Board Meeting Minutes 2013-08-27

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Minutes of the

OpenStreetMap Foundation Board Meeting (Telephone Conference)

on 27 August 2013 at 21:00 BST / 22:00 CEST


Board members:

  • Matt Amos
  • Henk Hoff
  • Dermot McNally
  • Simon Poole (chairing)
  • Frederik Ramm (minutes)


  • Oliver Kühn


  • Steve Coast (Chairman Emeritus)
  • Michael Collinson (Management Team)


Previous Minutes

Approved unanimously.

1. Management Team

Michael Collinson will act as the Management Team Chairman for the coming 6 months; after that, he will evaluate (and allow MT to evaluate) whether he should continue in that position.

The board accepts and welcomes Michael in the position of MT chair (4 in favour, 1 abstention).

2. Register of Associate Members

The new Articles of Association, if accepted, require us to keep a register of associate members. A discussion about what exactly this register should contain remains inconclusive, and will be continued on the board E-Mail list.

3. Schedule of Membership Fees

The board decides:

  1. Members must be natural persons and pay £15 annually as before. (4 in favour, 1 abstention)
  2. Associate members pay £15 annually if they are natural persons. (5 in favour)
  3. Associate members pay £1000 annually if they are organisations. (3 in favour, 1 against, 1 abstention)

4. Planning of the Annual General Meeting

Board will attempt to hold a short face-to-face meeting before the AGM. Simon to organise.

Next Meeting

To be determined after the elections when we will have at least one new board member.

Meeting End

23:17 CEST