Board Meeting – Official Minutes – 2015 October 14

Board of Directors Meeting.

October 14, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road, Taylor, MI 48180.

Dial-in Number: 712-775-7031. Access Code:965803#

  • Call to Order
    • 2:03 P.M.
    • Board members present: Vanessa Morris, Sherri Nelsen, Lynne Coles.
    • Volunteers: Barb Hall, Leona Nowakowski, Jennie Jablonski, Stu Nelsen
    • Phone-in volunteers: Sandy Johnson
  • Approval of Agenda
    • Motion by Sherri. Seconded by Lynne. Approved.
  • Approval of Minutes for 8/20/15.
    • Motion by Sherri. Seconded by Vanessa. Approved.
  • Receive and file financial transactions.
    • Motion by Sherri. Seconded by Lynne. Approved.
  • Election of officers.
    • Motion by Sherri to elect Vanessa as Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer.  Seconded by Lynne. Approved.
  • Strategies and action plans.
    • Motion by Lynne to adopt the following strategies as stated. Seconded by Sherri. Approved.
      • Provide Library Access Boxes (LABs) to demo centers.
      • Conduct training sessions on resources and best practices when serving people with print impairments.
  • Three-year budget projections. Tabled.
  • Fundraising/Solicitation Registration. Update by Vanessa.
    • Foundation is registered with State of Michigan.
  • Update meeting schedule.
    • Next meeting: January 13, 2016, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Open business.
    • Leona Nowakowski commented that Board may want to consider changing the credit union from Alliance Catholic Credit Union to a credit union not associated with a religion, since the Foundation is not associated with a religion. Discussion ensued and general consensus was that credit union affiliation wasn’t as much a factor as was convenience of credit for the Treasurer. Issue may be reexamined as Foundation grows.
  • Adjourn: 2:25 p.m.
    • Motion by Sherri. Seconded by Lynne. Approved.

Respectfully submitted,

Vanessa Morris

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