Sonoma County Pagan Network

Meeting Minutes for Jan. 8, 2012

10:30 am in Sebastopol, Coffee Cats Café


Present: Bruce (Thermal) Willey (Treas.), Oberon Zell (OZ) (Sec’y.), Susan

Small (Events Coord.), Lilith Berkana De'Anu


Absent: Helen/Hawk (Pres.), Storm Goranson


Susan takes the chair; calls meeting to order at 10:33


Old Business: Minutes of previous meeting (Dec. 11) read. 


MOTION: Bruce moves to approve Minutes as read. Lilith 2nd; passed.


Action items from last meeting:


·         Bruce will become PayPal signatory, using Exchange Bank as

go-between. NOT YET DONE.


·         Bruce will file FTB form 199N with the Franchise Tax Board ASAP.

DONE.


·         Bruce will tell SBE to apply this overpayment amount of $12.20 to

next year’s payment. DONE.


·         Helen will remind Lilith to submit report of number of SCPN

members to LBAGC ASAP. WILL DO TODAY.


·         Susan will coordinate with Helen, Lilith, and Leeanen to draft an

announcement of 30-day notice of dues change (to $30/yr.) and post it to

Yahoo list and email it to all members ASAP. NOT YET DONE.




Treasurer’s Report (Bruce)




Bank Account:            As of 12-11-11               1,739.61


                        No change in December


                                    As of  1-8-12                  1,739.61




Cash Box:                   As of 12-11-11                   78.44


            12-16-11 +64.24 Cauldron donations       142.68


                                    As of 1-8-12                      142.68




Gift card:                    As of 12-11-11                    36.89


            1-8-12 -7.95  Pay Crystaltech                     28.94


                                    As of 1-8-12

28.94




Paypal:                                    As of 12-11-11

122.00


            12-26-11 Dues paid 1 member                  147.00


                                    As of 1-8-12                      147.00




Totals:                         As of 12-11-11                1976.94




                        1-8-12              Bank:                  1,739.61


                                                Cash:

142.68


                                                Card:

28.94


                                                Paypal:

147.00


                                    As of 1-8-12                   2,058.23




Bruce filed gross receipts for 2010:                $1,191.95


                        For 2011 they are:                   $1,179.99




MOTION: Bruce moves to accept Treasurer’s Report. OZ 2nd; passed.




New Business: 




Events Calendar (Susan): 




·         February 24. Guests will be Conrad Bishop & Elizabeth Fuller of

the Independent Eye. Since our regular date for Feb. (the 17th) conflicts

with Pantheacon, we have changed to the following Friday, the 24th. 




·         March 16. OZ will present a hands-on playshop on “Making your own

Paleolithic Goddess figurine.” Air-drying clay and modeling tools will be

provided. A small donation for the clay would be appreciated.




·         April 20. Julie Ann Arbor




·         May 18. Lord Orion Foxwood (if he’s available). Otherwise, Loreon

Vigne of Isis Oasis. OZ will contact Orion. 




·         June 15. Wendy Rule (Australian Pagan bard) may be here in June.

OZ will contact her to see if she’ll be available to perform a concert for

SCPN on June 15.




·         Lilith needs contact info for Diana Paxson; OZ will get it to her.




·         Nicki Scully and Patrick McCollum were also discussed as potential

presenters. OZ will contact them.




·         Melissa Weaver. We’d like to invite Melissa Weaver of “Straw Into

Gold” to do a presentation on wheat-weaving in Jan. of 2013 so we can all

make wheat-weavings for Brigit.




Membership (Susan): www.SCPNmeetup.com site now has 22 members. We have one

sponsor: “Creative Journeys.” We would like to promote more

sponsorships—Susan will provide info on how to become a sponsor.




Promotions: OZ brought news-clipping from Saturday’s Post Dispatch section:

“Find Your Place of Worship.” Gave info to Susan to submit listing for SCPN.




Meeting adjourned at 12:00 noon.




SUMMARY OF ACTIONS:


·         Bruce will become PayPal signatory, using Exchange Bank as

go-between.


·         Lilith will submit report of number of SCPN members to LBAGC ASAP.


·         Susan will coordinate with Helen, Lilith, and Leeanen to draft an

announcement of 30-day notice of dues change (to $30/yr.) and post it to

Yahoo list and email it to all members ASAP! 


·         OZ will contact Orion Lord Orion Foxwood to see if he’s available

to present on May 18. (DONE 1/10)


·         OZ will contact Wendy Rule to see if she’ll be available to do a

concert for SCPN on June 15. (DONE 1/10)


·         OZ will get contact info for Diana Paxson to Lilith. (DONE 1/10)


·         OZ will contact Nicki Scully and Patrick McCollum as potential

presenters. (DONE 1/10)


·         Susan will provide info on how to become a sponsor of

www.SCPNmeetup.com.


·         Susan will submit listing for SCPN to appear in SR Post Dispatch

section: “Find Your Place of Worship.” 




Respectfully submitted,


Oberon Zell, Secretary