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Executive Committee Minutes, June 18, 2018

Executive Committee
Monday, June 18, 2018
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Members Present: Kerri Eaker, Aldea LaParr, Alex McArthur, Cheryl Powell, Nessie Siler
Members Absent: Amanda Bergen, Wing Ng
Staff Present: JoAnn Toomey

I. Call to Order

Chair Alex McArthur opened the meeting of the Executive Committee (EC) and welcomed the members calling in.

II. Approval of Minutes

The draft minutes of the May 21, 2018 Executive Committee were reviewed.

MOTION: Nessie Siler made a motion to approve the May 21, 2018 minutes. Aldea LaParr seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

III.  Financial Report and Expenses/Match Update

JoAnn Toomey reviewed the financial reports for the NCCDD. Currently, all anticipated funds for FFYs 2017-2019 have been identified to be spent, pending Council approval. Alex McArthur asked if the members had any questions and there were none.

IV. Council Meeting/Member Survey or Agenda Review

Alex McArthur reviewed the draft August Council meeting agenda. Kerri Eaker asked when the “save the date” announcement was going to be sent out via all social media. JoAnn Toomey informed the EC that David Ingram was working on final edits with Devika Rao of O’Neill Communications, and that it should be “blasted” out this afternoon. Kerri Eaker also reminded the EC that it will be Vicki Smith’s last Council meeting before she retires and that she should be recognized for her service during the August meeting. The EC members agreed with this plan.

V. Conference Funding Requests

The members reviewed a request from VAE Raleigh (Visual Art Exchange) for an event titled, “The EVERYDAY: disabled, universal, audacious”, being held August 2-5, 2018 at the Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh to fund a speaker’s fee and travel expenses in the amount of $2,973.95. Alex McArthur recused herself from the discussion and vote since she is on the VAE board.

MOTION: Nessie Siler made a motion to approve funding the event titled, “The EVERYDAY: disabled, universal, audacious”, being held August 2-5, 2018 at the Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh in the amount of $2,973.95, to fund one speaker’s fee and travel expenses. Aldea LaParr seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

VI. Personal Services Contract Review/Approval

There are no personal services contracts to approve at this time.

VII. Ad Hoc Committees/Updates

There was no new business to report at this time since the Council members were updated at the May meeting.

VIII. Other

Alex McArthur updated the EC members regarding the performance review for Chris Egan. Alex and Anna Cunningham will be working together to compile the results. She said that there has been more participation than ever before so there is some very good data. Once the information has been compiled, Alex will review the results with Chris.

Alex asked JoAnn Toomey to update the members on the In-House ADA initiative. JoAnn asked the members to consider approving a no-cost extension to this in-house initiative so that it will align with the end date of the external ADA Fiscal Intermediary initiative of September 15, 2018.

MOTION: Cheryl Powell made a motion to approve a no-cost extension to the In-House ADA initiative to September 15, 2018. Nessie Siler seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

JoAnn also updated the members that the Employment RFA’s application due date has been extended to August 6th.

IX. Adjourn

Alex McArthur asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting.

MOTION: Aldea LaParr made a motion to adjourn. Kerri Eaker seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Next EC Meeting: June 18th

Upcoming 2018 EC Meetings–10:00 AM-12:00 PM: August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17


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