08 March 2024

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”).

March 8, 2024

Attending: Sylvain Corlay, Rosie Pongracz, Katrina Riehl, Logan Kilpatrick, Larry Gray, James Powell

Executive Director: Leah Silen

Guest Advisor: Andy Terrel

Not attending:

Discussion Items

  1. Approval of Affiliated Project Selection Committee Report - Quarterly Report 1-2024

    a. Vote approved 5-1-0

  2. Communication Regarding Jupyter

    a. Rosie offered to draft the blog post once the Jupyter decision is finalized.​​ Draft Blog Post Regarding Project Jupyter Joining LF

    b. Sylvain will post his thoughts on the Jupyter discussion

  3. LinkedIn Post

    a. No action right now

    b. We will document this and consider CoC options if the behavior continues over time

    c. Katrina will add these notes to the existing CoC records for the previous incident

  4. Tabled - Election Committee Update -

    a. Implementation of Technical and Administrative Boards

    i.  Technical Board as an Executive Committee under our Bylaws
    ii. Should the number of board members be increased? By how

    b. Committee will be working on this election cycle

  5. Tabled - Formation of the C6 - Part I

    a. Naming

    i.  Open Source Scientific Alliance (there is already an Open
        Science Alliance) - OSSA
    ii. Open Source Science Alliance
    iii. Open Source Scientific Computing Alliance - OSSCA
    iv. Open Source Science Consortium - OSSC
    v.  Open Source Scientific Association - OSSA

    c. Requirements Review - if time permits