25 October 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”).

October 25, 2023

Attending: Sylvain Corlay, Logan Kilpatrick, James Powell, Rosie Pongracz

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Not attending: Larry Gray, Katrina Riehl

Weekly Updates:


  1. New Project Applications - Champions needed

    a. Parsl - Logan

    b. Biocommons - TBD

Discussion Items:

  1. Elections - summary of last meeting's discussion

    a. Board Elections 2023 - DRAFT

    b. Should we seat new board members before we start this process?

  2. Project and Org discussion

    a. Met with Linux Foundation about ways to collaborate

    b. Many questions around what the collaboration would look like

    c. Notes from NumFOCUS-LF Calls

  3. Gradual Proposal

Open workstreams (continue to next board meeting until completed):