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Board Meetings

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Semi-Annual Meetings

The next Board meeting will take place on Sunday, October 26 in Raleigh, NC. An agenda and other info will be posted closer to the date.

Past Board of Trustee meetings

Board Information

2013 Board Telephone Meeting Calendar

CALL IN NUMBER: 1-712-775-7300
Use this number unless otherwise noted on your agenda

 

Date & Time Board Agendas, Materials, & Minutes
1/25, 8:00 Board/telephone  Agenda & materials
2/22, 8:00 Board/telephone  Agenda & materials
3/29, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials
5/31, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials  
6/28, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials  
7/26, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials  
8/30, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials  
9/27, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials and Memo
 
10/27, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials  
11/22, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials  
12/20, 8:00 Board/telephone Agenda & materials

2013 Committee Meeting Calendar
Use this number unless otherwise noted on your agenda

Date & Time Committee Agendas, Materials, & Minutes
1/14, 9:00 Development Committee  Agenda & materials
1/28, 9:00 Finance Committee  Agenda & materials
2/10, 10:00 Marketing Committee Agenda & materials, notes
2/25, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials  
3/25, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials  
4/17, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials,with revised 2009 projection
 
4/22, 10:00 Marketing Committee Agenda & materials, notes  
5/27, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials  
6/9, 10:00 Marketing Committee Agenda & materials, notes
6/24, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials
7/22, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials
8/11, 10:00 Marketing Committee Agenda & materials, notes
8/19, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials
9/23, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials
10/13, 10:00 Marketing Committee Agenda & materials, notes
10/28, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials
11/25, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials
12/8, 10:00 Marketing Committee Agenda & materials, notes
12/16, 9:00 Finance Committee Agenda & materials

Committee Information

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Committee of the Whole

Mandate: Meets twice a year in person and bi-monthly or as needed by teleconference. The chief policy making body of the organization. Reviews reports from the other committees and from the Executive Director; strategic planning; provides fiscal oversight and carries a substantial responsibility for fundraising.

Membership: Read(Chair), Brody, Secretary, Haydt, Vice Chair, Russo, Treasurer

Meetings:
See calendar for upcoming meetings and meeting materials

Executive Committee

Mandate: This is the chief coordinating committee for the board, mapping out how the board’s business should be conducted, setting agendas, and organizing the activities of the other committees. The Executive Director often brings to it problems needing rapid resolution.

Membership: Read(Chair), Brody, Haydt, Russo (Staff: Markatos-Soriano)

Meetings:
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Finance, Personnel, and Budget Committee

Mandate: The Finance Committee is responsible for monitoring the fiscal health of the ECGA on a monthly basis and for preparing and presenting the annual operating budget and any mid-year budget modifications for Board approval at the November meeting. The Committee recommends financial policies, procedures and controls to the EC and/or Board for approval and serves as the audit committee for the ECGA. It reviews job descriptions and recommends salary ranges for all staff to the board, and evaluates the Executive Director, and handles grievances when board involvement is necessary.

Membership: Russo (Chair), Read, Flink, & Haydt (Staff: Markatos-Soriano)

Meetings:
See calendar for upcoming meetings and meeting materials

Governance, Nominations, and Planning Committee

Mandate: The Governance Committee identifies, screens and recommends the best candidates to fill vacancies on the Board of Trustees. These nominees are presented for election by the members (normally at the fall Members meeting.) It also nominates a slate of officers for election by the BOT at the fall Board Meeting. The Committee also develops a recruitment and orientation program and materials for new directors and for officers. It also makes recommendations to the Board Chair for membership on the Trail Council and the Advisory Board. This committee also is responsible for by law changes via a subcommittee on by laws. And, it has primary responsibility for strategic planning.

Membership: Read(Chair), Brody, Barret, Read, Russo (Staff: Markatos-Soriano)

Meetings:
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Development Committee

Mandate: This committee has primary responsibility for ensuring that the Alliance is adequately funded to carry out its mission. It oversees the planning and coordination of fundraising efforts including corporate sponsorship, foundation and government grants, membership dues, annual appeals and major donor campaigns and other fund raising efforts. In 2008 it will focus on developing a 5-10 year funding strategy.

Membership: Brody (Chair), Desrosiers, Maleady, Mitchell (Staff: Markatos-Soriano)

Meetings:
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Membership Subcommittee

Mandate: This Subcommittee of the Development Committee provides guidance on membership policies including dues levels, member benefits and fund sharing with state committees.

Membership: Brody Chair, Newman, (Staff: Markatos-Soriano, West)

Meetings:
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Marketing Committee

Mandate: This newly formed committee is responsible for guiding the development of a marketing plan for the ECG. It subsumes the previous Branding Committee whose mandate is to guide ECG policies and actions as they impact our brand. The work of the Marketing Committee will feed into the strategic plan and also into ongoing programs being implemented by staff.

Membership: Mitchell (Chair), Barrett, Maleady, & Brody (Staff: Markatos-Soriano)

Meetings:
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Trail Council

Mandate: Oversight for trail development to ensure good progress on annual Blueprint for Action goals, resolution of trail policy and routing issues, and administration of trail designations.

Membership: Mitchell(Co-Chair), Read, Barrett, Secretary.(Staff: Weis, Markatos-Soriano)

Meetings:
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