16 June 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”).

June 16, 2022


Board Members: Sylvain Corlay, Logan Kilpatrick, Rosie Pongracz, Katrina Riehl

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Not attending: James Powell, Stefan van der Walt

Consent Agenda Approval:

Discussion Items:

  1. Hiring a Systems Administrator

    i. Tabled from last meeting

    ii. General sense is that we should do a trial period and figure out > the scope for this person. Proposed rate of $150 an hour.

    iii. We are under budget on staff costs so this would be in budget

    iv. Move this vote / discussion to an async vote since we are missing 2 key board members

  2. Procedure for Bug-Bounty Requests

    i. Tabled from last meeting

    ii. Board does not want NF to be involved in bug bounties, this > would fall to the project. We will thank those who fix the > bugs and reach out and maybe send a t-shirt but we do not have > an official NF level program.

  3. Elections for 7th Board Seat

    i. Board will look at our existing list of nominations along with add new nominations by board members. Discussion will continue next board meeting.

    ii. Goal for next meeting is to finalize the list and set the time frame for making a decision

  4. Discussion around the Summit planning and next steps.

  5. Fundraising proposal will be on the next Board meeting agenda.