Board meeting Apr 21, 2014

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AGENDA - 7:30pm - 180 Sudbury St

Please add your questions.

  1. Approval of Agenda (2min)
  2. Adoption of minutes from Jan and Feb Board meetings (10min)
  3. Finance update, budgeting - Kynan/Larry/Brian (10min)
    • Review of statements to March
    • Corporate Annual return (due June 30)
    • Plan for updating budget based on newest plan
    • Plan for Review Engagement.
    • Correspondence with new landlord at 51 Vine.
    • Anything else?
  4. Operations Update - Brian/Dana (30min)
    • Priorities, leadership, etc and how they'll be accomplished
      • Recycling, Build/Refurbishment program, Community hub and training
    • Resources (old, new and future) and how to deploy. Committees? Leads? Teachers? Resident tutors? Etc
    • Communication to staff, volunteers
    • Removal of paper files - positives and potential implications? (can we still consider move to charity status if that's desired?)
    • What do you see as how the Board can help out the most at this point?
    • Succession/transition thoughts
  5. FGT Satellite (Bartley) proposal - Dan (20min)
  6. Top Board priorities (in camera, just Board - others are dismissed)
  7. Training Committee update (10min) (or could combine with the Operations update)
    • Brian, Matt, RobW, Piero, John S
  8. Grants/funding/partnerships/etc (10min)
    • Brian, Dan, Matt, RobW, Kynan.
    • ADP, CIRA, etc updates
  9. Communications Committee update (5min)
    • Website - updated by Brian. Update on help from LindaR and ErickK.
    • Update on evaluation of sfdc-nonprofit, sugarcrm, civicrm (if still desired)
  10. Strategic planning committee - Dan/Larry (5min)
  11. Schedule next 2 Board meetings and AGM.
    • Anyone interested in future Chairing? Noah would do a gradual transition and help prepare next Chair.
  12. Discussion
  13. Plan to conform with new not for profit act.
  14. Other items