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+Summary of the 08 August 2013 meeting of the [[X.Org Foundation|XorgFoundation]] [[Board of Directors|BoardOfDirectors]]
+Full IRC meeting logs are posted at [[BoardOfDirectors/IrcLogs/2013/08-08|BoardOfDirectors/IrcLogs/2013/08-08]].
+* Alan Coopersmith, Martin Peres, Peter Hutterer, Alex Deucher, Matthias Hopf, Matt Dew, Stuart Kreitmann
+* Keith Packard
+Last weeks were finance entertainment weeks, with HSBC closing our checking
+account and troubles with the 501(c)(3). Both are in the process of being
+Three of our four GSoC students passed the mid-term evaluations.
+## Items discussed
+[[!format txt """
+ITEM: XDC paper reviews
+All papers submitted to XDC got reviewed and accepted. There is still room
+for less formal talks.
+ACTION: Martin P to notify authors of acceptance
+ITEM: GSoC updates
+We have 4 students. One quit for external reasons, the other three
+passed the mid-term evaluations.
+ITEM: Travel sponsoring
+Three requests for travel sponsoring, from David Hermann, Matthias Hopf,
+Martin Peres. Board voted to approve all of them.
+ACTION: Stuart K is eagerly awaiting receipts
+ITEM: Tax and 501(c)(3)
+The deadline for tax form 990 was missed, so our 501(c)(3) status got
+retracted. We're now in contact with the SFLC to fix this.
+ACTION: Stuart K has a confcall with Eben Moglen
+HSBC closed our checking account with no notice. The monthly "analysis fee"
+used to come out of the savings account if the checking account was negative
+but apparently HSBC changed that without notice and then closed our account.
+ACTION: Stuart K to re-open a new account or change banks
+ITEM: GSoC finance
+Google provides some money to the sponsoring organisation. We need to check
+our status as org and whether we've gotten this in the last years and make
+sure we get it this year.
+ACTION: Stuart K to check previous/current mentor payments