National Capital FreeNet / Libertel de la Capitale nationale

NCF Board of Directors
Minutes of Meeting
February 23, 2010

Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Directors

Teleconference held on February 23, 2010 at 3 p.m. 

The meeting was called to order at 3:03 p.m. with Graeme Beckett acting as Chair and Secretary.


    Board members present:
    Graeme Beckett (aw958) Secretary
    Amy Yee (fp017)
    Don Francis (ba990)
    Mark Mielke (al278)  
    Jim Nubel (fm776)
    Peter McKinnon (fr198)

    Chris Cope (bz787) President
    Alan McRae (fl334) Treasurer
    Gary Eikenberry (aa353) 1st Vice-president
    Doug Hull (aa800)

    NCF Management/Staff present:
    Rowland Few (fp085), Executive Director


    Quorum was confirmed.

  3. Nominations Committee Report (Amy Yee speaking for Doug Hull and
    Rowland Few)

    The Nominations Committee has recommended a slate of four candidates. 

    WHEREAS the Board of Directors terms of Chris Cope, Alan McRae, Don
    Francis and Gary Eikenberry, are expiring;

    AND WHEREAS each is a member of the Board in good standing and has
    provided valuable input and services to the Board's deliberations and

    AND WHEREAS each has agreed to stand for re-election; for an additional

    AND WHEREAS The Nominations Committee hereby recommends that the Board
    of Directors approve the nomination of four proposed individuals - Chris Cope, 
    Alan McRae, Don Francis and Gary Eikenberry for election to the Board
    of National Capital FreeNet.

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Nomination Committee Report be
    received, and that the names of Chris Cope, Alan McRae, Don Francis and
    Gary Eikenberry be named as the Board-approved slate of candidates for
    consideration for election to the board of the National Capital FreeNet
    in the the 2010 Annual General Meeting and published as "Recommended by
    the Board" on the AGM website.

    Moved by: Amy Yee (fp017)
    Seconded by: Peter McKinnon (fr198)
    VOTE: In favor: Graeme Beckett (aw958), Mark Mielke (al278), Jim Nubel (fm776), 
    Peter McKinnon (fr198), Amy Yee (fp017)
    Abstaining: Don Francis (ba990)
    VOTE: Carried

    Of Note:
    The Nominations Committee discussed the results of their findings and
    although one excellent potential new candidate was located, the
    individual did eventually decline.

    Also of Note:
    The Board thanks the Nominations Committee: Doug Hull, Amy Yee, and
    Rowland Few for their participation.


    1.  2010 AGM update (Graeme Beckett)

      The deadline for Special Motions was Feb 19 11:59pm and as none were
      submitted to the Board Secretary there is no "Special Business" for


    To review 2009 audit, March 23 at 7 p.m. 
    Suite 302, Trailhead Building
    1960 Scott Street

    Regular board meetings resume, April 20, 2010, at 7 p.m.
    Suite 302, Trailhead Building
    1960 Scott Street


    The meeting adjourned at 3:11 p.m.