August 2016 Board Minutes

Minutes – Board Meeting

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

August 25, 2016

BUUF Library

6200 Garrett Street, Garden City, Idaho



Board Members: Matthew Sabin, Marcia Lyons, Sarah Bratley, Sue Langley, Lori Wattsen, Linden Boice, George Raino, Gwyn Reid

Others: Reverend Sara LaWall


Not Present: Craig Raese

Action Number Decision Notes
Motion 20160825-1 Accept Consent Agenda – remove PMC Report and President’s Report (President’s report will be included in September Consent Agenda)

o Minutes – June 16, 2016 Board Meeting

o Treasurer’s Report

o    Minister’s Report

o    Director of Religious Exploration Report


Move to Accept: Sarah Bratley

Seconded (Sue Langley) and passed by unanimous voice vote


Through a consensus process, the board members agreed to set Covenant of Right Relations as a board initiative for the 2016/17 year.



 6:45   Business Meeting

  • Consent Agenda 10 minutes (Vote Required)
    • Minutes – June Board Meeting
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Minister’s Report
    • PMC Report
    • Director of Religious Exploration Report
    • President’s Report
    • Questions/Discussion of Consent Agenda Items


Discussion Items

  • Annual Giving Drive (AGD) – Potential Chairs / Lessons learned from last year (10 minutes)


  • Board Initiatives for the year (20 minutes)
    • Covenant of Right Relations / Strategic Planning
    • Use congregational gatherings / World Cafés to move processes forward?


  • Congregational Gathering planning     (15 minutes)
    • Consider 10/2 rather than 9/25 due to conflict of baby shower for Sarah O.


  • Discuss / show and tell BUUF Board Google Drive (10 minutes)


  • Executive Session (15 minutes)


  • Adjourn