Foundation/Local Chapters/United States/Minutes-2014-12-02
Ian Alyssa (via phone) Alex Martijn Eleanor
- President, Secretary, Treasurer are the official ones
- At-Large and Vice-President are the other ones
- Role definitions:
- Treasurer: Responsible for day to day book keeping and making sure we file our taxes at the end of the year
- Secretary: Making sure that the meetings are run and that meeting notes and minutes are posted
- President: Don't think there's any special formal responsibilities
- Martijn suggests Alyssa as President
- Is happy to continue being Secretary
- Alyssa is happy to do secretary or president.
- Alex likes Alyssa as president (because of votes), Ian as treasurer, Alex is happy to be secretary
- Eleanor likes Alyssa as president
- Ian moves to appoint Alyssa as president, Alex seconds. 5 yeas, 0 nos, 0 abstains.
- Alex moves to appoint Ian as treasurer, Eleanor seconds. 5 yeas, 0 nos, 0 abstains.
- Alex moves to appoint Martijn as secretary, Alyssa seconds, 5 yeas, 0 nos, 0 abstains.
- Eleanor as at-large
- Alex as vice-president
- Vote for both: 5 yeas, 0 nos, 0 abstains.
Goals for the term
- Would love to take more time for this, so lets
- Alyssa feels like she doesn't fully understand our role as a group
- Alex suggests starting a ticket so that when we get on the phone next time we have a more focused discussion
- Let's just do it next week
Quick SOTM update
- Alyssa talked to Carto DB and is waiting for a nailed down timeline
- Alex has been working on SOTM US 2015 with Tristan and should be able to share it tomorrow
- Alex would like us to look at F1023 budget outlook that he put together for Mark Diskin
- Ian should double-check the numbers
- The categorization isn't perfect, but we don't need it to be
- Ian also needs to look at the balance sheet for 2013
Old bank accounts
- Ian's trying to figure out balances for the Wells Fargo accounts
- Went to talk to a local Wells Fargo banker and need to get Thea to call them
Other stuff: Newsletter: Martijn would love to pick that up again next week London: Alex was in London. OSM US could be collecting the funds in the US that want to donate to OSM. Alex will write a blog post about the selection of roles We'll have meeting on Thursday or Friday to talk about SOTM US design