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'''Note:''' This page serves as the 2011 Annual Meeting's agenda (before the meeting) and minutes (after the meeting).
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== President's Report ==
== President's Report ==
IRS 501c3 status has been obtained.  Donations made to HacDC can now be considered tax-exempt.  Please contact any Board Member to obtain a receipt for a donation made to the space.
Membership has changed over the past year; gaining members, losing members and having old members return to the space.
Fundraising is now a very important part of our organization.  This is traditionally the job of the president in a non profit.
We have been in contact over the past two years with news organizations - we need to make sure we keep in contact with these groups, as it will only be beneficial for ourselves.
Keep up the programming!  With our do-ocracy approach that may seem difficult, but it is a crux of how we operate.  See examples of Elliots microcontrollers class, Brad's lockpicking class, Tom's lathe class, et cetera.  This is a core strength and needs to be maintained.
Remember that we're all adults and should be capable of resolving personel issues amongst ourselves.
Always feel comfortable approaching the Board of Directors with any issues you feel are large enough to warrant our attention.  Email bod [ at ] hacdc [ dot ] org or talk to one of us in person.  We need to be aware of large issues.


== Vice President's Report ==
== Vice President's Report ==
Not Present


== Treasurer's Report ==
== Treasurer's Report ==

Revision as of 18:25, 23 February 2011

dNote: This page serves as the 2011 Annual Meeting's agenda (before the meeting) and minutes (after the meeting).

Purpose

From the HacDC Bylaws, Article III, Section 2:

At the annual meeting, the voting members shall elect the Board of Directors, review and vote on the standing rules and policies of the corporation, receive reports on the activities of the corporation, approve the budget and determine the direction of corporation in the coming year.

Time and Location

Meeting called to order at 2008 EST by Brian Harrington

Members Present:

Brian Harrington Toast Xaq R. Bradford Barr John Katie B. William Gibb Todd Fine Peter Edworthy Ben the Pirate Chris K. Phillip Stewart Tim Collins Jamie Martin Rueben Elliot Williams

Others:

Quorum Yes

Officer Reports

President's Report

IRS 501c3 status has been obtained. Donations made to HacDC can now be considered tax-exempt. Please contact any Board Member to obtain a receipt for a donation made to the space.

Membership has changed over the past year; gaining members, losing members and having old members return to the space.

Fundraising is now a very important part of our organization. This is traditionally the job of the president in a non profit.

We have been in contact over the past two years with news organizations - we need to make sure we keep in contact with these groups, as it will only be beneficial for ourselves.

Keep up the programming! With our do-ocracy approach that may seem difficult, but it is a crux of how we operate. See examples of Elliots microcontrollers class, Brad's lockpicking class, Tom's lathe class, et cetera. This is a core strength and needs to be maintained.

Remember that we're all adults and should be capable of resolving personel issues amongst ourselves.

Always feel comfortable approaching the Board of Directors with any issues you feel are large enough to warrant our attention. Email bod [ at ] hacdc [ dot ] org or talk to one of us in person. We need to be aware of large issues.

Vice President's Report

Not Present

Treasurer's Report

ASSETS

Current Assets

Bank Accounts

BBT Checking 2,726.07

Total Bank Accounts $2,726.07

Other Current Assets

Paypal 3,733.28

Undeposited Funds 0.00

Total Other Current Assets $3,733.28

Total Current Assets $6,459.35

Other Assets

Rent Security Deposits 850.00

Total Other Assets $850.00

TOTAL ASSETS $7,309.35

LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Liabilities

Total Liabilities

Equity

Opening Balance Equity (April 2010, Beginning of Quickbooks) 9,023.84

Retained Earnings -1,304.64

Net Income -409.85

Total Equity $7,309.35

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY $7,309.35

BUDGET:

2526.00 RENT

$68.58 ST. FARM INSURANCE

$37.45 LINODE

$10.55 QUICKBOOKS

$2642.58

-~2000

=642.58 STRUCTURAL DEFICIT

Secretary's Report

At-Large Directors' Reports

Member Reports

New Business

  • Remote meetings/telemeetings via GoToMeeting via TechSoup. $95/year for up to 1000 attendees. Voting allowed, but not secret ballot (if you want it secret, show up). Would also allow for remote attendees of classes.

Board of Directors Elections

President

Vice-President

Treasurer

Secretary

At-Large Directors

Induction of New Members

Finances

Adjournment

Meeting adjourned at ___