Portland Folkmusic Society

Board Meeting Minutes 1/14/15

Present: David Ingerson, Dick Hamlet, Corinne McWilliams, John Kellermann, Will Newman II

George reviewed the financial reports. Discussion followed. Will requested time be scheduled at the February meeting for review and planning for budget, future reports, etc. Will mentioned that the budget committee has a meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 22. David indicated he would attend.

Election results (on-line and snail mail): Corinne McWilliams (78 yes, 1 no), Will Newman II (78 yes, 1 no), Dick Hamlet (79 yes, 0 no).

Election of Officers: David will continue as President, Corinne accepted the role of Secretary, with Will taking meeting minutes, Dick will serve as Vice-President, Will is Treasurer.

Assignment of Committee Liaisons: David — Local Lore, Dick — Singtime, John — Membership & IT, Will — Finances. David will request that the concert committee designate a liaison.

Committee Reports

        Concert Committee — Dave presented a letter from Bill Murlin that describes the transition from the current committee to the new committee — 4 continuing members, 5 new members and 4 retiring members. Bill reviewed the last season's successful results. Discussion followed.

        Membership & IT — John discussed the layout and assembly of the Roster. Online version was discussed.

        Singtime Frolics — Dick said we are on schedule. We have 80-90 registrations already. Capacity is 110.

Old Business

        Strategic Planning Process — survey was supposed to go out on the 5th. Steve made some last minute changes, so it will go out tomorrow (1/15/15). It will go out only to members with e-mails (250±) through Survey Monkey. All-Comers meeting will be Sunday, January 25th at 1:00 PM at Lauren's house, 2960 NW Quimby, Portland

New Business

        Young Peoples' Concert — Sunday, April 12 at Artichoke Music. David presented a letter to the board from the concert committee concerning who will administer the annual Young People's Concert. David will talk with the individuals involved and make a recommendation to the Board at the next meeting.

        Concert Committee requested $100 petty cash for the merchandise table at concerts. M/S/C to do so.

M/S/C to approve the minutes of the 12/10/15 Board meeting as presented.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 18th at &:00 PM at David's house, 2612 SE Madison.

Meeting adjourned at 9:27 pm.

Respectfully Submitted by Will Newman II, Secretary