chair for the 2015/16 term
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation appoint Brandon Rhodes as Conference Chair for PyCon 2016
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation appoint Ewa Jodlowska as PSF Secretary/Event Coordinator and Kurt B. Kaiser as PSF Treasurer for the 2015/16 term
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation sponsor PyCon MY 2015 in the amount of $700 USD, which corresponds with their Gold Level sponsorship
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation recognize the Scientific Python Workgroup as an official PSF workgroup
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation provide fiscal sponsorship for the Philadelphia Python Users Group (PhillyPUG). The PSF will collect targeted donations and reimburse properly receipted expenses on their behalf up to the level of the donations made to PhillyPUG. PhillyPUG is not an independent legal entity
RESOLVED, that the Python Software Foundation grant $1020 to Python Developers Group, Baroda for a Python Education workshop that will be happening June 17th - 20th, 2015
- The Strategic Priorities proposal made by N. Coghlan was discussed and the decision was that the proposal will be deferred until further notice.
- The board also discussed using “Chair/Vice Chair/Chairperson” moving forward. Everyone was in agreement.
Van Lindberg adjourned the meeting at 21:59 UTC.