Board Meeting, May 18th, 2007

Board members present

  • Bdale Garbee (bdale) (President)
  • Michael Schultheiss (schultmc) (Vice President)
  • Neil McGovern (Maulkin) (Secretary)
  • Branden Robinson (Overfiend)
  • Jimmy Kaplowitz (Hydroxide)
  • David Graham (cdlu)
  • Josh Berkus (jberkus) (Treasurer)

Board members partially present

  • Martin Schulze (Joey)

Board members absent with regrets

  • None

Board members absent

  • Ian Jackson (IanJackson)

Board advisors present

  • None

Registered guests present

  • Jonathan McDowell (Noodles)
  • Joshua Drake (linuxpoet)
  • Chris Travers (metatrontech)
  • Joerg Jaspert (Ganneff)
  • MJ Ray (slef)
  • Bill Allombert (yp17)
  • Louis Suarez-Potts (louis_to)

These are the draft minutes for the May 18th, 2007 SPI Board meeting, held at 19:00 UTC in #spi on irc.spi-inc.org. LOG

President's Report

Bdale reported that he is now a non-voting observer of the OSI board.

Treasurer's Report

None received

Secretary's Report

One mail has been received by Giveline, asking if we would be interested in
their services. We will look into their system, but do not initially envisage a
useful partnership.

Spanish Trademark Report

This item will be discussed at DebConf 7 to try and approach a closure.

Outstanding Minutes

Current status: April 20th 2007 minutes have been raised for approval of the board.

Motion to accept the March 16th minutes, moved by David Graham, seconded by Jimmy Kaplowitz.

Bdale Garbee:Yes
Michael Schultheiss:Yes
Neil McGovern:Yes
Josh BerkusAbstain
Jimmy Kaplowitz:Yes
David Graham:Yes
Branden Robinson:Yes

Motion passes with a vote of Yes: 6, No: 0, Abstain: 1.

Items up for discussion

Debian Logo License

A request has been made to re-licence and change the position on how SPI pursues the Debian Logos. Bdale Garbee is to follow up with Greg Pomerantz to consider any legal implications.

Acknowledge Sam Hocevar's relicensing of the Debian Logos, to take effect if cleared by Greg Pomerantz. moved by Jimmy Kaplowitz, seconded by Neil McGovern:

Bdale Garbee:Yes
Michael Schultheiss:Yes
Neil McGovern:Yes
Josh BerkusYes
Jimmy Kaplowitz:Yes
David Graham:Yes
Branden Robinson:Yes

Motion passes with a vote of Yes: 7, No: 0, Abstain: 0.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned until Friday, June 18, 2007 at 19:00 UTC at DebConf 2007, Edinburgh.

Appendix A: Current Board Membership

Date electedNameRole
[2004-07-29]Bdale GarbeePresident
[2006-07-31]Michael SchultheissVice President
[2006-07-31]Neil McGovernSecretary
[2006-07-31]Josh BerkusTreasurer
[2004-07-29]Branden Robinson
[2004-02-20]Jimmy Kaplowitz
[2003-11-29]David Graham
[2003-11-29]Ian Jackson
[2003-11-29]Martin "Joey" Schulze

Appendix B: Approved Resolutions

None