2023 ACB DC Leadership Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

Carla Ruschival

2023 ACB DC Leadership Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Broadcast on ACB­ Media 6

In person board room – Salon B/C (First Floor)

In person Saturday breakfast room – Salon B/C (8:00AM)

9:00AM ET – 5:00PM ET

1. Call to Order: Dan Spoone, President
2. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests: Denise Colley, Secretary
3. Review and Approval of Agenda: Dan Spoone, President
4. Review and Approval of Minutes: January 31, 2023 (Telephonic),
Denise Colley, Secretary
5. Mission Moment: Dan Spoone
ACB congratulates Eric Bridges on his 15 years of service to our
organization: Our ACB family gives a huge “Thank You” to Eric for his
contributions to ACB, leading the organizations advocacy efforts for 8
years and overseeing the growth of ACB into a chief influencer in the
blindness movement through his strong leadership as ACB Executive
Director for the past 7 years. We wish you the best at AFB and we know
we have a strong partner for the future. Hip, Hip, Hurray!
6. President’s Report: Dan Spoone
A. Virtual President’s meeting and Legislative Seminar held in both
English and Spanish language – Gabriel Lopez Kafati
B. BVA and NFB will participate in the Accessible Currency Rally
C. Next Telephonic ACB Board of Directors meeting scheduled for
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 8:00PM ET
D. Convention ACB Board of Directors Meeting scheduled for Friday,
June 30, 2023, at 9:00AM CT
E. Fall ACB Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Friday,
September 29 and Saturday, September 30, 2023
7. Staff Reports:Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director and Nancy Marks
Becker, Chief Financial Officer
8. Lunch Break & Executive Session:Will start at 12:00PM (Noon) ET,
ACB Media will be stopped during lunch break & executive session
9. Resume Board meeting: Meeting will resume at 2:00PM ET on ACB Media Six
10. Financial Narrative for 2022:David Trott, ACB Treasurer
11. Review and approval of the ACB Media and Affiliate Engagement
Policy: Rachel Schroeder, ACB Media Support Chair and Rick Morin, ACB
Media Manager
12. Board of Publications (BOP) Report: Penny Reader, BOP Director
13. ACB Enterprise and Services Board Report:Michael Garrett, ACBES Board Chair
14. Review and approval of board recommendation for 2023 Convention
standing rules:Patrick Sheehan, Voting Task Force Chair, Jeff Thom,
Voting Task Force Vice Chair and Ray Campbell, Resolutions Task Force
15. Convention Report: Janet Dickelman, ACB Convention Committee Chair
16. 2023 Strategic Plan: first quarter update
17. Committee Reports (as needed): ACB Officers and other committee liaisons
18. Adjourn