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Highlights of the Board of Directors Meeting

January 15, 2014

  • Proposed bylaw amendments
  • Slates for annual meeting
  • Adult recognition

November 15, 2013

  • Welcome Kellogg Board Fellow
Consent Agenda
  • Standing Rules
  • Committee charges updates
  • Committee roster update
  • Capital expense budget
  • National Council Session voting/discussion items
Interim Chief Administrative Officer Report
  • Areas of operational focus
  • Operational results
Committee Reports
  • Retention of audit firm Crowe Horwath
  • FY13 audit
  • Finance report
  • Property
  • National pension plan
  • Tribute to Achievement
  • Program deliverables & membership
  • Bylaw amendment proposal solicitation
  • Risk management

august 23, 2013

  • FY14 budget
  • Highland, IN office property

august 2, 2013

  • Welcome new Chief Financial Officer Christa Ojeda to the council
Consent Agenda
  • Welcome Maureen Beal to the board
  • Update of the committee/task group charges from the board
CEO Report
  • Financial update and preview
Committee Reports
  • Preliminary FY14 budget
  • Tribute to Achievement
  • Financial audit
  • Board survey
  • Governance Presentation
  • Adult Recognition

MAY 3, 2013

  • Welcome of Genevieve Thiers, Cheryl Beebe and Jolanta Gal to the Board
  • Resignation of Adela Cepeda
  • Recognition of work of current Kellogg Board Fellow and welcome of incoming Kellogg Board Fellow
  • Board chair inaugural remarks focused on strategic thinking and board engagement

Consent Agenda

  • Minutes of February 1, 2013 and March 7, 2013 board meetings
  • United Way of Grundy County 2014 funding request
  • Appointment of G. Thiers to Fund Development Committee
  • Board of Directors meeting calendar
  • FY13 annual meeting on March 20, 2014 at Lindner Center

May 3, 2013

  • Welcome of Genevieve Thiers, Cheryl Beebe and Jolanta Gal to the Board
  • Resignation of Adela Cepeda
  • Recognition of work of current Kellogg Board Fellow and welcome of incoming Kellogg Board Fellow
  • Board chair inaugural remarks focused on strategic thinking and board engagement

Consent Agenda

  • Minutes of February 1, 2013 and March 7, 2013 board meetings
  • United Way of Grundy County 2014 funding request
  • Appointment of G. Thiers to Fund Development Committee
  • Board of Directors meeting calendar
  • FY13 annual meeting on March 20, 2014 at Lindner Center

CEO Report

  • Operating in the “new normal”
  • New organizational structure and driving forces
  • Pension Funding Liability
  • Current state
  • Product Program/Cookies
  • Smart Cookies Breakfast event
  • Contributed Revenue
  • Membership
  • FY 14 Priorities

Other

  • Girl Representatives to the Board break-out discussion about membership recruitment
  • Committee Reports
  • Adult Recognition of Board Members
  • Board chair concluding remarks

February 1, 2013

  • Approval of minutes of Nov. 2, 2012, board meeting
  • Approval of resignation of Rocco Smeriglio
  • Approval of United Way of Porter County and Lake Area United Way applications
  • Approval of Board Development Committee review of work-in-progress slates for Annual Meeting
  • Approval of Appointment of Genevieve Thiers and Cheryl Beebe to the board
  • Approval of adult recognition awards
  • FY12 Audit
  • Call to Action by retiring Board President Jeanne Reynolds
  • Recognition of retiring board members Jennifer Garr and Margaret Stender, and of retiring officers Jeanne Reynolds and Janet Gibbs who will continue on the board
  • Tribute to Achievement support
  • Review of proposed bylaw amendments
  • Feb. 28 and March 6 pre-annual meeting webinars
  • CEO Report

 November 2, 2012 

  • Welcome new girl representatives to the board
  • Approval of updates to committee roster
  • Revised annual meeting date
  • Standing rules revision
  • Appointment of board member Maryann McNally
  • Committee Reports
  • CEO Report

August 17, 2012

  •  Annual meeting date and location
  • Approval of two grant applications
  • Council Update
  • Approval of Fiscal Year 2013 budget
  • Appointment of board member Amy Best
  • Resignation of board member Gwen Cohen
  • Presentation of Form 990
  • Financial Report YTD FY12
  • Long Range Property Planning update
  • STEM Task Group update
  • Cookie Classic update

MAY 5, 2012

  • Introduction of incoming Northwestern Kellogg Board Fellow
  • Appointment of board members Maryann Waryjas, Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, Tamara Meyer
  • Approval of February 10, 2012, Board Meeting Minutes
  • Acceptance of board resignations
  • Approval of two grant applications
  • Finance Committee Report FY12 YTD
  • Recognition of Motorola Mobility, Inc. for MacArthur Foundation Award
  • Update on Tribute to Achievement
  • Board Assessment Report
  • Volunteer Recognition Report
  • CEO Report

February 10, 2012

  • Discussion of Year of the Girl and ToGetHer There
  • Discussion of revenue generation
  • Adult Recognition Awards
  • Recognition of retiring Board members’ service
  • Report of audit of year-end FY11 financial report
  • Report of upcoming Tribute to Achievement event

November 4, 2011

  • Introduction of new chief financial officer
  • Election of Rocco Smeriglio to Board of Directors
  • Discussion of Journey World and Reality Check
  • Presentation of unaudited year-end FY11 financial report

September 13, 2011

  • Date and location of the council annual meeting – March 22, 2012 at the Lindner Conference Center, Lombard, IL (where the 2011 meeting was held)
  • District Election process revised – Intent to Run applications to be distributed in August/September 2011 through various communication channels; applications due September 30, elections conducted by November 1; 
  • Service Units to be reconfigured so that each Service Unit is assigned to only one District; fiscal year 2011 girl membership will be considered so that each District has a similar number of district delegates.  [Starting April 2012, delegates will be involved in addressing governance representation.]
  • National Council Session proposals discussion
  • Long Range Property Planning Committee recommendations adopted by the Board of Directors.
  • Fiscal Year 2012 budget approved.