Foundation/Local Chapters/United States/Minutes-2014-05-14

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  • Alex
  • Martijn
  • Ian
  • Mele


  • Kathleen
    • Pick a better time now that she's in Berlin
  • Financials
    • Looking for an accountant to help with financials
  • Martijn's Utah GIS Talk
    • Martijn's giving a talk about OSM with regional OSM people
  • 501(c)(3)
    • Discussing focusing more on education aspect of our mission
  • National Day of Civic Hacking
  • Mission statement
    • Alex moved to approve change to our mission statement to add "education" as a part of our mission statement.
    • Approved: 4 in favor, 1 absent
  • State of the Map US
    • What we want for next year?
      • Do a better job getting the press involved
      • Get volunteers more involved
      • Ask people who had strong opinions to help with organization
    • How do OSM organizations run large events?
      • We could have kept 2 full-time people busy for 2 months
      • We should ask FOSS4G team
      • Hire an event organizer?
    • How can we engage the existing community better?