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2023 Annual Meeting

 

 

 

Posted September 24, 2023

 

Dear Corporate and Community Members,

 

In compliance with the Marblehead Festival of Arts, Inc. By-Laws, we hereby informed you of your status as a Corporate Member of the Festival. We were pleased to announce that the 2023 Annual Meeting was held at St. Michael’s Church, located at 26 Pleasant Street, Marblehead, MA. The meeting was on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, with a gathering time of 6:45 pm, followed by the official meeting commencing at 7:00 pm. The meeting ran for one hour.

 

Annual Meeting Agenda

 

The Newly Voted 2023/2024 Marblehead Festival of Arts Board of Directors - Congratulations:

 

Executive Officers:

President -                       Jodi-Tatiana Charles

1st Vice President -          Gayle Dublin

2nd Vice President -        Cynda Rohmer - Whales & Cod

Treasurer -                       Emily Promise

Secretary -                       Ashley Hannaway

 

Directors:

Communications -           Ann Petruccelli Moon

Events -                            Kate Anslinger

Exhibits -                          Meghan Perlow

Facilities -                         Bill Smalley

Fundraising -                    Ruth Estrich

IT Services -                     Roger Cowles

Volunteers -                     Shari Sagan McGuirk

 

We invite you to take a moment to extend your congratulations to our newly appointed board members. You can find their profiles linked above. Additionally, we encourage you to review the presentation slides of the President's report.

As we move forward, we kindly request your assistance in filling the remaining chair positions, which you can learn more about by clicking here. Your support is greatly appreciated!

We want to express our sincere gratitude for your continued participation and support of the Marblehead Festival of Arts organization.

Thank you again to the outgoing 2022/2023 board; we could not be here without their hard work.

 

Warm Regards,

Jodi-Tatiana Charles

Jodi-Tatiana Charles

President, 2022-2024

 

Marblehead Festival of Arts

Annual Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, Promptly at 7:00pm

 

 

1. Introduction of Eric Knight as Moderator……………………………………………....................................................……Jodi-Tatiana Charles

The conduct of the meeting will be by Roberts Rules of Order, as abbreviated.

 

2.  Establishment of a quorum……………………………………………………………….…………....................................................…..…….Eric Knight

 

3.  Approval of Agenda ........................................................................................................................……………………………Eric Knight

 

4.  Approval of last Annual Meeting’s Minutes..…..….…..………………………..................................................……………….….....Eric Knight

The minutes were previously sent by email to Corporate Members.

 

5.  Treasurer’s Report ……………………………………………………………………………….....................................................…...……………Bill Smalley

 

6.  President’s Report …………….…..………………………………………...................................................………………………. Jodi-Tatiana Charles

 

7.  Board Nominating Committee’s Report ………………………....................................................………………………………………..Eric Knight

 

a.  A listing of the nominees will be read and polling will be handled in two polls one for

    Officers and one for Directors.  Brief biographies were sent by link/email to Corporate

    Members.

b. The Moderator will open the floor to any further nominations before each polling vote.

 

8.   Election of New Corporate Members ………………………………..................................................………………………….….…....Eric Knight

a.   Jodi-Tatiana will nominate Board Members, committee chairs and volunteers who are not

      current Corporate Members

b.   The Moderator will accept other nominations from the floor.

c.   The Moderator will ask for a motion to accept all nominees as new Corporate Members by

      a show of hands.

 

9.  New Business …………………………………………………………….....................................................…..…………………………..….……… Eric Knight

 

10.  Adjournment …………………………………………………………......................................................………………………………………...... Eric Knight

The Marblehead Festival of Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This community organization is funded solely on fundraising events and donations to sustain annual operations.

At the Marblehead Festival of Arts, our governance is guided by a set of bylaws, and the responsibility for overseeing our financial and policy affairs rests with our dedicated Board of Directors

Ethics / Code of Conduct

We anticipate that all individuals involved in the Marblehead Festival of Arts will uphold community values by treating every member of our ecosystem with kindness and respect. Harassment, bullying, or any form of discrimination will not be tolerated.

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