Board Minutes

WOMR Board of Directors Meeting – 3 PM, October 6, 2014
Old Schoolhouse, Provincetown, MA

In attendance: Mary Lyttle, Ira Wood , John Braden (staff), Terry Ryder, Bob Weiser, Rick Sigel, Ed McManus, Carol Courneen, Vernon Lady Di Porter, , Fred Boak, Susan Lindquist, John Yingling, Bruce Bierhans

Regrets: Chuck Cole, Seth Rolbein, Sheila House

Call Meeting to Order: 3:00pm

Public Comment: none

Approval of the Minutes of the September 7, 2014 Meeting: motioned by Ed, Lady Di 2nd, approved 11-0-1 (Bruce Abstained)

Welcome new board member Bruce Bierhans

Finance Committee Report:
• Ed reported that we had a good year and we were told by the mortgage holder that we needed to purchase flood insurance which was done earlier in the week. Cost: $3100.

Executive Director Report:
• Fall Drive will start 11/7/14
• Cran Jam went well and earned the station $1000
• Zip Up Hoodies will be ordered with incredible new logo
• Poetry Contest in the works, several improvements being considered

Update on Events:

• Jayme Stone Event is on Friday November 7, 2014

• WOMR Birthday Party March 21, 2015 possible – Events Committee will take this on at their next meeting

• Director Alan Chebot’s “Outermost Radio” movie will premiere at WHAT on Saturday 4/18/15 as a party to raise funds for the station as well as recoup funds expended on the project by Alan
New Business:

Budget Review and Vote:
• John Yingling motioned to adopt budget as submitted, Susan 2nd, approved unanimously 12-0-0

Annual Meeting:
• Will be at Napi’s on November 22, lunch at noon, meeting at 1:00. Belinda Rawlins will be guest speaker – introducing the membership to the strategic planning process (for which they will be a part of)
Mass Cultural Council Matching Funds Grant: Potential Donors Review:
• Due to the members of the Boards contributions as well as a couple of other donations, we have raised 40% of the $25,000 goal (approximately $15,000 remaining)
• The board decided to have a CAP of $25,000 for this campaign to raise matching funds (totaling $50,000)

Old Business:

UPDATE: Policy Committee Report:
• Reported by Ed, updated policy report was emailed to board members for their review. To be discussed at next Policy Committee meeting

UPDATE: Strategic Plan Committee Report:
• Committee met with Belinda Rollins on 9/22/14. A survey will be sent out to Board Members which will serve as a guide for her presentation at the Annual Meeting.
• Contract being drafted between WOMR and Belinda to write a Strategic Plan. Contract to be voted on at November’s meeting.

Next Board Meeting will be on November 3, 2014 at 3pm

Adjournment: 4:55pm – Motioned by Bob & Carol 2nd. Approved 12-0-0