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  1. Roll call (please log in above)
  2. Review project board:
    1. Reporting on items completed since last meeting
    2. Review status of in-process tickets
    3. Discuss ready items & groom backlog
      1. Any new items needed?
      2. What should be moved to ready?
  3. Other agenda:
    1. Welcome, Ryan Steans!
      1. How can we use Ryan's time to get more resources for documentation?
      2. We have some infrastructure in place for tracking versioning, but it's not ideal. Could we improve the template to better handle versioning?
      3. Can we hire someone to write some documentation? What would that look like? (Discussion ensued.) 
      4. Could they co-locate and organize existing documentation?
      5. Better structure or layout for documentation? 
      6. Lots of enthusiasm for hiring someone who really knows jekyll 
      7. Could we hire someone to organize a documentation sprint?
      8. Could we get some training for people about writing documentation?
      9. Can we host a "Write the Docs" event? How about a virtual event where we:
        1. Identify top priorities
        2. Identify who has the knowledge
        3. Pair (or triple) them up with someone who can interview them and take notes – or maybe it's a webinar?
        4. Process those notes after into digestable docs
    2. Proposal:
      1. Let's announce an event – what does it look like?
      2. Outcomes: Actual documentation
    1. Potential uses for the financial support
      1. restructure jekyll structure theme especially for left hand menu structure, addressing versioning across multiple gems, generalized organization of the site
      2. moving existing documentation spread across all the wikis to move the documentation to the centralized site
      3. writing documentation (this requires some expertise that may present an obstacle)
    2. Use of Ryan's time
      1. Organize short term focused documentation effort
        1. Option 1: Webinar style with a primary interviewer but that anyone in the community can attend and ask questions
        2. Option 2: Paired devel
  4. Pick facilitator / notetaker for next time
    1. Notetaker is responsible to copy template agenda into a new agenda for next meeting and add any followup items immediately.


  1. Discussion re: project board items
  2. Other discussion
  3. Facilitator & Notetaker for next meeting
    1. Facilitator: Bess Sadler
    2. Notetaker: Unknown User (

Action items