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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Minutes of 80-20 Initiative Board Meeting Via E-mail

Date: January 16-23, 2009

Members participated in voting: '09 Board members & '09 Executive Comm. members

Nature of the meeting:

1) Vote on Fundraising Comm. Chair:
Linden Nishinaga, the NC chair, proposed Roy Saigo to be Chair of the Fundraising Committee for Executive Comm.'s and Board's approval.

2) Vote on EMC Chair:
A motion for the nomination of Charles Zhang to be Chair of the Election Monitoring Committee was moved by Kathleen To, seconded by Ed Lin, and approved by the Chair of the Nomination Comm. Linden Nishinaga. A ballot was e-mailed to all '09 Board members to vote on this matter.


1) Roy Saigo has been unanimously approved as the Chair of the Fundraising Comm. by the Exec. Committee and Board members, as required by the Bylaws, and

2) Charles Zhang has been unanimously approved as the Chair of the Election Monitoring Comm. by the Board, as required by the Bylaws.  The results were as follows:

In favor - Fel Amistad, Berverly Hong, Laura Hsu, Chenming Hu, Alice Huang, Ed Lin, Frank Lee, Yuko Nakanishi, Linden Nishinaga, Roy Saigo, Kim Song, Lena Tam, Kathleen To, Joel Wong, S.B. Woo, David Yang, Jing-Li Yu. (Abstained - Charles Zhang)