2019-06-21 Meeting Notes

Meeting information

Friday June 22nd 10am ET / 2pm GMT / 7am PT



  • Chris Awre

  • Harriet Green

  • Karen Estlund

  • Robin Ruggaber

  • Rosalyn Metz

  • Tim McGeary

  • Charlotte Nunes


  • Come to consensus on whether or not the contribution model is required or a recommendation for what partners should give.
  • Review the data collected from the forms. 

Discussion items

5 minRoll call and housekeepingRosalyn
  • Roll call
  • Review action items from last meeting
25 minReview feedback from Samvera Partner MeetingAll
  • What needs to change about our most recent model?
    • Reduce to a single discount of 25%
    • This helps to simplify how we value partner contributions
25 min

Review Institutional Contribution Form in light of changes

  • What needs to change about the form?
    • Small tweaks to the form
  • How would we get to a discount model?
    • The form would be included in communications about invoices going out.
    • Steering would review (perhaps with a small working group) partner contributions once a year.
    • Steering would arbitrate whether partners would get a discount.
5 minNext stepsRosalyn
  • Review new action items
  • Identify agenda for next meeting
    • canceled the next meeting to give Rosalyn Metz time to touchbase with vendors.


Action items


  • Rosalyn Metz update the original groups report with the information we've gathered here  
  • Rosalyn Metz touchbase with Julie and Mark re: vendors and the contribution model  
  • Type your task here, using "@" to assign to a user and "//" to select a due date


  • Rosalyn Metz: Update the most recent model to have sensible discount levels  
  • Rosalyn Metz: Send feedback re: discount form to Charlotte  
  •  Rosalyn Metz: throw some dollar numbers on the bands, consider some of the conversation and items from above when updating those bands.
  • Rosalyn Metz: update the contribution model; put the amount each institution would pay into a spreadsheet
  • Charlotte Nunes: identify a method for reporting contribution