June 2004 Board Meeting Minutes

FREE STATE PROJECT, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting 15 June 2004

In Attendance:

Jason Sorens Jean Alexander Eddie Bradford Kat Dillon Absent:

George Reich CALL TO ORDER

Sorens called the meeting to order OLD BUSINESS

No old business NEW BUSINESS

Ratify board member election

Jason Sorens moved to confirm the results of the FSP participants' election and elect Kat Dillon to the board of directors, position three. Jean Alexander 2nd. Discussion Jason Sorens moved to close discussion. Jean Alexander 2nd. Vote 3 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain (Kat Dillon doesn't vote on this item.) Vote on the original motion 3 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain (Kat Dillon doesn't vote on this item.) Motion passed 3-0-0 [Meeting is moved from Yahoo to FSP Chat Server due to technical problems.]

In Attendance:

Jason Sorens Jean Alexander George Reich Eddie Bradford Kat Dillon President's Report

Report not yet received. Discussion shelved for now. Treasurer's Report

Reviewed and discussed. Fundraising effort begins shortly with first fundraising letter to participants. Bylaws Change

Jason Sorens moved that we replace section iii(b) of the bylaws with the following text...

Term of Directors. The full term of a Director shall be sixteen months. Directors shall serve staggered terms as follows: Position One's term expires January 15, 2004 and every sixteen months thereafter; Position Two's term expires May 15, 2004 and every sixteen months thereafter; Position Three's term expires September 15, 2004 and every sixteen months thereafter; Position Four's term expires January 15, 2005 and every sixteen months thereafter; Position Five's term expires May 15, 2005 and every sixteen months thereafter. The Director serving as Chairman shall be exempt from the term limitation requirement. The Chairman must be confirmed by an affirmative vote of three or more Directors at least once every twelve months. A vote against a motion of confidence in the Chairman or in favor of a motion of no-confidence against the Chairman is invalid unless an alternative candidate for the position is presented in the motion. A new Chairman may not be elected within two months of his term's expiration.

George Reich 2nd. Discussion George Reich moved to close discussion. Eddie Bradford 2nd. Vote 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Vote on original motion 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Motion Passes 5-0-0 Election of Chairman

Kat Dillon nominated Jason Sorens for Chairman of the Board of Directors. Eddie Bradford 2nd. Discussion George Reich moved to close discussion. Kat Dillon 2nd. Vote 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Vote on original motion 4 in favor - 0 against - 1 abstain Motion passed 4-0-1 501(c)3 & 501(c)(4)

Jason Sorens moved that Free State Project, Inc. provide funds for the establishment of a new, general-purpose nonprofit corporation to be headquartered in New Hampshire. George Reich 2nd. Discussion Jason Sorens moved to close discussion. Eddie Bradford 2nd. Vote 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Vote on original motion 5 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain Motion passed 5-0-0 [Eddie Bradford leaves the meeting.]

Adjournment

Jason Sorens moved to adjourn. George Reich 2nd. Vote 4 in favor - 0 against - 0 abstain -- 1 absent. Motion passed 4-0-0. Meeting is adjourned.

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