01 December 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”).

December 1, 2022

Attending: Larry Gray, Logan Kilpatrick, James Powell, Katrina Riehl, Stéfan van der Walt

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Not attending: Sylvain, Rosie

Executive Director's Report: ​​Helpdesk Report

Discussion Items:

a. Sponsored Project Applications:

i.  gammapy - Logan

    1.  Vote approved 5-0-0

ii. pysat - Stefan

iii. Fortran-lang- Logan

    1.  Vote for conditional acceptance (subject to adding the history
        > of the project and governance) approve 5-0-0

iv. Sktime - Stefan

v.  Open Science labs (Need to discuss non-english projects)

> Katrina will evaluate this project, main consideration is how do we
> support non-english communities more broadly

vi. GeoPandas - Larry

vii. R Epidemics Consortium - ?

By E-mail: Sktime, GeoPandas

Next Meeting: Open Science Labs, pysat, R Epidemics Consortium

b. Payment to Disqualified Persons (Don't Use This Code⇋Econ-ARK)

i.  Table the discussion around this today since we really need
    > specific dollar amounts

c. Items from the last meeting (if time) -

i.  Fiscal Sponsor Project name update

ii. Leah has chatted with projects, our marketing agency, etc.

d. Ticketing System (Stéfan)

i.  We currently use FreshDesk and have some metrics available on
    > usage around finance and such.