Minutes – July 11, 2008

Online News Association Board of Directors Meeting

In Attendance

  • Kurt Greenbaum
  • Ken Sands
  • Denise Polverine
  • Tom Brew
  • Jody Brannon
  • Neil Budde
  • Kinsey Wilson
  • Teresa Hanafin
  • Jon Dube
  • Katharine Fong
  • Dick Meyer
  • Tom Regan (Acting Executive Director)

Not in Attendance:

  • Jim Brady
  • Anthony Moor
  • Ju-Don Roberts
  • Christine Montgomery

The meeting was convened at 10 a.m. EDT.

Minutes Approval: June minutes approved.

Treasurer’s Report: Neil Budde presented his projections for the remainder of the calendar year.

New Web Site for ONA: The board discussed where we would like journalists.org to be before the convention. We also discussed the webmaster/developer that we would like to hire to oversee the site. The board agreed to go ahead and make this candidate an offer.

In-Person Board Meetings: The board’s next in-person meetings will be Wednesday night at 5 p.m. and again Sunday morning at 9 a.m. in D.C.

Conference: The Super Panel is set. Katharine is working on securing the second keynoter.

Board Election: During a recent board meeting, the board discussed extending the term of the President from one to two years. The board will discuss in more detail. We have several open board spots for this year’s election.

The meeting was adjourned at 11 a.m. EDT.