FHISO Board Meeting held 31 March 2021 at 2100UTC

Present: Luther Tychonievich — Chair; Roger Moffat — Secretary, Treasurer & Membership Coordinator; Richard Smith — Technical Coordinator & Vice-Chair;  and Seth Taplin — Technical Co-coordinator.

  1. Minutes of the previous meetings: The minutes of the 29 July 2020 meeting have not been prepared yet.
  2. Finances: 
    1. PayPal Balance at 31 March 2021 = $494.32
    2. Recent payments made include:
      1. Arizona Corporation Commission Filing Fee = $10
      2. Caritas Law Group – 1 years mail box and agent services = $411.85
      3. GoDaddy.com – domain name fees for 1 year $59.51
      4. Donations received = $533.45
      5. The Bank of America account was closed. We now only have an account with PayPal, including a PayPal debit card that earns 1% cash back on transactions. $4.82 earned to date
      6. A proposal to change our registered agent now that we don’t need a law firm involved. Options range from $49 per year to $200 per year.
  3. Membership: We have 27 current members, but only 12 of them have an end date that is after 31 March 2021. Proposed and decided to give a 1 year extension to all members
  4. Upcoming Elections: Last year Richard and Seth were reelected. Per our bylaws, that means Luther and Roger’s positions are up for election this year. Proposed schedule:
    1. AGM on 7 August 2021 – notice of meeting needs to go out by 26 June
    2. Voting 15-31-ish of July
    3. Call 26 June (or before if the AGM notice is sent earlY).
  5. Technical Work:
    1. We reviewed where things were left when operations supended a year ago.
  6. Industry Outreach:
    1. Luther has been working with FamilySearch and in touch with two dozen other Family History software companies. No public announcements as to outcomes of these conversations at this time.

Date of next meeting: 12 May 2021 2100UTC 5PM EDT