6 September 2014 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
September 6, 2014, 18:00 UTC

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

GUESTS:  Jenn Calaelen, Lady Oscar, M. J. MacRae, Rebecca Tushnet,  Sam Johnsson, Sole G., SunnyB, Trey C, hele, matty, mumble, rebecca

ABSENT: Anna Genoese

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING

1. Approved Elections Workgroup to become a committee

2. Approved briar_pipe to be co-chair of Elections committee

3. Approved Elections Workgroup volunteers to become staff of Elections Committee

OPEN SESSION

1. Explanation of need for vote to amend bylaws for Election 2014.

2. Finance update

	30-Aug	        6-Sep   	Change
BoA	140090.22	136526.69	(3563.53)
PayPal	14227.65	14841.51	613.86 
CD	10136.29	10136.29	0.00 
Total	164,454.16 	161,504.49 	(2949.67)
  •  We’re down 2949.67 from last week, almost entirely from buying flights for the retreat.

3. Discussion of participation in https://www.battleforthenet.com/sept10th/

  • Board voted to have the org participate
  • Concerns brought up by meeting guests about
    • participation in political issues
    • US-centrism
    • current problems with site/servers

CLOSED SESSION

1. Discussion of how to publicize to org staff and members the org’s international work

2. Discussion of what to cover at the retreat

  • Liaison system
  • Treasurer

3. Discussion of Support/Abuse AO3 tag issue

 

Minutes approved by the Board 23 September 2014.

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