10 May 2023

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”).

May 10, 2023

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

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Not attending: Sylvain Corlay, Noa Tamir

Executive Directors Report: Executive Director's Report

Discussion Items:

a. Round 2 Project Application -

i. PETSc - Champion Report by Stefan

    - Sponsored Project Applications_230415
    - PETSc Governance

    - Recommendation is to approve fiscal sponsorship, vote approve 6-0-0

ii. Draft Project Review Sheet

    - Project Review Draft

    - Need to divy up who will review each project (5 per person)

    - After the board does our review, we will ask the APSC to do the same review for affiliate projects

b. sktime - Update

i. sktime Community Org Issue

ii. sktime Affiliated Project Application

c. PyData Seattle Complaint

d. Strategic Planning Session - Please add task ideas

i. Notes for Task-Oriented Planning Session

ii. Board members can add tasks for the strategic planning session

e. Open NumFOCUS roles

i. DEI coordinator role filled (CZI grant)

ii. OSSci Program Manager (IBM funded, still open)

iii. Finance Director (Still open)

iv. IT staff (Part-time, need to find someone still)