Common Ground Board of Directors Agenda: Annual Meeting August 24


PLEASE NOTE: In order to comply with adjusted CT Open Meeting laws, this Zoom meeting will be recorded and posted on the Common Ground website


New Haven Ecology Project

Board Meeting Agenda

August 24th, 2020

Annual Meeting


Scheduled Zoom meeting: CG Board of Directors Meeting

Time: August 24th  05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Business Requiring Approval (5:30)                    

Board Member Transitions (5:45)

  • Accepting the Resignations of Mike Doolittle and Wendy Battles after many years of service
  • Appointment of Ex-officio Board members
    • Monica Maccera Filppu – Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Brian Springsteen – Teacher Representative (voting)
    • Terri Snell – Parent Representative (voting)
    • Anthony Mitchell and Christopher Albert – student members (voting)
  • Election of Officers for SY 2020-2021
    • Bob Parker Co-Chair
    • Babz Rawls Co-Chair
    • Beth Klingher Treasurer
    • Errol Saunders Secretary

Board Priorities for SY 2020-2021 (in Executive Session) (6:00)

  • Finance
    • Finance Committee Membership for SY 2020-2021
  • School Committee
    • Role and meeting schedule of School Committee 

Meeting Schedule for SY 2020-2021 (6:45)

  • Meetings of the full board (4th Monday of each month at 5:30 pm – except as noted
    • Monday, September 28th
    • Monday, October 26th
    • Monday, November 23rd
    • Monday, December 21st (one week early because of holiday break)
    • Monday, January 25th
    • Monday, February 22nd
    • Monday, March 22nd
    • Monday, April 26th
    • Monday, May 24th
    • Monday, June 28th 
  • Committee meetings
    • Finance 3rd Monday of each month to prepare for full board meeting
    • Governance
    • Development
    • School Committee  

Adjourn (7:00)

Next Meeting:

Monday, September 28th: 5:30 pm

Public Participation: 

Because this is the annual meeting – with a focus on board planning, there will be no public comment. This is an open meeting and the public is welcome to attend.


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