GIAC

Monthly Board Meeting

October 14, 2004. Police Station

MINUTES

 

Present: Mary Camp (Acting Chair), Peggy Bates, Ed James, Doug Love & Neil McLeod,

 

=== Preliminaries ===

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:07 PM (MC moved, DL seconded)

 

The modification/approval to agenda approved unanimously. (NM moved, DL seconded)

 

=== Visitor Presentations ===

 

Dorian Winterfeld discussed set-up of WiFi site at New Deal Caf‚ to be supported by GIAC for one year.  Motion to authorize up to $1000 in funding for implementing a WiFi hotspot at the Roosevelt Center for the benefit of the public, subsequent to approval of a Memorandum of Agreement by both the GIAC and NDC boards was approved unanimously. ( NM moved, DL seconded)

 

=== Monthly Reports ===

 

Secretary (Mary Camp, Acting)

    * The minutes of the September 9 meeting were approved unanimously. (EJ moved, DL seconded)

 

Treasurer (Peggy Bates )

    * financial report   $55.75 to date.

    * change in membership   lost 2 members, gained one, suspended 2. Total of 92 members.

 

Vice President's Report (Mary Camp)

    * no class in September.

    * scheduled classes: Oct 28 'Internet Security',  Nov 10 'How to Buy a Computer', Nov 17 'How to Buy Computer Peripherals'

 

President's Report (Doug Love, Acting)

   * language as appears on website for non-profit organization support was approved unanimously.

      (NM moved, DL seconded)

 

System Administrator's Report (Peggy Bates and Neil McLeod)

    * server outage on Oct 9   didn't know about. Need to report to them.

    * Neil gave report on Lenora Gooding's computer. No charge to her account while Neil worked on her computer. Discussion about having a list of people who fix computers on the GIAC web site.      

 

Webmster's Report (Neil McLeod)

    * photo gallery activity   new photographer taking shots and scanning to Neil.

 

Director's Report (Ed James)

    * will write up agenda for Thursday November 11th board meeting.

 

=== Old Business ===

 

Audit committee (Mary Camp, Acting)

    * reported committee has not finished. Members, Mary Camp, Gil Lee and Doug Love, need to schedule a meeting and finish the audit before the end of the year.

 

=== New Business ===

 

Additional Issues   none

 

=== Conclusion ===

 

Voice and Email Roster: Don't forget to check GIAC@greenbelt.com

    * Oct 10     Oct 16      Doug Love

    * Oct 17     Oct 23      Neil McLeod

    * Oct 24     Oct 30      Ed James

    * Oct 31     Nov 06      Mary Camp

    * Nov 07     Nov 13      Doug Love

 

Next Meeting

    * 7:00 p.m. on Thursday November 11th at the Greenbelt police station.

 

Action Items

    * Peggy Bates   provide payment to Centerway for domain hosting; setup non-profit expense accounts.

    * Mary Camp   give receipts to Peggy; email members with class schedule for rest of 2004; make flyer for Elizabeth; continue with audit; write and send draft October minutes to the Board.

    * Ed James   work on Perl program; work with Dorian on WiFi; compile next Board meeting agenda.

    * Doug Love  

    * Neil McLeod   find out status of squirrel mail; work with Ed to test Perl program for web space usage; due to Oct 2nd and 3rd DSN problem need to let members know how to report problems.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:55 PM approved unanimously. (EJ moved, DL seconded)

 

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Camp