NLS Board Meeting
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Present: Wendy Showalter, President, Rev. Sue Beall, Spiritual Director, Debbie Klatt, VP of Administration, Jeanne Gaston, Secretary, James Ryan, Treasurer, Rick Hanzlik, Web / AV Coordinator, Dave Lambert, Database Coordinator, Tom Krause, National Distribution Center, Rhonda Balsley, Non-Profit/Tax Advisor, and Carol Reedstrom, Conexiones Newsletter
Absent: Paul Sabatier-Smith, Palanca Chair- Skip and Lori Gooch, Archivist/Historian
Call to Order 9:04
Opening Prayer Pastor Sue
Position Manuals- Not completed yet. Jeanne will be sending out information for the completion after the Annual Gathering.
Distribution list is on the agenda for the New Year to discuss what lists to use.
Newsletter Name Change – After gathering all the name suggestions from the VdC community, the Board voted on their top three choices. These three plus the current name will be presented to the delegates for a vote.
Notes of Grace Secretariat – is either going inactive or disbanding. Wendy is awaiting paperwork from them.
Outreach Funds – Saturday morning worship will go to the Outreach fund for the RCs to use in their outreach to the secretariats
Approval of Agenda – Wendy will ask for an approval of the agenda at the beginning of the first section of the business meeting today.
Carol will be collecting take-a-ways from the AG to pass along to the Board
Weekend Rector Eligibility – Following a discussion brought to the table by Rick regarding weekend rector eligibility, it was confirmed that each Secretariat must look to their own governing documents for clarification and/or review.
Motion was made by Sue and seconded by Debbie to accept the 2019-2020 budget presented by Jim. Motion passed.
2019-2020 Goals – Each Board Member is to set 2019-2020 goals for their NLS position for the next year. Send in writing to Jeanne by September 15.
Closing Prayer led by Pastor Sue
Lindsey made a motion to adjourn and Jim seconded. Motion passed. Adjourn at 11:02AM ET