MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
July 5, 2014, 18:00 UTC
PRESENT: Anna Genoese, Cat M, Eylul Dogruel, sanders
GUESTS: Claudia Rebaza, Curtis Jefferson, Enigel, hhertzof, james_, Jenn Calaelen, LilyC, Michelle Dong, Nary Rising, Nerine Luna Cyran, Ridicully, Scott S, Trey C, Sole G.
DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING
1. Committee Updates
- Strat Plan is working with facilitator Jules on how to best survey Board
2. Finance Updates
28-Jun 5-Jul Change
BoA 150245.57 149494.01 (751.56)
PayPal 9310.73 10315.48 1004.75
CD 10135.11 10135.11 0.00
Total 169,691.41 169,944.60 253.19
- UK hosting, Drupal, linode, Survey Monkey were the expenses. The income from paypal was 1004.75. Overall, we made a gain.
3. Retreat finances
- The hotel in Silver Spring is offering $109 per room per night. $400 per day for the meeting room for four days. The one in DC proper is $149 per room per night. The meeting room is $500 for a few hours on Thursday, and then $575 a day Friday-Sunday.
- Majority vote for Silver Spring hotel
- Waiting 24 hours for Andrea to weigh in on list
4. Vote on travel expense
- Andrea and Eylul both going to worldcon
- Request lodging covered
- Passed with majority
5. Discussion of comments Board needs to address
- Agree we need to bring our facilitator in to see what the needs are we are not addressing with blog posts
- Agree we need to finish other blog post re this issue
1. Discussion of org's financial growth
2. Discussion of inter-committee communication
3. Discussion of possible proposal for external chair training in communication/mediation
4. Discussion of elections
5. Discussion of inter-committee conflict
Minutes approved by the Board 14 July 2014.