Brief introduction to the team, meeting, and theme if possible.

Team Page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/USTeams
Meeting Log: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/USTeams/Meetings/IRCLogs/2009-04-21
Meeting Chair: Elizabeth Krumbach (pleia2)
Meeting Minutes by: Elizabeth Krumbach

Agenda Items

The following agendas were proposed for this meeting:

  • Permanent board
  • Website update
  • Planet update


The following were present during this meeting:

  • pleia2
  • johnc4510
  • dantalizing
  • lamalex
  • xq
  • r2d2rogers
  • Yasumoto


  • johnc4510 and dantalizing promoted from mentors to members of the "permanent" board
  • Website Map - xq is working on a new revision, site will be launched just linking to wiki
  • Website News - Do we want news? Yes! What does USTeams have that is newsworthy?
    • Announce when a US Team gets approved
      • Plus Interviews, posting Approval Application
    • Announce when US LoCo members become Ubuntu Members

    • "team of the month" or "loco member of the month"
    • helpful tips and tricks for locos, by members of successful locos
      • Example: "how to throw a great release party"
      • Example: "running an installfest"
      • Articles don't have to be complicated! Just showcase wiki pages that already exist with these resources that people may not know about
    • Timely posts, such as "Release Party Tips"
  • Planet
    • pleia2 had volunteered to redo the planet theme, but can't make the time for it, needs help - she can offer dev space and give copies of current files to an HTML/CSS person if required
    • Switch to drupal planet module? Need to see if it exists and works well for 5.x
  • Announcements


  • Google Calendar? Who has access? johnc4510 following up
  • DNS update has been requested, site will go live soon
  • Looking for HTML/CSS folks to redo planet theme

USTeams/Meetings/Minutes/2009-04-21 (last edited 2009-04-25 00:55:12 by alderaan)