New Deal Café
Board of Directors
March 1, 2006
Present: Richard McMullen, Bill Wilkerson, Ronnie Scotkin, Joyce Abell
Others: Ellen Siegel (General Manager), Brett Fishburne
The meeting was called to order by Richard McMullen at 7:07 p.m. He restated that the purpose of the meeting was to fill the vacancy on the board as per the by-laws. He reported that Diana McFadden has not been able to produce proof of her membership in the cooperative for six months prior to the election as she had promised, and was therefore disqualified. A plurality of the board, defined by the by-laws as 50% or more of the remaining board members, is required to fill a vacancy.
Motion: Nominate Maria Sylvia Miller to fill the vacancy.
Moved: Bill Wilkerson Second: Ronnie Scotkin Carried: 2-2
Motion: Reconsider the previous motion.
Moved: Ronnie Scotkin Second: Joyce Abell Carried: 3-1
Motion: Nominate Brett Fishburne to fill the vacancy.
Moved: Ronnie Scotkin Second: Joyce Abell Carried: 3-0
The meeting was adjourned at 7:44 p.m.