January 2005 Board Meeting Minutes

FREE STATE PROJECT, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting 28 January 2005

In Attendance:

Jason Sorens (board member) Jean Alexander (board member) Eddie Bradford (board member) Varrin Swearingen

CALL TO ORDER

Jason Sorens called the meeting to order

NEW BUSINESS

Election of New Directors

Jason Sorens moved to elect Varrin Swearingen director of the Free State Project. Eddie Bradford 2nd. Discussion Eddie Bradford moved to close discussion. Jason Sorens 2nd. 3 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Vote on original motion 3 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Motion passes. [Varrin Swearingen is elected to the board of directors of the Free State Project.] Jason Sorens moves to elect Amanda Phillips director of the Free State Project. Varrin Swearingen 2nd. Discussion Jason Sorens moves to close discussion Jean Alexander 2nd. 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Vote on original motion 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Motion passes. [Amanda Phillips is elected to the board of directors of the Free State Project.] [Delayed, Amanda Phillips joins the meeting.]

Bylaws Changes

Jason Sorens moves to adopt amended bylaws forwarded in an email from him with the subject heading "next email?" Those amended bylaws are here. Amanda Phillips 2nd. Discussion Jason Sorens moves to close discussion. Jean Alexander 2nd. 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Vote on original motion 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Motion passes. [The Organizers have restructured the leadership. In redefining the roles of the board and officers a new board was elected. This board is comprised of the following people: Jason Sorens, Amanda Phillips, Varrin Swearingen, Evan Nappen, Jean Alexander and Steve Cobb. The original board made the appropriate motions to formalize this new structure.]

Eddie Bradford Tenders Resignation

Eddie Bradford tendered his resignation as director of the Free State Project, Inc.

New Directors

Jean Alexander moves to add Steve Cobb to the board of directors. Varrin Swearingen 2nd. Discussion Jason Sorens moves to close discussion. Varrin Swearingen 2nd. 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Voting on original motion 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Motion passes

Jason Sorens moves to elect Evan Nappen director of the Free State Project, Inc. Varrin Swearingen 2nd. Discussion Jason Sorens moves to close discussion. Jean Alexander 2nd. 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Voting on original motion 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain

Adjournment

Jean Alexander moves to adjourn. Jason Sorens 2nd. 4 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Motion passes 4-0-0. Meeting is adjourned.

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