Summary of the 16 April 2015 meeting of the X.Org Foundation Board of Directors Full IRC meeting logs are posted at BoardOfDirectors/IrcLogs/2015/04-16.



  • Alex Deucher, Peter Hutterer, Matt Dew, Alan Coopersmith, Stuart Kreitmann, Egbert Eich, Keith Packard, Martin Peres Rob Clark, Daniel Vetter



Election is complete, please welcome the new board members Daniel Vetter and Rob Clark, re-welcome re-elected board members Martin Peres and Peter Hutterer. Many thanks to the outgoing board members Alan Coopersmith and Stuart Kreitman (who retains his office as Treasurer).

GSoC: we got 6 slots from Google, need to assign them by the 24th

XDC 2015 in Toronto suggested date is the 16-18 September, please keep an eye out for the official announcement.

Items discussed

ITEM: Election 
New/re-elected board members: Daniel Vetter, Rob Clark, Martin Peres, Peter
Outgoing board members: Alan Coopersmith, Stuart Kreitman

Many thanks to Egbert and the election committee for getting the election
done, especially with all the delays cause by the SPI 

Many thanks to Alan and Stuart for their long years serving as board
members. Your efforts over the years are much appreciated.
STATUS: Complete

ITEM: Treasurer, Secretary
Stuart K will continue as Treasurer
Peter H will continue as Secretary for the time being
STATUS: Complete

ITEM: domain
Leon still holds the domain
ACTION: Stuart K to call Leon

ITEM: Taxes
Taxes are due. Income this year was limited to interest on our current
ACTION: Stuart K to circulate tax forms on board list for sign-off
STATUS: Pending

We had 12 proposals, 9 good ones with a chance of getting accepted.
We got 6 slots assigned to from google (requested 5-9). not all proposals
have mentors assigned yet and the decision which ones to go ahead needs to
be made.
ACTION: Martin P and Alex D to handle assignment by the 24th
STATUS: Pending

ITEM: XDC dates
Tom S suggested 16-18 Sep for XDC2015, vote carried. XDC 2015 will be 
16-18 Sep in Toronto.
STATUS: Complete

ITEM: server retirement
One of our servers is due for retirement, it is not sufficiently maintained
but surprisingly still running. We need to pull the data off and migrate to
a better box.
ACTION: Egbert E to identify backup requirements and migration plans
STATUS: Pending