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Date: Friday, September 20, 2013

Where: MSBA Offices, 600 Nicollet Mall, #380, (Between 6th and 7th Streets), Downtown Mpls

Time: 9:00am

Breakfast will be provided. By Tuesday, September 17th please RSVP to Nicole Battles whether you ARE or ARE NOT able to attend.

If you cannot attend in person but wish to participate by telephone, please call 1-888-721-8686 and use conference ID 2786325#.


1.      Welcome new board member(s) and introductions

2.      Approval of June 28, 2013 Minutes

3.      Financial Reports

A. Investment Committee Report
B. Treasurer’s Report

4.      Conflict of Interest Policy (John Bultena)

5.      Fundraising Committee Report (Gary Voegle)

6.      Strategic Planning (Jill Prohofsky)

7.      MSBA Treasurer to sit on MSBF Board

A.     Report & recommendation (Jacqui Dorsey)
B.     Proposed bylaw amendment

8.     Officer Elections

9.      Acknowledgement Letters and Other Mail

10. Mission Statement

11. Grants

A. Grant Review Committee Recommendations
B. Consideration of Grants:

1. Merrick Community Services
2. Tubman
3. Employment Action Center
4. Civil Society
5. Breaking Free
6. Hennepin County Bar Association
7. ICWA Law Center
8. Conflict Resolution Center
9. All Parks Alliance for Change
10. Peace and Hope International
11. World Relief Minnesota

C. Grant Summary Report
D. Form 990 & 990EZ Spreadsheet

12. Miscellaneous - Future Meeting Dates:

Next Meeting Friday, December 13th

13. Other Business