Archive:Board Meeting 04-27-2008

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Attendance

National Conference

  • Picked a date: October Friday 10th -> Monday the 13th 2008
  • Main day will be on Saturday
  • Social Activities / etc. on Friday
  • Sunday workshops / etc.

Where

  • Optimally West coast.
  • Probably San Francisco
  • Local Students
    • SF
    • Berekely
    • Reach out to department heads
  • Talk to Mozilla Foundation
  • Sponsors, etc.
  • Draft solicit e-mail
  • Berkeley, USC.

How

  • Organize care package things to be at conference.
    • Usual round of suspects
    • Berkman
    • Keep looking
    • Press freedom / ACLU / type orgs

Funding

  • Fred investigate leads with his friends :)
  • Elizabeth will do so as well
  • Tenative budget of ~$30k, covering:
    • Travel and accomodations
    • Soliciting students who need to come
    • Figuring criteria

Framing

  • Priority given to students
  • Reenforcing the global community of students for free culture activists
  • Learning about activism as a practice
  • Learning how to run clubs
  • Goal of 100 heads

Incorporation

  1. File
  2. E-mail update to chapters / discuss
    • How the remainder of drafted ByLaws will become internal policy
    • Diane Cabell is helping us.
  3. Bank Account
    • Elizabeth and Fred will do it in the next week or two
  4. 501(c)3
    • From this point forward we will be able to seek funding for the conference.
    • Intent to file, etc.