A regular meeting of the Django Software Foundation Board of Directors was held via teleconference starting on 18 Dec, 2013, 4pm CST. Russell Keith-Magee led the meeting.
- Karen Tracey
- Russell Keith-Magee
- Adrian Holovaty
- Andy McKay (late)
Foundation tax status
Joseph is working on the issue and the case is being reviewed by the accountant. Requested help in reviewing the 1023 Application. Reporting to the DSF membership will occur this month.
Legal Agreement for trademark use
Joseph confirmed invoiced and paid.
Business during the month
Statements from US Bank
Joseph has paid money to retrieve old statements.
Kogan donation of $10K AUS. See blog for more.
Bitcoin donation request
Board decided that we are not inclined to accept bitcoins because of its current tax status.
CLA for HP
Jeremy will confirm if a corporate level CLA exists in the archive for HP.
Position on DjangoCon name
After review the board decided not to allow using the name DjangoCon, unless it is a larger conference so the conference could be reviewed. The board would like to encourage small Django conferences, but with a different name.
Copyright violation of Django Book
Book has been removed from Amazon Kindle store. Request for attribution from the organisation has been sent.
Django Weekend Cardiff.
Board approved request for sponsorship for $200.
Advertising for merchandise suppliers
Adrian was not opposed to a page that listed suppliers selling Django merchandise.
DjangoCon US planning
Call for volunteers sent out and blog post created.
PyCon US sponsorship
Under discussion, was suggested at the $1,500 level. Karen to follow up with PyCon organisers.
PyCon PH sponsorship
Board approved gold level sponsorship.
CLA refers to Schedule B. Karen to investigate.
Dutch Django Sprint
Board approved approx 160EUR to cover Baptiste attending.
15th January 2014, 4pm CDT
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