DRAFT minutes for the
OSMF Board Meeting
Location: Mumble Conference, 8 December 2014 21:00 UTC
- Kate Chapman (chair)
- Kathleen Danielson
- Henk Hoff
- Dermot McNally
- Paul Norman (minutes)
- Frederik Ramm
- Michael Collinson
- Oliver Kühn
Discussion on accuracy of
Henk suggests committing to members that the board would present a resolution at the next GM which has had more time for thought and add would term limits, after consulting with associate members.
Passed 4 in favour, 2 abstentions
Circular Resolution 2014/09: Reactivation of Simon's OSMF Google account
Accepted on 18 November with ultimately 5 votes in favour.
To facilitate the handover of ongoing business, the board permits Simon Poole to reactivate his OSMF Google account until the handover is complete.
Circular Resolution 2014/10: GM notice
Accepted on 22 November with ultimately 4 votes in favour
The attached notice be sent, subject to final confirmation on time from Andy Robinson.
Circular Resolution 2014/11: Trademark policy
Proposed 2014-11-28, accepted 2014-11-30 with ultimately # votes in favour
The OSMF board requests that the License Working Group and Communications Working Group draft a trademark policy for the board to consider, consulting with the community as necessary, and making use of previous work as they see fit.
Previous action items
2014-11-20: Henk to draw up timeframe for devolving membership management to a working group
Kate to talk to lawyer about upcoming meeting. Done date?
Frederik to talk to Andy Robinson about meeting Done 2014-11-21
Paul to create meeting agenda Done 2014-11-21
Discussion about mechanics of circular resolutions.
Devolving membership management (5 min)
Action item: Henk to make public announcement calling for help by next board meeting.
Kate contacting lawyer (1 min)
Kate contacted, but no response and rendered moot by using Andy's house.
Action item: Kate to get Simon to introduce her to Francis (lawyer).
Planning arising out of special GM
As nothing passed, no immediate action is required. We may wish to act on whatever messages were given by the membership.
Decision taken to discuss F2F planning first
Management Team and OSMF operations structure
Management team has faded out. Lack of participation was the big issue.
“do it” project - originated with SOTM GM and getting volunteers. Build up numbers.
Perception that one needs need to be an experienced mapper
Discussion specifics of MT at F2F, Mike continue recruiting role informally and formal head of MT
Chairman Emeritus role
Action item: Kate to discuss with Steve how we’d prefer F2F meeting to be Board + Facilitator only.
Any Other Business
Kathleen now working for Mapzen
Management team will be unable to get budgets from working groups.
Frederik will come up with a workable budget, but F2F may result in changes. The budget is required to be prepared before F2F.
Others listening to board meeting
Deferred to F2F
SOTM 2015 announcement this calendar year. SOTM WG to meet next week.
Action item: Henk to announce SOTM 2015 by end of calendar year
22:25 UTC (85 minutes)
to be discussed on list/Doodle. tentative same time in jan.