Google Summer of Code mentor summit reimbursements
Evan Schoenberg, M.D.
evan.s at dreskin.net
Fri Oct 23 16:14:56 EDT 2009
On Oct 23, 2009, at 2:14 AM, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Luke Schierer <luke at schierer.org>
>>> Hi all,
>>> As most of you are probably aware, each year we send a couple of
>>> Summer of Code mentors to the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit in
>>> Mountain View. Google reimburses mentors for their travel expenses
>>> for this summit. This year, those reimbursements are being paid en
>>> bloc with our mentor payments for Summer of Code. As those mentor
>>> payments have in the past taken some time to get completely
>>> settled, I
>>> would like to request authorization to reimburse the mentors
>>> to the summit (Gary Kramlich and myself) once I have collected the
>>> appropriate travel receipts, and before the Google reimbursement
>>> arrives. I anticipate the total being somewhere around $700.
>>> Note that this does not represent any actual outlay on the part of
>>> IMF, Inc., aside from any interest which might have been earned on
>>> reimbursement money in the interim. We are simply causing IMF to
>>> float the debt rather than individual mentors.
>>> If directors could vote 'Yea' or "Nay' on the following proposal
>>> in a
>>> timely fashion, I would appreciate it:
>>> IMF, Inc. shall reimburse mentors traveling to the 2009 Google
>>> Summer of Code Mentor Summit for their actual travel expenses
>>> (those expenses to be reimbursed to IMF by Google at a later
>>> and no others) once appropriate receipts demonstrating actual
>>> expenses have been provided.
>> This seems reasonable to me. Having mentors for the summer of code
>> important, and I think we, having few expenses, are in a better
>> to float the debt than an individual mentor. I vote in favor of
> I vote yea!
I, too, vote yes.
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