== Minutes board meeting 25 October 2021 ==
present: Axel, Gerald, GertJan, Neal, Simon & Syds Excused: Vinz
Other participants: Doug, Attilla
=General topics= Update last meeting: - Elections; Axel has sent the request for the election to the election officials. - Twitter; New login and tweetdeck is setup. Doug and Henne have primary control and provide access to other people. - Marco will look into the jitsi instance; Also the board meeting had to take place at the public jit.si server since meet.o.o had severe connection issues.
Item 25  (team sharing and communications): - it's not a mandate but a request, it's an ongoing thing to keep in the back of our minds. - Gerald brought this up on the Release Engineering meeting as well.
Follow up on foundation: - possible foundation options, full fledged or a 'friends of-' foundation or a hybrid. - As an alternative to the full foundation the 'friends of-' version could just keep the budget and be used for sponsoring.
Marketing update: - NFT is not happening right now (as digital swag)
action item next meeting: - funding proposal from Klaus (he now sent an English version of the proposal)