Board meeting Minutes/29 January 2007

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Prior:
22 January 2007
Board meeting Minutes Next:
5 February 2007



Minutes approved: 5 February 2007

Present
Tom Perrine (chair), Trey Harris, Andrew Hume(note taker), Chris Palmer, Stephen Potter, Sam Albrecht (off early), Matthew Barr (joined late).
Apologies
Pat Wilson, David Parter, Doug Hughes
Opened
8:06pm Eastern Time
Closed
9:07pm Eastern Time

Consent Agenda

approved

Action Items

Board Committees

  • Development Committee (Wilson/Potter)
    • Wilson - Follow up on LISA discussion with BlueArc - no report
  • Partnership and Liason Committee (Perrine)
    • Palmer - Contact local office of possible partner
  • Leadership Committee (Esther Filderman)
  • Policy Committee (Harris)
  • Communications Committee
    • Perrine - Follow up with SysAdmin Magazine regarding volunteers for online answer folks - in progress
    • Perrine - Send artwork for Sysadmin Magazine to Rich - DONE
  • Membership Committee
    • Hughes - Automate the renewal letter process - no report
    • Parter - Send a note to the prospects gathered at LISA - no report
    • Wilson - Determine the Q1 drawing prize - no report

Program Committees

  • Conference Planning Committee (Wilson/Perrine)
  • Technical (Online) Services (Hughes/Parter)
  • Content Services Committee (Palmer/Potter)
  • Locals Committee (Perrine)

Non-Committee

  • Financial
    • Parter - Post 990 note and form to LOPSA governance site - DONE
  • Albrecht:
    • Provide status on IRS 501.c.3 status - still in progress
    • Query insurance company regarding possible member insurance options [due 2/1]
    • Finalize pricing structure and bring back to the Board for JobTarget job board [due 1/22] - in progress Resent email to McIntyre/Hughes for feedback. Should be able to complete by 2/12.
  • Barr:
    • talk to MIT spam people
    • php-list(?) mailer integration into Drupal
  • Harris:
    • Set up wiki for Resume Standards project [due 2/12]
    • Present draft financial policies for Board approval (low priority)
    • Gather material for Halprin request [due 2/5]
  • Hughes:
    • Work with Frisch, Chalup, Halprin, Barr on resume resources skeleton/framework (should have status by mid February) [due 2/19]
  • Hume:
    • Chat with SNIA regarding possible partnering - in progress
  • Palmer:
  • Parter:
  • Perrine:
  • Potter:
    • Reconvene Code of Ethics review committee (Potter requests this be handed off) - no action
    • Draft a new charter for the combined Development/Partnership committee - no action
  • Wilson:
    • Request status report from Potter to facilitate Code of Ethics project handoff - no report
  • All:

Standing Reports

  • Treasurer's report (first meeting of the month only)
  • Membership report
    • See the online report for this week's status

great account numbers (1600 or so)

  • Online report

[defer]

  • Sysadmin Days report

coming together, but a little concern about schedule.

  • Development report

2007 Priorities

What do we want to accomplish in 2007? Please put your thoughts on the wiki

Adjournment