Agenda for TDF board meeting on Monday, October 16th, 1800 Berlin time (UTC+2)

Dear Community,

find below the agenda for our TDF board meeting with a public section, and followed by a private section on Monday, October 16 at 1800 Berlin time at

For time zone conversion, see e.g. The World Clock - Time Zone Converter - Germany – Berlin – Berlin vs Romania – Bucharest,Turkey – Istanbul

Please note, that per board decision from 2023-03-08, board calls will be audio- recorded privately, for easier minuting: [VOTE] Start audio-recording TDF board calls again, for better minuting - #8 by thb


Public Section

  1. Discuss: Answering questions from the community (tdf-board, 5 mins)

    Rationale: Provide an opportunity for the community to ask questions to the board and about TDF

  2. Discuss: Improving boards minuting (Florian Effenberger, Thorsten Behrens, 5 mins)

    Updated plan, after discussion:

    1. create audio recording;
    2. this is as fall back only;
    3. create proper minutes: a broad summary of statements, and clear AI’s/conclusions/decisions.
    4. these should be available in the week after a meeting and to be approved in the next meeting.
    5. Florian and Thorsten to share minute templates
    6. Minutes to be kept in Nextcloud, split into different folders for visibility
  3. Status Report: Strategy 2022 Items - Status (Thorsten Behrens, Cor Nouws, Gabriel Masei, Gabor Kelemen, 5 mins)

    Regular reporting about status of the Strategic items in

Member-Private Section

  1. Status Report, Discuss: LibOCon conclusions + Follow Up (Gabriel Masei, 10 mins)

  2. Status Report, Discuss: Improving relations & communications (Thorsten Behrens, Cor Nouws, 10 mins)

Board-Private Section

  1. Status Report: Status on audit and annual report (Florian Effenberger, 5 mins)

  2. Status Report: Pending admin work (Florian Effenberger, Thorsten Behrens, 5 mins)

  3. Status Report: board and staff mediation (Florian Effenberger, Cor Nouws, 5 mins)

  4. Status Report: HR topic (Florian Effenberger, 5 mins)

  5. Discuss: Quick recap board Deck usage (Thorsten Behrens, 5 mins)

  6. Discuss: Last minute item(s) (tdf-board, 5 mins)

    Rationale: if there is time left, and anything is popping up after sending the agenda

Total scheduled meeting time: 65 mins

– Thorsten