Board Meeting Minutes: 18 October 2014

ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
18 October 2014, 13:00 UTC

PRESENT: Andrea Horbinski, Cat Meier, sanders
GUESTS: Elz, Hana Lee, james_, Dan L.,  Priscilla Del Cima, Ridicully, Trey C
ABSENT: Eylul Dogruel

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING
1. Accepted the resignation of Anna Genoese.
2. Approved Andrea Horbinski to serve as Secretary for the remainder of 2014, secondary to Anna Genoese’s resignation.
3. Re-approved minutes of 21 September 2013.
4. Approved Jules Chatelain to serve as the Chair of the Ombuds Adminstration Committee, target date January 2015.
5. Voted to amend Open point #3 of the minutes of 4 October 2014 to clarify the discussion about committees asking for money.

OPEN SESSION
1. Voted to amend minutes of 18 January to reflect in-between term decisions not noted by Anna.
2. Directors present voted to rescind vote of 13 September to amend the bylaws for the 2014 election. This was sent back to the mailing list for Eylul’s vote.
3. Voted to approve joint Support/Abuse proposal to switch to a different ticket tracking provider.
4. Voted to approve disbanding the Category Change workgroup. This was sent back to the mailing list for Eylul’s vote.
5. Voted to define quorum as follows: if Board has four or more directors, quorum shall equal 50% + one; if Board has three or fewer directors, quorum shall equal the entire Board. This was sent back to the mailing list for Eylul’s vote and will be sent to Legal for review.

CLOSED SESSION
1. Discussion of 2014 retreat follow-up meetings.
2. Discussion of possible 2015 retreat locations & timing.

The meeting was adjourned at 14:40 UTC.
Minutes approved by the Board on 19 October 2014.