FHISO Board Meeting held 25 July 2019 at 1830 UTC

The meeting was held by private Google hangout, started at 1730 UTC

Present: Luther Tychonievich — Technical Coordinator & Chair; Roger Moffat — Secretary & Treasurer; Andrew Hatchett — Membership Coordinator; Richard Smith — Technical Co-Coordinator

Absent: Tony Proctor — Vice Chair; Drew Smith, Brett McPhee & Greg Lamberson — Directors at Large

  1. Minutes of the previous meeting. The minutes of the previous meeting were not written at the time of this meeting.
  2. Elections: Because there were no more nominees than positions up for election, the following were declared elected without an election:
    • Chair: Luther Tychonievich
    • Technical Coordinator: Richard Smith
    • Directors at Large: Roger Moffat, Joel Cannon, David Mann, Seth Taplin
    • Discussion of when and how to publicise the results of the election
    • Discussion of adding new Directors to mailing lists, Admin rights on WordPress, etc
    • Assigning new @fhiso.org eMail addresses, and reassigning some existing addresses
  3. Finances:
    1. PayPal Balance at 25 July 2019 = $291.67
    2. Bank of America Balance at 25 July 2019 = $418.11
    3. $750 was sent to Caritas for them to complete the work of getting 501(c)(3) status for FHISO.
  4. Membership: We ended the renewal period with 25 members paid for the year ending 31 May 2020
  5. Planning for the AGM: Discussion of items that should be on the Agenda for the AGM that will be held on 10 August 2019:
    • Opening remarks
    • Intros of incoming board members
    • Statement of mission and focus — Chair
    • Summary of technical progress (outgoing) and goals (incoming) — Tech Coordinator
    • Legal and fiscal state of the organisation
    • 2019 goals — planned, completed, pending
    • Q&A
    • Any other business
    • Closing Remarks
  6. Next Meeting: The new board will meet to decide when the next meeting will be.

The meeting closed at 1920 UTC (1520 EDT)