Board of Directors

Regular Meeting -- August 17, 2012

The Board of Directors held its regular monthly meeting at 2007 Bert Avenue, Austin, TX 78704, starting at 2:45 pm. The following directors (constituting a quorum of the full board) were present at the meeting: President Kathy Lee, Vice President Tamara Vogt, Secretary Pam Chambers, Treasurer Penny Chambers (by phone) and Laine Morales. Robert McGarey (Executive Director) was also present at the meeting.

Reading of Mission Statement and Approval of Minutes

The Mission Statement was read aloud at the beginning of the meeting. Minutes from the previous meeting were read aloud. The minutes were then approved as read.

Executive Director's Report

Finances. He sold a power chair yesterday for $900 and on Monday a $750 chair is going to be sold. So things are looking up. And it would be good to get more clients. This summer we have been paid up on mortgage and bills. Summer is notoriously slow for business.Rents are going up all over town next year, so we will be upping the rent for the two rentals on the property.Kathy talks about getting some of the people around town who give workshops and talks to invite them to rent out a room. at the Center.

IRS Reports. The 990s were sent on time. What a relief! Fritz took 3 or so hours to go over themas a CPA, and we are grateful.

Volunteers. Stephanie, Chris Jamison, Brenda and Natsu has been doing the books and doing very well. Asks us to do whatever we can do to. get out the word on Facebook, since he doesn't do Facebook. Kathy talks about her friends and having them like the Center's page.

Since there was no further business, the meeting adjourned at around 3:54 pm.