4 May 2021
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”).
May 4, 2021
Board Members: Katrina Riehl, Andy Terrel, James Powell, Jane Herriman, Stefan van der Walt, Sylvain Corlay
Executive Director: Leah Silen
Not attending: N/A
Feb 9 – Approved 5-0-0.
Feb 22 – Approved 5-0-0.
March 9 – Approved 5-0-0.
March 23 & April 6 – votes needed.
Executive Director’s Report:
a. Sponsored Project Applications
i. Napari 1. Andy championed. 2. Approved 6-0-0 ii. Proposals submitted by the 2 projects applying under the Grantor > Grantee model: 1. GDAL: Approved 6-0-0 2. Sgkit: Approved 6-0-0
b. Affiliated Project Selection Committee
We had a discussion about strategies to create diversity leading to discussion about quotas, creating opportunities, tokens, etc.
c. Open Collective Update - Leah
d. NumFocus Europe
i. Sylvain has submitted bylaws. ii. The legal entity has been created.