Board of Directorsí Meeting
Minutes from 07-08-07
I. Called to Order:††††††††† President Steve LaFata called to order at 1:10.
II. Attending:†††††††††††††††††† Steve LaFata, Craig Van Deen, Michael Gaffney, Mark Bohnenkamp
Cris Cringle, Don Hilton and Joe Kunkel.† Court members present Ė Prince Royale Joseph, Gary Munson, CJ Whitmer, Jeff Muir, Princess Royale Regine, Rich Amelung.
III. Approval of Minutes:†††††††††††††† Minutes from the June meeting were†† presented by Secretary of the Board†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††Joe Kunkel.† They were posted on the internet.† Motion to approve by Steve LaFata, 2nd by Joseph Brumley and Approved.
IV. Approval of Treasurerís Report:†††††††††† Cris Cringle presented the report of $434.10 checking and $1,413.10 in savings.† Still owe Don Hilton and will be paid.† Motion to approve by Don Hilton, 2nd by Paul Pedersen.† Approved as read.
V. Old Business:
a) Bids will go out on national RFPís to the six major chains by August 1st.
b) Financials should be ready for August publications
VI. New Business:
a) Fundraising for the corporation.† Coronation was a success, but maybe not as financially successful as the membership might have hoped.† A little extravagant than what we should have, but we will get back into a fiduciary responsible mode this year.† Join events for the current Reign and the Board to do things together to help pay for the debt of the court.
b) Bylaws are being worked on by Steve Youngdahl, Mark Bohnenkamp and Joe Kunkel will be working on the revisions to the bylaws to bring to the membership for vote.
c) Grants are also being worked on by Steve Y., Mark B. and Joe K. to get federal grants for education, prevention, etc.
d) Get our name into 1 Voice for their grants
e) A private donor has expensive items that he is auctioning off and Michael G. brought this to the Board to get the courtís name in for these funds that he will be giving to a non-profit charity group
f) Mark B, and Jeff M. have spoken with Henry Tank at the American Legion to use their hall anytime.
g) Mark B. also brought up that using the American Legion Hall we would be able to get our teens involved
h) Joe K brought up the reminder of a joint meeting between the Board and the Imperial Family to get our dates figured out so that we donít step on each other.
i) Cris brought up working with 1in10 as fundraisers.† He also pointed out that doing fundraisers together you might be able to get more money than on our own.
j) Emperor Michael also brought up the yard sale again and it is pure profit.
k) We have 9 people paying and going to San Diego.† We need one more person to round out the table for San Diego Coronation.
l) Have to get our coronation weekend into the ICS website.
VII. Open Forum:
†VIII. Adjourned:††††† Don Hilton made the motion to adjourn at 1:40pm, 2nd was by Emperor Michael.† Motion carried and the Board meeting for July 2007 was adjourned into the general membership meeting.