GBA Board Meeting

GBA Board of Directors

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 12:00 pm until 1:30 pm
Zoom
A meeting of the Greenfield Business Association

The monthly board meeting (second Tuesday of every month) of the Greenfield Business Association. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83472629854

  1. Accept Minutes
  2. Finance Report
    • Donna report
    • New bank signers
  3. Board Updates
    • Welcome Lisa Granger, from Greenfield Cooperative Bank
    • Welcome Jane Kane, former CFO of the YMCA
    • Welcome Amy Cahillane, Greenfield EconDev Director, Mayor Appointee
    • City Council Appointee check-in
  4. Director Report
    • Director's Report Google Doc
    • Membership payments Google sheet
    • Relationship with the Chamber
      • Working on Quarterly Leadership Meetup
    • Monthly Mayoral Meeting
      • VisitGreenfieldMA.com engagement
      • New Economic Development Director
      • Positioning GBA as Business support for streetscape / storefront issues, ideas, etc.
      • Vintage Days - update and questions
    • Committee(s) Reboot - Expectations
      • Selection of Chairs
        • Executive
        • Finance
        • Membership
        • Marketing
        • Events
        • Downtown
      • Meeting Scheduling
    • Communication:
      • SLACK check-in
      • Phone issue
  5. Committee Reports: set dates for all committee meetings
    • Executive Committee: Mik, Judy, VP, Treasurer (TBD)
      • Support for the President and Director in daily comms
      • Complete process of setting up Director as employee
    • Finance Committee: Hannah, Garry, Jane (chair), Lisa (Wednesday, August 16, 2:00 PM)
      • Formation of 501(c)(3)?
      • Complete hiring process
      • Change fiscal period?
    • Nominating Committee: Jeremy
    • Membership Committee: Hannah, Dan (chair), Jeremy, Bill, Isaac (Thursday, August 17th, 9:00 AM)
      • Ambassador Program
      • Member Outeach Strategy
      • Sponsor Outreach Strategy
      • Inquiring Business Response Plan
    • Marketing Committee: Hannah, Dan, AmyB (chair), Isaac (Monday, August 21, 9:30 AM)
      • GBA Newsletter: Ideas/content contribution?
      • Monthly GCTV show "Local Biz"
      • Weekly radio show on Bear/WHAI
        • Radio station is asking for underwriting. Set up a schedule of GBA members sponsorship?
      • Monthly ad in Recorder, again? (same deal with funding)
      • #DiscoverGreenfield Videos
    • Downtown / Streets Committee: Hannah, AmyC (chair), Jeremy, Isaac (Monday 21th, 10:30 AM)
      • Main St. Redesign Communications
      • Beautification
      • Storefront Improvements
      • Lampposts
    • Events Committee: Hannah, AmyB, Judy, Jeremy, Jane (Wed, August 23rd, 2:00 PM)
      • Vintage Days
      • Business Breakdown
      • Jingle Fest
      • Bee Fest
      • Members Showcase
  6. Old Business
    • Contract with GreenSpace CoWork - Mik, Jeremy
    • Website Update: Redesign - Mik
  7. Sharing / Announcements

GBA Board Meeting 2023-08-08 Minutes.docx (2023-08-08 at 4:30 PM)

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