January 2012 Board Notes

Date:

01/09/2012

Attendance:

Board Attended:
Board Absent:
Observers:

Notes:

open discussion

member has question about monies from his/her school's fundraising for Anime Detour [Damarra]
unanimous reaction -- avoid situation altogether


Social Outreach Services [Heather]

slightly over budget for NYE party, with no difference in amount of food bought
put off idea of staff retreat, due to department in flux

alcohol at NYE party


ATC logo

question: put vote to community at large? [Jo]
table vote in order to solicit more submissions


lending ATC equipment

formal policy

request from Wausabi Con [Kale]


Anime Detour registration rates

reduced revenue stream from members

all rates are open to increases

changes to consider

anticipating $200K budget for AD 2013 (Year 10) [Gifford]
anticipate lean charity donations for 2012 and 2013

more immediate changes

► new tier structure for membership (to be announced after AD 2012 registration closes):

vote passes with no objections

staff has until the first staff meeting after pre-reg closes to register -- probably the last January meeting

let Artists Alley and Dealers rates be determined by at-con level


quick hits

only Dept. heads, sub-heads, Division heads, and Chairman can pull badge [Gifford]; will announce at next meeting

over $3,100 available after monies for Greg are accounted for

Richard Townsend's fund -- approved for Webteam

about $160K left for Detour spending

Sunday fundraising breakfast for libraries

no major changes to Evan's latest version of Japan tour