[Linux-aus] [LACTTE] Council Meeting 2010-08-04

Peter Lieverdink me at cafuego.net
Wed Aug 4 20:56:04 EST 2010

Wed, 2010-08-04 20:06 - 20:36
Linux Australia teleconference, and #LACTTE IRC channel

Apologies: Joshua Hesketh, Alice Boxhall

Present: Michael Carden, Peter Lieverdink, Elspeth Thorne, John Ferlito, Lindsay Holmwood


Accept minutes of Last Meeting
Proposed: John Ferlito
Seconded: Elspeth Thorne
The motion was carried unanimously

Status update on LCA2010.
Bank hurdles have been overcome and the first of the funds transfers should clear by the end of this week.

Report on LCA2011.
CFP is closing this weekend. Need a budget update.

Status update on LCA2012.
John will write a new president's report and note that submissions close next week.

Status update on shwag.
Ship TAS gear to MEL. Peter and Josh to organise.

Status update on Survey.
Publish raw data, summarised freeform responses next week.

Diversity policy sponsorship requirements
Not a bad idea, though some people might find it insulting. Try to co-opt Sarah to create a diversity policy as a response for event organisers.

Brendan Scott's project.
Suggest a CC license. Still awaiting comment from Andrew Tridgell and Ben Powell.

Drupal Down Under subcttee request
No objections in principle, but want a slightly more detailed budget. Send cleaned PyCon budget as example.
Peter to ask Sheree & Jeff to write up the broad proposal and send to linux-aus for comment.

Community wiki Progress
Use lugs.linux.org.au - add TAC and set up access control.

Insurance query re HackerSpaces
Andy to write up a proposal and send to linux-aus for comment.
John will investigate required insurance cover.

OSSPAC booth & cross-promotion
John will contact Kent and verify if a paragraph in the presidents report would be acceptable.

Associations Incorporation Act 2009
We'll need to do a full audit on account of turning over more than $250k/yr.
Peter to double-check the changes.
John will find a volunteer to check difference between old and new model rules.

Board is meeting soon to decide on the future of conf.au. John will check contacts to see if we can lobby.

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