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Board of Directors
Meeting Minutes
Meeting date: 11/20/2013

Call to order:

A Regular meeting of the Board of directors of EMS, was held at 687 McKinley street, Suite #2, Eugene OR on Nov 20th, 2013. The meeting convened at 6:15 PM, Rick Osgood, presiding, and Clif Cox secretary.

Board Members in attendance: Clif, Rick, Kassie, Bob
Board Members not in attendance: Kevin

Quorum present? Yes

Also Present Were: Ben, His kids, and Mechelle.

Approve agenda, and previous minutes.


  1. Approve the agenda
  2. Review previous meeting minutes
  3. Space search report
  4. Report on AAA
  5. Discussion on setting pass threshold for raising the dues.

Approval of Agenda: Motion was made by Clif, and seconded by Rick to approve this meeting's proposed agenda (as amended?)

Unanimous approval.

Motion carried.

Approval of minutes: Motion was made by Bob , and seconded by Rick to approve the minutes (as amended) of the 11/6/2013 meeting.

Unanimous approval.

Motion carried.

Space report

Talk about Wilson space. We are still waiting for responses to our LOIs on Next step, and 1010 Tyinn. Plan a trip to Wilson for members to check it out.

AAA Report

There is a person wanting to do robotics and CS in his school academy of arts and academics in Springfield, they would like to work with us to mentor this / these student(s). Open questions; would there be revenue sharing? It is an awesome idea. It would look great for our PR.

Discussion on threshold to pass a dues increase.

Some discussion, looks like we will stay at 75%.

Related motion:

MOTION - Kassie moved, and Rick Seconded that:The Family discount be amended to remove the requirement for a minor, and the the it be reworded to refer to full and half price memberships.

Unanimous approval.

Motion Carried

Action Items:


  • Keep working with AAA to iron out the details of our collaboration.


  • Advertise our new family discount!


  • Announce 6PM 26th Get ready for the opening of the Polls
  • Update family plan in policy document.
  • Amend last meeting minutes to include Kevin in LOI vote.




Rick moved for adjournment, Seconded by Bob.

Unanimous, the meeting was adjourned at 19:23 PM.

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