Board/Minutes/2023-01

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Date and time: Thursday 26 January 2023, 13:30 UTC - Countdown

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2023/Res01 Approve active contributor membership application #2022111010000089

The Board currently decides on active contributor membership applications based on non-mapping contributions on a case-by-case basis.

Rejected on 2023-01-10 with 6 votes against:

  • Mikel Maron
  • Roland Olbricht
  • Mateusz Konieczny (Unclear which, if any, mentioned activity is from 2021. Active contributor membership is for the current activity (last year), not past one. If someone made massive amount of useful mapping and other OSM activity in 2020 and for entire 2021 did nothing, then they should not qualify.)
  • Sarah Hoffmann (Only the Covid-19 project mentions the user and this was in 2020. Please provide links that show your involvement in the projects.)
  • Arnalie Vicario (Based on the criteria set, contributor may be eligible but the recent project #5 (within a year before the application) need more clarification. Please advise to re-apply and to give more details on their non-direct mapping involvement in the Satellite Imagery for Social Good [country] Project.)
  • Craig Allan (There is no recent mapping and the supporting information provided for non mapping activities is old. While I regret I cannot support this application in its current state I would encourage the applicant to submit fresh supporting evidence for non-mapping activities in support of OSM or just do some mapping and in two months time submit a record of the required days of mapping within the last year.).

1 abstained:

  • Guillaume Rischard (Many of the programmes linked were in 2020, only the Satellite Imagery for Social Good [country] project was in 2022. No link showing how active the local Youth Mappers chapter is. Please map at least a small bit, document your activity a bit more, and re-apply.).
Application initially processed by the Membership Working Group.

Action item updates

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Treasurer's report

Provisional 2023 budget

Strategic plan - formal structure report

Operations Working Group 2023 budget

Screen-to-screen meeting 2023

Advisory Board - monthly update

Monthly presentation - YouthMappers

10-minute YouthMappers presentation by Patricia Solis.

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