Board Meeting – Official Minutes – 2015 May 26

Present: Vanessa Morris, Maria McCarville, Sue Steiger

Meeting called to order at 10:30 a.m. at Wayne County Braille and Talking Book Library, 30555 Michigan Ave, Westland, MI 48186.

Motion by Maria McCarville to accept minutes from Meeting of Incorporators on April 30, 2015. Seconded Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Maria McCarville to accept Articles of Incorporation as filed. Seconded Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Maria McCarville to adopt bylaws as written below. Seconded Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Bylaws adopted to read as follows:

  1. The number of directors constituting Library Access Foundation Board of Directors is initially set at three.
    • Initial directors: Vanessa Morris, Maria McCarville, Sue Steiger.
    • The number of directors will increase to five by the end of the calendar year.
  2. Individuals appointed as directors of Library Access Foundation will serve until their resignation, retirement, or removal.
  3. Appointments and removals will be determined by a vote of the board.
  4. Meetings will be held at least once annually, with additional meetings called by the chair or any two board members.
  5. Board officers include: Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary.
    • Chair: Conduct meeting. Prepare agenda.
    • Treasurer: Establish and maintain bank account. Report on balance at meeting.
    • Secretary: Prepare meeting minutes. Post minutes on website.
    • Officer positions may be held simultaneously by one member.
    • Election will occur annually by a vote of the Board of Directors.
  6. Bylaws will be reviewed at least once every five years.

Motion by Vanessa Morris to invite Lynne Coles and Sharyn Nelsen to serve on board of directors. Seconded Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Maria McCarville to authorize banking authority to Vanessa Morris. Seconded by Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Maria McCarville to authorize Vanessa Morris to prepare IRS Form 1023 or 1023-EZ. Seconded by Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Sue Steiger to elect Vanessa Morris to the offices of Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary. Seconded by Maria McCarville. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Maria McCarville to hold next meeting at a date to be determined. Seconded Sue Steiger. Approved unanimously.

Adjourn at 10:45 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Vanessa Morris

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