Meeting Minutes 1/28/15

The officers of The Koinon held their first every meeting on January 28th, 2015.

The minutes can be found here

The text can also be read below:

Meeting of the Officers of the Koinon, 28 January 2015

  • Meeting called to order at 19:05 CST.
    • Present at the Meeting:
      • Conor Davis, President.
      • Jesse Garrison, Vice President.
      • Emily Kamp, Secretary.
      • Jessica Orsini, Voting Board Member.
      • Suz Thackston, Founding Member.
    • Suggestions for ongoing projects:
      • Conor brings up MadGastronomer’s suggestion of a resource library.
        • Conor suggests 3 people working on that so as not to use up too much manpower, given our numbers (7 people so far)
        • Festival resources, or myth resources? Festivals seems to meet with more approval, though results are mixed.
        • Conor suggests discussing sooner festivals: Theogamia, Anthesteria.
        • What does a festival resource library entail?
          • Background information on the festival
          • Written ritual formats/scripts
          • Possible multiple ritual scripts, of varying degrees of eclecticism/reconstructionism and styles.
        • Suz volunteers to do a write-up on the upcoming Theogamia ritual.
        • Emily volunteers to do a write-up on the upcoming Anthesteria ritual.
      • Jessica suggests a Charities Committee as soon as we hit a certain (as yet unspecified) membership threshold.
        • Conor motions to revisit Charities Committee as soon as we reach 15 members; Jessica seconds.
        • By unanimous Yea vote, motion passes.
      • Jessica suggests looking into 501(c)7 of Texas law, regarding incorporation of nonprofit organizations expecting <$10,000 US per year in donations.
        • Conor motions to table discussion of incorporation until late July. Jessica seconds.
        • By unanimous Yea vote, motion passes.
      • Possible networking options:
        • Hellenion – Suz Thackston as contact.
        • Thiasos of the Starry Bull – Emily Kamp as contact.
        • Wild Hunt?
        • com – Conor Davis as contact.
        • Edward Butler?
        • Patheos?
      • Membership meeting set up for Friday, 30 January 2015, at 19:00 CST.
      • Jessica motions to adjourn at 18:40 CST. Motion is seconded and passes by unanimous vote.

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