Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: January 2021

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Monday, January 4, 2021
5-7:30 pm


Due to COVID-19, this board meeting will be held online only. Shareholders are welcome to participate. Please contact Board Administrator (phone below) or for link to join.
Board Administrator: 802-246-2820 or 802-257-0236, ext. 820
NOTE: Next Board Meeting: February 1, 2021


Time Topic Board Action/ Outcome Leader
5:00 Soft start – How’s it going?

Comments on the Annual Mtg.

Chat All
(15 min.)
5:15 Official Start of Board meeting
(10 min.) Welcome New Board members and Visitors Listen Facilitator
Agenda Review Comment Facilitator
Approve December meeting minutes (12/7/20) Motion to accept; vote Facilitator
5:25 Shareholder Input Listen/Comment Facilitator
(15 min.) Any shareholder guests to share what’s on their mind; Jon’s data on shareholder feedback; any other shareholder feedback
5:40 Retreat Reflections/Outcomes Participate Facilitator
(15 min.) See report from Thane, Sarah’s notes and any responses from Board members
5:55 GM Monitoring Reports – QII 5 Continued Operations; QII 7 Communication to Board Comment Judy
(10 min.)
6:05 GM: Updates Listen/Ask questions GM
(15 min.) Packet to include any communications from Sabine to either or both Board and Shareholders in chronological order
Board: Monitoring Reports – QIII 1 Board/Management Relations; QIII 2 Delegation to GM Participate Facilitator
(15 min.)
6:25 Preparation for Upcoming Monitoring
GM: QII 2 Financial Condition & Activities Ask questions Facilitator
(5 min.) Board: QIII 3 GM Job Contribution & QIII 4 Monitoring Management Performance Ask questions Facilitator
6:30 Board Committees Facilitator
(20 min) o   Shareholder Engagement
o   Board Member Recruitment
o   Policy & Bylaws
o   Ends Ad Hoc committee Beth
Reminders and FYI Facilitator
FFT: Feb. Due 1/4 Tamara; March Due 2/8 Denise
CBLD: Date/Who is registered
6:50 Meeting Outcomes
(5 min) What would you tell a shareholder about this meeting? Share All
6:55 EXECUTIVE SESSION (See Bylaw Article 6, Policy QIV2)
(15 min) Discuss open Board seat: unexpired 2 years of Grace’s 3-year term Discuss President
7:10 Closing
(10 min) For you – what went well or not so well? What is one thing you’re taking away from our meeting?
Parking Lot, 2020-21:
2020 Committees
Bylaws and Policies
Board Member Recruitment
Shareholder Engagement
Ends Taskforce (Beth)