28 Mar 2018

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of NumFOCUS. All votes are reported in the form “(Y/N/A)” (in favor-Y‚ opposed-N‚ abstentions-A; e.g. “4-1-2” means “4 in favor, 1 opposed, and 2 abstentions”).

Participating: Leah Silen, Andy Terrel, Ralf Gommers, Lorena Barba, Jennifer Klay

Not Attending: Didrik Pinte

Approval of Minutes from last meeting: Approved (4/0/0)

Items Voted on by Email: -

Treasurer’s Report: Q1 report is being prepared for the next meeting

Executive Director’s Report: -

Discussion Items

1. HR update

An update was given on the termination of employment of Christie Koehler.

2. Sustainability Grant

3. Data Carpentry Transfer Agreement

4. AstroPy NSF CIS Grant

Working with Kelle Cruz on our first NSF grant. Andy will be one of the co-PIs.

5. QuTiP request for Affiliated Project status

QuTiP is requesting membership as an Affiliated Project with hopes to eventually apply for fiscal sponsorship.

6. NumFocus EU

7. Deciding on Small Grant Proposals