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March 12, 2009
- Dudley Fetzer President (First Bank Richmond)
- Gary Arndts Vice President (Marketing & Creative Services)
- Jane Holman Executive Director, Ex Officio (WayNet.org)
- Jenie Lahmann (Morrisson-Reeves Library)
- Pam Merchanthouse (Friends Fellowship Community)
- Bill Pendley (Potter’s Wheel Bed & Breakfast)
- Randy Baker (Richmond Power and Light)
- Richard Peterson (Porter Advertising, LLC)
- David Burton (Burton & Simkin Attorneys)
- Tim Love (Reid Hospital and Health Care Services)
- Beth Fields (Wayne County Government)
- Jodi Johnson (Western Wayne Schools)
Call to Order:
President Dudley Fetzer called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m.
in the Richmond Power and Light Auditorium.
The meeting minutes from the January 10,
2009 board meeting were presented for approval. Bill Pendley so
moved. Randy Baker seconded. The motion was unanimously approved.
Sheet was discussed. The numbers look higher due to a few
members paying early with the year-end campaign drive. The board
Balance Sheet for 2008. Brief discussion occurred. The Balance
Sheet was accepted. Dudley Fetzer asked for a motion to accept the
Balance Sheet for 2008. Jodi Johnson so moved. Richard Peterson
seconded. The motion was unanimously approved.
The board reviewed the Fee Waiver Associate Member Listing
prepared by Jane. The board reviewed 2 applications. Wayne County
Veg*an Resources and Richmond Brainstorm were both discussed and
unanimously accepted. Dudley Fetzer asked for a motion to accept the
Wayne County Veg*an Resources website. Jenie Lahmann so moved. Bill
Pendly seconded. The motion was unanimously accepted.
Dudley Fetzer asked for a motion to accept the Richmond
Brainstorm website. Tim Love so moved. Randy Baker seconded. The
motion was unanimously accepted. Tim Love commented that these are
two prime examples of acceptable Fee Waived Associate Memberships.
The Marketing Committee Report
The Marketing Committee met on Feb. 13, 2009 and reviewed some
new ideas as well as evaluated previous ideas. Gary would like to
see Waynet.org be a stronger library of Online Resources through
e-books. Gary handed out some examples of an e-book that would make
a nice example of the plan. Jane handed out Waynet membership cards
for members to pass along to potential members. The board accepted
the Marketing Report.
Discussion on Board Policy regarding Fee Waivers and the
automatic roll-over of current fee-waived not-for-profit members.
Jane presented a current listing of Fee Waived members and the
rollover list. In October of 2008 she contacted these members and
requested an update of contact information. The next step is to mail
a letter to encourage a voluntary donation to Waynet.org. Tim Love
would like to see this done annually and to remove their listing if
there has been no response after a second notice is mailed or
emailed. A lengthy discussion ensued as to when to remove these Fee
Waived members if there is no response. We decided an awareness
letter would be drafted by Jane & the Marketing Committee that
states we would like a response and a contact update. If this info
is not received we may drop their listing on Waynet.org. Jane will
take care of the follow-up on this project to get this list updated
as needed. Bill asked for a motion to accept this new procedure for
Fee Waiver members and the rollover list. Jodi Johnson seconded. The
motion was unanimously accepted.
Executive Director's Report
Jane presented the
Executive Director's report.
Dudley Fetzer asked for a motion to adjourn. Bill Pendley so
moved. Jenie Lahmann seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned at
May 5, 2009