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April. 22, 2004 OSI (US) BOARD TELECONFERENCE MEETING MINUTES
CONVENED BY: Peggy Holman 11:00 a.m. -- 12:15 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
OTHER MEMBERS PRESENT: Michael Herman, Lisa Heft, Gabriel Shirley, John Engle, Kerry Napuk, and Leon De King
ABSENT MEMBERS:  Mikk Sarv OTHERS PRESENT:

CHECK-INs WERE ACCOMPLISHED

The BIN for 04-22-04
1) (Gabriel) computer video conferencing 
2) (Michael) Putting OSI(US) Board minutes on Wiki as "Showcase of OSI(US) Board Practice."
3) (Kerry) <openspaceworld.org> search page
4) (Michael) A U.S. National OSonOS

NEW  ITEMS:
1) (Peg) Janet Pinto's request to make use of OSI (US) credit card acceptance and forwarding facility for 
payments of OSonOS XII (Goa) registration fees.
2) (Michael) Request for funding for OST training and conference in Katmandu, Nepal.
3) (Gabriel) What's the best use of our remaining stock of (N= 200) PoP ed. 1?
4) (Leon) Board minutes to Doug Germann?
5) (Lisa) OSI(US) relationship with Access Queen.
6) (???) Support for Open Space development in the U.S.

                       PROCEEDINGS
A) (Peg) Janet Pinto's request to make use of OSI (US) credit card acceptance facility for payments of 
OSonOS XII (Goa) Registration fees.
    1) Agreed were that we should:  accede to Janet's request; and recruit a U.S.
resident OSonOS XII Registrar.     
    2) Lisa's offer to draft and post (on OSLIST) a request for a U.S. resident volunteer OSonOS XII registrar was accepted.
    3) Gabriel's and Michael's offers to research the technology for moving US $$ "on the web".  TO THE  BIN

B) (Lisa) OSI(US) relationship with Access Queen.
    1) Lisa and John agreed to prepare and coordinate an OSI(US) / Access Queen letter of agreement.  John 
agreed further to ask his pro bono lawyer friend to evaluate same.  TO THE  BIN

C) (Michael) Request for funding for OST training and conference in Katmandu, Nepal.
    1)$750 grant from one donor already on hand.  $1700 needed.  Agreed was that a framework for OSI(US) 
projects selection and funding was needed.     
    2) Michael agreed to reframe his request for funding into a request for an OSI-held space in which to 
request funding, which could be used as a template for future requests.  The Board will then take up 
questions of a) accounting for receipt and disbursement of project donations; b) specification of project 
leadership responsibilities; c) uses to be made of donations in excess of project needs, and other issues 
as discovered in this structuring process. TO THE  BIN


D) (Michael) Putting OSI(US) Board minutes on Wiki as "Showcase of OSI(US) Board Practice. TO THE BIN

E) (Kerry) <openspaceworld.org> search page. TO THE BiN

F) (Michael) A U.S. National OSonOS.  TO THE BIN

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NEXT MEETING(*):  Friday, May  28, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.      (858) 400-4040    Access Code = 092 355#
    (*) Please reserve 11:00 a.m.-- 12:00 p.m.(PDT) of last fridays of remaining 2004 months for OSI(US) Board Teleconference Meetings.


CHECK-OUTs WERE ACCOMPLISHED

The BIN for 05-28-04
1) (Peg) Janet Pinto's request to make use of OSI (US) credit card acceptance facility for acceptance and forwarding of OSonOS XII (Goa) Registration fees.
2) (Lisa) OSI(US) relationship with Access Queen.
3) (Michael) Request for funding for OST training and conference in Katmandu, Nepal.
4) (Michael) Putting OSI(US) Board minutes on Wiki as "Showcase of OSI(US) Board Practice".
5) (Kerry) <openspaceworld.org> search page.
6) (Michael) A U.S. National OSonOS.
7) (Kerry) What about a worldwide Open Space "Space Corps" (like the U.S. Peace Corps).
8) (Peg) How to handle OSI(US) income earned from provision of fiduciary responsibilities [See Proceedings items  B, C, and D above.]
9) (John) Partial Financial support for Hatian OSonOS XII (Goa) aspirant participants.



Respectfully Submitted,



________________
Leon R. De King, Recorder
(*) Corrections appreciated.

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