Board meeting Oct 07, 2014

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AGENDA - 7pm - Tues, Oct 7 - 180 Sudbury St

Please add your questions/updates.

  1. Call to order at 7:05pm
  2. Approval of Agenda (2min)
  3. Adoption of minutes from Aug Board meeting - please read the draft Aug 26 minutes before the meeting (5min)
  4. Election of new Board positions and determining Streams ("A" expiring in even years and "B" expiring in odd years) (15min)
    • "B" stream (entering 2nd year of 2-year term) - Rob Wendolowski, Dan King, Matt Price
    • 6 more elected - 1 or 2 should go in the "B" stream, expiring in 2015 such that we will have 5 directors in 1 stream and 4 in the other.
      • To be determined - Noah Goldstein, Brian Sharwood, Kynan Cheng, Mark Lane, Tommy Lieu, Dave Waddling
    • Elect Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary
      • Please post or send Noah a note if you are interested in any position or would like more information.
    • Offer of Larry to do a seminar to interested directors on Board responsibilities and procedure.
  5. Finance update - Kynan/Larry/Brian (10min)
    • Review of projections
    • Anything else?
  6. Grants/funding/partnerships/etc (20min)
    • Trillium - submitted and pending response
    • Shannon to relate Funding plan
  7. Operations Update - Shannon(/etc) (25min)
    • Update on plans to make operations efficient, effective (getting the right people in the right spots, individual contributors, leaders, committees, etc)
    • Recycling operations committee update (S/Dana/Dan/Larry)
    • Marketing committee update (S/Brian)
      • Any ability to start a school program, leveraging Dan's course?
    • Education/Community hub, etc update (S/Brian/Matt)
    • Refurbishment progress (S/Dana)
    • Any need for more formal operations advisory committee or something like that?
  8. Strategic planning committee - Dan/Larry (5min)
  9. Members/Community Communication (10min)
    • Regular brief newsletter? Other ideas?
    • Wiki, google drive, etc?
  10. Update on conforming with new not for profit act - Rob, Noah and Larry (5min)
  11. Other items?