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[board-discuss] BoD minutes from 2013-01-23


attached are the board meeting minutes from the BoD phone meeting on January 23rd.

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Minutes 2013-01-23
The Document Foundation
Board of Directors Meeting
Call Minutes

Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
Location: Phone Conference Room

Session chair: Florian Effenberger (Chairman of the Board)
Keeper of the minutes: Olivier Hallot (Board of Directors)

In the call: Thorsten Behrens, Florian Effenberger, Olivier Hallot, Andreas Mantke, Charles-H. Schulz, Italo Vignoli, Caolán McNamara.
Representations: Andreas Mantke representing Michael Meeks.

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 with 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 7 Board of Directors members are attending the call.

The board waives all formal statutory requirements, or requirements in the foundations articles, or other requirements regarding form and invitation, time limits, and for the topics discussed in this meeting.

The call is quorate.

From now on, a quorum can be reached with a simple majority of 4 votes.

The meeting commences at 16:05 UTC.

1. Request spending USD 25.00 for a Google Play account to be used by TDF for the Impress Remote feature available in release 4.0 of LibreOffice.

Result of vote: consensus approval (7 out of 7)
Decision: The request has been accepted.

2. Florian on strategies for communities

Florian notes lack of coordination for infrastructure and marketing. Plan to write a document on how to address the issue.

End of agenda, no additions.

Attending at the end of the meeting: Thorsten Behrens, Florian Effenberger, Olivier Hallot, Andreas Mantke, Charles-H. Schulz, Italo Vignoli and Caolán McNamara.

The meeting adjournes at 16:25 UTC.

Meeting minutes approved:
Olivier Hallot, Keeper of the minutes
Florian Effenberger, Session chair

Florian Effenberger, Chairman of the Board (Vorstandsvorsitzender)
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