Board meeting minutes from February 9th, 2019

February 9, 2019 Online Board Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/990418505

  • Call to Order
    • Mission statement
      • Reviewing
    • Secretary assigned for meeting
      • Chris Nelson taking minutes
    • Proxy submissions
    • Quorum status
      • Attendees:
        • Philip Dorcas - Prezidanto
        • Chris Nelson - Secretary
        • Murray Merner
        • Charlotte Burton
        • Paige Miles
        • Hanso Becklin (audio / connectivity issues - left early)
        • Nikvo Woods
        • Ben Speakmon
        • Jordon Kalilich
        • Bill Harris
        • > Quorum reached.
  • Changes to the Agenda
  • Approval of January 2019 board meeting minutes
    • Philip moved - approved unanimously
  • Standing Reports
    • Executive Director - Bill Harris
      • Status office at new location - things going smoothly
      • Financial reports for end of year sent to treasurer
    • Treasurer
      • Review of 2018 Financial Summary document
      • Bill Harris commended for work done in Central Office move
      • E-USA Land in El Paso - defaulting to let city foreclose on it
      • House and land in FL to be donated - Gary in touch with donator
      • Phil suggests to factor in cost of Central Office move into loss figures
    • Report from the President:
    • Landa Kongreso
      • Working with Emerson to get contract - delays
      • Special guest - David Jordan (one of them)
    • Youth Movement Report - Hanso
      • (audio issues)
  • Old Business
    • Google Ad Grants.
      • Murray discussed improving on the number of views and clicks.
    • ESF grant
      • Any donations we can raise will be be doubled by ESF up to $1500.
        • No limits to how much one may donate
    • ESF will manage donations received.
    • EUSA will participate in promoting donations to the grant.
      • discussion on promotion strategy - communications, effort needed, naming, etc.
    • Proposal by Philip: “I Propose that we have a donation campaign in cooperation with the Matching Fund for ESF and that it be called Esperanto in the USA.” Murray seconded - unanimously approved
  • New Business
    • Jarlibro
      • Online Google Doc - pdf - 8.5” x 11” layout - such that it can be printed, stacked, and folded in half to make a booklet
      • By Wednesday, February 13 - completed Google doc is scheduled for submission
      • Printing and distribution
    • Marketing and Publicity
  • Comments, Announcements and Other Business
    • none
  • Adjournment
    • February board meeting: 2019-03-09, 1 PM EST, 10 AM PST.