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NCF Board of Directors
Minutes of Meeting
January 12, 2021 


Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Directors

The meeting was called to order at 7:21 p.m. with Chris Cope as Chair and Graeme Beckett as Secretary for the meeting.


Board members present:
Christopher Cope (bz787) Chair
Peter MacKinnon (fr198) 2nd Vice-Chair
Graeme Beckett (aw958) Secretary
Andrea Holland (es170)
Martin Dubois (al432)
Michael Chan (ga869)
Anis Hanna (gb499)
Lauren Gardner (fy923)
Lindsay Carreau (gc034)
Emmanuel Adenlolu


Majd Karam (gc029)

NCF Management/Staff present:
Executive Director: Shelley Robinson


Once around the table.
Informal pre-meeting conversation, with Directors taking turn offering personal views and commentary on interesting things that might not make it to the Agenda.

  1. Confirmation of Quorum

    Quorum was confirmed.
  2. Review of the Agenda

    It was decided the this meeting would focus entirely on the draft budget and pricing to be presented to the Board by the Executive Director.

    Motion: To adopt the agenda as amended.
    Proposer: Peter MacKinnon (fr198)
    Seconder:  Martin Dubois (al432)
    The motion was carried.
  3. Review of the Minutes of the Previous Meeting

    Deferred until a regular meeting of the Board. 
  4. Reports  
    1. Executive Director's Report (Shelley Robinson)

      Deferred until a regular meeting of the Board.
  5. Ongoing Business
    1. Budget and Pricing Review (Shelley Robinson) in-Camera

      This item was conducted in-camera. The executive Director provided budget scenarios based in part on pricing models that would include pricing revisions for DSL services. A budget was adopted based on one of these models.

      Motion: To adopt the budget as recommended by the Executive Director.
      Proposer: Peter MacKinnon (fr198)
      Seconder:  Martin Dubois (al432)
      The motion was carried.
  6. New Business 
    1. Schedule for upcoming Board meetings (orientation, budget, Q3 review) (Shelley Robinson)

  7. Announcements
    1. There were no NCF annnouncements.
  8. Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting was scheduled to be February 18th, 2021 at 7 pm. This was later revised to February 23, 2021.
Location: Electronic meeting.
NCF Offices are located at Suite 206 Richmond Square, 1305 Richmond Rd.

  1. Adjournment

    The meeting adjourned at 9:01 p.m.

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