- Tom Brew
- Kurt Greenbaum
- Ken Sands
- Denise Polverine
- Jody Brannon
- Neil Budde
- Kinsey Wilson
- Teresa Hanafin
- Jon Dube
- Katharine Fong
- Ju-Don Roberts
- Jim Brady
- Tom Regan (Acting Executive Director)
- Sherry Skalko (Webmaster, journalists.org)
Not in Attendance:
- Christine Montgomery
- Anthony Moor
The meeting was convened at 10 a.m. EDT.
Minutes Approval: July minutes approved.
Introduction of Our New Online Editor: Sherry Skalko has been hired as our editor/webmaster of journalists.org.
Financials: Neil Budde reports that membership fees are up and conference fees are coming in. The board discussed our overall expenses for the conference.
Challenge Grant: We were awarded a grant from the Challenge Fund for Journalism. The board is working on fundraising plans.
10-Year Anniversary: ONA will soon celebrate its 10 year anniversary. The board discussed ideas for new promotions, contests and a membership drive.
Terms: Jon Dube and Neil Budde say they are running for re-election since they were appointed for additional years last time. They have been added to the slate.
Search for New Executive Director: At the time of this meeting, the field was being narrowed down by a committee. A vote will be taken in the next two weeks.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:10 a.m. EDT.