Sonoma County Pagan Network

     Meeting Minutes for January 14, 2018
Held @ Lilith De Anu's residence, Santa Rosa, California

Present: Helen/Hawk (President), Bruce /Thermal (Treasurer), Ben /Terra (Secretary), Leeanen Sidhe, Jeannie and Lilith.

- Meeting opens @ 12:00 pm

- Ben reads December 2017 SCPN Board Meeting Minutes and Bruce motions to accept the December2017 SCPN Board Meeting Minutes, Leeanen 2nds motion, unanimously passed.

         Treasurer's Report (Bruce):

-          Summary for December (2017) - January (2018): Treasurer's monthly report for January 2018 states that; SCPN started with $1395.28 (as of December 10, 2017) and finished the monthly cycle with $1462.33 (as of January 14, 2018).

-          Note: January 2018 Treasurer's Report is to be approved at February 2018 SCPN Board meeting (and subsequently posted) after the Treasurer (Bruce) makes some adjustments/modifications to the format used in the Treasurer's Report.

-          SCPN Board members would like to acknowledge the Treasurer's ongoing hard work and for putting up with the other sometimes picky SCPN Board members.


         Other Activities:

-          SCPN Board's monthly meeting will now be held at Lilith De Anu's residence unless otherwise noted, in which case the SCPN will meet at the Coffee Katz in Sebastopol. Paid SCPN members are free to join SCPN Board meetings at Lilith's and non-members can join as a guest of active SCPN Board members.

-          Treasurer's financial monthly report will now be done from the first of the month to the first of the following month and not from one monthly board meeting to the next. This will result in a possibility of financial activity that may be conducted in the early part of any given month and not be shown in the same months. Treasurer's report which concludes at the change of the two adjacent months but be shown in the subsequent month. The Treasurer will make a note of any financial activity that occurs from the first of the month to the date of the subsequent SCPN Board meeting in the Treasurer's report at the aforementioned monthly SCPN Board meeting.


-          January 2018: Jeannie Armstrong to give a presentation on "Christo-Paganism".

-          February 2018: SCPN movie night.

-          March 2018: Gretchen Williams to give a presentation on spellwork with tarot cards.

-          April 2018: Niki to give a presentation on building faerie houses.


         Action Items (To do list):

-          Shay's books to be placed or located in the LBAG book shelves / library system.

-          Leeanen to do a redesign of SCPN business card.

-          Discuss researching accepting payments via smart-phones using an app that is a credit card reader.

-          Discuss how to expand membership.

-          Discuss the possibility of implementing the ability to make cauldron donations electronically.

-          Revisit the issue of purchasing $35.00 gadget "Chromecast" that makes the SCPN projector compatible with contemporary electronic device(s).

-          Can SCPN Board members make, purchase provide services as incentive(s) for SCPN membership.

-          In 2018, start recruiting Div Night readers in September (2018). Possible locations/events in which to connect with potentially willing readers to donate their time for one evening for the SCPN could be Sonoma County's annual Mystic Fair and the weekly "mini fair" at SOFA (south of A Street in Santa Rosa). Propose to prospective readers that they can use SCPN's Div Night event as a venue in which hand out their business cards or other literature pertaining to their crafts/businesses.

-          Ben to develop an Excel spread-sheet for Bruce to record and tally membership information (in reference to the SCPN's "3 point program".

-          Ben to bring copy of previous months completed minutes and to do a vote to accept the completed minutes.

SCPN Board meeting adjourns at 3:15 pm.