By Private Profile 9ffb3741 on 2015-01-11 23:24 in Open Source Matters


In todays Board of Directors meeting we discussed these items:

  • Approval of the Meeting Minutes of December 11 and 18, 2014 will take place on the email list.

  • Team Reports

    • Demo Site:

      • Free Hosting Demo at
        The launch needed to be delayed since a solution for supporting the free demo hosting users need to be developed.

    • Events Team

      • The team will meet next week and discuss leadership of the team

    • GSoC

      • Preparations for assembling a team for 2015 are made

    • Trademark

      • A meeting is planned next week. The new website needs priority.

    • Certification

      • The team decided not to use the certification platform that was used as a pilot at JWC. They will prepare a requirements document for the platform.

  • Unfinished Business

    • Contract RFP Marketing is signed by Sensis

    • Global Sponsor Programme
      Joe Sonne, Tessa Mero and Ronni K. Gothard Christiansen will be working towards a detailed proposal where the board can vote on.

    • Budget
      A meeting with representatives of OSM, PLT and CLT and the financial team took place. Where needed clarification was requested. In order to accomplish a revenue neutral budget all teams are asked to look into where we can cut down and prioritizing is requested.

  • New Business

    • Request claim for local domain registration
      The Board approved a reimbursement of $125,- for local domain registration to Jacques Rentzke. It involves a one time reimbursement and it does not change the decision made in the past to not register sunrise domains.

The dates for the next meetings are:

  • 12 February 2015 - Monthly Board Meeting

  • 12 March 2015 - Monthly Board Meeting

Note: More detailed Meeting Minutes of this Board Meeting will be subject of the next monthly board meeting to be approved and published at the OSM website shortly after approval.