March 2006 Board Meeting Minutes

FSP Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 2006-03-19

Free State Project, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – March 19, 2006 In attendance:

Jean Alexander Varrin Swearingen Steve Cobb Morey Strauss Sandy Pierre Absent:

Jason Sorens I. New President

Steve Cobb moves to make Varrin Swearingen President. Morey Straus 2nds. Discussion Morey Straus moves to close discussion. Steve Cobb 2nds. 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Discussion is closed. Vote on original motion 4 ayes, 0 nays, 1 abstention Motion carries.

[Varrin Swearingen is appointed as FSP President replacing Amanda Phillips who resigned.]

II. Thanks to Amanda Phillips

Varrin Swearingen moves to formally thank Amanda Phillips for her service as President and Board Member. Steve Cobb 2nds. Discussion Varrin Swearingen moves to close. Morey Straus 2nds. 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Discussion is closed. Vote on oroginal motion 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Motion carries.

[The board expresses gratitude to Amanda Phillips for her service to the FSP.]

Jean Alexander resigns as corporate Secretary.

III. New Secretary

Steve Cobb moves to appoint Sandy Pierre as Secretary. Varrin Swearingen 2nds. Discussion Jean Alexander moves to close discussion. Morey Straus 2nds. 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Discussion is closed. Vote on original motion 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Motion carries.

[Sandy Pierre is appointed new Corporate Secretary for the FSP.]

IV. Alternating Meeting Venue

Varrin Swearingen moves to revoke the alternating voice/chat meeting rule. Morey Straus 2nds. Discussion Morey Straus moves to close. Varrin Swearingen 2nds. 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Discussion is closed. Vote on original motion 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Motion carries

[Meetings have alternated between voice and chat to avoid monthly debate about venue. The board has removed the alternation rule with the understanding that venue can be negotiated as necessary but will default to chat.]

V. Strategic Goals

Sandy Pierre moves to set a strategic goal to have 8,000 signed participants by December 31, 2006. Varrin Swearingen 2nds. Discussion Varrin Swearingen moves to close discussion. Morey Straus 2nds. 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Discussion is closed. Vote on original motion 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Motion carries.

[The Board has adopted the strategic goal of reaching 8,000 signed participants by the end of calendar year 2006.]

VI. Adjournment

Varrin Swearingen moves to adjourn. Sandy Pierre 2nds. 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions Motion carries. Meeting is adjourned.

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