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[[Category:Board of directors meetings]]

Revision as of 07:54, 23 January 2006

Our first official board meeting in person!!!

Agenda

Plans for the future... what do we want to accomplish this semester? How are we going to do it?

501(c)(3) status

    • This will not be completed this semester, because it takes at least 6 months after we submit the form for it to be approved.
    • Todo:Incorporation - has some steps toward 501(c)3
    • 2005-06-06 - conference call on 501(c)3 and stuff
    • Fred is going to consult laywers about this
  • Bylaws
    • Do we have members or not?
    • where do members come from? How are they defined? what are their privileges and responsibilities
    • do we have chapters? how are they defined? what are their privileges and responsibilities?
    • what is the board? how does it work? where does it come from?
    • how are the bylaws amended?
  • Activist Packet
    • Fred and Elizabeth will work on this
  • Business plan
    • Is this required for 501(c)3, and if so what are the requirements?
    • Who is working on fundraising for us?

Chapters

  • What resources do we have for our chapters?
  • How do we deal with int'l chapters?
    • What legal and practical questions are there?

talking with people

  • other orgs
  • press and political community

Members / volunteers

  • How do we make it easy to work on the nat'l level? How can we get people to enjoy working with us?

Minutes

Bylaws

  • We need to find out what the questions mean
  • Board needs to posit answers to the questions
  • Run answers by Core Team etc.
  • Then Nelson will draft the bylaws