2015-07-08 WWALS Board Meeting Agenda

Board meetings are open to the public.

Draft Agenda
WWALS Board of Directors
7:30 PM Wednesday July 8 2014, After Annual Meeting
IHOP, Adel, GA

Board members are listed in www.wwals.net and may vary depending on election in Annual Meeting: John S. Quarterman (President and PR), Dave Hetzel (Ambassador and Membership), Garry Gentry (Secretary), Gretchen Quarterman (Treasurer), Bret Wagenhorst (Outings), Chris Graham (Alapaha River Water Trail), Chris Mericle (Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail), and Al Browning.

  1. Call to Order, Welcome, and Introductions
  2. Secretary
    1. Agenda Review: Additions and Changes
    2. Approve Minutes
    3. 8 April 2015 WWALS Board Meeting
  3. Elections
    1. Report of Nominating Committee about officer and committee chair candidates
    2. Election of Officers
    3. Other VPs or Committees
    4. Menu of Opportunities for board members
      See board and committee application linked into Board web page.
      Other WWALS members please also volunteer.
    5. WWALS Mission: updated and explained.
  4. Next meetings
    1. Board Meeting 7:30 PM 7 October 2015, IHOP Adel
    2. Annual Meeting 7:00 PM 6 July 2016, IHOP Adel
  5. Treasurer
    1. Income
    2. Current Balances
    3. Upcoming Payments
    4. Current Commitments
    5. Grants
    6. Fundraising to hire executive director https://sites.google.com/site/wwalswatersheds/staff
    7. Annual Budget
  6. Committees, see http://wwals.com/blog/about/committees/. Please send committee reports to board before the board meeting.
    1. Membership Committee
      Newsletter, measurable goals, new members.
    2. Alapaha River Water Trail Committee
      Road signs, kiosks, and fundraising.
    3. Withlacoochee River Water Trail Committee
      Mapping, new members, and fundraising.
    4. Outings Committee
      Past and upcoming outings.
    5. Events Committee
      Past and upcoming events. Can we restart events with speakers?
    6. Public Relations Committee
      PR, news, websites, facebook, twitter, YouTube.
    7. Committee for opposition to Sabal Trail methane pipeline
      Anti-fracking in Georgia?
      Valdosta wastewater situation ongoing questions and monitoring
      Agricultural land bought by west coast investors
  7. External organizations
    1. WWALS Watershed Coalition, a WATERKEEPER® Affiliate
    2. Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council
    3. Georgia Water Coalition
    4. Georgia River Network
    5. (national) River Network
    6. Lowndes County Democratic Party environmental issues meeting
  8. Other Business
  9. Adjourn

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