New Wave Corporation Board of Director’s Meeting915 E. Broadway – Columbia, Mo. KOPN Studios, Cope Ashlock Room
Meeting of March 20, 2012
In attendance were Tom Verdot, Ann Mehr, Atish Sen, Karl Skala, Joy Rushing, Ken Leija, Steve Gallagher, Meg Poché, and General Manager, David Owens.
Call to Order:
Vice President, Tom Verdot called the meeting to order at 7:05pm and asked for any changes to the agenda.
• Under Unfinished Business, a discussion on KOPN Employee health insurance was added.Minutes
A motion was made to approve the minutes from the February 15th Board meeting. A meeting start time of 7:05pm was added to the Call to Order line. Meg Poché motioned to approve the February Minutes. Atish Sen seconded the motion. All said aye.
The Minutes from the February 21, 2012 meeting were approved.
Board Treasurer, Joy Rushing presented a Profit and Loss statement as well as a Balance sheet, current through March 15, 2012. A general discussion was held regarding what role Kara Kirkendoll was continuing to play with regards to our accounting process, as well as questions about upcoming audit extensions, the use of Quickbooks, Community Service Grant (CSG) deadline, and setting up a separate bank account for Capitol Campaign Funds.
General Manager Report
David talked about the February Pledge drive and how he was absent due to illness for much of it. A pre-drive letter did not go out do to mailing list problems. Other updates included changes in the program schedule and in programmers, the Women’s Open House Day, Jackie Casteel and underwriting pursuits, an Art of Food Fundraiser at PS Gallery, a Farmer’s Market music and sound presence for KOPN, activity in our online eBay store, and the loss of our re-sale shop in the catacombs under Artlandish Gallery.
Fund Raising Committee – The Fund-raising Committee has ceased to exist in a formal way after losing 3 committee chairs in a row. The Board exists as a fund-raising entity in general until such time as a new committee chair steps up to the plate.
Programming Committee – The Programming Committee is responsible for programmer training, programming changes, and programming policy maintenance and enforcement. There are currently no Programming Committee members serving, Board members agree that getting this committee back up and running again is a priority. Meg Poché is sending reminders to the volunteers in an attempt to attract some interest.
Next Meeting: April 17, 2012
Submitted to the Board by Meg Poché on April 8, 2012