1. Which bank to use to open a WL Foundation account
Stu asked about looking at HSBC
Ella: Not as good due to cost.
Douglas: Santander and Coop the best options. Santander slightly better prices but Coop more ethical.
Result: Voted for Coop (unanimous)
2. Which open source license to use for our programs in particular WL
Vlad raised concerns about people using codes for profit
Iain: Code is not valuable, our user base and data is the real value.
Douglas: If code is used by someone else who is for profit, we should out perform them. If used by a someone else who is not-for-profit, we will allow the best one to win and happily redirect our own resources if its not us.
Result: Voted for Apache 2.0 (unanimous)
3. Vote or (general consensus) to create a committee consisting of Iain McCallum and I (Douglas Kelly), to run the day to day and make decisions that do not involve money or major changes to the charity without consultation with the other trustees.
Ella: One trustee can be in two or more committees at once
Ella: Trustees can revoke the committee privilege at any time.
Result: Voted for the Coding Committee (unanimous)
Iain McCallum – Chairman (via Skype)
Stuart Lynch – Treasurer
Vlad Costin – Secretary
Ella Davy Green – Adviser
Douglas Kelly – Adviser
Government recommendations on meeting and minute format: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/charities-and-meetings-cc48/charities-and-meetings