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Waynet Board Meeting
- Chris Hardie,
- Rodger Smith,
Vice?President (Richmond Community Schools)
- Bill O'Hara Felker,
- Jim Buckler
- Thomas G. Kirk,
Jr., Secretary (Earlham College)
- Randy Baker
(Richmond Power & Light)
- Pam Frantz (Lingle
- Amy Spears (City
- Nancy Wilson (Reid
Hospital and Health Care)
- Carol Smyth (Ex
Officio (Morrisson?Reeves Library, Fiscal Agent)
- Jane Holman
(Executive Director, Ex Officio , Inc.)
- E. Thomas Kemp
(Law Office of E. Thomas Kemp)
The minutes of the November 13, 2002
meeting of the Executive Board were reviewed. On motion of Rodger Smith
and second of Pam Frantz approval of the minutes was moved. By voice
vote the minutes were approved.
Old Business -
Budget for 2002
Jane Holman, Executive Director, presented the proposed
budget (.pdf file). After concerned discussion about the deficit
budget proposed it was moved to approve the budget by Amy Spears and
seconded by Pam Frantz. Approval of the budget passed by voice vote.
In the course of the
discussion Jane Holman pointed out that the budget does contain two
equipment items that can be removed. Furthermore the assets of WayNet
include some $13,000 in reserve.
The Executive Director reported on her activities for the period since
the November 13 meeting. The report outlined the statistics on WayNet
use for the last month, quarter and year in comparison with previous
years. She also reported on marketing efforts and development of
content. Other important activities of the month included maintenance on
the Web site and recovering lost data. Jane has also created a CD of
images of Levi Coffin House for distribution to approved users. The
copyright on the photographs is held by WayNet.
The following committee reports were given. Action on each is recorded
Committee - 1/15/2002
By general agreement the TC was given the go ahead to continue with
the directions suggested in the report.
Relations - 1/15/2002
By motion of Tom Kirk and second of E. Thomas Kemp the Board
approved on voice vote the plan proposed by the M/PC.
By motion of Bill
O'Hara Felker and second of Pam Frantz, the Board approved the following
by the M/PC:
The Executive Board
endorses the Vision and Program Committee's continued discussion of the
idea of seeking "seed" funding that will allow WayNet to
partner with selected WayNet members and develop content on local Wayne
County artists. A partner institution (presumably a 501(c)3 classified
organization) would serve as lead for a grant from an appropriate source
and the funding would be used to develop the content and create a
website within WayNet on the topic.
The initial project
is intended to demonstrate what can be done and would serve to
"bootstrap" further development of content through other
The next steps to be taken include:
- Developing a
statement of the subject scope of the project.
- Developing a plan
- Drafting a grant
- Seeking Exec.
Committee approval for a grant proposal.
Thomas G. Kirk, Jr.
January 15, 2002