24 March 2022
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”).
March 24, 2022
Board Members: Rosie Pongracz, Logan Kilpatrick, Katrina Riehl**,** Sylvain Corlay, James Powell
Executive Director: Leah Silen
Not attending: Stefan van der Walt
Email/Github Voting: N/A
Executive Director's Report:
d. No Support Requests
Open item up for vote was to approve the waiver of the fiscal sponsor fee for a project core contributor making a donation to their own project.
Motion to accept by James, seconded by Katrina, vote approved 5-0-0
a. Board Accountability (Continued from the last meeting)
i. For Review: NF Board Accountability: - In order to assess our performance as a Board of Directors we will complete the following tasks: - Annual personal Self-assessment of accomplishments and contributions to be filled out by each board member. - Dedicate a Board Meeting every December to review each role and responsibility in the document listed above and give ourselves an overall grade as a board. This grade will measure: - Scope - Effectiveness - Impact ii. Vote to accept the Board Accountability form accepted 4-0-0
b. Update on Elections for Open Board Seat - Will continue at future meeting
c. Fundraising - Results from participation form
i. Results show a nice breather of interest ii. Discussion around how the board can best support fundraising > activities