February 21, 2012
Directors Attending: Shane, Thurman, Chris, Sam, Phil, Jared, Patrick
7.34: Meeting Convenes
Shane: Reminder of league vision statement
7.37: Treasurer’s Report
Sam: No activity from last board meeting.
Sam: We’ll add ROI bullets on the invoice. Material can be pulled from Shane’s draft agenda for the
Sam: Let’s confirm date for invoicing.
Shane: Pull the trigger on the previously agreed-upon date.Thurman: We need to insure dues are paid in advance of any Gay Bowl business. In order for a team to
drop into the draw, they must be in good standing with NGFFL. The process this year is earlier, so we’ll
have to adjust payment deadlines accordingly.Sam: We had decided May 1, due July 31.
Shane: Let’s mov
e it up to align with GB schedule.Sam: Invoices will go our March 1. All agreed.
7.45: Board Appointees
Jared: Emails to city leaders asking for nominations were sent last week. Due Friday, March 2. So far,
we’ve heard from Lance. Tuesday, March 13 –
board votes. Wednesday, March 14
appointmentsannounced.Shane: Reminded us of the roles up for appointment and the details therein.
7.49: 2012 Project Plan
Shane: Meant to be a guiding document, not a browbeating device.Phil: Loves project plans
otally appropriate and helpful. Should make Shane’s job easier.
Thurman: No issue with it
whatever makes life easier.Chris: Not sure how to plug into it, but did his own timeline as a result. Could be overlap of his work
with fundraising, etc. It’s a
great doc for Shane’s management purposes.
Shane: Let’s just endeavor to put ourselves onto some semblance of a timeline, lest life get in the way.
7.55: New-League Pursuit Plan
Shane: Can we start a league somewhere where we have nothing?Chris: Three core goals: creating new leagues from scratch; upgrading cities that have teams but noleagues; upgrading existing, small leagues. Some of this is already in the works. The plan is gettingpassed around. Lubbock is in the works. Initial as
sessment call; follow with Jared’s toolkit; do weekly or
fortnightly calls to walk them through next steps. Michigan, Dallas, Cleveland, etc. are targets.PMc: Houston is launching this Spring with five teams. JAX should be starting one as well.Chris: Is looking into online queries from the web site.