Eugene Southtowne Rotary Foundation Minutes of Board of Directors Meeting

July 21st, 2022

Members Present: Kathi Hoffer, Randy Bernstein, Linda Anderson, Nancy Glines, Travis Misfeldt, Grace Widdicombe, Anita Weiss, Angela O’Brien, Laura Abruzzini, Doug Mozan, Charles Johnson

1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 5:30 pm. Members of the board introduced themselves.

2. Adoption of Minutes: The June minutes were approved.

3. Financials:

    • The budget for 2022-2023 was discussed and approved unanimously.
    • The board approved $2,400 to be given to the Mission.
    • Angela researched new financial software, WAVE, to replace Quickbooks. This will save the club $1,000/year – the board approved this change.
    • Angela will research wireless card readers and bring the information to the board.

4. Fundraising:

    • A plan was proposed to coordinate fundraising with social events, have multiple smaller events, and have some events with other clubs.
    • The board thought this was a good idea.
    • Randy will tell the Fundraising committee to go ahead with this plan.

5. Ongoing Business:

    • The second networking event will be held on August 3 rd at Viking Braggot.
    • Randy gave a summary of the table talk club meeting.
    • There was a consensus from the various tables to build relationships and have personal contact with all members.
    • Grace let the board know that the web pages are being updated and all directors will get a link so they can look at their pages.

6. Directors’ Reports: available reports were submitted.

7. New Business:

    • New member – Leanne Davis was approved by the board for membership.
    • Sylvia Kakyo Ryan was approved pending club approval of her membership application.
    • The regular dates of monthly board meetings TBD.
    • Board representative from the Foundation is still to be decided.

8. Next meeting: August 17, 2022, at 5:30 PM

10. Meeting adjourned at 6:55 PM.

Respectfully Submitted, Susie Andrist, Secretary