SeVEDS Board Meeting
December 1, 2011 2PM
Brattleboro Municipal Center
In attendance: Bob Stevens, Stephan Morse, Susan McMahon, Bill Colvin, Tim Cullenen, Barb Sondag, Patrick Moreland, David Altstadt, Drew Richards, Julia Sorenson, Colby Dix, Laura Sibilia
Absent: Jeff Lewis, Jenna Pugiliese, Lisa Sullivan, Gregg Noble, Dan Yates
SeVEDS Affiliation Agreement with BDCC: Stephan moved to authorize Jenna Pugiliese to sign the Affiliation Agreement, 2nd by Drew. VOTE: Unanimous
New board member: Stephan moved to add David Alstadt to the SeVEDS Board as allowed under section 4.0.5 of the SeVEDS Bylaws, 2nd by Susan. VOTE: Unanimous
Laura presented Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet financial documents to Board. Board wants to see transactions of money more clearly i.e. BDCC funding not shown as a receivable, and monthly bills for staffing from BDCC. Laura to talk with Jeff and Sandy.
Bill asked about Private Fundraising and where we were in formulating that plan
Board asked for a draft RFP for CEDS development
Some members of the board asked to see the EDA TA grant after it was finished
Laura to bring back additional strategy suggestion from discussion with Martin Langeveld for boards next discussion
Julia, David and Laura to work on adding to workforce strategies.
Some work on SeVEDS Objectives and Strategies document.
3 PM – Windham Region Legislators came for presentation: Manwaring, Edwards, Mrowicki, Stuart, Moran
SeVEDS overview Power Point Presentation by Barb
Some discussion on Objectives and Strategies – facilitated by Bob
Legislators were pleased to hear about work on economy and work on mitigating VY closure impacts. Laura will set up presentation to whole delegation in Montpelier with Mrowicki.
Next meeting December 15th