Board meeting Minutes/28 Mar 2016

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14 Mar 2016
Board meeting Minutes Next:
11 Apr 2016

Minutes approved: 11 Apr 2016

  • NOTICE to those on the line: All present agree to a temporary recording of this call to be be deleted no later than when the minutes are approved. Please speak up if you disagree with this and we will discuss it after roll call.
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(Subject to verification) Steve VanDevender, Matt Disney, George Beech (Chair), Paul English, Thomas Uphill, Atom Powers
Ski Kacoroski ,John Boris , William Bilancio
9:00 PM Eastern Time
9:09 PM Eastern Time

Consent Agenda

Action Items

No action items

Standing Reports

Treasurer's report (Disney, Kacoroski)

  • Balance info
    • BoA Account: $45,970.94
    • PayPal Account: $36,755.95
    • TDBank: $2,001.53
    • Total: $84,728.42
      • +/- from last report: -$2,291.05
      • LOPSA Balance: $51,252.63
      • CasITConf Balance: $33,475.79

  • Summary of expenditures since last report:
    • Budgeted operations
    • CasITConf hotel payment
  • Summary of income since last report:
    • Membership dues
  • Top priorities
    • CasITConf accounts payable (instructors, caterer)
    • CasITConf accounts receivable (billing of student attendees)
    • EIN for LOPSA East
    • Transition bank accounts
    • 2014 990
    • Assuming HootSuite charges
    • Finances committee charter
    • Locals financial management

Membership report (VanDevender, Bilancio)

  • Total active members: 685 (previous report: 624, change: 61)
  • Paying: 455 (56 new in last 30 days)
  • Non-paying: 230 (16 new in last 30 days)

Paying members include Individual, Charter, Founding, and Lifetime memberships. Non-paying members include Student and Complimentary memberships.

Increased membership numbers are largely due to Cascadia 2016.

Committee reports

Conferences/Events/Chapters activities report (Bilancio, Powers)

No report.

Education (Kacoroski, Boris)

no report

Speakers Bureau (Powers, English)

* No updates

Marketing/Communications (LOPSAgram, #lopsa-live, etc) (English, Uphill)

* Time for LOPSAgram content again. Send it my way!
* Thomas got a reply from Sysadmin day site owner and they have space for us. Thomas will send him items for their sponsorship page.
* Thomas asked for ideas for Sysadmin Day. Previously we sent T shirts to locals.

Technical Services Report (Beech, VanDevender)

No report

Mentorship Report (Boris, Beech)

George will look into the Automation

Recognition (Uphill, Disney)

No Report

Leadership Committee (Warner, Kacoroski)

No report

New Business

No new business


Ski will interview the candidate for the Assistant.


 Matt Motioned for Adjournment
 Steve Seconded