Board Minutes (2017-01-24)
Minutes for January 24, 2017 Governance Board Meeting
Meeting opened in prayer at 7:05 P.M.
Governance Board Members - Jeff Floerke, Dale Brauer, Wayne VanderVelde, Bill Birk, Ken Lash, Bev Rauch
Senior Pastor - Pr. Paul Strand
Senior Leadership Team - Mistee Plattner
Governance Board Members - Tim Griffin
Minutes of the December 20, 2016 meeting were accepted.
Acceptance of Resignation:
Resignation due to job change of Tim Griffin was accepted.
Finance report was discussed
Policy Monitoring Report:
Policy review of 3.4 was discussed with data and questions from the google document filled in by the board members. We all agreed this was a tool to help all of us better understand our policies. Mistee provided us with Policy 3.3 for next month.
Senior Pastor's Report:
Pastor Strand reported on the budget process and stated that without any staff cuts, but no pay raises he was looking at a small surplus budget. More work is needed. He is requesting ministry reports for voters ‘ packet. Discussion of Voters Assembly motion for approval of Jerry Gliege’s contract position.
Jeff Schroeder from Sassetti, LLC CPA firm recommended a late October /Nov audit. Allows enough time to gather all information. We can save money if we do some of the fact gathering in house. Bill Birk will request a contract and scope of work.
Nominating Committee Report:
The Nominating Committee has set their timeline for nominations ending on February 26.
Strategic Direction was discussed and tabled till we meet with John Holm on January 28th for more clarification.
Delta Sonic Direction:
Delta Sonic Direction was discussed and tabled till we meet with John Holm on January 28th for more clarification.
John Holm retreat follow-up discussion:
The Saturday retreat with John Holm was discussed. Time 9-3 and lunch from Jimmy Johns.
Executive Session Followe
Closed at 8:45 P.M.