23 September 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”).
September 23, 2021
Board Members: Stefan van der Walt, Rosie Pongracz, Katrina Riehl, Logan Kilpatrick, Sylvain Corlay
Executive Director: Leah Silen
Not attending: James Powell
Email/Github Voting: N/A
Executive Director's Report: Reviewed
a. Sponsored Project Applications
i. Votes still needed on PyData Sparse's acceptance as an > Affiliated project. Suggested by Stefan on Slack after > discussions with Ralf ii. Affiliated Status (send the project to the APSC for a review and > vote with a 2 week turnaround time)
b. Officer Elections -
i. President - Nomination, Katrina 1. Vote: Rosie Motioned, Seconded by Logan 2. Vote Count: 4 Approve, 1 Abstain, 0 Rejects ii. Treasurer - Nomination, Rosie 1. Vote: Katrina Motioned, Seconded by Logan 2. Vote Count: 4 Approve, 1 Abstain, 0 Rejects iii. Katrina confirmed as new president, Rosie > confirmed as Treasurer
c. New Board Member Elections
i. Reviewed previous Nominations for 7th Board > Position ii. We will continue to generate a list of possible names for the > 7th board position.
d. Admin Fee Increase i. Discussed Scikit-learn's Response to Admin fee increase > how we can get them on board.
e. Setting a date for our strategic planning session.
i. Do we want a moderator/facilitator? ii. When? iii. Tabled for now, will re-visit at the next meeting