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Venue Info[edit]

Meeting to be held at IBM Squirrel Hill, located on the third floor of 1710 Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill at 7:30pm, Tuesday, March 17, 2014.



The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Western Pennsylvania Linux Users Group was held on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:31 PM at the IBM offices in Squirrel Hill, the regular presiding officer being in the chair and the secretary being present.

The Chair reported that he still has not signed the signature card at the bank and will make arrangements with the Treasurer to do so. He stated that he will continue work on the membership portal as time allows.

The Secretary reported that there are currently 15 members, one newly joined.

The Treasurer reported that there is $359.56 in the checking account with $40.00 in dues collected to be deposited. The refreshment fund contains approximately $40.

The Internet Committee reported that a Github account (called wplug) has been created and a project was started there for development of the membership portal.

Pat Barron moved to ratify his expenditure of $50.00 to renew the post office box for six months. The motion was adopted.

Discussion was held on future events. Vance Kochenderfer stated he would work on preparing a presentation on free and open source software licensing. In addition, a possible tutorial session for new users was discussed. A suitable venue would be needed - Carnegie Science Center was mentioned as a possibility. The idea of doing something like this in conjunction with Software Freedom Day was put forward. The audience level and instructional materials are still yet to be defined. No formal action was taken.

The meeting adjourned at 8:24 PM.

(Approved on November 19, 2015 - VK)