September 2015

Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday 15 September 2015
Metro Community Center
3251 3rd Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713 

Board Members:

Present: J. Aller, L. Legretta, S. McGrath, M. O’Hara, D. Painter, S. Porvenzano, and S. Solomons Absent: R. Robinson (excused)
Quorum present: Yes

Others present:
Executive Director: Eric Skains
Guests from Interfaith Worship Group

1. Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President, Scion Provenzano.
1.1. The Interfaith Worship Group presented a brief synopsis of their event held on Saturday

27 June 2015, and some changes that will be made for 2016. St. Pete Pride will continue to support.

  1. August meeting minutes were presented by Treasurer, Stanley Solomons, in the absence of Mark O’Hara. Motion made by Scion Provenzano and seconded by Donald Painter to approve the minutes.
  2. Treasurer Stanley Solomons distributed and summarized the organizations current balance sheet and profit/loss statement.
    1. 3.1.  Eric Skains asked for board approval to adjust the amount given to our communitypartners who manned beverage stations in compensate for the liquor sales. Noobjection raised.
    2. 3.2.  Proposed 2015-2016 budget was reviewed and explained to the board. Motion made byMark O’Hara to accept the budget as presented, seconded by Scion Provenzano. Motion to adopt carries.
  3. Executive Director
    1. 4.1.  2016 Planning Meeting is on Sunday 11 October 2015 from 10a-5p at the Metro Center.
    2. 4.2.  2016 Theme Dinner is on Tuesday 13 October 2015 at 7p at The Edge Lounge andTapas, 911 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701.
  4. Committee Reports

5.1. Scion Provenzano will bring information to the next meeting regarding investment

opportunities for St. Pete Pride.

  1. Old Business
  2. New Business 7.1. Elections
    1. 7.1.1.  Scion Provenzano nominated Stanley Solomons and Rick Robinson to a two year term on the Board of Directors. Seconded by Donald Painter. No objection.
    2. 7.1.2.  Stanley Solomons was nominated to the position of treasurer for a two year term by Donald Painter. Seconded by Susan McGrath. No objection.
    3. 7.1.3.  Donald Painter nominated Mark O’Hara to a one year term as Board Secretary. Seconded by Scion Provenzano. No objections.
    7.2. Correspondence 7.3. Events

7.3.1. TIGLFF 2-10 October 8. Adjournment

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