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[board-discuss] BoD minutes from 2012-08-22


Hi,

attached are the board meeting minutes from the BoD phone meeting on
August 22nd.

This message is to be archived by the BoD and its deputies.

Thorsten

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The Document Foundation
Board of Directors Meeting
Call Minutes

Date: Wednesday, Aug 22th, 2012
Location: Phone conference room

Keeper of the minutes: Bjoern Michaelsen (Board of Directors Deputy)
Session chair: Thorsten Behrens (Deputy Chairman of the Board)

Attending: Italo Vignoli (Board of Directors), Olivier Hallot (Board
of Directors), Andreas Mantke (Board of Directors Deputy), Thorsten
Behrens (Deputy Chairman of the Board), Bjoern Michaelsen (Board of
Directors Deputy)

Representation: Björn Michaelsen represents Charles Schultz (Board of
Directors), Thorsten Behrens represents Florian Effenberger (Chairman
of the Board)

Deputy Chairman of the Board is in the call. One of the Chairman or
Deputy is required to be present or represented for having a quorate
call.

The Board of Directors at time of the call consists of 7 seat holders
without deputies. In order to be quorate, the call needs to have 1/2
of the Board of Directors members, which gives 4. A total of 4 Board
of Directors members are attending the call, one of them being
represented by a deputy.

The invitation to the call has been in time, fulfilling all formal
requirements.

The call is quorate.

   From now on, a quorum can be reached with a simple majority of 3 votes.

The meeting commences at 15:08 UTC.

1.) Funding campaigns

Discussion:
 - September should be start of the first campaign
 - aiming for one campaign per quarter
 - finetuning timing/sync with release schedule for optimized results
 - first target: full time administator
 - handed to Italo and Bjoern to come up with a proposal
 - get public lists involved: marketing, board, members


2.) Alfresco on TDF infrastructure

Discussion:
 - (multiple contributions from Thorsten, Italo, Andreas, Bjoern)
 - question is not contentious
 - involved parties are encouraged to self-organize
 - we are a volunteer based project, and should avoid top-down
   decision making, unless unavoidable conflicts arise
 - board advise: documentation team to agree on requirements, then
   admin team can prioritize tasks


End of agenda, no additions.

Attending to the end of the meeting: Italo Vignoli (Board of
Directors), Bjoern Michaelsen (Board of Directors Deputy), Olivier
Hallot (Board of Directors), Andreas Mantke (Board of Directors
Deputy), Thorsten Behrens (Deputy Chairman of the Board).

The meeting adjournes at 15:30 UTC.

Meeting minutes approved:

Björn Michaelsen, Keeper of the minutes
Thorsten Behrens, Session chair

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Thorsten Behrens, Director, Deputy Chairman of the Board
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