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Board of Directors - February 23, 2016 Meeting

The OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors will meet at 1:00pm - 3:00pm Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00) on February 23, 2016. Directors may participate via conference dial-in. Audio from the meeting will also be available to the community.

To join the session:

  1. Go to https://openstack.webex.com/openstack/k2/j.php?MTID=t871f81c7c72528513e824a85dfe41a67
  2. Enter your name and email address.
  3. Enter the session password: This session does not require a password.
  4. Click "Join Now".
  5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

Board Meeting Agenda

* Chair: Alan Clark, Vice Chair: Lew Tucker
* Minutes: Mark Radcliffe
* Julia Dechance will monitor and manage the webex connection
* Non official meeting discussion Channels:
** webex chat
** IRC: #openstack-board
** Etherpad: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/UnofficialBoardNotes-Feb23-2016

(13:00) Call To Order, Open Session

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approve minutes from January 26, 2016 board meeting
    Fix typo (Mr. Magna" should be "Mr. Magana" under the user committee)

(13:15) Committee Actions and Updates

  1. New Member Committee
    1. Update from the latest meeting - Rob Esker
  2. User Committee
    1. Brief summary of the Operators Meet-up in Manchester - Edgar Magana
  3. Compensation Committee
    1. 2016 Executive Director Metrics - Alan

(14:00) Strategic Discussions

  1. Mission Statement Amendment - Russell
"To produce a ubiquitous Open Source Cloud Computing platform that is easy to use, simple to implement, interoperable between deployments, works well at all scales, and meets the needs of users and operators of both public and private clouds."
  1. Summit Format - Jonathan
  2. Preparation for the March 29 F2F meeting"
    1. We have several requests from directors for developing direction priorities and strategy for 2016. Goal for this call is to organize and frame the topics for the F2F. Suggested topics:
      1. Interoperability
        1. Lab infrastructure similar to OPNFV Pharos Lab Infrastructure, maintained by the Linux Foundation - Boris
      2. Stability
        1. OpenStack Bug Smash, https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/OpenStack-Bug-Smash-Mitaka - Shane
      3. additional topics?...

(14:30) Logistics

  1. Next Meeting is March 29, 9am - 5pm Pacific, F2F held at the LF Collaboration Summit, Location Lake Tahoe, Nevada
    1. Remember to register for the Summit. You already have the registration code.
    2. Room block ends Monday, March 7, 2016!
  2. 2016 Board meeting schedule; Rotating meeting times
    1. Results from the poll recommend rotating the board calls between 7am pacific and 1pm pacific.
    2. Propose that the board schedule be updated to show the next call (June 28) will be held at the 7am pacific timeslot.
(SanFran 7am, NY 10am, Paris 4pm, Beijing 11pm, Tokyo 12am, Bengaluru 8:30pm, Sydney 2am, UTC 15:00)
(SanFran 1pm NY 4pm Paris 10pm Beijing 5am Tokyo 6am Bengaluru 2:30am Sydney 8am UTC 21:00)

(15:00) Meeting Close

Please Note

  1. 2105 Annual report has been published: http://www.openstack.org/assets/reports/osf-annual-report-2015-FINAL.pdf