[foundation-board] Preparing for Board meeting in March

Becky Hogge becky.hogge at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 12:38:39 UTC 2012

Thanks. Laura - I'm looking forward to receiving the report.

On 29 February 2012 20:32, Laura James <laura.james at okfn.org> wrote:
> Yes, I'm happy to do all that.
> For the March meeting I will also be preparing a Foundation
> Coordinator's report on the state of affairs, particularly staffing
> and financial, as I found them when I started and where we are now. I
> hope to share this with you in the next few days, as it is much longer
> than I would hope a regular board report would be, and I want to allow
> enough time for you all to digest it before we meet.
> Laura
> --
> Dr Laura James
> Foundation Coordinator, Open Knowledge Foundation
> http://okfn.org
> On 29 February 2012 14:59, Becky Hogge <becky.hogge at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Laura
>> When Jason started as foundation coordinator we asked him to act as
>> secretary to the Board meetings.  Now that Jason is moving on, I'm
>> assuming those responsibilities will pass on to you. Broadly, they
>> are:
>> -Publish the minutes of the previous meeting on the board wiki,
>> including a redacted public version
>> -Publish the actions from the previous minutes to the foundation-board list
>> -Prepare the management accounts
>> -Two weeks before the meeting, email the foundation-board list and
>> solicit agenda items
>> -One week before the meeting, publish the agenda, along with the
>> management accounts and the meeting joining instructions (eg
>> conference call number)
>> -One day before the meeting, contact each Board member in turn to
>> ascertain whether they will attend or not (unless they have sent
>> apologies in advance)
>> -Minute the meeting
>> Are you happy to take on these responsibilities?
>> Cheers
>> Becky

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