Financial Asset Development
November 7, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn, Raleigh, NC
Committee Members Present: Amanda Bergen, William Miller, Ryan Rotundo, Dan Smith, Teresa Strom (for DSS), Jim Swain, Dreama McCoy for Sherry Thomas, Kathie Trotter
Committee Members Absent: Dawn Allen, Anna Cunningham, Myron Gavin, Wing Ng, Dave Richard, Kelly Woodall
Staff/Contractors Present: Beth Butler, David Ingram, Pat Keul, Marquita Robertson, Travis Williams, Yadira Vasquez
Guests: Mary Herrera (DSP), Angelia Lightfoot (DAAS), Jada Haynes (The Collaborative)
Amanda Bergen called the committee into session, conducted introductions, honored Jim Swain for his commitment to the NCCDD, and reviewed the agenda and August meeting minutes. Dan Smith made a motion to approve the August Committee meeting minutes and Kathie Trotter seconded the motion. It was unanimously approved.
Project Prosperity: Marquita Robertson provided an update on Project Prosperity. Updates this quarter included information on:
Employment Collaborative: Beth Butler and Pat Keul, due to providing a PPT to the full Council, opened discussion for questions on the Employment Collaborative initiative. Questions were asked and answered, including questions from the Council’s ‘question cards’ that were completed and submitted to the FADC.
Inroads to Employment: Beth Butler and Pat Keul, due to providing a PPT to the full Council, opened discussion for questions on the Employment Collaborative initiative. Discussion included a need for the initiative to identify a second school system to fulfill the requirements of the grant, as well as potential solutions.
Discussion on RFAs and Continuation Funding Requests:
Discussion on the Benefits Counselling RFA included recommendations, as follows:
Financial Update: Yadira Vasquez presented on the NCCDD ‘Fiscal Report’ and there were no additional questions/comments.
Amanda Bergen provided reminders to the FADC to sign the conflict of interest documents and other forms for the NCCDD. Jim Swain made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Will Miller seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned by Amanda Bergen.