BOD Meeting Minutes 10/2015

San Diego County CISM Team

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

October 27, 2015 1630-1730

San Diego City Library, Tierrasanta Branch 4985 La Cuenta Drive
San Diego, CA 92124

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Call to Order Closed Session Open Session Public Comments OLD BUSINESS~

Approval of Minutes from September 23, 2015 meeting

MOTION: Collins SECOND: Briggs Aye___4


Treasure’s Report-tabled

  1. 1)  SDCISMT Bank Account Update- BAO TRUONG, VP of chase Bank is working with us on account. Needs Primary & secondary for Collins. Secondary for Duchow. Then account can be opened. CHASE has frozen everything until fraud investigation is completed.
  2. 2)  San Diego CISM Team Membership- Dissolve all membership other than the 5 sitting BOD Members, pending reorganization, restructuring and ratification of amended Bylaws, at which individuals may apply for membership.

SECOND: Arnold Aye___4


  1. 3)  California Secretary Statement of Information Update- No new news. Still in process. Returned check.
  2. 4)  AV Services- Letter from Felix for $2,000. Will provide IT Services and all AV equipment.
  3. 5)  AV Services AV 101 Felix (Lisa)MOTION: Collins SECOND: Briggs Aye___4


  1. 6)  Revision of SDCISM Team Bylaws Update- Date for Board Workshop: January 23, 2016, The Branch Office, 10:00am.
  2. 7)  Law Enforcement Actions Update- Sub-Committee to meet: (Fickas & Briggs) No- vember 3, 2015
  3. 8)  IRS Tax Status Update (Lance)- SDCISMT has tax exempt status. Disregard revocation letter. Current letter in our files stands. No new letter needed. Screen shot of status needed.
  4. 9)  San Diego County Fire Authority MOU Update (Dan)- tabled until after fire season

10) Community Outreach Activity- KLOVE offering 2 classes in San Diego sponsored (no cost to attendees). January 12-15 is date of classes. We will co-sponsor, coordinate, publi- cize & provide partial snacks. Cost of snacks to be co-sponsored by SDCISMT & Dinner for instructor one night.

MOTION: Collins SECOND: Fickas Aye____4 No_____


11) December ICISF Conference Planning Update- Terri from ICISF emailing Fickas. Communications begin next week. Lance will send list of scholarships to Terri. 1 for Har- bor, 1 for SDFD. 1 for CBP.

12) Hospitality Suite Update (Lori)- No communications back yet from Crowne. We can reserve suite an do it ourselves. Do it in the living room of the sweet.

13) Board Communications- Possibility of moving meetings to quarterly.
Good of the Order: We are more professional! Gavel needed. Briggs to procure. Fiskas sug-

gests Flag pledge.
Date of Next Meeting: January 26, 2016, Branch Offices, 4:30pm.

Motion to Adjourn:

MOTION: Collins SECOND: Fickas Aye: 4