January 2010 Board Meeting Minutes

Date: 17 January 2010

Location: Yahoo Messenger

Attendees: Irena Goddard (Chairwoman), Cathleen Converse (Treasurer), Steve Cobb (Secretary), Varrin Swearingen (FSP President), Brandon Ross

Agenda:

1) Goals

2) Budget

3) O-list vacancies

4) Board vacancies

1) Goals

The Board voted 5-0 to adopt the Jan 17 Draft#1 goals for 2010.

Increase Publicity budget.

Reconnecting with participants

Tech improvements

Activity Areas

Category A - reconnecting with participants

  1. Signing up Participants
    
  2. Generating Public Awareness
    
  3. Eliciting Participant (and Friend) Involvement
    
  4. Encouraging Early Movers
    
  5. Securing Funding to Achieve the Strategic Goals
    

11 Concrete Goals

Do Radio shows

Table at Events

Get more friends

Contact friends

Contact participants

Invite our lists to PF & LF

Celebrity endorsements

Made-the-move updates (+ publish in newsletter)

Implement Drupal 6

Publicist

Increase donations

2) Budget

The 2010 budget was passed 5-0.

3) O-List Vacancy

The board voted 5-0 for Dan Garthwaite to fill the O-list vacancy left by Jason’s departure.

Steve Cobb will manage the O-list.

4) Board Vacancy

A new Board member needs to be appointed at the next Board meeting or the vacancy will be filled by election. It was agreed to discuss options on the O-list.

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