Cleveland SPCA Board Of Directors To Meet On Tuesday

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The SPCA Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, at 7 p.m. in the Carmichael Room at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda for the meeting follows.

Agenda

I.  Call to Order-Board President (Betti Gravelle)

II. Roll call-Interim Secretary (Josh Serum)

III.  Approval of Minutes from Jan. 1, 2014 Board Meeting-Secretary (Josh Serum)

IV. Approval of Agenda

V. Renovation Update-Board President (Betti Gravelle)

VI.
Development/Communication Director’s Report (Beth Foster)

A.  Media Policy Proposal

B.   Fundraising Update

1.   Calendar Sales

2.    Membership Campaign

3.    Founders Campaign

C.   Grants Update

D.   Public Forum

VII. New Business

A. Appointment of Board Secretary

B. Appointment of Board Treasurer

C. Resolution Regarding Online Accounts (Josh Serum)

VIII. Old Businesses

A.  Bookkeeping/Payroll

B.  Microchip Program

C. Insurance

IX. Comments from Public

X. Announcements

XI. Adjourn

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