A regular meeting of the Django Software Foundation Board of Directors was held on Mar 5, 2015. Russell Keith-Magee led the meeting.
- Russell Keith-Magee
- Ola Sitarska
- Karen Tracey
- Stacey Haysler
- Andy McKay
- Jannis Leidel
Code of conduct and grants
The code of conduct and grants committees have been created and under way. Russell updated the committees page with the details.
Received four applications. Decision was made to rehire Tim for the position. Russell to make a formal announcement and Tim to start at the beginning of March for a 12 month recurring contract.
Ola reported some work done on recurring fundraising. There is a small amount left for stretch goal.
DEFNA officially a corporation and applying for non-profit. Venue has been selected and a contract signed with a university. Sponsorship prospectus has been released. Call for speakers and website should be ready.
Legal language for DEFNA needs to be circulated.
Account has been setup, has to be approved.
Transfer from Xero to Freshbooks.
Sponsorhsip includes DjangoCon Australia in Brisbane. Request for $1,900 AUS (which is ~$1,5000 USD). Approved by the board.
Baptiste made a bunch of Django stickers in the past. Asked for $268 USD to get more. Approved by the board.
Event in Mbarara, Uganda
Request for an event providing breakfast and lunch. Expecting 70 ladies and a few men. Asked for $800 USD. Currently a few communication issues and the board is asking for more information.
Asked for $300 USD. Approved by the board (Ola recused from voting).
Formal approval for a travel grants program for DjangoCon Europe. Last year we provided $3,000 USD. Suggested $5,000 for this year. Approved by the board.
On 21 - 22 March. Requested 250 GBP (which is ~$400 USD). Approved by the board.
Django 1.8 Shirt
Repeat of the Django 1.7 shirt, but designer not available. Russell to ask the community if there's any designers.
Business done during the month
Open Inventor Network
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