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Special meeting of the IJA Board of Directors - August 19, 2003

Present: Scott Slesnick, chair pro tem; Jaye Butler, Greg Phillips, Ben Schoenberg, Todd Strong.

Call to order: Meeting called to order at 3:10pm PST.

Unfinished Business:

JUGGLE MAGAZINE

Greg moves to accept Stagewrite Publishing's third draft proposed deal memo, as circulated in the call for this meeting by Scott Slesnick on August 15, 2003 (See Attachment 1).

Yes: Ben, Greg, Scott
No: Jaye
Abstain: Todd
Motion passes.

Ben states for the record: "It is deplorable that we are not providing six issues of JUGGLE to our members this year as we had every opportunity to do so."

Scott stated that he would continue the detailed contract negotiations with Stagewrite and that in the interim we would act on the understanding contained in the deal memo. There were no objections.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:17pm PST.

Respectfully submitted,

Greg Phillips, acting recording secretary


ATTACHMENT 1 PROPOSED THIRD DRAFT DEAL MEMO
FROM STAGEWRITE PUBLISHING

1. TERM OF AGREEMENT
The term of agreement will be for a period of three years/eighteen issues. At the end of this term, both sides would have the opportunity to renegotiate. Should an agreement not be reached, the name and designs of JUGGLE would automatically be retired, with neither party being able to use them.

2. TERMINATION
a. Either the IJA or SPI may terminate the terms of this agreement by giving the other party four (4) months prior written notice.
b. Should the IJA terminate the agreement, for any reason other than publisher non-performance, the name and designs of JUGGLE would become the property of SPI.
c. Should SPI terminate the agreement, the name and designs of JUGGLE would automatically be retired, with neither party being able to use them.

3. COPYRIGHT
Copyright would continue on the same basis as the previous contract, with clarification as to what is acceptable use by either party, as well as what specifically covered under said copyright.

4. IJA CONTENT APPROVAL
a. Content Approval would continue as covered in the previous contract, however, that section would be expanded to provide for specifically why and how an item may be rejected, and what happens after that rejection.
b. One page in each issue by SPI, clearly marked as editorial opinion, which is not subject to IJA approval, but will not be used to entice IJA members away from the IJA.
c. One page in each issue by IJA, clearly marked as editorial opinion, which is not subject to SPI approval ("approval" meaning through selection of content for the magazine).

5. PUBLICATION SCHEDULE
The Publication Schedule for the balance of 2003 will be as follows:
Combined July/Aug/Sept/Oct 2003 to press on 9/5/03 (to members around 9/26/03)
Nov/Dec 2003 to press on 10/16/03 (to members around 11/5/03)
Jan/Feb 2004 to press on 12/12/03 (to members around 1/2/04)

5a. COMBINED ISSUE
The combined July/Aug/Sept/Oct 2003 issue will be a minimum of 72 pages, with at least 12 of those pages in color. The cost to the IJA will be 150% of a regular issue.

6. PAYMENT CLAUSE
Payment Clause would continue on the same basis as the previous contract, with clarification of exactly when payments are due.

7. LEGAL JURISDICTION
This agreement will be executed in the State of Nevada, and will be governed under the laws of that State.

8. NON-COMPETE
a. There will be no Non-Compete in place regarding the publication of magazines, newsletters, or e-zines.
b. There will be an understanding that SPI will not produce juggling festivals as long as this agreement is in place.
c. Should the IJA terminate this agreement prior to its term, SPI is free to produce juggling festivals immediately.
d. Should SPI terminate this agreement or if this agreement is not continued after its term, SPI will not produce juggling festivals for a period of three years.
e. SPI agrees not to overly promote a competitive festival past SPI's regular festival listing and coverage, however, SPI is free to accept advertising from competitive festivals.

9. TIMEFRAME
It is agreed that both SPI and the IJA intend to have this agreement completed and signed by September 1, 2003.

10. ADDITIONAL TERMS
Terms of the previous Contract, drafted and verbally agreed to in Spring 2002, unless addressed in this Deal Memo, will be understood to remain the same. Verbage will be updated and clarified wherever necessary.


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