The AAUW Tar Heel Branch board met via conference call on July 26.
Here are the notes from that discussion: AAUW Tar Heel Branch Board – Notes 7/26/11
Thanks to Mari Pino for being the scribe.
If you note any errors or omissions, please post here or to the Action list. As is our policy because we have no regular meeting schedule, if there are no corrections these notes will stand “approved”.
Agenda distributed 7/25:
11:55 – 12:10 – meet and greet, adjustments to the agenda
Appointment of someone to take minutes. [No need to record discussion, just attendance and any actions.]
12:10 – 12:20 – Finances
FY 11 Report – http://bit.ly/rjV34p
FY 12 Budget – attached
Transfer from Nancy to Lyndee
12:20 – 12:30 – Communication
Website, Email lists, Facebook group
Reaching our “offline” members
How’s it working?
Transfer from Nancy to Jenine
12:30 – 12:40 – Public Policy
AAUW NC efforts and our participation in September meetings
Other ways to engage our members?
12:40 – 12:50 – Program
Ideas to support local gatherings?
Any interest in NC Governors Conference for Women?
12:50 – 1:00 – Wrapup, suggestions for time of next meeting.
If we have time:
Status of renewals
Ideas for recruiting new members
Comments on new member guide
Michelle is the contact for national info and had a late breaking work contact.
Good news on the Jan-June numbers: http://bit.ly/nQRY7j
Grace has agreed to take leadership in this area, but has a conflict on Tuesday.
Branch policies: https://aauwtarheel.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/policies_of_the_aauw_tar_heel_branch-voct2010.pdf
(At some point we’ll review those to see if changes are needed, but for now, please do be sure you know how to find them. In particular, our process for approving expenses that exceed budget guidelines may need some thought.)
Items that were not specifically put into the minutes as interim actions of the board, but should have been:
1. The branch board approved the 2011-2012 budget by an email vote in May, 2011.
Noted in the minutes of the 2011 Annual Meeting:
2. The board approved appointing Joyce Gad, Mari Pino del Rosario and Bonnie Will to the 2011-2012 nominating committee and approved the president’s appointment of Gad as chair of the committee.