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Meeting Minutes – January 2018

January 21, 2018 by Board Meeting No Comments

Board Meeting Minutes for 1/17/18 meeting at Go! Ice Cream at 6:30pm

In Attendance:, Karen Coleman, Jeff Yoder, Emerson Delacroix, Sue Coles, Elizabeth Warren, Also Lindsey Schafer was in attendance as a new board member. Also, visitors Michelle Camilleri and Asim Khan.

Absences include: Shelley Williams

Old Business & Tasks: Followed up on previous meetings tasks shown in blue.

 

  • All
  • Eliz

 

      • None

 

  • Emerson

 

      • Complete membership report just did.
      • Attend MAOTB Meeting – didn’t attend
      • Write blog post about updating bylaws: will use Lindsey’s idea about what Emerson likes about heY and what it has added to their life

 

  • Jeff

 

      • Update hEY Website: edit Board Members.  Not done
      • Meeting Minutes (recent 3 months) Not done
      • Renew non-profit status.  See agenda

 

  • Karen

 

      • None

 

  • Shelley

 

      • Attend Barrier Busters Meeting – unsure

 

  • Sue

 

    • Complete treasurer report done

 

Agenda:

  1. Go over everyone’s tasks for last month
  2. Approve December minutes
    1. Approved as amended (attendance)
  3. Treasurer Report
    1. Total received in 2017 $954.61 from 35 people. No contributions in 2018 yet.
    2. 0 persons in AR (from 0 member in Accounts Receivable last month)
    3. Balance for 2017: $3297.04.

 

  1. Outreach Report
    1. 182 members, which is 1 more since our last meeting. (181). We’ve exchanged 5344 which is 43 more since our last meeting (5301).
    2. 0 person applied this month. We have 0 applicants in pool.
    3. MAOTB Monthly Meeting Report:
      1. Em didn’t attend. Was in Mammouth Cave, KY.
  2. Carry-over Topic: Retreat
    1. Em sent doodle. Time that works is Sat, Jan 20th, 11am-2pm. But this time doesn’t work for Liz.
    2. Em will ask Liz DMG again. So Sat’s don’t work.
    3. Maybe wait until after Anne joins in Feb/Mar.
  3. New Topic: Lindsey – board member?
    1. Welcome to the board. She’ll be on the ballot in May.
  4. New Topic: Renew Non-Profit Status vs. Community Orgs
    1. Ferndale TB is a community org
    2. Eliz will look into what legally is required of a comm. Orgs.
    3. Could also save $1k in board member insurance
    4. Could also save on member liability insurance.
    5. Maybe could provide volunteer insurance.
  5. New Topic: Visitors: Free Faire –
    1. Free market. No umbrella org. About 40 cities in the world (G.R. and Detroit). Like a thrift store/farmers market with a stage for performers, mini market (bike repair, hair).
    2. They’ve been meeting once a month at Sr. Center. 1st meeting in Sept had a great turn out. Oct did a faire and it was just one table of things with 8 people.
    3. St. Luke’s might give space too. But not handicap accessible
    4. items/services are given away, not sold.
    5. https://ypsilantifreefaire.wordpress.com – no facebook presence  
    6. Produce a human directory – offline. Based on relationship.  heY is actually this already.
    7. Next meeting will be 2/6/18 7-9pm or TBA. (1st Tuesdays) At Sr. Center.
  6. New Topic: Getting new orgs, churches, etc
    1. ?
  7. New Topic: Cooking Class
    1. ?
  8. Carry-over Topic: Crowdfunding
  9. New topic for next time: Washtenaw County Alliance of Timebanks?
  10. Floating topic: 5th Anniversary Party
  11. Floating topic: Auction evaluation
    1. Shelley brought compiled results. Discussed. Decided to keep this on the agenda as a floating item.
  12. Next Meeting: 2/21/18 at 6:30 at Go! IceCream.  

 

Tasks to do in the next month:

 

  • All:

 

 

  • Eliz

 

      • Does CSAM-PO carry board/officer insurance?  What documents does it file with MI and Feds?  Any?  Ask Debbie Burr. or Pam Gillespie: 734-277-0030

 

  • Emerson

 

 

  • Jeff

 

 

  • Karen

 

      • None

 

  • Shelley

 

      • Attend Barrier Busters Meeting

 

  • Sue

 

    • Complete treasurer report

Jeff

Jeff, president and co-founder of hOur Exchange Ypsilanti, strives to bring community together through shared experience. He loves the city of Ypsilanti and wants to see it thrive.

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