Meetings/October 12 2012/Minutes


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October 12, 2012

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Minne✱, a Minnesota not for profit corporation (the “Company”) was held on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at approximately 7:30 a.m. central time at the 8thBridge, Inc. offices located at 110 North 5th Street, Suite 420, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The following members of the Company’s Board of Directors, constituting the entire Board of Directors, were present and participated in the meeting:

Luke Francl (via phone),
Ben Edwards,
Adrienne Peirce,
Kevin Spreng,
Jim Bernard,
Sona Mehring, and
Jamie Thingelstad

Jamie Thingelstad, acted as chairman of the meeting, and Adrienne Peirce acted as secretary of the meeting. A quorum of the directors being present, the meeting was called to order.

Board Actions

The August 10th Board Meeting Minutes were approved.

Director and Officers Insurance

Directors and Officers insurance has been purchased and issued.

Recap of MinneBarBQ 3

Details and suggestions related to the MinneBarBQ 3 on September 9, 2012, were discussed. Specifically the food truck worked well. Future BarBQs could include more games or other features to encourage more families/ kids.

Recap of Rochester MinneDemo

The Rochester MinneDemo event on October 11th was discussed. The event was considered a success and drew around 140 attendees. Future investment in outstate demo events requires further discussion.

Financial Update

General financial status was discussed. Form 990 has been completed and is ready for review. Possible solutions for bookkeeping and other administrative support were discussed.

Board Strategy Session

A board strategy session is to be scheduled for sometime in the remaining 2012. Further information will be shared on format and content.

Schedule and Events

Jamie will publish a schedule of board meetings for 2013. One more MinneDemo event in 2012 is the current target. Consideration of venues for MinneBar was also discussed.

There being no further business to consider, upon motion duly made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 9:00 a.m.

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