Ruby Australia Committee Meeting Minutes

8th of July, 2015 - 7:00pm AEST

Held via GotoMeeting

Committee Members Present



  1. Welcome / Apologies / Agenda Amendments
  1. Previous minutes, matters arising - Done
  1. President’s report
  1. Treasurer’s report
  1. Define working groups and schedule for actions
  1. Define Chairs on Working Groups.
  + Working Group 1 - Leonard Garvey - Chair, Amanda wants to also work.
  + Working Group 2 - Melissa Kaulfuss - Chair, Amanda wants to also work.
  + Working Group 3 - Mikel Lindsaar - Chair
  1. Event Knowledge Project Update
  + Leonard: Post rails camp catchup at Trinity, Keith Pitt, James Sadlier,
    assist with knowledge sharing
  + Sebastian; Ealier this year setup a github repo for this., I want to keep it open instead of
    closed. Tim Lucas agreed to write a t-shirt guide.
  + Rob: Not sure on what can and can't dump - Len to take up after.

3. *New People into the Community Project Update*

   + Mel - Did some research into to work out how to create a meetup
     group account for 10 meet up groups for $100 to get all meetup groups for free.
   + Mikel - Happy to transfer over Sydney meetup group
   + Mikel - First adelaide installfest happened
   + Sebastian - Rails Girls sponsorship done ad hoc, need to work out
     a standard package / template
   + Rob Jacoby - Is Rails Girls something we can bring under Ruby Australia?
     Or keep it separate? Sebastian: I don't want to dictate not trample on
     toes, if they want to, they can. I don't want to take over without them coming
     to us.

4. *Ruby to the Business Project Update*

   + Mikel - John and I haven't had a chance to catch up yet, we will this
     month and bring forward a general plan.

5. *How to help bring on new committee members as an item*

   + Amanda - Got in touch with Richee who gave us a document about the committee
     member welcome guide.  There are a bunch of things we could share in many ways.
   + Sebastian - Should get constitution online.  Mikel: please give me access
     and I'll get it public.
  1. General Business
  1. Next Meeting
  1. Targets for following month
  1. End of Meeting