Quorum reached and meeting called to order at 09:04 am PST.
Guests and Observers
Expected, but Not Present
New Board Members on the Ballot (April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2011)
Dr. Fabio Kon is an active participant on the FLOSSCC project. Mr. Tiemann as well as Ms. Sharma both reinforced his participation.
Dr. Tony Wasserman is also an active participant on both Open Source Education and FLOSSCC initiatives. Mr. Tiemann and Ms. Sharma both reinforced his participation.
Mr. Phipps' candidacy also discussed. Mr. Nelson, Mr. Coar, Ms. Sharma, Mr. Tiemann, Ms. Cooper, Mr. Oliver participated in the discussion about communication and experience.
Resignation of Board Member
Mr. Tiemann moved that we accept Mr. Coar's resignation effective April 1st, 2010. Ms. Cooper seconded the motion. Motion passed by general consent.
Mr. Tiemann also recognized Mr. Coar's service to the OSI and thanked him on behalf of the board for his participation.
Confirmations of Board Members (April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2012):
Ms. Cooper moves that we reconfirm Mr. Oliver for the remainder of his term. Mr. Nelson seconds. Motion passed by general consent.
Dr. Michlmayr and Ms. Sharma hoped that Mr. Oliver will allocate more time to work on various OSI projects underway. Mr. Oliver expected he will have more time this coming year for OSI projects and will coordinate with respective team members to make progress.
Re-Election of Board Members (April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2013):
New Board Members (April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2011):
Mr. Tiemann moves that the following slate for election.
Mr. Oliver states for the record that he will miss Ms. Nwakanma's positive participation on the OSI board.
Ms. Cooper moves that the board vote for the new slate of directors. Mr. Coar seconds. Motion passed by general consent.
Appointment of Board Observers
Mr. Tiemann also appointed Mr. Coar as a board observer effective April 1st, 2010 subject to OSI's terms and conditions. Mr. Tiemann requested Ms. Nwakanma to send him email to officially express her interest to serve as an OSI board observer. Ms. Sharma will follow-up with Ms. Nwakanma to formalize request to the President.
Appointment of Emeritus Board Members
Ms. Cooper moves that Mr. Ghosh be conferred emeritus status effective April 1st, 2010. Mr. Coar seconds. Motion passed by general consent.
Mr. Tiemann moves that Ms. Nwakanma be conferred emeritus status effective April 1st, 2010. Mr. Coar seconds. Motion passed by general consent.
Mr. Tiemann moves that Mr. Coar be conferred emeritus status effective April 1st, 2010. Mr. Nelson seconds. Motion passed by general consent.
Retirement of Board Observers
Mr. Tiemann moves that Dr. Prabhakar and Mr. Garbee be retired as board observers. The board appreciates Dr. Prabhakar's and Mr. Garbee's participation as OSI's board observers.
The election of officers for next year (April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2011) is deferred until next month's meeting.
The next OSI BOD meeting is scheduled for Wednesday April 7, 2010. However there maybe some scheduling conflicts for certain board members (Mr. Tiemann, Mr. Oliver, Ms. Cooper). So a convenient date will be selected for the next board meeting via further email discussion.
Mr. Oliver moves that the meeting be adjourned. Mr. Tiemann seconds.
Meeting Adjourned at 10:18 AM PST.