Board Meeting Minutes: November 24 2012

ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
24 November 2012, 20:00 UTC

PRESENT: Andrea Horbinski, Eylul Dogruel, Franzeska Dickson, Kristen Murphy, sanders

GUESTS: Curtis Jefferson, james_

ABSENT: Julia Beck (on hiatus), Francesca Coppa, Naomi Novik, Ira Gladkova

OPEN SESSION

Committee/Workgroup Updates

1. DevMem is working on an overall framework for con outreach.

2. The tag wrangling interface is borked at the moment.

3. Recruitment is still closed. VolCom is working to get it open for the start of the 2013 term. (Chairs need to submit committee/position descriptions first.) OTW staff can follow VolCom’s projects on Basecamp.

4. VolCom is also working on processing the results and feedback from the Still Willing to Serve survey.

5. Finance update from 20 November:

  • Paypal $43,531.11 ($23,531.00 set to transfer to checking)
  • Checking $60,115.76 ($83,646.76 after transfer clears)
  • Certificate of Deposit $10,073.36
  • Total: $113,720.20

Other Business

1. Kristen is working on notifying the chairs/leads whom the Board has approved so far and will then send that list to VolCom.

2. Kristen is working on a draft message about meta for review by the rest of the Board.

CLOSED SESSION

1. Discussion of Board appointments

2. Discussion of potential hiatuses for inactive workgroups/projects

3. Discussion of suggestion to have chairs submit lists of achievements and goals at the end of each year to help with strategic planning

4. The Board tentatively agrees to meet over the break on the weekends of 15 December and 5 January.

5. Discussion of rebalancing liaising loads

The meeting was adjourned at 22:00 UTC.

Minutes approved by the board on 14 July 2013.

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