Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC RADIO IN MID-AMERICA (PRIMA)
Board Conference Call
September 6, 2011
Present: Tom Hunt, Christina Kuzmych, Cleve Callison, Paul Maassen, Dan Skinner, Bill Wheelhouse, Dorie Vallillo
I. Meeting began at 1:33 Eastern Time
II. Update on Planning For October PRIMA Conference
Christina Kuzmych reported on Conference Agenda as it now stands. The board discussed the need to promote registration for the conference. Individual board members will send out reminders to register to the membership and will also emphasize emphasize the scholarship opportunities
III. Update and Proposed Combined “Super-Regional” Meeting
The board discussed how this could enhance the system but suggested that the event be kept streamlined and topic-focused the first time out, with room to grow in subsequent years.
IV. Nominations Committee Report
Dan Skinner presented a report on behalf of Committee Chair Tim Singleton. The Committee has prepared a slate of candidates. Work is still on-going to generate a candidate for the Treasurer position. A slate of candidates will be distributed to the membership by the end of the day.
V. Bylaws Committee Report
On behalf of Bylaws Committee Chair Patty Cahill, Dan Skinner presented the proposed changes in language for review by the board. The board agreed with the wording changes. The proposed changes will be distributed to the membership today.
VI. NPR Representation Issue Discussion
Issues relating to Public Radio representation were discussed. They will be discussed further at the PRIMA Annual Meeting.
VII. Meeting adjourned at 2:47 p.m. Eastern Time
Respectfully submitted by Dan Skinner on behalf of Al Bartholet, PRIMA Secretary