Business Board Meeting September 23, 2014
6:30pm Eastern Time
Call In Information:
Toll-Free Dial-In Number: 1.800.977.8002
Participant Conference Code: 189209#
Start the Recording
- Call to Order
Chair, Nathan Wakefield, called the meeting to order at: _6:39_____pm EDT
Present: Nathan Wakefield (chair), Mike Sullivan (future fest coordinator), Martin Frost, Warren Hammond, Noel Yee, Kyle Johnson,Véronique Provencher (late arrival)
Absent: Erin Stephens, Scott Krause, Louie Skaradek, Lucho Fernandez, Jared Davis
- Approval of Agenda
Second by: Warren
- Approval of Minutes:
Vote: Unanimous approved
Vote: Unanimous Approved
Vote: Unanimous Approved
- Reports (Please keep verbal reports to 5 min or less except for future festival discussion)
Post 2014 IJA Festival Report
Discussion: Cody could not make the meeting
2015 IJA Festival Report (Veronique Provencer)
-Maybe Water on Mars jugglers have been too frequent at the IJA recently.
-IJA 2015 Performers
-Vero wants to improve communication at 2015 IJA, walkies talkies of some kind.
-suggested Bronkar, Piriokapi
-vero wants to use many local artists for show
Future Festival Planning (Mike Sullivan)
IJA new member of sporting organization
161 people interested in bringing IJA to their city.
(2018 IJA?)Western Canadian City, Winsport, Calgary, Alberta, Canada former Olympic site
YJA Report (Ellen Winters)
Marketing (Erin Stephens/Kyle Johnson)
IRC (Erin Stephens)
Membership (Marilyn Sullivan)
Financial Report (Scott Krause)
AMS Report (Mike Sullivan)
- Motions for Consideration
- Motion to approve the following people for the following Officer Positions for the 2014-2015 term:
Nathan Wakefield – Video Coordinator
Martin Frost – Communications Director
Scott Seltzer – eJuggle Editor in Chief
Thom Wall – Video Tutorial Director
Don Lewis – eNewsletter Editor
Greg Phillips – Roster Wranger
Mike Sullivan – Future Festivals Site Coordinator
Marilyn Sullivan – Membership Director & Chief Teller
Rinus Samyn – European Representative
David Landowne – Webmaster
Heather Marriott – Store Manager
Mike Moore – Canadian Representative
Juan Mendez Rosas – Mexican Representative
Warren Hammond – Volunteer Coordinator
Alan Howard – Archives Director
Erin Stephens – IRC Director
Kyle Johnson – Marketing Director
Jim Maxwell – Affiliates Director
Rob Detweiler – Merchandise Distributor
Discussion: not much
Vote: Unanimously approved
- Motion to search for graphic designers on freelance broker sites with a compensation listing up to $1,000.
Discussion: go with louie? Kyle will contact his friend about this.
Vote: Unanimously Approved!
- Unfilled Officer Positions: Graphic Designer, World Juggling Day Coordinator, Treasurer.
Discussion: Treasurer is most important to find at the moment. Maybe transfer some duties over to Bookkeeper.
- Outstanding debt to graphic designer payment. How to avoid going forward.
- Set October Meetings
Next planning meeting _7th Oct____ and next Board meeting __21st Oct____ – both at 6:30pm ET.
Motion to adjourn: Kyle
Meeting adjourned at __8:03_____pm ET.