February 2006 Board Meeting Minutes
FREE STATE PROJECT, INC. Board of Directors Meeting February 19, 2006
Jason Sorens • Jean Alexander • Varrin Swearingen • Amanda Phillips • Morey Strauss
Call to Order The Board meeting is called to order by Jason Sorens.
Confirmation of New Director Jason Sorens moves to confirm Sandy Pierre to the Board of Directors
Varrin Swearingen 2nds Discussion Jason Sorens 2nds Vote on closing discussion 5 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain
Vote on original motion 5 in favor - 0 opposed - 0 abstain Motion passes [Sandy Pierre, elected to the empty board seat by a body composed of volunteers and organizers of the FSP is confirmed as the newest Director of the FSP. Sandy Pierre joins the meeting.]
Change of Voting Body for Future Elections Jason Sorens moves to set the electorate for future section iii(b) board elections to the members of the organizers list.
Varrin Swearingen 2nd Discussion [Steve Cobb joins the meeting.] Jason Sorens withdraws his motion [There is a lack of consensus for the voting body mostly driven by how to define the voting body.]
Special Budget for the First 1000 [Discussion of special funding for the First 1000 project. Since the new fiscal year starts 4/1 and there are funds in the existing budget, assigning specific funds to this project can wait until the new budget is formed.]
Strategic Goals for the New Year Jean Alexander moves that the FSP make The First 1000 and its success a strategic goal for FY2007.
Varrin Swearingen 2nd Discussion Jean Alexander moves to close discussion Varrin Swearingen 2nd 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention
Vote on original motion 6 in favor, 1 opposed, 0 abstentions Motion passes Jason Sorens moves to make formulation, adoption, and promotion of a second intermediate project to follow the success of the First 1000 project a strategic goal for FY 2007.
Jean Alexander 2nd Discussion Jason Sorens moves to close discussion Amanda Phillips 2nd 4 in favor, 3 opposed, 0 abstentions
Voting on original motion 4 in favor, 3 opposed, 0 abstentions Motion passes [These strategic goals are adopted for the new fiscal year beginning 4/1/06. This is not the complete list but rather the first two strategic goals adopted.]
Adjournment Jason Sorens moves to adjourn.
Amanda Phillips 2nd 6 in favor, 1 opposed, 0 abstentions Meeting is adjourned