Monday, 22 FEB 2016

Monday, 22 FEB 2016

Attendees: Will Charnock (Chairman), Christian Koch (Vice Chairman), Gabe Cole (Executive Director/Secretary), Chris Malayter (Director), Vinay Nagpal (Director),  Richard Wolfram (Attorney), Joseph Perez (Membership)

Not present: Greg Hankins (Treasurer), Josh Snowhorn (Director), Dave Temkin (Director), Hank Steenman (IXP), Eli Scher (DC)

Commenced 11:04 AM EST

Motion to Approve Previous Meeting Minutes: Approved

1. Executive Director Update

  • Discussed events for speaking and presentation – de-emphasize data center vendor events in favor of network and data center owner events; consider NANOG, but PC may not want a data center track.
  • Reviewed AMS system progress.
  • Updated initial AIS assumptions – will send out an email with initial findings prior to the next MTG.

2. Chairman Update

  • None.

3. Treasurer Update (via email)

  • QBO setup complete; integrated with BofA, PayPay, manually created invoices; generated balance sheet and P&L with A/R for January; purchased annual subscription; received accountant estimate for quarterly review.
  • Updated draft finance policy, will send to membership for comment ASAP with quarterly reporting proposal.
  • Large A/R backlog, will help with Gabe as needed on outstanding invoices.
  • Random small housekeeping tasks still to be done, work with Chris next week to update BofA signature cards.

4. Old Business

  • Finance Policy – hold until Greg returns.
  • Bylaw Modifications – discuss at board working session.
  • AIS/AGM – see note under ED update.
  • Board Member CA – not discussed.
  • Board Offsite – To be confirmed tomorrow, including location, let Christian know travel arrangements so he can arrange a board dinner before or after.
  • Board Liaisons to Committees – Need non-officers to volunteer, Will to follow-up.

5. Committee Reports

  • IXP Committee
  • No representative, but Will has asked Henk to speed selection of new chairman.
  • DC Committee
  • Eli re-elected chair.
  • Internap in final review, awaiting response on some questions, hopefully out to public comment next week.
  • Marketing Committee
  • Two candidates for chair, Vinay will move the process along.
  • Once chair in place will re-evaluate jfg and IMPR relationships.
  • Discussed reducing or eliminating IMPR retainer.
  • Membership Committee
  • Joe re-elected chair.
  • Chris Phillips and Eric Olsen have volunteered to help with AMS adoption.
  • General Committee Updates
  • None.

6. New Business

  • iMPR Retainer Terminatio
  • Consensus to transition to a fee for service model and eliminate the retainer.
  • Refocus PR efforts on fewer and more detailed press releases and tweets written internally
  • Slack & Organizational Communication
  • Implemented for board.
  • Committee chairs should contact Christian to get members on board.

Adjourned at 11:59 AM EST.