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Python Software Foundation: Minutes of the 1st Annual Meeting

The Python Software Foundation Minutes of the 1st Annual Meeting

The members of the Python Software Foundation (the "Corporation") held its first annual meeting on March 5, 2001 at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif. Greg Stein, chairman of the Board of Directors, presided over the meeting.

The following members, constituting a quorum of the members according to the Bylaws, attended the meeting:

  • David Ascher
  • Fred L. Drake, Jr.
  • Paul Everitt (Digital Creations representative)
  • Mark Hammond
  • Dick Hardt (ActiveState representative)
  • Jeremy Hylton
  • Marc-Andre Lemburg
  • Fredrik Lundh
  • Trent Mick
  • Tim Peters
  • Paul Prescod
  • Eric Raymond
  • Guido van Rossum
  • Greg Stein
  • Christian Tismer
  • Barry Warsaw
  • Thomas Wouters
  • Moshe Zadka

Directors

The first order of business was the election of a new Board of Directors, as required under the Bylaws. The following members were elected to the Board of Directors:

  • David Ascher
  • Paul Everitt
  • Fredrik Lundh
  • Tim Peters
  • Guido van Rossum
  • Greg Stein
  • Thomas Wouters

Members

Greg Stein present a list of new members for admission to the Corporation, consisting of developers who were members of the Python project at SourceForge but not present at the meeting. Upon motion by Stein, seconded by Eric Raymond, it was unanimously

RESOLVED, that the following people be and hereby are elected nominated members of the Corporation:

Finn Bock
Denmark

James (Jim) L. Fulton
Digital Creations
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
USA

Lars Marius Garshol
Oslo, Norway

Thomas Heller
Senden, Germany

Jack Jansen
Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Martin von Löwis of Menar
Berlin
Germany

Ken Manheimer
Digital Creations, Inc.
Fredericksburg, VA
USA

George David (Skip) Montanaro
Evanston, IL
USA

K. Sjoerd Mullender
BJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Samuele Pedroni
Zürich
Switzerland

Neil Anthony Schemenauer
Reston, VA
USA

Jan Peter Schneider-Kamp
Kempen
Germany

Charles G. Waldman
Chicago, IL
USA

Gregory P. Ward
Montreal QC
Canada

Ka-Ping Yee
Berkeley, CA
USA

Adjournment

Since there was no further business, the meeting, on motion by Greg Stein and seconded by David Ascher, was adjorned by unanimous vote.