Minneapolis Telecommunications Network

Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, September 10th, 2018

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Board Minutes from 8.13.2018        
  3. Executive Director Update - Valerie Lockhart
  4. Public Commentary (3 minutes per person signed up)
  5. Board meeting adjourned


Attendance:  Samantha Pree-Stinson (Chair), Mike Wade (Treasurer), David Allison, Jon Samuelson, Valerie Lockhart (Executive Director)

Absent: Kyle Tharaldson (Vice-Chair)

Meeting called to order: 6:17pm

Minutes from 8/13/2018 Meeting: Reviewed and Approved

Executive Director Report: Hosting the Hennepin County District 2 Commissioners Debate on October 1, all invited. Update on the visit from two Ethiopian Broadcast Authority ambassadors and the US State Department. New interns starting from  the University of Minnesota, as well as a confirmed agreement with MCAD to increase our placements. Working on reporting for the city, numbers seem right on target. Getting ready for fundraising push (Give to the Max Day) and will need board assistance with that. We will have a meeting the following Monday to brainstorm. Update to Board Chair on results of last meeting (the addition of David Allison and the removal of Tracey Blake) and an introduction to  the new committee members who are now working with the organization.

Samantha gave some updates on city initiatives and will ask the Enterprise Committee if we might present to them in the coming months to give an update about what MTN is doing and the directives we are moving forward. She will also schedule the strategic planning session for the Board.

No public commentary.

Meeting adjourned at 6:48pm.