MINUTES OF ROCKVILLE COMMUNITY NETWORK MEETING March 19, 1997 The meeting was called to order by Bob Skinner at 7:35 p.m. In attendance were Bob Ekman, John Herman, Stan Klein, David Mays, Roald Schrack, Barbara Skinner, Bob Skinner, and Thomas E. Thomas. Also present was Chris Medley. Minutes of the February 13, 1997, meeting were read and approved. A. Roald Schrack asked for Rocknet volunteers to participate as part of the technology action team at the Rockville Vision Action Fair on April 12 and 13 at City Hall, with an eye to recruiting visitors at the Fair for both the Vision program and Rocknet. Bob Ekman, John Herman, and Bob Skinner volunteered. B. Bob Skinner reported on his meeting with City Attorney Paul Glasgow with regard to organizational requirements. Two things needed: a charter, which Mr. Glasgow will prepare; and a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the members of Rocknet's Board of Directors. Because of a perception of conflict of interest, no City Council members should be on the Board. Board must be comprised of at least five voting members. Discussion resulted in the following: 1. Glennon Harrison and Bob Dorsey to be ex officio members of Board of Directors; 2. Membership of Board of Directors as of August 1, 1996, meeting of Randy Gentry, John Herman, Gail Wisan Muren, and Barbara Goldstein confirmed; 3. John Herman nominated Bob Skinner for Board membership with voting privileges; seconded by Bob Ekman; vote unanimous; 4. Stan Klein and Bob Ekman added as members of Board (nominated by Roald Schrack, seconded by John Herman; vote unanimous); 5. With no other nominations and no further discussion, vote cast approved Board structure unanimously; and 6. Board membership consists of the following: Bob Ekman Stan Klein Randy Gentry Gail Wisan Muren Barbara Goldstein Bob Skinner John Herman Ex Officio: Glennon Harrison, Bob Dorsey C. Discussion then followed concerning officers of Rocknet: 1. Bob Skinner nominated John Herman for Treasurer, seconded by Bob Ekman; vote unanimous; 2. Secretary: Barbara Skinner, as voted on in meeting of August 1, 1996; 3. Vice President: Bob Ekman 4. Gavel turned over to John Herman, who nominated Bob Skinner for President, seconded by Bob Ekman. There being no other nominations, vote was taken, unanimous. 5. Rocknet officers: President: Bob Skinner Vice President: Bob Ekman Treasurer: John Herman Secretary: Barbara Skinner D. Stan Klein moved that the President and Treasurer be authorized to establish a bank account upon Rocknet's incorporation; seconded by Bob Ekman. Vote taken, unanimous. Balance sheet (Form 1023) given to Treasurer. E. Chris Medley presented a draft of a brochure for Rocknet, saying she had a concept but needed help with contents; wanted group to review text. Group agreed that address on brochure should be "Rocknet, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850-2364" and Bob Ekman would be the focus point on the brochure. Suggestion made to distribute Rocknet brochure at Vision Action Fair. F. Stan Klein reported on threaded group software, e.g. Perl Script. G. Bob Ekman brought up subject of domain names: "www.Rockville.org" exists but is occupied by the City; suggestion made to ask City for funding in order to buy "www.Rocknet.org." H. John Herman: project priority for funding - ask for input, particularly as it relates to fund raising, including membership fees. Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.