Board of Directors

Regular Meeting -- April 17, 2005

The Board of Directors held its regular monthly meeting at 2007 Bert Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78704, starting at 1 pm and began with a reading of the mission statement. The following directors (constituting a quorum of the full board) were present at the meeting: President Pam Latham (Oceanna), Vice President Pam Chambers, Treasurer Kathy Lee, and Secretary Owen McAleer. No directors were absent. Robert McGarey (Executive Director) was also present .

Reading of Mission Statement and Approval of Minutes

Minutes of the previous meeting (March 20, 2005) were read and approved as written.

President's Report

Oceanna announced that there will not be a board meeting in May. She also asked the board to keep in mind opportunities for getting help from local businesses and other non-profits that are similar to the HPC.


Pam reported that she was taking care of the watering around the property. Kathy Lee volunteered to help water the garden.

Executive Director's Report

Bob announced that Angela no longer works at the Center, and Eric Nelson and Stephanie Spradlin have been hired to do some work. We will hold a silent auction at the May 15 Consciousness Community picnic. Financials were not ready for this meeting, but will be ready soon. The Archives two year agreement for free rental space expires on May 18th and Miles will be submitting a new proposal. Finally, Bob reported that he called Mary Teague, president of the board of the Laos House, and invited her to the May 15 picnic.

Since there was no further business, the meeting adjourned at 3:20 pm.

Minutes submitted by Owen McAleer, Secretary, June 13, 2005.