Agenda 7Dec10/Chair's Report

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Activities to report[edit | edit source]

Office manager[edit | edit source]

A full list of Charles' activities is shown here.

Main acheivements are:

  • Responded to OTRS queries
  • Drafted list of new members for approval (see Treasurer's report)
  • Followed up expired subscriptions
  • Investigated how to use CiviCRM for acknowledgements (awaiting PayPal access)
  • Collecting post from PO Box. (awaiting paying in book)
  • Started draft of Kick start grant report

My actions[edit | edit source]

  • Redrafted charity response received; sent diagram; to respond to other queries Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • Lawyers Invoice received - passed to TD
  • Liased with accoutants re transfer of files to them Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • Followed up queries re late accounts on enwp, WMUK-L and with WMF (incl Fundraiser Agreement impact) Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss
  • Received email from Seb Molenski re Project Charter Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss
  • Discussed accounting process changes with TD (see Treasurer's report)
  • Attended GLAM-WIKI
  • Judged BLW prizes (my selections made, some final reconciliation outstanding) Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • Accounting advice received - no tax liability with Liam's contract.

Outstanding actions[edit | edit source]

  • AT to send BLW domain name renewal invoice to TD to pay. Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to update Companies House with TD's new address. Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to go forward with Wikipics/usability (see 2010 Budget) Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to contact WMDE about how we spend the toolserver-allocated money Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to talk to a partner at the lawyers regarding the best approach to the charities commission letter, which has not yet reached a final state. Yes check.svg Done
  • AT to obtain a quote from our payroll company now appointed for BACS bureau/direct debit Symbol wait.svg Doing...
  • AT to talk to TD about giving CM access to view the paypal account. Symbol wait.svg Doing...
  • AT to contact lawyers to confirm the WMF's lawyers advice/approach, and also the reporting requirements Symbol wait.svg Doing...
  • AT and SV to contact CIPR contacts to ask for their views/experiences with soliciting donations via newspaper adverts. Yes check.svg Done
  • outstanding expenses: CM interview; CIPR Go-next-red.svg Carried forward
  • AT to respond to ORG re their grant application X mark.svg Cancelled
  • Andrew to see if there is interest in Wiki Takes Liverpool amongst local Wikimedians X mark.svg Cancelled

Office Manager:

  • SV and CM to draft letter to FTSE 100 companies asking for donations X mark.svg Cancelled Dialog ballons icon.svg Discuss
  • AT and TD to revisit the annual report, updating actions and setting things going to produce this. Go-next-red.svg Carried forward - until after accounts received
  • AT and TD prepare a report for the WMF chapters grant, for email approval, and to approach the Foundation to extend the grant Go-next-red.svg Carried forward - until after accounts received