2010-07-22 Leadership Conference Call


22 July 2010

How To Join

Contact Paul Biondich for more information on how to join the call.

In Attendance

  • Paul Biondich
  • Hamish Fraser
  • Darius Jazayeri
  • Burke Mamlin
  • Andy Kanter
  • Chris Seebregts
  • Dawn Smith
  • Ben Wolfe


  • Mobile Systems Update (20 minutes)
  • Discussion of Board Members for the OpenMRS NGO (30 minutes)
    • How many board members shall serve at one time?
    • What will be the length of the terms?
    • Review and discuss potential members

Meeting Minutes

  • Mobile Systems Update
    • Research why larger projects may not have chosen to use OpenMRS for this piece
      • One barrier: API
        • People experienced trouble getting to API
        • Solutions:
          • Wrap it and allow people to get to it
          • Make core API available
          • Increase the ease of documentation on the website
          • We have it on the road map to complete these services
    • Next Step: more will develop from discussion at Greentree this week
  • Board of Directors for the Nonprofit Organization
    • Discussed the purpose of the Board of Directors:
      • Provide oversight to leadership, strategic direction
    • Defined minimum (5) and maximum (9)of individuals who can serve at one time on the Board of Directors
    • Individuals of the Board of Directors will represent:
      • Implementer Community
      • International Community
      • Open Source Community
      • Fundraising Community
      • Health Informatics Community
    • Next Step: compile a list of leaders who qualify for these roles