Minutes of the Coffee Party USA Board of Directors meeting on December 12, 2018
Present: Charlotte Coyle, Heather Prabish, Vince Lamb, Kevin Watford, and Jeanene Louden.
Absent: Werner Hager, Bobby Rodrigo, and Egberto Willies.
Charlotte called the meeting to order at 8:08 P.M.
Members checked in.
Vince reported that the October minutes have been posted to the WordPress blog. There are no November minutes because there was officially no November business meeting for lack of a quorum.
Jeanene gave a report on the activities of the PR Work Group. She wrote a blog post about why she volunteers. The volunteer ask went out last week. The end of the year ask is going out soon. She reminded the group that the Coffee Party birthday is coming up on January 26, 2019.
Charlotte and Kevin reported that the member drive coffee cups are being mailed out. A discussion ensued about the cost of packing and shipping.
Kevin gave a Treasurer’s report on the month’s finances. The accounting team plans on meeting this weekend to close the books for the tax year.
Jeanene met with the Newsroom Work Group, which brought a motion: Newsroom proposes ONLY four Hoot-suite posts per day on local pages (1. Top post from JTCPM shared the following day, 2. Coffee Party voice, 3. Coffee break meme, 4. Coffee Party website blog). She discussed the rationale for the motion. The attendees discussed the motion. The motion was tabled as was the rest of the agenda.
Members checked out.
The meeting adjourned at 9:01 P.M.
There was a second Board of Directors meeting on December 19, 2018
Present: Charlotte Coyle, Heather Prabish, Vince Lamb, Kevin Watford, Werner Hager, Jeanene Louden, and Egberto Willies.
Absent: Bobby Rodrigo.
Heather called the meeting to order at 8:48 P.M. EST.
A vote was called on the motion from the Newsroom that was discussed last week: Newsroom proposes ONLY four Hootsuite posts per day on local pages (1. Top post from JTCPM shared the following day, 2. Coffee Party voice, 3. Coffee break meme, 4. Coffee Party website blog). Jeanene moved and Charlotte seconded. The motion passed 7-0-1 with Bobby absent.
Motion to donate t-shirts from previous years that Debilyn has in inventory. Heather moved and Jeanene seconded. The motion passed 7-0-1 with Bobby absent.
The meeting adjourned at 8:54 P.M.
The next meeting will be on January 9, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. E.S.T.
Vince Lamb, Interim Secretary