30 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 30, 2022


Board Members: Sylvain Corlay, Logan Kilpatrick, James Powell, Katrina Riehl

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Not attending: Rosie Pongracz, Stefan van der Walt

Consent Agenda Approval:

Discussion Items:

  1. Sysadmin -budget

    i. Proposal to Hire a Systems Administrator

    ii. Vote to approve the sys admin hire with a budget of $75k, PT, re-evaluate at the end of the year. Vote approved 4-0-0

  2. OSScI Charter Approval

    i. OSScI Committee Charter

    ii. Motion to approve made by Katrina, seconded by Logan. Vote approved 4-0-0.

  3. Summit Update

    i. Leah is working with CZI to get the date finalized. Location would move to Santa Rosa. Dates of the conference shifted to start wednesday the 21st.

  4. Board meeting on July 14th will be canceled due to SciPy and holidays.

  5. Elections for 7th Board Seat

    i. Goal is to finalize the list and set the time frame for making a decision.

    ii. The board will vote on July 28th to seat the 7th board member. All potential board members should be added to the list prior to the board meeting.

  6. Currently working to find a new development director. Hiring is in progress.

  7. Update on board transformation, we are behind but need to seat the 7th board member.