2021-08-17 Board Meeting

2021-08-17 Board Meeting

tags: Minutes Meeting


  • Location: Zoom
  • Date: August 17, 2021 10.00AM
  • Agenda
    1. Introductions
    2. Approve Minutes from 8/03/21 Board Meeting
    3. Discuss Fall Meet & Greet Event
    4. Review Elections Forms
    5. Genomics Workshop Update
  • Participants:
    • Audrey Smith
    • Trista Brophy
    • Narayani Barve
    • Vijay Barve
    • Coty Brunson
    • Brandon Merriell
    • Massimiliano Tagliamonte
    • Plato Smith
    • Alethea
  • Meeting Chair: Trista
  • Meeting Secretary: Vijay :::


  1. Minutes of the Meeting approved
  2. Meet and Greet event
    • Buffet style food
    • Post basic policy like use of masks, use gloves while serving etc.
    • We have about 20 registrations so far
    • Can people from remote location be accommodated
    • Do we have a formal presentation or just informal introductions of board members and talk about Carpentries
    • A presentation running on repeat mode, use white board to write beforehand
  3. Review Elections Forms
    • Trista has created the form
    • Board members had a look at the form and made some suggestions
  4. Workshop updates
    • We will get tentative dates form Hao and decide the schedule accordingly
    • Virtual “Intro to R” workshop in September 2021 was suggested and everyone supported the idea. Plan will be discussed in the next meeting
    • Narayani will set up poll for available organizers and instructures for the workshop
  5. Misc
    • T shirts would be ready by ‘Meet and Greet’
    • Brandon will Chair next meeting and Audry will be Secretary