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Monthly Steering Committee Minutes for 2005


OMVNA Steering Committee Meeting
January 10, 2005

Officers Attending

Chair - Velva Rowell
Treasurer - Aaron Grossman
Member-at-Large - Erin Sanders
Community Liaison - Tom Matula
Secretary - Kim Copher
Newsletter - Nikol Jackson

Officers Not Attending

Vice Chair - Ken Rosenberg
Member-at-Large - Jamil Shaikh

1. Introductions and Announcements

  • Guests
    • Maria Senn, Church of Scientology
    • Stella Warlick, Church of Scientology
  • Secretary to be in charge of correspondence received
  • Discussion to move February Meeting away from Valentines Day not met with consensus
  • Next meeting February 14, 2005

2. Approval of Minutes

  • December Minutes changes proposed to approve February Meeting
  • January Meeting Minutes to approve February Meeting

3. CERT and Financial Update

Financial Update

  • Total OMVNA $6377 (CERT $0)
  • Aaron sent financial data for last 12 months
  • Cost of Newsletter $310 x 8 issues
  • Treasurer’s records date back to January 1999 (started at ~$1,000)
  • Discussion that ~$6,000 is what we want to maintain for 2 years without income


  • Proposal from Aaron for $150 to replenish funds
  • Break-in update and discussion regarding stolen PA System
  • Motion by Kim to move $300 to CERT for incidentals – Second by Erin. Motion passed.
  • CERT currently has stockpile of kits for 6-7 people
  • 24 volunteers attended General CERT Meeting along with visitors form Monte Loma and Cuesta Park
  • Grant is good through June therefore sufficient for one more training

4. Newsletter

  • Currently have 3 articles for the next issue
  • Main advertisers have renewed
  • CityCar Share in Mountain View no longer exists – therefore no need for future ads
  • Kim Copher, Coldwell Banker agent, willing to submit ad if needed
  • Tom Matula to finalize Wells Fargo discussions for future ad space

5. General Meeting

  • Scheduled for Saturday, February 5, 1-3pm, Multi-use Room at Landels School
  • Landels School Cost is $50 to lock and unlock
  • Aaron to request to borrow PA System from Boris
  • Program Discussion
    • Storyteller cannot attend
    • Nancy Blockman has been requested re: Google for kids
    • Ken’s wife – as a back-up plan
    • Suggestions for kids entertainment

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 pm.

Submitted by Secretary,
Kim Copher

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