Agenda 2014-12-13

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Agenda for Board meeting at the University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RU. Saturday and Sunday 13/14 December 2014.

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Saturday[edit | edit source]

Housekeeping (10:00)[edit | edit source]

Standing agenda items:

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Approval of minutes of the previous meeting
  3. Matters arising not on the agenda
  4. Approval of agenda
  5. Declarations of interest relevant to matters on the agenda

Board in camera session (10:15)[edit | edit source]

Attendees: board only

  1. Board in camera session

Office in camera session (10:45)[edit | edit source]

Attendees: board and CEO

  1. Chief Executive confidential reports
  2. Any other confidential matters
  3. New members

Wikimedia in context (11:30)[edit | edit source]

Attendees: board and CEO

  1. Workshop facilitated by CEO looking at priorities for the coming year

Break for lunch (1:00)[edit | edit source]

Wikimedia in context (continued) (1:40)[edit | edit source]

Board committee reports (2:30)[edit | edit source]

Attendees: board and CEO

  1. Govcom report [none this time]
  2. ARC report

Consent item (3:20)[edit | edit source]

  • These items are hoped to be uncontroversial matters where little debate is needed
  1. [none so far]

Close (3:30)[edit | edit source]

Sunday[edit | edit source]

Receive reports (10:00)[edit | edit source]

  • Note: any requests for a board decision should come via the CEO and should be included in the CEO's report.
  1. Technology Committee (latest minutes here)
  2. Education Committee
  3. GLAM Committee
  4. Wales Organiser
  5. Grants Committee
  6. Chapman second follow-up governance audit report
  7. Report on volunteer strategy day (Carol Campbell)

Discussion on reporting to the board (10:15)[edit | edit source]

  1. What format should reports take, and what does the board need to know?

Planning the year ahead (11:00)[edit | edit source]

  1. Discussion of protocols for board/committee meetings and dates for the coming year (Board meetings#2015 Board meetings)

Discussion of permanent CEO recruitment (11:30)[edit | edit source]

  1. What sort of CEO should the board be looking for, how will we know when we have found the right candidate?

Other (12:20)[edit | edit source]

Standing agenda items:

  1. AOB
  2. Date of next meeting

Close of formal business (12:30)[edit | edit source]

Break for lunch (12:30)[edit | edit source]

Board workshop (1:15)[edit | edit source]

Attendees: board and CEO.

  1. Following the board meeting there will be a board governance workshop, facilitated by Rosie Chapman, our external governance auditor.

Close (3:00)[edit | edit source]