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:
- Vote to approve the consent agenda with the condition we will add a
pledge as part of the academic consortium. We won't launch until the pledge is added. Vote approved 4-0-0
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
OSScI Charter Approval
i. OSScI Committee Charter
ii. Motion to approve made by Katrina, seconded by Logan. Vote approved 4-0-0.
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.
Board meeting on July 14th will be canceled due to SciPy and holidays.
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.
Currently working to find a new development director. Hiring is in progress.
Update on board transformation, we are behind but need to seat the 7th board member.