July 8, 2014

by JKL


  • L – Debilyn Molineaux, Acting President, Volunteers & Members
  • P – Jeanene Louden, Treasurer and Managing Director
  • P – Vince Lamb –  Secretary
  • P – Dan Aronson, Channel Partnerships
  • P – Cameron Michaels (Kruger), IIWG Director, Acting Development
  • P – Egberto Willies, Campaigns and Actions

Jeanene presided in Debilyn’s absence (70 minutes late for the call).

Egberto ran the Maestro board.

Meeting called to order at 7:08 PM EDT

Members checked in.


Minutes for June 24th have been unanimously approved and posted.  Minutes for July 1st are still awaiting one signature for approval.  


Vince reported that Debilyn’s radio interview has been completed. Jeanene’s radio interview is scheduled for 9:00-9:30 PM EDT tonight (Tuesday). Tonya’s interview is awaiting her scheduling response. Dan reported that the ballot is ready. All that needs to be done is an upgrade to a paid account on SurveyMonkey. A discussion ensued about what to do with members who do not have email addresses. Egberto will send out an email blast reminding members of the elections.


The Board reviewed the status of appointments. The vetting of Billy Sears, who has been appointed to the Board of Directors (but not seated pending vetting) has begun. Cameron has been appointed to Internet Infrastructure for the remainder of the term (one year). The board discussed candidates who have an expressed an interest for other vacancies.  

The Board entered executive session.

MOTION to appoint Egberto to Newsroom Director (from Campaigns and Actions) for the remained of the vacancy (one year). This appointment does not extend his elected term as a Director. Motion was made by Cameron, seconded by Dan and passed 4-0-1-1 (Egberto abstained, Debilyn was not present).

The Board left executive session.

Meeting was extended another 20 minutes. Debilyn joined the call at 8:15 PM EDT.

Local Chapter Outreach

Debilyn led a discussion about local chapter outreach. Egberto agreed to compile a list of people interested in chapter outreach.

Website Redesign

Debilyn had no report on website redesign except that a team was at work.

Board re-entered executive session.

Board exited executive session with no resolutions to report.

Members checked out.

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 PM EDT.


Vince Lamb, Coffee Party USA Secretary


July 22, 2014 (posted July 29, 2014)