Agenda, Feb 21, 2008

  • Finalize and approve proposed agenda
  • Approve and publish 1/31/2008 meeting minutes
  • Officer reports (President, Secretary, Treasurer)

  • Committee reports (below)

  • Old business (below)

  • New business (below)

  • Review all new action items (who does what by when)
  • Next scheduled meeting: Mar 6, 2008.


Committee, Project Committee, and Work Group Reports

Membership Committee (Darci)

  • Action Items:
    • Review membership application queue
  • Report: status on membership approval process (Geir and Darci)

Trademark / IP Committee (Geir)

  • Report: status on potential trademark infringement from a commercial software company (legal advice on our options)
    • Currently two possible infringements
    • Minor infractions (content farming)
  • General status report

Marketing Committee (Nate)

  • Brand audit update
  • General status update

By-laws Work Group (Joel)

  •  Status update

Content Policy Work Group (Steve)

  •  Status update

Strategic Planning Work Group (Jon/Alex)

  • Congratulations all around for a great summit!
  • administrators to assist Wichert
  • Any board follow-up tasks?

Old Business

Discussion on Sponsorship Plan for (Jon)

  • Status on getting feedback from selected companies.
  • Discuss proposed expense budget.

Update on and transfer

  • Jon: still working with Hector?
  • Status on general recommendation for country-specific Plone sites? (Joel)


Plone Conference 2008 Planning

  • General status


Security Team presence at Visual Re-design Project (Alex)

  • Status update


New Business

Foundation Financial Reports Publicly Available

  • Per the email from Matthew Wilkes (dated: Feb 10, Subject: Foundation finances) and Steve's follow-up:
    • What are we required by law to make public? What should we make public?

As Time Allows or Defer Until 3/6 Meeting

Allocating Foundation funds for Sprints (Nate)

  • Discuss process and criteria draft by Nate (see 1/20 email Subject: Sprint sponsorship request procedure from Nate and Jon's followup)

Update on Zope 2 on Python 2.5 (Jon) [postponed]

Note: this item will become higher in priority after the Strategic Planning even in February. Next steps will include:

    • Confirm Wichert's role
    • Identify cost and scope (Jon, Wichert, and Martijn)
    • Start fund raising using the bounty approach
    • Go forth and implement!

Next meeting

  • Next scheduled meeting: Mar 6, 2008.