SDCAP Board Meeting Minutes, May 25, 2016

Board of Directors Meeting (Regular)

San Diego Collaborative Arts Project, a California Non-Profit Corporation

(the “Corporation”)

May 25, 2016

San Diego, CA


MINUTES OF A MEETING of the Board of Directors of the Corporation (the “Board’) held on the 25th day of May, 2016 at  7:00 p.m. at Colab in San Diego, California.

President’s Declaration

As regular Board meetings do not require notice to the Board pursuant to the Corporation’s Bylaws, President Colin Jemmott acted as Chairman of the meeting.

President Jemmott called the regular Board meeting to order at 7:00 PM.


The President noted that a quorum of the Board was present and declared the Meeting open for the transaction of business.

Those in attendance and constituting a quorum were:

Board Members Present: Colin Jemmott, Curt Benedetto, Paul McCarthy, Lisa Walden, Stephanie Cucurullo, Cable King, Dominic Moretto, and Greg Davidson.

Absent:  Cassy Haynes and Jake Holler

Community Members Present: Martin Iwanowicz, Nicole Hickman, Jon Ray, Brady Mahaney, Dag, and Natural

Approval of Agenda

The President previously circulated the Agenda to Board via email. The Board approved the Agenda via email.

Minutes of Previous Meeting of the Board

There was no discussion regarding the meeting minutes.  

ON MOTION DULY MADE BY PAUL MCCARTHY, SECONDED AND CARRIED, IT WAS RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 5/11/16 be approved.

President’s Report


Treasurer’s Report

Treasurer Cable King emailed Treasury Report to Board members prior to meeting. Cable met with Christina Hebert (CPA) and signed forms for annual filing.  

Secretary’s Report

As Secretary Cassy Haynes was not in attendance, President Jemmott assumed responsibility for recording the meeting.

Regional Contact (“RC”) Report – None

Youtopia Report


Colab Report


Art Grant Requests

(a) Pottery Studio  (Christian):  Board asked Christian to scale back proposal, get clear buy in from Colab.  Colab does not want to be responsible for tools.  Christian has scaled it back to ~$3,000.  Colab invited Board members and Community members to the meeting tomorrow to discuss.  

(b) Mini-Man 2.0 (Curt):   Deadline on Sunday, nothing submitted yet, but expecting applications.

(c) CNC Router (Martin):  Martin presented slides and much discussion occurred.   Board expressed concerns re: dust with glass shop, insurance, scheduling, maintenance payment method.  A Gofundme was suggested to gauge community interest.  Fundraising efforts are mandatory, though no minimum required, and will to refund SDCAP and colab.  

ON MOTION DULY MADE BY CURT BENEDETTO, SECONDED AND CARRIED, IT WAS RESOLVED THAT SDCAP will give $5,500 for the CNC router as proposed by Martin. The amount of the art grant shall be allocated between SDCAP’s Colab tool budget ($2,000), SDCAP’s art grant budget ($2,000),  and from Youtopia art grants ($1500), pending approval from Colab and Youtopia.  

(d) Normal House Mural (Sami):  Deferred

Announcements None

Termination of Meeting

There being no further business, ON MOTION DULY MADE, SECONDED AND CARRIED, the meeting was adjourned at 9:00 PM.

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Cassandra L Haynes, Secretary