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+topic "Structure recognising professionals active in OSM" and background added to topics
(+ 3 topics: "Hiring status update", "MapUganda local chapter application / commercial activities in local chapters", "Options for OSMF relocation / subsidiary")
(+topic "Structure recognising professionals active in OSM" and background added to topics)
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Location: Video room https://osmvideo.cloud68.co/user/ror-nt7-6tu </big><br> using [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BigBlueButton BigBlueButton]. <br> <br><font color="blue">Please note that this video chat is not open to observers.</font><br>
 
== Board handover ==
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''Suggested by Tobias Knerr''
! <b>Background</b>
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| ''There will be an OSMF [[osm:Foundation/AGM21/Election_to_Board|board election]] in December.''
 
Annual issue tracker cleanup, mid-month chat in December?
|-
| ''Suggested by Tobias Knerr''
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== Hiring status update ==
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''Suggested by Amanda McCann''
! <b>Background</b>
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| The board has recently [[Board/Minutes/2021-09#Hiring_an_iD_developer|announced]] that Martin Raifer was contracted as an [[osm:ID|iD]] developer. Additionally, the board will employ a Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SSRE). The person for the SSRE position has already been selected.
 
''[[Board/Minutes/2021-09#Hiring_an_iD_developer|iD position related background]].''
 
''Most recent discussion: [[Board/Minutes/2021-10-15#Hiring_update|2021-10-15 Hiring update]] (board chat, not open to observers)''
 
''SSRE related:''
* ''2021''
** ''Aug 13 [[Board/Minutes/2021-08-13#Current_status_of_hiring_of_Senior_Site_Reliability_Engineer|Status of hiring Senior Site Reliability Engineer]] (board chat) - no update, 27 [[Board/Minutes/2021-08#Hiring_a_Senior_Site_Reliability_Engineer_.28SSRE.29|Status of hiring Senior Site Reliability Engineer]] ''(public board meeting)''
** ''Jul 16 [[Board/Minutes/2021-07-16#Status_of_hiring_Senior_Site_Reliability_Engineer|Status of hiring Senior Site Reliability Engineer]] (board chat) - no update.''
** ''Jun 11 [[Board/Minutes/2021-06-11#Hiring_-_iD_and_Senior_Site_Reliability_Engineer_status_updates|Hiring - iD and Senior Site Reliability Engineer status updates]]''
** ''May 28 [[Board/Minutes/2021-05#Where_we_are_with_hiring_a_Senior_Site_Reliability_Engineer|Where we are with hiring a Senior Site Reliability Engineer]]''
** ''May 14 [[Board/Minutes/2021-05-14#Hiring_a_senior_site_reliability_engineer_-_status_update|Hiring a senior site reliability engineer - status update]] (board chat)''
* ''2020''
** ''Nov 12 [[Board/Minutes/2020-11-12#Funding_for_SSRE_.26_iD_-_update|Funding for senior site reliability engineer (SSRE) & iD - update]] (board chat)''
** ''Jul 30 [[Board/Minutes/2020-07#Proposal_to_hire_a_senior_site_reliability_engineer| Proposal to hire a senior site reliability engineer]]''
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| ''Suggested by Amanda McCann''
|}
 
== MapUganda local chapter application / commercial activities in local chapters ==
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''Suggested by Amanda McCann, Jean-Marc Liotier''
! <b>Background</b>
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'''[http://mapuganda.org/ OpenStreetMap Uganda]''' ''(operational title: MapUganda)'' had [[Local_Chapters/Applications/Uganda|applied]] to be the [[Local_Chapters|Local Chapter]] for Uganda.
 
* ''[https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ug/2020-November/000164.html Local consultation]''
* ''Membership consultation: [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2020-November/thread.html#7423 thread], [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2020-December/085780.html message]''
 
''Related:''
* '''2021'''
** ''Jun 01: Report by Jean-Marc Liotier (board) on his meeting with members of MapUganda. The MapUganda members were cc'ed. Jun 11 Discussion during the [[Board/Minutes/2021-06-11#MapUganda_local_chapter_application_-_current_status|mid-month board chat]].''
** ''Mar 26: [[Board/Minutes/2021-03#Status_of_the_MapUganda_Local_Chapter_application.3F|Members: Status of the MapUganda Local Chapter application?]]''
** ''Feb 12: [[Board/Minutes/2021-02-12#OpenStreetMap_Uganda_Local_Chapter_application| OSM Uganda Local Chapter application]] (mid-month board chat)''
* '''2020''' ''Nov 19: [[Board/Minutes/2020-11#Uganda_Local_Chapter_application:_status_report|Uganda Local Chapter application: status report]]''
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| ''Suggested by Amanda McCann, Jean-Marc Liotier''
|}
 
== Options for OSMF relocation / subsidiary ==
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''Suggested by Jean-Marc Liotier''
! <b> Background: Investigation into moving OSMF out of the UK, and into the EU </b>
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| The OSMF board is considering relocating the OSMF to the EU and is [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2021-June/007860.html consulting the members for feedback, advice and whether they’ve missed anything].
 
Comments by members on the osmf-talk<sup>*</sup> mailing list: [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2021-June/thread.html#7860 thread 1], [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2021-July/thread.html#7923 thread 2].
 
<small><nowiki>*</nowiki> ''[https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/osmf-talk osmf-talk] is the mailing list for OpenStreetMap Foundation members ([https://join.osmfoundation.org/ Join the Foundation]). All past messages are available [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/ here].''</small>
 
* [https://lite.framacalc.org/9oc7-osmf-possible-eu-successors Collaborative spreadsheet by the community].
* [https://files.osmfoundation.org/apps/onlyoffice/s/F3QNmG8JHz8iWp5 Spreadsheet with answers to the board's questions - answers sent directly to the board].
 
Please note that there were extensive discussions about Brexit and its effects by the [[Licensing_Working_Group|Licensing Working Group]] (LWG) ''(search the [[Working_Group_Minutes#Licensing_Working_Group|LWG minutes for "Brexit"]])'' and the issue was also previously discussed by OSMF members and the board.
 
<u>Recent board discussions about relocation</u>
* 2021-10 [[Board/Minutes/2021-10-15|Oct 15 - Any other business: Analysis of options for OSMF relocation]] ''(mid-month board chat, not open to observers)'', [[Board/Minutes/2021-10#Analysis_of_options_for_OSMF_relocation|Oct 27 - Analysis of options for OSMF relocation]] ''(public board meeting)''
* 2021-07 [[Board/Minutes/2021-07-16#Spreadsheet_for_collating_information_on_a_possible_move_out_of_the_UK|Spreadsheet for collating information on a possible move out of the UK]]
* 2021-06 [[Board/Minutes/2021-06-11#Investigate_moving_OSMF_out_of_the_UK.2C_and_into_the_EU|Investigate moving OSMF out of the UK, and into the EU]] ''(mid-month board chat, not open to observers)''
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| ''Suggested by Jean-Marc Liotier''
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== Structure recognising professionals active in OSM ==
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! <b> Background</b>
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| Community members who also use OSM professionally approached a board member and they'd like to have some kind of structure that recognises them as professionals active in the OSM domain. They were warned about potential trademark issues, and it was suggested that there could be a group of [country] professionals within the OSMF [[Corporate_Members|Corporate Members]]
[[Communication_Working_Group| Communicatio.
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| ''Suggested by Guillaume Rischard''
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