Board Meeting Minutes: 31 October 2015

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

PRESENT: Eylul Dogruel, Andrea Horbinski, M.J. MacRae, Jessica Steiner
ABSENT: Cat Meier, Soledad Griffin

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING
1. Approved VolCom request to adopt additional survey tool.

CLOSED SESSION
1. Discussion of final line items for the budget. It should be ready to circulate to the organization within the next week.
2. Discussion of names of potential CPAs, tax firms, and security consultants.
3. Approved $900 for Systems to bill up to 12 hours additional service at the colocation center.
4. Discussion of documenting ex officio positions versus pro tempore chair appointments. Approved VolCom’s proposed language about the former and will ask them to create language about the latter based on the Board’s draft language.
5. Discussion of scheduling meetings for the remainder of the term.
6. Discussion of outstanding emails to and meetings to schedule with various staffers and committees.
7. Approved reimbursing Andrea Horbinski’s registration fee in order for her to represent the OTW at OpenCon 2015.
8. Discussion of banking: we plan to open an additional account at another U.S. institution and are planning to explore methods of receiving wire transfers from international donors. We will not continue renewing the current certificate of deposit.
9. Discussion of email texts.

The meeting was adjourned at 16:00 UTC.
Minutes approved by the Board on 8 November 2015.

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