Draft Agenda, WWALS Board, 2016-01-13

Draft Agenda
WWALS Board of Directors
7:30 PM Wednesday January 13, 2016
IHOP, Adel, GA

Board meetings are open to the public. To attend by telephone, contact wwalswatershed@gmail.com for the number.

WWALS Board members are listed in www.wwals.net/about/board: John S. Quarterman (President, PR, Pipeline), Dave Hetzel (Ambassador), Garry Gentry (Secretary), Gretchen Quarterman (Treasurer and Membership), Bret Wagenhorst, Chris Mericle (Outings and Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail), and Al Browning. For other committee chairs and members, see www.wwals.net/about/committees.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Secretary
    1. Agenda Review: Additions and Changes
    2. Approve Minutes of October 14, 2015 WWALS Board Meeting
    3. Menu of Opportunities for board members
      See board and committee application linked into Board web page.
      Other WWALS members please also volunteer.
    4. Next WWALS Board Meeting 7:30 PM, April 13, 2016, IHOP Adel
  3. 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
  4. Committees, see /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 and Little 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 Florida and Georgia
      Valdosta wastewater situation ongoing questions and monitoring
      Agricultural land bought by west coast investors
  5. 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. Other Business
  7. Adjourn