December 31, 2000
The following members were present in the Baen's Bar
- Mike Spehar, Chairman
- Virginia DeMarce, Vice Chairperson
- Eric Flint, Board Advisor
- Judith Lasker, Finance
- Mike Preston, Treasurer
- Jody Dorsett, Requirements
- Evan Mayerle
- Janet Dailey, Commo
Chair, called meeting to order at 2:07 PM CST,
December 31, 2000, and declared a quorum.
relevant documentation regarding this Board will be
kept by the Communications Officer & Recorder.
Minutes of December 17, 2000 meeting were posted to
Baen's Bar on December 28, 2000.
The Treasurer/Finance Report was distributed by December 27, 2000,
and the Requirements Report and Communicationn Plan on
Dec 29, 2000 before the meeting to all board members.
- Chair called for any corrections to last minutes,
DeMarce moved to accept as posted. Preston seconded.
Approved with change by Board Vote.
- Chair moved to accept Finance/Treasurer Reports.
Preston wanted to officially acknowledge volunteer
labor and unreimbursed expenses incurred by various
board members. Preston also pointed out there are
pledges that are still unfilled, but even then, we
need at least $400 more to purchase a pageturner for
Jimmy. DeMarce moved to accept annotated report,
acknowledging the volunteer labor and with annotated
wording. Lasker seconded. Annotated report approved
by Board vote.
- Chair called for any discussion on any old
business. There were was no Technical report since
the Technical Chair was unavailable. The Requirements
report had no new business. Both committees will be
completing acquisitions already approved and
scheduling their installation with Jimmy. There was a
donation of a useable laptop for Jimmy to use as a
reader, separate from his PC. Requirements Chair will
be coordinating delivery to Jimmy when he returns.
- Chair asked for comment on the Communications
Plan. Chair requested weekly reports and to have
Lasker review the proposed recipients before contact
is made. Chair requested efforts to assist Jimmy in
setting up elibrary be moved to Requirements Chair.
Descriptions of websites will be rewritten.
Permission has been requested from Jim Baen to allow
mention of Baen and the Free Library. Lasker moved to
accept plan pending Jim's approval and detailed review
of the plan by board members. Preston seconded.
Passed by Board Vote. Planning for the website will
continue until webmaster returns after the holidays.
- Chair asked for discussion about just having report
updates and no board meeting Jan 7. There were no
objections. Reports are due to all board members by
January 7, 2001.
- Chair asked for motion to adjourn. Dailey so
moved. Lasker seconded. Approved by Board vote.
Submitted by Janet Dailey, Commo & Recorder, January
Reports for December 31, 2000 Board Minutes,
Finance Report, submitted by Judith Lasker, Chair,
December 27, 2000
Treasurers Report, submitted by Mike Preston,
December 27, 2000
|Interest Income|| ||$3.79|
|Total Spent (for Zygo HandsOff!)
|Total Resources Available
| To WebSite
| Balance of Computer Project
Several people have made expenditures that don't
appear on this table.
- Walt Boyes registered the domain name "Jimmy's
- Jon Thompson donated $33 towards HandsOff!.
- Eric Flint, Mike Spehar and Jody Dorsett incurred
travel expenses during visit to Jimmy.
- Persons who have not sent in the pledged amount
have not yet been contacted.
Tech Report, submitted by Walt Boyes, Chair, December
No new business, continuing acquisition
efforts already approved.
Requirements Report, submitted by Jody Dorsett,
December 2, 2000
No new business or changes in old