19 July 2014 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
July 19, 2014, 18:00 UTC

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

GUESTS: Archer, Dan ~, Elz, Enigel, Eve Forbes, Jenn Calaelen, Jessi, Kiri Van Santen, Kristina Busse, MSilverstar, Rachmel ~, Sam Johnsson, Trey C, rebecca

ABSENT: n/a

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING

1.  Approved funds for a staffer’s convention badge (14 July)

2. Approved 3 new staffers for Wiki (15 July)

3. Approved hiring a contractor for AD&T (16 July)

4. Approved depcreciable technology for a staffer (19 July)

OPEN SESSION

1. Finance Update

		12-Jul		19-Jul		Change
BoA		147182.83	146689.33	(493.50)
PayPal		11054.72	11535.22	480.50 
CD		10135.11	10135.11	0.00 
Total		168,372.66 	168,359.66 	(13.00)
  • Our major expenses were analytics for the archive and quickbooks.

2. Discussion of all-org meetings

  • Definition: meetings open to everyone in the org, with check-ins by each committee in alpha or reverse alphabetical order, sometimes with themes, chaired by a Board director
  • Board does not want to chair another meeting
  • Board agrees that if staffers want all-org meetings, staff should arrange them (eg Strategic Planning?s Nonprofit 101 sessions and Support’s chats)
  • Much encouragement for committees and workgroups to utilize the internal newsletter to keep the rest of the org updated on their activities

==CLOSED SESSION==

1. Discussion of DevMem committee purview and what the org needs from DevMem

2. Discussion of Board directors becoming directly involved in fundraising (major gifts)

3. Discussion of concerns non-US Board election candidates may have

 

Minutes approved by the Board 25 August 2014.

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