23 August 2014 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
August 23, 2014, 18:00 UTC

PRESENT: Andrea Horbinski, Anna Genoese, Cat Meier, Eylul Dogruel, sanders

GUESTS: Gray, Jenn Calaelen, Kristina Busse, Lady Oscar, M. J. MacRae, Trey C, james_

ABSENT: n/a

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING

1. Approved Dan and Aja as DevMem co-chairs

2. Approved sponsorship of currently confidential EFF campaign

3. Comms requested approval for new co-chair (needs 2 votes)

OPEN SESSION

1. Finance update

		9-Aug		23-Aug	        Change
BoA		144611.91	141113.13	(3498.78)
PayPal		13126.57	13895.14	768.57 
CD		10135.69	10136.29	0.60 
Total		167,874.17 	165,144.56 	(2729.61)

 

  • Server colocation, retreat flight, shipping premiums, Campfire, quickbooks were the major payments over the 2 weeks.
  • Budget is being revised for final vote
  • 2013 form 990 has been accepted by the IRS

2. There are 4 spots open for NVC training; any staffer or chair can volunteer.

3. Discussion of open election seats

4. Discussion of Andrea and Eylul’s experiences at WorldCon

5. Reviewed proposed policy for alliances with other organizations; will vote on it next week.

CLOSED SESSION

1. Discussion with NVC specialist: governance documents

2. Approved co-chair for Comms

3. Discussed governance documents

4. Agreed to discuss ombuds at the retreat

5. agreed handling disputes should not fall to VolCom

 

Minutes approved by the Board 23 September 2014.

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