Official Minutes: Inaugural Meeting of the Board

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Brady Brim-DeForest

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Sep 12, 2008, 12:51:24 AM9/12/08
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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE
OPEN WEB FOUNDATION


DATE:
Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 at 11:00 PST

LOCATION: Telephonic Meeting

ATTENDEES:
Ben Laurie
Brady Brim-DeForest
Chris Messina
David Recordon
DeWitt Clinton
Eran Hammer-Lahav
Gabe Wachob
Scott Kveton


AGENDA:

1) Have the following individuals affirm Eran Hammer-Lahav's actions as incorporator and accept their election as board members:

Ben Laurie, Chris Messina, David Recordon, DeWitt Clinton, Eran Hammer-Lahav, Gabe Wachob, Scott Kveton


2) Adopt the OWF Bylaws as written (http://openwebfoundation.org/bylaws.html)

3) Elect officers of the Board:

Nominees:
David Recordon as President
Scott Kveton as Treasurer
Brady Brim-DeForest as Secretary

4) New Business/Information Items

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MINUTES:


1. Call to Order:

Defacto Chair and incorporator Eran Hammer-Lahav called the meeting to order at 11:00 a.m. pacific standard time time. Following his opening remarks, introductions were made by those present. A roll call was taken, and it was determined that 7 voting members were present.


2.) Changes to the Agenda:
2.1 Approval of Agenda

Following a review of the agenda, there was a motion by Eran Hammer-Lahav and a second by David Recordon to approve the agenda. Upon vote, the agenda was unanimously approved.


3) Election of the Board, and Affirmation of Incorporator's Actions
The following individuals accepted their election to the interim Board of Directors (with terms to expire upon election of a permanent Board), and approved the actions of the Incorporator Eran Hammer-Lahav:

Ben Laurie
Chris Messina
David Recordon
DeWitt Clinton
Eran Hammer-Lahav
Gabe Wachob
Scott Kveton


4) Adoption of the OWF Bylaws
Defacto Chair Eran Hammer-Lahav made a motion to adopt the OWF Bylaws as written (http://openwebfoundation.org/bylaws.html). A roll call vote was conducted of the 7 voting members present, and the vote determined unanimously that the Bylaws be adopted.

Mover - Eran Hammer-Lahav
Second -  David Recordon
Motion - OWF Board moves to adopt the OWF Bylaws as written (http://openwebfoundation.org/bylaws.html)
Result - Unanimously approved


5) Election of Officers of the Board
Defacto Chair Eran Hammer-Lahav made a motion to elect the following nominees as interim officers of the Board (to serve for the duration of the interim board's term): David Recordon as President, Scott Kveton as Treasurer, and Brady Brim-DeForest as Secretary. A roll call vote was conducted of the 7 voting members present, and the vote unanimously determined that David Recordon was elected as President, Scott Kveton was elected as Treasurer, and Brady Brim-DeForest was elected as Secretary.

Result - All nominees unanimously approved


6) New Business/Information Items
Defacto Chair Eran Hammer-Lahav called for the table to open for discussion of New Business and Information Items. The following items were discussed:

1. Discussion of formation legal affairs committee.

2. Discussion of financial systems, record and bookkeeping, etc.


7) Next Meeting
The next meeting of the OWF Board of Directors will be held in October 2008. Specific date to be announced.


8) Adjournment
There being no further business, the meeting was unanimously adjourned at 11:27 a.m.

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NEXT MEETING:  To be announced.



Minutes Prepared by: Brady Brim-DeForest, Secretary, Open Web Foundation (September 10, 2008)


Eran Hammer-Lahav

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Sep 12, 2008, 2:40:36 AM9/12/08
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Thanks Brady! Sure helps to have people who know what they are doing… J

 

EHL

Chris Messina

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Sep 12, 2008, 1:20:52 PM9/12/08
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Excellent -- should we also record these minutes externally on the
website or a on wiki?

Chris
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Brady Brim-DeForest

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Sep 12, 2008, 1:30:14 PM9/12/08
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Yes, I think it would be great if we could build a repository for minutes and other official docs.

Do we need a wiki, or would static files on the existing site suffice?

-Brady

Eran Hammer-Lahav

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Sep 12, 2008, 1:47:53 PM9/12/08
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Stick it on the current site under the foundation records section. David can get you write access...

EHL

Geir Magnusson

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Sep 12, 2008, 1:56:46 PM9/12/08
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will there be come kind of change control in place ?

Ben Laurie

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Sep 12, 2008, 2:22:31 PM9/12/08
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On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 6:56 PM, Geir Magnusson <ge...@10gen.com> wrote:
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> will there be come kind of change control in place ?

quite - i'd perfer an svn or hg repo for this kind of stuff

Brady Brim-DeForest

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Sep 12, 2008, 2:27:16 PM9/12/08
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Thanks Eran. I'll bug David.

Geir, the minutes will be time and date stamped - as for change control, I'm not entirely sure.

-Brady

Eran Hammer-Lahav

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Sep 12, 2008, 2:41:28 PM9/12/08
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If you set one...

EHL

Geir Magnusson

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Sep 12, 2008, 2:49:58 PM9/12/08
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we should get an account at github or something like that so there can be an audit trail for the docs.

Ben Laurie

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Sep 12, 2008, 3:08:10 PM9/12/08
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On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 7:49 PM, Geir Magnusson <ge...@10gen.com> wrote:
> we should get an account at github or something like that so there can be an
> audit trail for the docs.

+1

let the vcs proliferate!

Eran Hammer-Lahav

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Sep 12, 2008, 3:15:19 PM9/12/08
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Geir Magnusson

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Sep 12, 2008, 3:29:27 PM9/12/08
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happy to if there's no protest it being git, or if someone doesn't
have a better idea...

David Recordon

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Sep 12, 2008, 3:34:26 PM9/12/08
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I'm fine if you go and do it, but don't see it as being vital today.  Brady is posting the minutes to the site in an HTML form and they are already archived and distributed via this list.  While GitHub will work fine for today, I'm guessing when we get into infrastructure discussions through Incubation it might change.  So as long as you're willing to do it and know that it might change in the future, I see no issue.

--David

Chris Messina

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Sep 12, 2008, 5:18:12 PM9/12/08
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I don't mind Github, but it's not terribly friendly for non-command-line folks.

I went ahead and put up these minutes on a wiki, which I'm happy to
maintain in the meantime:

http://openwebfoundation.pbwiki.com/2008-09-10-board-meeting-minutes

I'm certainly happy to see a better solution, but this took me five
minutes to set up, and I'm already handling this kind of stuff for
OAuth, DiSo, Twitter and other projects.

Chris

Geir Magnusson

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Sep 12, 2008, 7:14:38 PM9/12/08
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I don't care what is used - just so we have a defensible trail of
documentation handling...

geir
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