[board-discuss] BoD minutes from 2014-04-30
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The Document Foundation
Board of Directors Meeting
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Location: Phone Conference Room
Session chair: Thorsten Behrens (Chairman of the Board)
Keeper of the minutes: Sophie Gautier
In the call: Thorsten Behrens (Chairman of the Board), Eliane Domingos
de Sousa (Deputy Chairman of the Board), Michael Meeks (Board of
Directors), Fridrich Strba (Board of Directors), Bjoern Michaelsen
(Board of Directors), Adam Fyne (Board of Directors), Norbert Thiebaud
(Deputy Board of Directors), Eike Rathke (Deputy Board of Directors),
Florian Effenberger (Executive Director), Olivier Hallot, Sophie Gautier.
Representation: Eike Rathke representing Joel Madero
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 7 Board of
Directors members or their representatives 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 15:00 UTC. It was held partly in public and
partly in private as the board saw a need for confidentiality during
discussions. The results are now being made public in accordance with
1. Capital stock investment cancellation period
Florian explains that the cancellation period of the capital stock is
soon. The current rate is 2.0% p.a., which is better than the other
recent offers, so Florian proposes to keep the investment as is and not
cancel it. Should there be objections, there are some more days to cancel.
2. Conference status update
Sophie reports that the program committee is set, but the paper
contribution is still very low. Michael said that it will be put on the
agenda for the next ESC call. Sophie will organize a call in the next
weeks between the local team and the LibO team.
Public call ended at 15:08 UTC.
Attending at the end of the call: Thorsten Behrens, Eliane Domingos de
Sousa, Michael Meeks, Fridrich Strba, Bjoern Michaelsen, Adam Fyne,
Norbert Thiebaud, Eike Rathke, Florian Effenberger, Sophie Gautier.
Florian Effenberger, Executive Director (Geschäftsführer)
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