Minutes: September 16, 2021



Board Members: Elizabeth Lanham, Laura Burnett, Daniel Kump, Mona Cummings, Emily Spillet, Sarah Gaskin, Gordon Mann, Nick Harvey, Emina Darakjy, Magen Shaw

Staff: Nancy Hughes, Deb Etheredge


Excused: Anne Fenkner

Action Items

  • Review, Approve agenda, Consent Calendar
  • New board member – Nick Harvey – introduction
  • Strategic Plan review & approval vote
  • Offer to place Ad in our newsletter from Urban Ore in Berkeley
  • Urban Ore’s offer to place an ad in the newsletter
  • Nick’s presentation on Fundraising idea with recycled wood cutting boards (see notes)


Call to Order – Daniel called the meeting to order at 12:10 PM

12.11 PM – Approve Consent Calendar – Unanimously approved.

  • Board Meeting Minutes
  • Executive Director’s Report
  • Communications Director’s Report

12:12 PM – Old Business – Nancy & Daniel

Cutting boards – Deb to send Nick the logo versions and placement of logo on the boards

Strategic Plan – step by step walk-through…and approval vote.

Nancy going through the Strategic Plan and trying to get deliverables and tactics sorted and agreed upon.

12:45 PM – New Business –Nancy, Daniel & Deb

  • Berkeley’s Urban Ore newsletter advertising offer – see attached
  • Nick Harvey’s fundraising proposal – redwood cutting boards – see notes & photos

12:55 PM – Schedule next meeting for September 16th, 2021

1.00 PM Adjourned

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