Minutes for the July 2, 2013 meeting of Board of Directors for Lansing Makers Network

Directors and Officers Present: B. Adams, C. Raymond, N. Kwiatkowski, M. Flaga, Jasmine O., R. Schott Absent: T. Schmidt

Quorum was reached and the meeting began at 7:04pm. The chairperson was B. Adams The secretary was R. Schott

A general agreement was made to modify the Treasurers Report to be “Officers' Report”.

1. Officers' Report

 a. C. Raymond gave a Treasurer's Report
 b. R. Schott gave a Secretary's Report
 c. B. Adams gave a President's Report

2. Mini Maker Bash

 B. Adams gave a brief congratulations on the success of the event

3. New Member Orientation Update

 Jasmine O. gave an update on the Member Orientation Proposal

4. General Membership and Board Meeting schedules

 B. Adams began a discussion on how we can have more effective board meetings.
 B. Adams will draft a proposal to adjust our meeting schedules and procedures.

5. Board Proposal 013

The board discussed the proposal to appoint Rosangela Canino-Koning to the vacant director position.
B. Adams suggested that the proposal be amended to have the term end in May 2015, since according to the bylaws, a founding director's term can not be continued for its original length.
RESOLVED unanimously that the proposal be amended.

A vote was taken on the proposal.
MOTION FAILED to pass unanimously with only 4 approvals.  Jasmine O. dissented.

6. Board Proposal 014

The board discussed the proposal to purchase a projector from Nicholas Kwiatkowski.
Nicholas recused himself from the vote due to conflict of interest.
RESOLVED - The motion passed unanimously.

Being that all business on the agenda had been covered, B. Adams moved to adjourn the meeting. With no objections, the meeting was adjourned at 7:34pm