WCPCA Board Meeting Minutes - February 9, 2009
Board members present: Wayne Thompson, Rolly Thompson, Rob Dwan,
Evangelina Sundgrenz, Jack Meacham, James Cloutier, Shannon Micheel,
Michael Kresko, and Felicia Kenney
Minutes for the January meeting had been circulated via email and
President- no announcements
Treasurer: The Board agreed that Rob and/ or Dorothy, in
consultation with Jack, if possible, have permission to sell the
bond with Edward Jones when/ if necessary.
Communications:The new business cards distributed to board
members. Members admired the layout and colors and would like to
thank Evangelina for her efforts in designing the cards, getting
quotes and handling all the details. Evangelina will get quotes for
bumper stickers; we would give them out to paid members who come to
potlucks and sell the remaining for $1.
The board also had numerous positive comments on the new web page
design and thanks Felicia for all her creative efforts.
Finally, the board would like to acknowledge Dorothy Soper and
Felicia for the energy and detail they put into the West Cascade
Membership Directory. It will prove to be useful to the board and
membership as well.
Partnership Project: The board discussed which projects to fund
and each member cast a vote. The decision was to split the $1000 for
the Guatemala and Tanzania projects from the PCVs from OR. Shannon
will call and request info regarding how to get our info to the
Shannon will develop a rough draft for a standardized scoring
formula to determine funding such as, sustainability, life saving
resources, community contribution percentage, completion potential,
size of grant. Jack will send Shannon previous work on this issue
the board addressed last year as a way to begin.
Regional meeting: reviewed agenda for regional meeting on
February 21st 12-5pm. Evangelina will organize main dish to
supplement potluck dishes.
Fundraiser dinner: Feb 21st to raise money for partnership
projects, Mekala's 6:30 pm buffet. Felicia will post and send out
email announcement and Wayne will receive RSVPs. $20 agreed to
charge / $12 for food and $8 partnership project.
Newsletter: Felicia discussed possibility of starting a
Activities - Artis looking for Co-Chair
Community Involvement - Rob and Benj
These names can be added to the others already on the website for
Recruiting: recruit membership for involvement in subcommittees
at next potluck (i.e. ideas)
Felicia to devote page on website to Beryl and her memorial fund.
Next Board Meeting: Monday, March 9, 7:00pm, home of Artis Spriggs.
Next Potluck: Friday, March 13th, at the home of Rob and Mary Dwan,
6:00 pm. Presentation: Hannah Klausman, Mongolia, 2006-2008
Minutes by Michael
As of 2/10/09 WCPCA has 83 members with two new members joining