Executive Board Meeting
12 Noon – Call to Order – Randy Baker presiding.
12 Noon – Call to Order – President Randy Baker called the meeting to order at 12:04 PM.
The minutes of the Executive Board meeting of November 20, 2003 were approved as presented on a motion by Jim Buckler and a second by Chris Hardie.
The balance sheet for the period January through December, 2003 was reviewed. It showed an ending balance of $13,578.35. Tom Kirk moved to approve the report. It was seconded by Jim Buckler and approved unanimously.
In discussing the projected budget for 2004, Executive Director Jane Holman exited the meeting to enable the board to consider her salary. After lengthy consideration, the board authorized the Executive Committee to study the issue further and to render a recommendation to the full board at its March meeting.
After Jane returned to the meeting, the board moved to continue using the 2003 budget in the meantime. The motion was by Bill Pendley and the second by Tom Kirk and was unanimously approved.
She reported a 33% increase in users last year and a 24% increase in page views over 2002.
Technology Committee chair Randy Baker updated the board on hosting issues. After some discussion, the board, on a motion by Chris Hardie and a second by Jim Buckler, directed President Baker to appoint a steering committee to explore options for a 501(c)3 organization.
Note: Other regular meetings this year: May 20, July 15, September 16 and November 18.
Bill O’Hara Felker