Foundation/Local Chapters/United States/Minutes-2015-11-10

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Attendees

  • Alyssa
  • Drishtie
  • Ian
  • Alex
  • Martijn

Taxes Ian will go through the list Keri sent and create checkboxes as needed

Roles

  • Ian will continue to function as Treasurer
  • Martijn At Large
  • Alyssa will continue as President
  • Alex VP
  • Secretary - Drishtie

Unanymously accepted

  • Alyssa to put this out as a blog post

Plans

Some key things mentioned:

  • Focus on mapper growth
  • Events more workshop-/teaching-oriented
  • Events more local / regional
  • Tap into CfA brigades, Red cross and other existing communities
  • Provide a platform for local communities to organize
  • Refocus / rethink web site
  • Monthly classes, perhaps together with a partner like TeachOSM
  • Mappy hours (combine with the above?)
  • Focus on US but learn and teach with other Local Chapters.
  • Getting-started outreach for new sign ups who haven't mapped yet. Work with OSM sysops.
  • Big sister / brother program
  • Retry partnering with Meetup
  • Work with granting foundation to reboot OSM groups
  • Add OSM day / track to 3rd party events. What kinds of events?
  • Create tickets / action items around this