Board meeting Minutes/15 September 2008

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Prior:
4 August 2008
Board meeting Minutes Next:
28 September 2008 Special Meeting



Minutes approved: 2 October 2008

Present
Trey Harris (chair, notetaker), Bob Apthorpe, Derek Balling, Matthew Barr, Philip Kizer, Chris Palmer
Apologies
Deepa Solanki, Stephen Potter, Jesse Trucks
Absent
David Parter
Opened
20:08 Eastern Time
Closed
20:44 Eastern Time

Consent Agenda

  • Approve minutes of 4 August 2008
  • Record motion by email: MOTION: To accept Travis Campbell's resignation as Technical Services Committee Chair with thanks, and to appoint Damion Alexander as the new chair. Moved by Trucks, seconded by Parter, and passed on 8 August 2008.
  • Record motion by email: MOTION: Move that we authorize expenses of up to $3,000 to the Town and Country Hotel for a hospitality suite at LISA2008. Moved by Balling, seconded by Trucks, and passed on 7 Sept 2008.

Standing Reports

  • Executive Director's report
    • Lanai Suites at the Town and Country in San Diego, CA have been booked for three nights from 11/11 to 11/14. Room will be charged on the master card.
    • All basecamp items are still outstanding. Deepa is following up on all completed items.
  • Upcoming MtM (last meeting of the month only)
    Memo to go out tomorrow.

LISA planning

  1. In-person board meeting?
    Balling to send email to determine availability of Board.
  2. "State of LOPSA/annual report" BoF

Executive Session (Harris)

Board enters Executive Session at 8:29 pm.

Board leaves Executive Session at 8:40 pm.

New Business

Membership survey (Balling)

  • Need to do two focus-group type surveys: one for members, one for non-member website users
    Balling to champion survey.

Adjournment

MOTION to adjourn by Balling, second Apthorpe.

Board adjourns at 8:44 pm.