January 21, 2015

by JKL


  • P – Debilyn Molineaux (President, IIWG, Volunteers, SAI, Channels)
  • P – Jeanene Louden (Treasurer, Legal/Accounting)
  • P – Vince Lamb (Secretary and Board Development)
  • P – Egberto Willies (Newsroom)
  • A – Billy Sears, (Community Actions and Engagement)
  • A – Tim Danahey (Public and Member Relations)


Debilyn called the meeting to order at 9:10 PM Eastern. Egberto ran the Maestro board and led us through check-ins.


Secretary’s Report – Vince

Given the challenges Vince is facing with his recent move and a current illness, Jeanene offered to catch up the minutes.

President’s Report – Debilyn

The proposed Elections Committee Process has received comments that are in the process of being resolved. Directors need to make their final review by this weekend.

Our D&O attorneys have filed a motion to dismiss the filed complaint.  She and Jeanene will meet with them tomorrow.

Citizens United Birthday Rally at the US Chamber of Commerce

Jeanene and Debilyn attended the rally at Lafayette Square in Washington DC earlier today. The snow did not prevent a good turnout of enthusiastic people. Videos have already been posted on our Facebook page.

Newsroom Project Proposal – Egberto

The Newsroom is investigating the possibility of conducting a video engagement with members and followers using the Living Room Conversations approach to bringing people from different perspectives together.

Executive Session

The Board went into and out of executive session having made no motions.


The next meeting will be held Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9 PM Eastern. Egberto led us through checkouts.

Respectfully submitted,

Jeanene Louden, Treasurer of the Board of Directors

Approved: February 4, 2015