The meeting was called to order at 7:15 p.m. with Chris Cope as Chair and Michael Mei as Secretary.
Board members present:
Christopher Cope (bz787), President/chair
Shing Kwong Lee (ez191)
Michael Mei (bi195), Secretary
Elaine Condos (ff377)
Graeme Beckett (aw958)
Mark Mielke (al278)
Mary Anne Dugmore (er983), 1st Vice-president
Gary Eikenberry (aa353), 2nd Vice-president
Don Francis (ba990)
Tony McNeill (ff231)
NCF Management/Staff present:
John Selwyn (es347), Executive Director
Michael Fletcher (fe710), Treasurer
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.
Quorum was confirmed.
The May and June minutes were not available and therefore
the review of those minutes was tabled until the September
meeting. The May, June, and August minutes will be reviewed
at the September meeting.
Other than the addition of item 7 a. "Board Vacancy", the
agenda was adopted as published.
Board members furnished several ideas to the Executive Director regarding the establishment of the NCF Access Assistance Fund.
Highlights of the Executive Director's report
MOTION: That the Executive Director's report be
Moved by: Graeme Beckett (aw958)
Seconded by: Shing Kwong Lee (ez191)
VOTE: All in favour
MOTION: That the Financial Statement for June be
Moved by: Michael Mei (bi195)
Seconded by: Elaine Condos (ff377)
VOTE: All in favor
Ian Gibson, a sales and marketing professional, was presented to board members as a potential candidate to fill a now-vacant board seat until the next AGM. Ian's resume was circulated during the meeting. Ian was an active participant at this meeting and brought some fresh new ideas. The board considered Ian's suitability while he was out of the room during a brief out-of-camera session.
MOTION: That Ian Gibson be appointed to the NCF
board until the next NCF Annual General Meeting.
Moved by: Shing Kwong Lee (ez191)
Seconded by: Mark Mielke (al278)
VOTE: All in favor
September 20, at 7 p.m.
OCRI Board Room
2625 Queensview Drive, Suite 200
The meeting adjourned at 10.00 p.m.