Minutes for Friday, September 12th, 2014, 16:00 UTC

Next meeting Friday, September 26th 2014, 16:00 UTC.


  • Ekaterina Gerasimova
  • Rosanna Yuen
  • Marina Zhurakhinskaya
  • Jeff Fortin
  • Sriram Ramkrishna
  • Karen Sandler
  • Tobias Mueller


  • Andrea Veri


Board meeting

  • Bountysource account for the Foundation? (see "Bounties for GNOME/GTK" thread)
    • Waiting for contact information from Sri to get in touch with Elementary folks
  • Funding for GNOME interns in OPW
    • Request for $6000 from GNOME general funds for a GNOME OPW intern
    • Would be good to have a decision today (2014-09-12)
    • Treasurer recommends against voting before an updated financial report
    • Proposal to use Privacy campaign for a GNOME privacy OPW intern
  • Deferred until further mailing list discussion occurs from other board members or missing info:
    • GNOME Privacy project (hub's offer, and the findings of SafetyTeam at GUADEC)

    • Outreach administrativia fast-tracking
    • Karen's GUADEC 2014 travel expenses reimbursement (awaits vote from travel committee, and forwarding of relevant mail thread)
    • Outstanding brand use requests: Julio Cesar Cara├ža's idea for selling apparel in Brazil (mail subject: "Sharing an idea...")

Discussed on the mailing list

  • Groupon: Pam made a mistake in filing a change of name form instead of a change of address form
    • Pam confirmed with the USPTO that this will have no impact on GNOME and is taking all relevant steps to correct
    • VOTE: reimburse Pam USD 40.00 for expenses: +1 unanimous
  • Groupon and related administrative preparations
  • Using appear.in (WebRTC) for some board meetings

Completed Actions

  • Jeff to reply to the "Permission request for Personal use of Gnome foot" mail thread
  • Zana to look into brand usecontracts that she has on paper and scan them
  • Zana to check the inventory of merch she has in storage (low priority)

Pending action items

  • Kat to create a private wiki page on the web services accounts holders and passwords
    • Allan and Kat decided to go for a private git account instead for security reasons
  • Kat to draft a proposal for a privacy policy for review
  • Kat to draft a contract template for future use organizations for which we handle money
  • Karen to write the Privacy policy for GNOME services
  • Karen will look at gnome-software privacy issues from a legal standpoint
  • Karen to draft a proposal for the photography policy at GNOME conferences to discuss on foundation-list
  • Tobi to continue pursuing the fund collection in Europe
  • Tobi to talk to Andrea to move the PayPal data extraction scripts over to the GNOME infrastructure

  • Sri to investigate better uses of adsense/adwords on the GNOME websites
  • Sri to communicate to Rosanna and work on the donation for the West Coast hackfest
  • Sri, Marina, Kat to work on establishing criteria for drafting for the hiring committee for the ED role
  • Sri to investigate the GNOME gifts situation

FoundationBoard/Minutes/20140912 (last edited 2014-09-19 10:39:29 by AndreaVeri)