Agenda 3Jan12

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Agenda for Board meeting on 3 January 2012, to be held by telephone

Meeting theme: Debrief Fundraiser

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Minutes being written at, in-camera

Attendees[edit | edit source]


  • Roger Bamkin [RB] (Chair)
  • Mike Peel [MP] (Minutes - support)
  • Andrew Turvey [AT]
  • Fæ [Fæ]
  • Martin Poulter [MLP]
  • Steve Virgin [SV]
  • Chris Keating [CK]
  • Jon Davies [JD]
  • Richard Symonds [RS] (Minutes - lead)

Agenda[edit | edit source]

  • A: Minutes and Reports (19:30-20:50)
A1: RB - Apologies for absence
A2 MP - Review of meetings and approval of Minutes
A2.1 Board meeting - Minutes 27Aug11 (approval after improvements requested at a previous board meeting)
A2.2 Exec meeting - Minutes 1Nov11
A2.3 Board meeting - Minutes 19Nov11 and in-camera minutes
A3: RB - Review of executive meeting on 14 December 11, and approval of Minutes 14Dec11
A4: MP - Review email decisions
  • Decision to provide a restricted grant of up to £1,500 to the Open Street Map Foundation (from the Opportunity Fund budget) (21 Dec)[1]
A5: Actions and reports (<5 mins each)
  • B: Discussions and decisions needed (21:00-22:20)
    • B1: Fundraiser status and review [CK] (inc. direct mail)
    • B2: 2012 Budget (JD & AT)
    • B3: Finance Policy (JD AT) including File:How to spend diagram for Jan 3rd 2012.pdf
    • B4: Establishing solid corporate governance policies for future years (Fæ - see report)
    • B5: Decision on who will represent the chapter at the Chapters Meeting (30 March-1 April) (RB)
    • B6: Wikipedian / GLAM of the year? (RB) (ref email 13/12/11)
    • B7: Charity Commission close out (MP/Fae)
      • B7.1 Edward Buckner et al. emails and requests (SV/MP/JD)
    • B8: Vice Chair, Vice Treasurer, Vice Sec (RB)
    • B9: Participation in the international Grants:Participation Grants programme (CK)
    • B10: Jon's 3 month and 6 month review
  • C: AOB (22:20-22:30)
    • Next Meeting - in-person on 11-12 February 2012, at WMUK office, London. Combined with Board Interest day. Expected that all board members, Jon and Richard will be there.

End notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Fae: Offered as a deferred geo-related budget in 2012, that may support a partnership with OSM.