06 October 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”).

October 06, 2021

Board Members: Stefan van der Walt, Rosie Pongracz, James Powell,

Katrina Riehl, Logan Kilpatrick

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Not attending: Sylvain Corlay

Email/Github Voting: N/A

Executive Director's Report: N/A


a. Reviewed response from Scikit-learn regarding Admin Fee > Increase

b. More discussion on Nominations for 7th Board > Position

c. Determining a Date for our Strategic Planning Session (11/9th, 11th, > or 10th

i.  Facilitator Suggestion - Tom Iselin
    > [[https://www.tomiselin.com/]{.ul}](https://www.tomiselin.com/)

d. NF GitHub - Archiving repos

i.  Leah and Arliss can archive repo's as they see fit. If we are
    > deleting Repos, send the list to the board for approval.

e. Creating a Project Review Process

i.  Example checklist

    1.  Is still active (has commits, PRs get merged)

    2.  Has a community around it (PRs, discussions from people
        > external to the team)

    3.  Still has an open license

    4.  Has documentation, including an onboarding guide & CoC

    5.  Has made a release over the past two years

    6.  For fiscally sponsored projects: have any funds (donations,
        > grants) been received over the past two years

ii. Make sure the process is transparent and open with long lead
    > times.

f. NumFOCUS Incubator Charter Vote and Review

i.  Approved: 5-0-0

g. Vote to Increase SDG Cap to > $6K

i.  Approved: 5-0-0