Members Present: Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, Jay Spitulnik, John Grohol, Astra Titus, Kistein Monkhouse, Sarah Krug, Matthew Holt, Brian Mack
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Approve Minutes from last meeting: Mary
Membership & Financial Reports: Mary & Joe
Positive expectations for 2022. Higher Logic on considerations list (decision needed by 8/1). Joe working on 2021 tax return.
ED Events Update: Randy
As of May 30, submitted 650K in grants. JZ (Judy). Lawrence House Party set for August 4. Lisa Thompson will come up with 50% of food and drinks budget. If Board members have any contacts who might help with funding, let Randy know. Brenda Denzler has volunteered to copy edit grants. Randy praises her work so far. Randy requests from Board a small stipend for Brenda. John Grohol makes motion to give $1,500 stipend. Seconded by Jay. Passed unanimously. Underserved initiative budget has been increased by $5,000.
2022 Priorities Progress Report: Matthew, Danny, Mary
Goal of CLE’s are to have a “short conference.” Matthew reports a good amount of interest in the CLE’s. Danny discusses the Library concept, accessible on the website. Will include education and resources (utilizing the “wisdom of the crowd”). Eventually formalizing it in “Prescription to Learn” SaaS. Sarah explains “P-T-L.” Currently, open source software. Randy comments “a great idea” because its an asset that is fundable.
New Board member recruitment: Mary
Suggestion for half-price membership to new members for year one. Board agrees. Mary goes over the candidates list. A few new names added.
Other Business: Mary
Any thoughts, send to Mary via email. Finance/Governance/Bylaws (working with outside counsel) report in next meeting. Please let Mary know in advance if you cannot attend a meeting.
Adjourned at 7:27 — Next meeting: June 28, 2022, 6:00 – 7:30 pm ET
Eric N Bersh, SPM Board Secretary