Minutes for November 5th, 2009
Minutes of the Plone Foundation Board of Directors
Informal call to order at 12:10pm PDT
Attending: Geir, Alex, Steve, Calvin, Roberto, Mark, Matt, Toby
Minutes for October 15th, 2009
Steve moved acceptance, Geir seconded
Agree and formalize meeting times/schedule
Thursdays, Noon PDT; meet every week to start; November 12, 19, Dec 3rd, then to every second week.
Geir Moved, Calvin Seconded, Unanimous
Attendance policy: keep track, make it public
Geir moved maintaining past attendance policy, Steve seconded
Appoint officers (Treasurer, Secretary, President, Vice-president)
Steve moved election of Geir as president; Matt seconded
Unanimously approved; Geir abstained
Geir moved appointing Toby as Treasurer; Mark seconded
Geir moved Steve be Secretary; Roberto seconded
Mark nominated Calvin; Steve nominated Matt
Continent / time zone balance issue mentioned by Steve, Geir, Matt; all agreed both excellent. Matt withdrew, noting advantage of time balance.
Calvin unanimously confirmed; Calvin abstained
Appoint advisory board members
Suggestions: Xavier Heymans, Joel Burton, Jon Stahl
Steve moved that slate; Calvin seconded
Membership, an offficial committee of Foundation
Steve volunteered to take on membership committee, would solicit applications for a new committee membership.
Geir moved to appoint Steve; Matt seconded
Unanimously approved (Steve abstained)
Geir was past year’s liaison to this committee, but doesn’t think he should do it and president.
Paul was past chair; Sree is next year’s chair.
Matt volunteered to be liaison
Geir moved to appoint Matt; Steve seconded
Mark is current chair;
Geir moved appointment of Mark as chair and liaison
Unanimously approved. (Mark abstained)
Invoice for IP-lawyer services
2,193.36 USD for trademark filings; all the real work is pro bono, this is just filing and document fees.
Steve moved paying invoice; Geir seconded
Second signer for bank account
Geir moved Steve serve as second signer
Steve will do notifications on board officers / advisory members.
Geir adjourned us at 12:55pm