January 25, 2015
GPUS Steering Committee Minutes – January 25, 2015
GPUS Steering Committee
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 – 8:00 p.m. ET
I. CALL SETUP & BACKGROUND
a) Facilitator – David Doonan
b) Started recording of call (Secretary can give delegates the number to listen to the call.)
c) Roll Call: Darryl! Moch, Tamar Yager, Budd Dickinson, Jeff Turner, Audrey Clement, Starlene Rankin, Charles Ostdiek, Karen Young.
Absent: Jesse Townley
d) Agenda revisions – None
II. OLD BUSINESS
a) Committee Discussion – re-organizing the way SC relates to committees – Jeff and Budd met last week and suggested changes to Karen’s proposal. Work on this will continue.
b) Fundraising Manager – Interviews will take place the first week of February, The hiring committee (Jeff, Tamar, Karen, Darryl! and Brian) received about 15 resumes, called about 8 and will interview about 6.
c) NC Delegate Meeting, etc., at 2015 ANM – We discussed when to have the NC delegate meeting. Friday morning and afternoon were suggested. No workshops would happen at this time and observers would be allowed. (The ANMC will meet on Thursday and write up a proposal.) We also discussed a Steering Committee “meet and greet” so attendees could get to know SC members.
III. STANDING BUSINESS
a) Treasurer’s Report – Jeff T. $18,500 in general fund after payroll just paid. Karen stated that we need more reporting, especially of the 2014 revenue by category.
b) Fundraising Report – Brian and Scott are working on the next fundraising letter.
c) Finance Items for decision: Proposal from Fincom to pay the last 2012 BAC loan of $3000. This was approved by consensus after discussion about whether we can afford it.
d) VOTING QUEUE
In the queue: None
Received for the Queue: None
The recently cancelled CCC election will be rescheduled after the CCC informs us they are ready to proceed.
IV. NEW BUSINESS
a) There was a discussion about who our spokespersons are.