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 Approved unanimously
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 secondedUnanimously approved.
Appoint officers (Treasurer, Secretary, President, Vice-president)
Steve moved election of Geir as president; Matt secondedUnanimously approved; Geir abstained
Geir moved appointing Toby as Treasurer; Mark secondedUnanimously approved
Geir moved Steve be Secretary; Roberto secondedUnanimously approved
Mark nominated Calvin; Steve nominated MattContinent / 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 StahlSteve moved that slate; Calvin secondedUnanimously approved.
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 secondedUnanimously 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 liaisonGeir moved to appoint Matt; Steve secondedUnanimously approved.
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 secondedUnanimously agreed
Second signer for bank account
Geir moved Steve serve as second signerCalvin secondedUnanimously approved.Steve will do notifications on board officers / advisory members.Geir adjourned us at 12:55pm