ORCID Board Meeting Summary
Meeting Date: 5-6 November 2015
Meeting Location: Github, San Francisco, US
- Marta Soler
- Simeon Warner
- Salvatore Mele
- Ed Pentz (Chair)
- Hideaki Takeda
- Micah Altman
- Chris Shillum
- John Carroll
- Daniel Forsman
- Thomas Hickey
- Robert Kiley
- Bernie Rous (Treasurer)
- Edward Wates
- Josh Brown
- Jackie Ewenstein (external counsel)
- Laure Haak (ex officio and Secretary)
- Claudia Soriano
- Laura Paglione
- Alice Meadows
- Doug Wright
MOTION: Approve minutes of May meeting. VOTE: Unanimous.
MOTION: To add Chris Shillum to ExCo. VOTE: All in favor with abstention by candidate and Daniel Forsman.
MOTION: That ORCID cease offering Member Create agreement moving forward. VOTE: 8 in favor, 2 opposed, and 1 abstention.
MOTION: To approve Patricia Brennan as chair and Thom Hickey as member of the Audit committee until the next Board meeting. VOTE: Unanimous, with candidates abstaining.
MOTION: Board to delegate approval of audit firm to the ExCo. VOTE: Unanimous.
MOTION: To extend the base of the loan to ORCID EU to 28 Feb 2016. VOTE: Unanimous, with members of the ORCID EU Board abstaining.
MOTION: To approve amendments to Bylaws to institute member voting, remove alternates, provide flexibility when Directors become unaffiliated mid-term, address community concerns about the permanent openness of the ORCID Registry, and to add in a provision stating that the Executive Director has signing authority. VOTE: Unanimous.
MOTION: To approve a new section Eighth to the Certificate of Incorporation to meet Delaware law provisions to clarify Board powers in light of bylaw amendments. VOTE: Unanimous.
MOTION: To approve changes to the member agreement to clarify that the person listed as main contact in the license will be the default person for member voting and for notices. VOTE: Unanimous.
MOTION: To add section 1.2(v) to the member agreement clarifying additional rights of members mandating ORCID iDs. VOTE: Unanimous.
MOTION: To approve 2016 budget as stated. VOTE: Unanimous.