BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MONTHLY MEETING: August 16, 2000
Members present: Dan Schneckenburger, Robert Carroll, Jerry Newman, Douglas Hill, Dennis Clower, Mario Gangemi. Staff Members: Holly Hannum and Carol Riggs.
The President, Dennis Clower, called the meeting to order and a quorum was established.
No Minutes were available for review and will be distributed to the members at a later date.
Treasurers Report: The Treasurer's Report was accepted as presented. In July 2000 expenses exceeded income by $8048. However, through July 2000 YTD income exceeded expenses by $15,146 thanks to the $25,000 Bar Foundation donation. The August 1, 2000 Fund Balance is $33,236. A 5% wage increase for staff effective September 1, 2000 will increase expense by $2,288 for the balance of the year.
The committee provided a revised membership form with new levels of memberships and related fees. Dues were raised for some categories such as Household and the prices are comparable to other organizations. Motion #2. Motion was made by Mario Gangemi, seconded by Dan Schneckenburger and unanimously passed to accept the following membership categories and fees:
Individual - $20
Seniors and Students - $15
Household - $30
Sponsors - $150
Benefactor - $500
Committee will finalize the draft organizational chart. Motion #3. Motion was made by the committee, seconded by Doug Hill and unanimously passed to circulate a final draft of the organizational chart for final approval with votes to be recorded by the Secretary, Angie Barnett.
The Committee will be reviewing all job descriptions and will make revisions as required.
Executive and Education Directors' Report:
Carol Riggs provided an update as follows:
Presentation/Update from Linda Walls -Fundraising Consultant
Linda Walls provided an overview on the Responsibilities of the Board of Directors; reviewed most frequent questions Foundations will ask; and provided an update on fund-raising efforts. As a result of the dialogue between Ms. Walls and the Board of Directors Motion #4 was made. Motion was made by Mario Gangemi, seconded by Doug Hill and unanimously approved to revised the current 2000 Budget to reflect the $171,000 revenue and expenses contingent on not spending more than financial revenue received.
Ms. Walls reminded the Board members to keep in mind what resources and support individual agencies and organizations can provide to assist with tasks of the Board. She also made the recommendation for the need to improve the physical and aesthetic appearance of the interior of the building, creating a fresh clean first impression. She also encourages the organization to improve the technology to "up-to-date" with items such as FAX, e-mail, and Internet access.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m.