Board Meeting, September 19th, 2007

Board members present

  • Joerg Jaspert (Ganneff) (Vice President)
  • Neil McGovern (Maulkin) (Secretary)
  • Michael Schultheiss (Treasurer)
  • Luk Claes (luk)
  • Josh Berkus (jberkus)
  • Martin Zobel-Helas (zobel)
  • David Graham (cdlu)
  • Joshua D. Drake (linuxpoet)

Board members partially present

  • None

Board members absent with regrets

  • None

Board members absent

  • Bdale Garbee (bdale) (President)

Board advisors present

  • None

Registered guests present

  • None

These are the draft minutes for the September 19th, 2007 SPI Board meeting, held at 20:00 UTC in #spi on irc.spi-inc.org. LOG

President's Report

None Received.

Treasurer's Report

Josh Berkus and Michael Schultheiss have hired an intern to help us get caught
up on data entry.

Secretary's Report

None Received.

Outstanding Minutes

Current status: No sets of minutes were raised for the approval of the board.

Items up for discussion

2007-09-19.jdd.4 - Review and determination of transaction providers

After some discussion, 2007-09-19.jdd.5 was amended to include the phrase "The Treasurer is authorized to spend any reasonable funds to complete this review.".

Additionally, Luk Claes proposed the amendment for the frequency of the resolution to read:

at least every 12 months if at all possible

Josh Berkus moved to vote on the amendment, seconded by Joerg Jaspert.

Joerg Jaspert:Yes
Neil McGovern:Yes
Michael Schultheiss:Yes
Josh Berkus:No
David Graham:Yes
Joshua D. Drake:No
Luk Claes:Yes
Martin Zobel-Helas:Yes

Motion passes with a vote of Yes: 6, No: 2, Abstain: 0.

Neil McGovern moved, seconded by Joerg Jaspert to vote on the resolution, as amended:

Joerg Jaspert:Yes
Neil McGovern:Yes
Michael Schultheiss:Yes
Josh Berkus:Yes
David Graham:Yes
Joshua D. Drake:Yes
Luk Claes:Yes
Martin Zobel-Helas:Abstain

Motion passes with a vote of Yes: 7, No: 0, Abstain: 1.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned until Wednesday, October 17th, 2007 at 20:00 UTC in #spi on irc.oftc.net.

Appendix A: Current Board Membership

Date electedNameRole
[2004-07-29]Bdale GarbeePresident
[2007-08-06]Joerg JaspertVice President
[2006-07-31]Neil McGovernSecretary
[2006-07-31]Michael SchultheissTreasurer
[2006-07-31]Josh Berkus
[2007-08-06]Martin Zobel-Helas
[2003-11-29]David Graham
[2007-08-06]Luk Claes
[2007-08-06]Joshua D. Drake

Appendix B: Approved Resolutions

2007-09-19.jdd.5.lc.1: Review and determination of transaction providers