Upcoming Meetings and Events

The next Ohio IX Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for November 9th, 2017 at 1:30pm at NetGain: 8235 Estates Pkwy, Plain City, OH 43064

October 2017 Ohio IX Meeting Minutes

Attendees:  Tim Berelsman, Doug Payauys, Nancy Tiemeier, Brent Beatty, Luke Skidmore, Shelby Anderson, Kim Gerhart, Marijan Adam, Lynn Child, Brad Scott

Operational Items – Implementation Status

Technical Committee – CentraCom has been connected and waiting on CentraComm to begin peering.  Horizon and Everstream are ready on our side and waiting for them to complete.  NK Telco and Metalink are waiting on transport, they will still be idle for a while.

Marketing Committee Application updates – We have everything we need to update the website for the resolutions and updated applications.

Cologix has everything they need and just waiting to get the signed application back.

Membership Consent to Action without a meeting vote update – We are still waiting on about 5 and have reached out again to get response.    The incorrect email addresses have been updated.

Secretary Report – Minutes Approved.  The Conflict of Interest Statements have been completed by everyone.

Marketing Committee – We need to take promotional materials and banner to the event.  Luke has offered to stop by Cologix and pick up the materials and take them to the event.

Governance – No updates at this time.

Old / New Business – Luke has set up Spark to make communication easier.  He will add groups for Marketing, Governance and the Annual Meeting.

Next meeting – November 9 at NetGain at 1:30 – 8235 Estates Pkwy.    Nancy will not be there so someone will need to take minutes.

Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted by Nancy Tiemeier

September 2017 Ohio IX Meeting Minutes

Attendees:  Tim Berelsman, Doug Payauys, Nancy Tiemeier, Brent Beatty, Luke Skidmore, Shelby Anderson, Nick Norman, Paul Schopis

Membership – No new applications.   Once we have the updated applications, We Connect and Medina will sign.  Nancy has two accounts that are interested in joining:  NCS Datacom and Fairlawn Gig.  Washington Electric is still considering as well.

Secretary Report – Minutes Approved

Operational Items-

                Technical Committee – SOP and Customer Notices – We now have access into the OARnet system.  We still need some information from Horizon, Everstream and CentraComm.  Using these turn ups to work through the SOP process.  Marijan provided some graphs showing current usage / peering.

Governance – Membership Agreement Refinements – Shelby will provide updated language.

Marketing – Membership applications Online Form – The form is online.  Once the membership application changes are made, they will be updated to the online form.

Cologix Membership Agreement with Alternative Modifications – Cologix has accepted the changes.

Membership Applications – We must give members 90 day notice of next year membership fees.

We need to start thinking about adding a router to get more Content providers.  This will add additional cost to the IX and need to consider this when discussing the dues for next year.

CTO Report – Was discussed above under operational items.

Governance Committee – We discussed fees for next year.  We will set up another call this month to discuss the fees so we can provide the information to our members.

Marketing Committee – We are moving ahead with the free table at the Cologix Columbus Connect event.  We will all keep an eye on the table and promote the IX.

Old Business – None

New Business – None

Next meeting – October 5th at NetGain at 1:30 – 8235 Estates Pkwy.

Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted by Nancy Tiemeier

August 2017 Ohio IX Meeting Minutes

Attendees:  Tim Berelsman, Doug Payauys,   Marijan Adam, Nancy Tiemeier, Brent Beatty, Luke Skidmore, Greg Dunn, Lynn Child, Kim Gerhart, Brian Riley, Brad Scott

Membership – No new applications.   Once we have the updated applications, We Connect and Medina will sign.  Nancy has two accounts that are interested in joining:  NCS Datacom and Fairlawn Gig.  Washington Electric is still considering as well.

Secretary Report – Minutes Approved

CTO Report – Luke presented a new Turn-u p Process.  A process sheet was provided  and discussed.  We need to update the website email to noc@ohioix.net.  Kim took care of this during the meeting.

Marijan is sending information out on Slack, which is a good communication tool for the board.

The Change order process for adding or deleting prefixes is still being worked on.  They need access to the servers which they were hoping to get today.

They are completing the turn-up for CentraComm, Horizon and Everstream.  If they receive  access to the server, than CentraComm will be turned up tonight.  The usage graphs are also tied to access to the servers.

Governance Committee – The online form is ready, it is just waiting on the change from Shelby on the wording.  Cologix is reviewing the change to the form and should respond soon.

We still need Steve Steele (or Brian Riley) to sign the conflict of interest form.

Marketing Committee – The form is online (as is and will be updated when new wording is complete).  When you submit the application, it sends a Thank you email.  Kim provided samples of the letters that are sent out.

We can have a table at no charge again for the Columbus Connect.

Old Business – Have the insurance binder.  Was given to Shelby to keep on our behalf.

New Business – None

Next meeting – September 7th at NetGain – 8235 Estates Pkwy.  Tim will set up a bridge.

Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted by Nancy Tiemeier