D O W N T O W N O A K L A N D A S S O C I A T I O N
388 19th Street
Oakland, California 94612Phone
Present: JC Wallace/SKS, Laurie Berberich/CAC, Aliza Gallo/City of Oakland, Martin Ward/OldOakland, David Goodman/Clorox, Paul Grafft/Shorenstein, CarmenSantisteban/Shorenstein, Lisa Rhine/Press Building, Chris Curtis/Metrovation, JoshMogubgab/CIM,Excused Absence: Mike McGuire/Calif. Capital Group, Martin Ward/Old Oakland, ScottStafford/CIMStaff: Marco Li Mandri/Executive Director, Steve Snider/Asst. District Manager, AndrewJones/District Services Coordinator, Elizabeth Clark/FABMinutes:Discussions Held and Decisions Made by the Interim Board of Directors
Introductions JC called the meeting to order at 10:10 a.m.
No Action Taken
Minutes of July 21,2009 Interim BoardmeetingThe minutes of the July 21, 2009 meeting werereviewed by the Interim Board.
JC moved and Laurie B.second the approval of theJuly 21
minutes. Themotion to approve theminutes was passedunanimously.
Annual Elections,report fromNominationsCommittee, processfor Annual meeting,At the last meeting, the Board had designatedthe Org Committee to serve in the capacity ofthe Nominations Committee
consistent withthe bylaws. Marco reviewed list of BoardNominations and presented reasons whyselection process is the first time and how this istesting the functionality of our bylaws. Hestated that once the Board had been seated,that we should have a bylaw review process tosee where improvements could be made tothe nominations/selection process. Discussionwas also held on how important it was tobalance the openness of the Board with theneed to meet quorum and that simplybecause someone wanted to be on the Board
Paul moved and Laurieseconded approval of therevised list of nominees.Once this list has beenapproved by the InterimBoard, the slate will bemailed out to all propertyowners who are eligiblebased upon their paymentinto the CBD. Boardmembers may also benominated from the floorat the October 7
meeting.The motion to adopt the listof revised nominees to the