Oneness Project Trustee Council

 December 2002
Lava Hot Springs

This is a compilation of Motions carried by the Trustees at this meeting.

December 4, 2002
Lava Hot Springs, ID

Present: Nuria Ginger Lee, Vice President; Connie Zareen Delaney, Trustee and Events Committee Chair; Jerry Fries, Trustee; Linda Lindsay, Trustee; Munir Peter Reynolds, Executive Director; Ellen Kaf-i-Mariam, Grants Committee; Wayne Talmadge, Human Resources Committee Chair; Nancy Stetter; Diana Anthony-Aven, Administrative Assistant.  Absent: Eric Narayan Waldman, President; Tony Rasch, Treasurer; Talia Marcus, Grants Committee.

 

Meeting begin with “Toward the One,” and a personal check-in of all present.

Munir Peter Reynolds called the meeting to order and reviewed the agenda. 

  

MOTION

Z: Motion that Diana find a bookkeeping service to prepare paychecks/quarterly reports for OP employees.

M: Second

Carried

  

MOTION

Z: Move EKM replace Nuria as administrator of DLT program for a period of not more than one year, commencing immediately.  The executive director will draft an agreement that shall stipulate that EKM will be paid $15 per hour and will report to the Executive Director.

JF: Second

Carried

  

ED will talk to TR and pursue a change of status for OP employees from 1099 to W2 employees.  Also identify the need to issue 1099s for various contract laborers working for OP.

 

MOTION

JF: To approve grants as recommended by the Grants Committee

LL: Second

Carried

  

Wednesday Evening

MOTION

N: Propose we approve the budget with reservation that event contingency may increase.

Z: Second

Carried

 

Thursday December 5, 2002

JF listening coach.  Agenda reviewed and schedule for the morning determined.  Munir to chair the meeting again.

MOTION:

JK: Accept minutes

N: Second

Approve

  

Re-election of Officers

Ginger Nuria Lee, Vice President

Jerry Fries, Trustee

Re-election of Nuria Ginger Lee as Vice-president if Oneness Project to a two-year term unanimous.  Re-election of Jerry Fries as Trustee for a two-year term unanimous.

 

MOTION

Z: NGL be re-elected to a two year term

LL: Second

Carried.

  

MOTION

Z: Jerry F be re-elected to a two year term

LL: Second

Carried.

Both shall serve through December 2004.

  

MOTION

Z: We donate $3,000 to Peaceworks and $1,000 to Ruhaniat out of the Endowment fund proceeds.

N: Second

Discussion: EKM suggests we divide the money differently since M is on the boards of both orgs and Ruhaniat is more in need of the funds.  Z: seems like it would be simple to divide it equally. 

M: Since we have to revenues this year we are rolling over the entire amount.

Z: Withdraws motion

 

MOTION

Z: We donate $2000 to PW and $2000 to SRI

LL: Second

Discussion: EKM Make it clear in the letter that OP has had a loss and is making a donation despite the loss.

Motion denied

 

MOTION

Z: We donate $3000 to PW and $1000 to SRI

J: Second

Carried

 

MOTION:

Z: We accept addition to eligible event section of the Dance Leader Training Grant Guidelines.

J: Second

Carried

of retreat spaces.

Communication

2003 Goal & Activities

Copies of 2001 G & A distributed.  OP Vision Statement read. The 2002 Goals & Activities were edited for 2003

  

MOTION

N: TC accept G & A as amended.

Z: Second

Carries

 

Wilderness Camp 2004

M: Saadi w/ Narayan at the Lama camp venue.  I think we should do a WDC separately. 

N: The point of the invitation to Saadi was to build bridges with Oneness Project.  It would be a good idea to communicate with Narayan about this soon.  It would not be a Oneness Project event.

TO DO: Munir will draft an email to Narayan for TC review Friday morning.

  

Friday December 6, 2002

MOTION

N: Adjourn meeting

J: Second

Carried