CCN Board Minutes
August 7, 2003 Board Minutes
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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
August 7, 2003
- Mark Alberstat
- Bernie Hart
- Reg Hody
- Marilyn MacDonald
- Gerard MacNeil
- Bill Matheson
- John McKay
- Jeff Warnica
- Chris Watt
- Andrew D. Wright
Call to Order
Meeting called to order by Marilyn MacDonald.
Minutes of July 3, 2003 Meeting
Moved by Bernie Hart that the minutes be approved. Seconded by Mark
Alberstat. Motion Carried.
Relations with Math Department.
Discussions were held between Dr. Keast and the Chebucto Board regarding
cooperation between Chebucto and the Dalhousie Mathematics and Statistics
Moved by Chris Watt that the Office Manager, after consultation with the
permitted to assign a certain number of PPP accounts for use by the Math
Seconded by Reg Hody. Motion Carried.
Moved by Bernie Hart that Chebucto approve the re-hiring of Johnathan
Thibodeau from the First of September to the end of December 2003
subsequent to discussion of a task list and job description by the
Executive. Seconded by Chris Watt. Motion carried, one abstention, one
Inner City Project Report
Bernie Hart submitted a report on the current status of the Inner City
project. A meeting will be scheduled with David Adekayode to discuss
possible software changes on CCN.
WiFi Project Report
The WiFi committee is in discussions with local resellers relating to the
acquisition of hardware.
Gerard McNeil would like the Board to approve a budget of up to $5000 for
the WiFi project with spending to be approved by the Office Manager, the
WiFi group representative and the CCN Technical Chair. Seconded by John
McKay. Motion carried, one contrary, one abstention.
Nothing to report.
Bernie Hart submitted a financial report.
The Policy committee has been considering changes in Chebucto policy
related to the implementation of the new Canadian Privacy Act in January
Also under consideration is the reimbursement of volunteers for expenses
incurred or unusual efforts in the advancement of work being performed for
Chebucto. Deferred to the next Board meeting.
The External committee is working on several publicity issues including
Chebucto's participation in the 2003 Word on the Street event.
The Internal committee met recently and has is continuing the process of
reorganizing under new leadership.
Andrew Wright brought forward a proposal for a Secure Server.
Chris Watt opted not to take part in this discussion due to a potential
conflict of interest.
Moved by Bernie Hart that the specifications be accepted and that the
Executive committee be directed to solicit bids on the project. Seconded
by Bill Matheson. Motion carried, one contrary, one abstention.
Moved by Bill Matheson, so declared.
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