Board Meeting Minutes: 14 February 2015

ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
14 February 2015, 14:00 UTC

PRESENT:     •    Eylul Dogruel
•    Jessica Steiner
•    M. J. MacRae
•    Priscilla Del Cima
•    Soledad Griffin

GUESTS:     •    Gryph
•    Katarina Harju
•    LilyC

ABSENT: Andrea Horbinski

OPEN SESSION
1. Financial report
31-Jan-15    14-Feb-15           Change
Checking    273992.98    259240.72    -14752.26
PayPal    24558.51    25761.47    1202.96
CD    10139.27    10139.27    0.00
Total    308690.76    295141.46    -13549.30

The overall change in balance is $13,549.30, with $14,752.26 in expenses since 31 January. The expenses were the property insurance premium, AWS, donor premiums, Drupal services, colocation in North America and Europe, Linode, mail forwarding, software for Support and Abuse, Basecamp and Campfire, site hosting for a rescued domain, and $10K to set up the rack with our NA colo company ($7,500 parts and work, $2500 regular monthly fee)

2. Approved the purchase of the fandom.org domain name from its current owner. Owning this domain name will prevent corporate entities buying it to support an attempt to trademark the term “fandom.”

The meeting was adjourned at 15:00 UTC.

Minutes approved by the Board on 3 March 2015.

 

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