January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Member Only Board Meeting-Annual Meeting

Norton Event Center
1601 E. Third St., Suite 138
San Bernardino, CA 92408



Present:   Deborah Barmack, Peter Barmack, Mike Burrows, Mark Cloud, Ken Coate, Kevin Dyerly, Sandra Espadas, Adam Eventov, Louis Goodwin, Mark Kaenel, Lowell King, Pam Langford, Bill Lemann, P.T. McEwen, John Mirau, Dan Murphy, Vikki Ostermann, Keven Porter, Thomas Rice, Michael Rivera, Dan Roberts, Kristine Scott, Phillip Southard, David VanVoorhis, Hassan Webb and Frank Zabaleta.

Announcements: 1) Members were advised that reservation forms for the Washington, D.C. advocacy trip are due no later than January 25, 2019.  Committees were reminded that issue papers for Washington, D.C. advocacy trip are due next week (January 22, 2019). 
Minutes from January 8, 2019.

Kristine Scott, Chair made welcoming remarks.  Appreciation was expressed to Committee Chairs, Committee members and staff for their time and efforts over the last year.

Mark Kaenel, Treasurer presented and summarized the 2018 preliminary year end financials.  The final version will be presented to the membership in a few months when all interest income and bills have been recorded.

Mark Kaenel, Treasurer presented and summarized the proposed 2019 budget with a comparison of the 2018 budget and 2018 actual.  The 2019 proposed budget includes a goal of adding 3 additional members.
M/S/P: Approve the 2019 Budget as presented.

Kristine Scott, Chair presented and summarized the 2018 Annual Report.  Meetings held in West End that began in 2018 have been successful and will continue in 2019.  Inland Action is committed to further collaboration and strengthening the relationship with the Monday Morning Group.  Committee Chairs were encouraged to reach out to their Monday Morning counter parts to discuss Federal and State issues.

The annual Conflict of Interest Policy requirements were reviewed by John Mirau.  The written policy, and the questionnaire were distributed to the members present.  Members were asked to complete the questionnaire and return it to the Inland Action office.  The policy and questionnaire will be sent electronically to those Members not in attendance.

Inland Action now has a Conflict Management Plan/Form for Elected Officials.  Any Member that is an elected official must contact staff and complete this form.

John Mirau, Nominating Committee Chair, presented the 2019 Proposed officers:
Chair -Louis Goodwin, 1st Vice Chair -Lowell King, 2nd Vice Chair -Kevin Dyerly, Secretary -Ken Coate, Treasurer -Mark Kaenel, Past Chair -Kristine Scott.
M/S/P: Elect the 2019 Board of Officers as presented.

Louis Goodwin, Chair announced the proposed Committee Chairs:
Economic Development -Hassan Webb, Education -P.T. McEwen, Environment -Ken Coate, Health Care -Dan Murphy, Judicial -Dan Roberts, Legislative -Kristine Scott, Transportation -John Mirau, History -Bill Lemann, Members at Large -Peter Barmack, Pam Langford, Vikki Ostermann, Paul Shimoff and Ray Wolfe.
M/S/P: Approve 2019 Committee Chairs as presented.

Past Committee chairs were asked to work closely with newly appointed Chairs as the advocacy trip to Washington, D.C. is quickly approaching.  Committees should submit their appointment requests for Washington, D.C. to staff as soon as possible.

Meeting adjourned at 8:13 a.m. as Committees broke into their respective groups.