Summary Board Minutes: July 28th, 2020

Summary Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting,  July 6th, 2020

Board meetings are public; every member is invited to attend.

Attending: Steve Hill, Chris Stovall, David Stoutamire, Polly Ragusa, Tovis Page, Graham Abra, Rob Davis, and Rev. Brian Ferguson

Attending part of the meeting: Jennifer Bahr-Davidson, Jeanne DeShazo, Judith Watkins, Rob Versluis, and Jessica Stoutamire

Finance: Before the meeting officially started Judith Watkins and Jennifer Bahr-Davidson provided a quick training session for the board on the church finances.   They reviewed the Finance Committee’s June spread-sheet with an explanation of all the different sections and line items on the spreadsheet.

COVID-19 Task Force:We reviewed and discussed what to do about last year’s auction items that could not be fulfilled due to COVID-19.  The annual action for 2020 was agreed to be moved to the January/February time frame and hosted virtually. 

It was agreed that the annual fall retreat has to be canceled due to the pandemic. 

The Realm Authority Matrix prepared by Jean Deshazo and Rob Versluis was reviewed, and accepted by the board.

The following committee chairs were approved by the board:

Jen Bahr-Davidson:  Connection’s char

Kay Bonney:  Social Action chair

Julia Mogilev: Adult RE

Rachael Taylor: YAF (approved last board meeting)

Susie Idzik:  CUUE

Program Council minutes/review: the latest program council meeting activities were reviewed, noting that they’re working on offering a leadership training program to all leaders in the fellowship.  The goal is to get 80% participation in the training program for people in leadership positions in the fellowship.

The hiring of the new bookkeeper Cyndi Williamson was approved unanimously by the board.

The board continues to work with Open Gate Nursery School to finalize a workable lease. 

Our next meeting will be Tuesday August 25th

Respectfully submitted,

Rob Davis, Recording Secretary