Updates on the Hildon Foundation

Updates on the Hildon Foundation

Discussion started last year about moving the US-based Hildon Foundation non-profit operations to Europe. After a positive reception to the initial proposal, some further planning by the community, and a lot of foot work, work is progressing on setting up a German e.V. (which was selected due to limited options available in Europe). The move […]

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Board minutes for meeting on July 16th, 2013, 19:09 UTC

The incoming Hildon Foundation Board of Directors held their first meeting on Tuesday July 16th, 2013 at 19:09 UTC. The meeting was held in #maemo-meeting on the Freenode IRC network. A voice meeting to make it official by Pennsylvania incorporation laws was also held. Agenda: Formal acceptance of new board members. Bank account access and […]

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Board Meeting Minutes of April 19, 2013

Board Members Attending: Craig Woodard / Woody14619 (audio only) Rob Bauer / SD69 (audio only) Jim Jagielski / Jimjag (audio only) Personnel and Organization Motion by Craig Woodard to appoint Xes as co-sysop for maemo.org, with physical access to server if needed. Passed unanimously. Motion by Robert Bauer to appoint Jacekowski as co-sysop for maemo.org, […]

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Hildon Foundation Board Meeting

There will be a Board meeting at 14:00 UTC on Friday, April 19. The meeting will be a public conference (video/audio/chat) held on www.concert-oh.com (registration required).

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An Update on Hildon Foundation Council and Maemo Community Council

There have been some unfortunate rumors and efforts going on with respect to the Hildon Foundation Council. This post will hopefully clarify the current official status of Hildon Foundation Council and Maemo Community Council. The Foundation Bylaws state that the Hildon Foundation Council shall be composed of three or five persons and that its function […]

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Jim Jaglieski’s Letter of Introduction

Jim Jaglieski and Craig Woodward have been appointed as a replacement board members after the departure of Tim Samoff and Iván Gálvez Junquera. You all should know Craig from his work on the Maemo Community Council and as one of the primary drafters of the Hildon Foundation by-laws. Jim, however, is new to this community […]

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Board Minutes For Meeting On February 17, 2013

Attending: Tim Samoff / timsamoff (video) Rob Bauer / SD69 (audio only) Iván Gálvez Junquera / ivgalvez (chat only) Finances (including bank account issues): Wire transfer went through, but the transfer didn’t have the account number… All issues were resolved, except that it wasn’t all of the funds. Cosimo (via email): Amount transferred: $2,130.00 out […]

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Board Minutes For Meeting On January 26, 2013

Attending: Tim Samoff / timsamoff (video) Iván Gálvez Junquera / ivgalvez (audio only) Rob Bauer / SD69 (audio only) New HFO Support Staff: Ryan Abel (generalantilles) appointed as Communications Manager (to handle online and social publication of HFO communication). Hildon Foundation Board voted unanimously. Based on his offer to help, ask Mathew Hart (flynx) to […]

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Jolla, Part 2…

Dear Jolla, Thank you for your response to our Open Letter. As you can see from the community conversation regarding your response — here, as well as various social media circles — most of our members want more. The Hildon Foundation appreciate the invitation to become “true pioneers,” but in all honesty, the Maemo community has been a true […]

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Open Letter from the Hildon Foundation to Jolla

Dear Jolla, Happy New Year! And, congratulations on your successful launch in November. We were all watching in hopeful anticipation and were pleasantly surprised. You are doing things that many of us never thought possible. Like Jolla’s open ecosystem, Hildon Foundation has also been born as the only fully incorporated, non-profit organization with a mission to promote open source software […]

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