Minutes from January 21, 2014-Closed Annual Meeting Continued

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

 Closed Board of Directors Meeting

Continued Annual Meeting
 San Bernardino Community College District
114 S. Del Rosa Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408



Present:  Dimitrios Alexiou, Deborah Barmack, Erin Brinker, Ken Coate, Bill Easley, Ron Griffin, Scott Hofferber, Matthew Isaac, Tim Johnson, Mark Kaenel, Lowell King, Pam Langford, Temetry Lindsey, Sue McKee, John Mirau, Tom Nightingale, Bev Powell, Susan Rice, Kristine Scott, Larry Sharp, Paul Shimoff, Gus Theisen, Phil Waller and A.J. Wilson.
Announcements:   1) The South Coast Air Quality Management District is looking for individuals to serve on their Advisory Committee.  Please contact Deborah Barmack if interested. 2) The National Assoc. of Counties will be in Washington, D.C. at the same time as the Inland Action advocacy trip.  Four  SB County  Supervisors will be in attendance and we will coordinate a joint social event on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. 3) John Mirau will guide a walking Monument walking tour in Washington, D.C., on Sunday for those interested and arriving on Saturday. 4) The tour of the ports of Long Beach will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Seats are still available.  Please contact Deborah Barmack if interested. 5) A Completion Ceremony for the 215 Widening Project will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014, at 10a.m. in San Bernardino near the Baseline St. Bridge.  Please Rsvp by calling 909-384-8188 or by e-mail to 215news@westboundcommunications.com 6) The University of California, Riverside will host Erik Stegman of the Center for American Progress who will talk about Poverty in America on January 31, 2014 from 12:30-2 p.m. as part of their Public Policy Lecture Series. 7) Inland Action will co-host a reception for the new owner of the Press Enterprise on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Mission Inn from 5:30p.m.-7:30p.m.  Members will receive an e-mail invitation.


M/S/P: Minutes from January 14, 2014.


Chairman Phil Waller summarized the 2013 year end financials.

M/S/P: 2013 Year End Financials as presented.


John Mirau reported that the Nominating Committee has proposed the following slate of Officers:

Officers for 2014

Chairman:                      Mark Kaenel

1st Vice Chairman:        Richard Hart

2nd Vice Chairman:       Lou Monville

Secretary:                       Ray Wolfe

Treasurer:                       Scott Hofferber

M/S/P: The slate of Officers as presented.


Chairman Phil Waller summarized the Annual Report.  He encouraged meeting attendance and participation on Committees and advocacy trips.

M/S/P: The Annual Report as presented.  


The Inland Action 2014 Budget was presented and discussion ensued.  Recruitment of new members was encouraged.

M/S/P: 2014 Budget as presented.


John Mirau summarized the Inland Action Conflict of Interest Policy.  The policy and questionnaire was distributed to members present.  Members were asked to complete and return the questionnaire which is required by law.


John Mirau summarized the Strategic Planning session that was held on January 11, 2014. 


Appreciation was expressed to outgoing Chairman Phil Waller for his term of service and incoming Chairman Mark Kaenel.


Members broke into their respective committees to work on federal issues.


The meeting adjourned at 8:30 a.m.