SGB 2021 General Updates

Hello Community Members,

In keeping with precedent (SGB 2020 General Updates) and in the interests of transparent governance, SGB will be posting monthly updates here regarding our discussion points, ongoing work, and approved motions throughout the year.

The SGB members for 2021 are:

SGB meetings are currently held every Monday 2:30-3:30 PM ET.

  • Anyone can request to join SGB meetings to discuss specific items
  • Email either one of the members or the whole SGB at board@mc-stan.org. Feel free to tag @SGB on relevant Discourse discussions.

Thank you,
Stan Governing Body

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SGB Updates - January


This month we finalized the transition to the new SGB board and have made progress on several fronts, including:

  • Code of Conduct: revisions/edits are being made with really amazing work by @stevebronder and @lauren.
  • Google Summer of Code 2021: we are working with NumFOCUS and developers to submit some project proposals and hopefully participate in this year’s google summer of code. See here for info/updates as we make progress.
  • Budgeting: we have started looking at different ways of potentially lowering operating costs.
  • StanCon 2021: Still much to do here, but we took some early steps in thinking about planning, timeline, etc.
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