GIAC

Monthly Board Meeting

December 9, 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 7:10 PM while Board members prepared GIAC coupon and CD mailer.

 

The agenda approved unanimously. (DL moved, EJ seconded)

 

 

=== Visitor Presentations ===

 

 

=== Monthly Reports ===

 

Secretary (Mary Camp, Acting)

    * November 9 meeting were approved unanimously. (DL moved,  EJ seconded)

 

Treasurer (Peggy Bates )

    * financial report – converted non-profit accounts. $82 negative funds to date.

    * membership – 48 dial-up accounts and 7 non-connection accounts. Total of 90 members.

 

Vice President’s Report (Mary Camp)

    * Nov 10 ‘How to Buy a Computer’ had 1 attendee, Nov 17 ‘How to Buy Computer Peripherals’ had

       3 attendees.  Elizabeth Hubley printed & posted flyer for Nov 17 class.

    * no class in December; none scheduled for January at this time.

 

President’s Report (Doug Love, Acting)

   * non-profit organization support discussion – to work on over holiday break.

   * New Deal Café WiFi status – not available for testing yet.

 

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

    * Horde upgrade – working and is nice. SQLMail upgraded and working.

    * Need to evaluate ISP service before contract year is up.

 

Webmster’s Report (Neil McLeod)

    * update ISP transition, need to make some changes to FAQ.

    * like to have more Greenbelt community photos. Wants to work on other web features.

    * still working and updating News Review ‘s network with their DSL connection.

 

Director’s Report (Ed James)

    * will write up agenda for Thursday January 13th board meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

=== Old Business ===

 

Audit committee (Mary Camp, Acting)

    * reported committee has not finished. Mary has some parts to finish and the report to write. Plan to

       give to Peggy by Dec 18th. Need to setup next year’s committee.

 

 

=== New Business ===

 

Additional Issues

 

 

 

=== Conclusion ===

 

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

    * Dec 05  – Dec 11      Doug Love

    * Dec 12  – Dec 18      Neil McLeod

    * Dec 19  – Dec 25      Ed James

    * Dec 26  – Jan 01       Mary Camp

    * Jan 02   – Jan 08       Doug Love

    * Jan 09   – Jan 15       Neil McLeod

 

Next Meeting

    * 7:00 p.m. on Thursday January 13th at the Greenbelt police station.

 

Action Items

    * Peggy Bates – send latest contacts PDF to all; accounts database to Neil; classified ad for News

       Review about @greenbelt.com address and New Deal hot spot.

    * Mary Camp – burn 5 more CD’s and give to Peggy; finish audit; give receipts to Peggy; summary of

       classes for year to Peggy;  write and send draft December minutes to the Board.

    * Ed James – schedule meeting with Neil to work on Perl program; draft with New Deal Café news

       article and letter for News Review about wifi; compile next Board meeting agenda.

    * Doug Love – prepare non-profit organization support material.

    * Neil McLeod – set up multiple contacts for trouble ticket.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 PM approved unanimously. (MC moved, NM seconded)

 

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Camp