A face-to-face meeting of the OASIS Board of Directors was
held in Burlington, MA on Tuesday and Wednesday, 8-9 February
Bill Smith, President and acting Chair Jon Parsons, Secretary/Treasurer
Mary McRae, Chief Marketing Officer Norbert Mikula, Chief
Technical Officer Alan Hester, CIO Eric Garcia, Director Bob
Sutor, Chief Strategy Officer Lofton Henderson, CGM Open Representative
(via telephone) Laura Walker, OASIS Executive Director
AI - Walker to follow up with Ron Zoppo, querying on competition
and business model
2 By Laws
AI - Parsons to distribute new para on member sections to
CGM Open, with the intent to collect feedback in time to vote
on next BoD conference call
3 Operations Report
Walker distributed FY99 financials.
- D&O Insurance
Walker to secure D&O quote and forward to Parsons for review
4 Board of Directors Election
The following Directors' terms will expire in June 2000:
The nomination period will run from 1-31 May, with balloting
from 1-30 June. Results will be announced in July. The new
Board will be seated at the 3Q F2F BoD meeting.
Nominations and ballots will be accepted via email.
Outstanding issues with SAP lawyer. Smith & Sutor to follow
- Steering Committee
AI - Bosak to propose language/structure for motion to form
the XML.ORG SC as an Advisory Committee. Motion (Mary, with
Alan 2nding) and vote will be taken via email.
Sutor provided update on Orlando meeting.
Hester provided update on list.
AI - Hester and Walker to work together w/Chevrier (& Unicomp)
to ensure that archives and digest are available via XML.ORG.
AI - Walker to alert Chevrier to need to create XML-DEV
home page on XML.ORG
8 Topic Maps
Discussion of whether and how to participate in IDEAlliance
Topic Map group.
AI - Mikula to discern whether there is enough interest
from OASIS members.
9 Cover sponsorships
AI - Walker to follow up with Jonathan Fox (Sun) and Robin
Cover re status
AI - Walker to work w/Chevrier to redesign Cover home page
AI - Walker to aggressively recruit 2 Cover sponsors
AI - Hester to investigate credit card processing
AI - Walker and Hester to collaborate on IT plan
- Cover sponsorships - Walker
- Resolution on XML.ORG contract - Smith and Sutor
- Credit Card Processing - Walker and Hester
- D&O Insurance - Walker and Parsons
- Plan for IT staff/management - Walker and Hester
- FY00 Budget - Walker