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We thank you for this gesture, and for giving back to our community.
A Meeting of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Eclipse.org Foundation, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Corporation”), was held on held at 11:00am Eastern time on February 18, 2009 as a regularly scheduled monthly teleconference.
Present on the teleconference were the following Directors:
Present at the invitation of the Board was Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director and Janet Campbell, Secretary of Eclipse.org Foundation, Inc.
Mike Milinkovich introduced the full and abridged minutes for the Board meetings of January 21, 2009. The Board passed the following resolution unanimously:
RESOLVED, the minutes and abridged minutes for the Board meeting of January 21 2009 are approved.
Mike Milinkovich asked all Board Members to do what they can to sponsor EclipseCon, send people to the conference and encourage others to go. Mike further indicated that the content at this year’s EclipseCon is one of the best we’ve ever had. Mike took the action item to circulate to Board Members the banners for EclipseCon for their use in advertising the conference. The Board discussed the possibility that the number of attendees might be lower than previous years and what message, if any would be conveyed if this were to occur. It was determined that any such message would be discussed at the March Board meeting once the final numbers were in. It was suggested that at the June Board Meeting, the Board should discuss EclipseCon and Eclipse Summit Europe from a strategic and structural perspective to determine how we mitigate risk in this economic climate.
Donald Smith provided an overview of the results of the Membership survey. We now have three years of data using this survey.
Review of Key Performance Indicators
Mike Milinkovich provided an overview of the Key Performance Indicators
Mike Milinkovich confirmed that the following two resolutions had been passed electronically in the past month:
RESOLVED, that Mark Coggins is appointed Chair of the Finance Committee.
RESOLVED, that Mike Wilson is appointed Eclipse PMC Lead.
Mike Milinkovich declared the meeting adjourned at approximately 11:45 Eastern time.
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This being a true and accurate record of the proceedings of this Meeting of the Board of Directors held on February 18, 2009, is attested to and signed by me below.
/s/ Janet Campbell
Secretary of Meeting
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