Minutes approved: 24 Jan 2017
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(Subject to verification) ? Steve VanDevender,Ski Kacoroski, Brian Globerman, Paul English (chair), Scott Suehle
John Boris, Thomas Uphill, Atom Powers, George Beech
Approve minutes of 27 Dec 2016 Minutes approved: OBNOTE: These are not official minutes, and therefore didn't need official approval, just notes for the record (eg: membership and treasurer report) 27 Dec 2016
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Treasurer's report (Brian, Kacoroski)
BoA Accounts: $33,662.74
PayPal Account: $14,324.30
Total: $47,987.04 +/- from last report (12/27/2016): -$26.83
Action Items: Done
Transferred Quickbooks and Wild Apricot recurring payments to new credit card
Paid $1303.00 for liability insurance renewal 1/16/17 - 1/16/18
Paid $352.50 to New Jersey Business Services to reinstate LOPSA (not LOPSA-NJ) business license
Spoke with CPA Peter Sayah of Clothier Sayah & Willsey, LLC about getting IRS Form 990 filings up to date. He is preparing a letter of engagement
Closed TD Bank account in December at LISA, and transferred balance to our current BoA account.
* Ski owes Expense report from LISA
* John's expense report from LISA already done
* Paul owes one for LISA
Membership report (VanDevender)
Total active members: 672 (previous report: 680, change: -8)
Paying: 403 (5 new in last 30 days)
Non-paying: 269 (7 new in last 30 days)
Paying members include Individual, Charter, Founding, and Lifetime memberships. Non-paying members include Student and Complimentary memberships.
Conferences/Events/Chapters activities report (Powers)
LOPSA Cascadia 2017: March 10,11. Contract cutoff:(?) (Kacoroski,Uphill,Globermann,English,Powers)
We will be choosing the presenters this week.
Ski is a bit concerned because we have no presenters on Microsoft topics and those classes usually seem to do well.
Once presenters are confirmed, schedule will be posted
LOPSA East 2017 (Boris)
John had a major health issue. Is going to LOPSA-NJ meeting - if enough people show up and are interested, he will hand off, and hopefully we can run for a single day.
Education (on hold)
Speakers Bureau (on hold)
Marketing/Communications (LOPSAgram, #lopsa-live, etc) (English, Uphill)
LOPSAgram most likely out next Monday, delayed due to Paul's travel schedule
Technical Services Report (Beech, VanDevender)
Mentorship Report (Boris, Beech)
Recognition (Uphill, Disney)
Leadership Committee (Warner, Kacoroski)
Warner is looking for potential board members.
Silicon Mechanics will no longer be sponsoring SASAG, after the March meeting (which is attached to CASIT). A new sponsor would be good.
Next Agenda item... (NAME)
First new item...
Board Member Ski Kacoroski
Board Member Steve VanDevender