Board Meeting, May 12th, 2016

Board members present

  • Bdale Garbee (bdale) (President)
  • Joerg Jaspert (Ganneff) (Vice President)
  • Michael Schultheiss (schultmc) (Treasurer)
  • Robert Brockway (Solver)
  • Joshua D. Drake (linuxhiker)
  • Martin Zobel-Helas (zobel)

Board members partially present

  • None

Board members absent with regrets

  • Martin Michlmayr (tbm) (Secretary)

Board members absent

  • Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox)
  • Gregers Petersen (glp)

Board advisors present

  • None

Registered guests present

  • Benjamin Kerensa (bkerensa)
  • Jonathan McDowell (Noodles)

These are the minutes for the May 12th, 2016 SPI Board Meeting, held at 20:30 UTC in #spi on irc.spi-inc.org. LOG.

President's Report

Bdale Garbee had nothing to report.

Treasurer's report

Michael Schultheiss has been working on the outstanding reports and hopes to have them available within the next few days.

Michael applied for an automatic 3-month extension to file SPI's 2015 Form 990 which has been granted.

Secretary's report

Martin Michlmayr was not present, so there is no report from the Secretary.

Outstanding minutes

Vote on Meeting Minutes for 10th March 2016:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeYes
Bdale GarbeeYes
Joerg JaspertYes
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasYes

Motion passed with a vote of 6 yes, 0 abstain, 0 missing.

Vote on Meeting Minutes for 14th April 2016:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeYes
Bdale GarbeeAbstain
Joerg JaspertAbstain
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasAbstain

Motion passed with a vote of 3 yes, 3 abstain, 0 missing.

Items up for discussion

Resolution 2016-03-17.jdd.1: OpenZFS as an associated project

Vote on Resolution 2016-03-17.jdd.1:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeYes
Bdale GarbeeYes
Joerg JaspertYes
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasYes

Motion passed with a vote of 6 yes, 0 abstain, 0 missing.

Resolution 2016-04-01.jdd.1: Glucosio as an associated project

Vote on Resolution 2016-04-01.jdd.1:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeYes
Bdale GarbeeYes
Joerg JaspertYes
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasYes

Motion passed with a vote of 6 yes, 0 abstain, 0 missing.

Resolution 2016-04-27.jdd.1: PgConf.Org as an affiliated project

Vote on Resolution 2016-04-27.jdd.1:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeAbstain
Bdale GarbeeYes
Joerg JaspertYes
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasYes

Motion passed with a vote of 5 yes, 1 abstain, 0 missing.

Resolution 2016-05-01.bg.1: ArduPilot as associated project

Vote on Resolution 2016-05-01.bg.1:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeYes
Bdale GarbeeYes
Joerg JaspertYes
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasYes

Motion passed with a vote of 6 yes, 0 abstain, 0 missing.

Resolution 2016-05-05.bg.1: NTPsec as associated project

Vote on Resolution 2016-05-05.bg.1:

Robert BrockwayYes
Joshua D. DrakeYes
Bdale GarbeeYes
Joerg JaspertYes
Michael SchultheissYes
Martin Zobel-HelasYes

Motion passed with a vote of 6 yes, 0 abstain, 0 missing.

Any other business

Andrew Tridgell and Mark Atwood accept the invitation for ArduPilot and NTPsec, respectively.

Martin Zobel-Helas notes that Debian elected Mehdi Dogguy as new Debian Project Leader, making him the recognized decision maker for Debian in SPI relations.

Bdale Garbee submitted a BOF for DebConf16.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned until Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 20:30 UTC in #spi on irc.spi-inc.org.

Appendix A: Current Board Membership

Last electedNameRole
July 2013
Bdale GarbeePresident
July 2013
Joerg JaspertVice President
July 2014
Martin MichlmayrSecretary
July 2015
Michael SchultheissTreasurer
July 2013
Joshua D. Drake
July 2013
Martin Zobel-Helas
July 2014
Robert Brockway
July 2014
Gregers Petersen
July 2015
Dimitri John Ledkov

Appendix B: Resolutions

Resolution 2016-03-17.jdd.1: OpenZFS as an associated project

WHEREAS

1. OpenZFS is a substantial and significant Free Software project.

2. The OpenZFS developers would like SPI's support and assistance,
including taking donations.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

1. OpenZFS is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project,
according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution
1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found at
http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1/

2. Matt Ahrens (matt@mahrens.org) is recognised by SPI as the authoritative
decision maker and SPI liaison for OpenZFS.  Successors will be appointed
or elected by Matt Ahrens.

If Matt Ahrens is unable to, the following community members should vote to
select a replacement: Brian Behlendorf (behlendorf1@llnl.gov), Justin Gibbs
(gibbs@freebsd.org), and George Wilson (wilzun@gmail.com). These community
leaders represent each of the key platforms for OpenZFS: Linux, FreeBSD,
and illumos respectively.

3. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is
approved by the SPI Board.

Resolution 2016-04-01.jdd.1: Glucosio as an associated project

WHEREAS

1. Glucosio is a Free Software project.

2. The Glucosio developers would like SPI's support and assistance,
including taking donations.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

1. Glucosio is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project,
according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution
1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found at
http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1/

2. Benjamin Kerensa (benjamin@glucosio.org) is recognised by SPI as the
authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for Glucosio.  Successors
will be appointed or elected by members of the Glucosio project.

3. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is
approved by the SPI Board.

Resolution 2016-04-27.jdd.1: PgConf.Org as an affiliated project

WHEREAS

1. PostgreSQL Conference International (PgConf.Org) is a project
promoting and educating on Free Software.

2. The PgConf.Org organizers would like SPI's support and assistance,
including taking donations.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

3. PgConf.Org is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project,
according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution
1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found
at http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1/

4. Amanda Nystrom (amanda.nystrom@pgconf.org) is recognized by SPI as
the authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for PgConf.Org.
Successors will be appointed or elected by members of the PgConf.Org
project. Should Amanda Nystrom be unavailable for any reason Jim Moldgenski
(jimm@postgresql.us) is recognized as the backup liaison.

5. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is
approved by the SPI Board.

Resolution 2016-05-01.bg.1: ArduPilot as associated project

WHEREAS

1. ArduPilot is a substantial and significant Free Software project.

2. The ArduPilot developers would like SPI's support and assistance,
including taking donations.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

3. ArduPilot is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project,
according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution
1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found
at http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1/

4. Andrew Tridgell is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision
maker and SPI liaison for ArduPilot.  Successors will be appointed by a
vote on the ArduPilot development team mailing list
ardupilot-dev-team@googlegroups.com. Communication by SPI to the
ArduPilot dev team leads (including the liaison) can be made by email to
ardupilot.devel@gmail.com.

5. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is
approved by the SPI Board.

Resolution 2016-05-05.bg.1: NTPsec as associated project

WHEREAS

1. NTPsec is a substantial and significant Free Software project.

2. NTPsec developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including
taking donations.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

3. The NTPsec Project is formally invited to become an SPI Associated
Project, according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI
Resolution 1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which
can be found at
http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1/

4. Mark Atwood is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision maker and
SPI liaison for the NTPsec Project. Successors will be appointed by the
outgoing SPI liaison, or if the current SPI liaison is unavailable or
refuses to appoint a successor, by a simple majority vote by the three
top code contributors to the NTPsec of the previous year.

5. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is
approved by the SPI Board.