Board Meeting – September 23, 2014

Business Board Meeting September 23, 2014

6:30pm Eastern Time

Call In Information:

Toll-Free Dial-In Number: 1.800.977.8002

Participant Conference Code: 189209#


Start the Recording

  1. Call to Order

Chair, Nathan Wakefield, called the meeting to order at: _6:39_____pm EDT

  1. Roll

Present: Nathan Wakefield (chair), Mike Sullivan (future fest coordinator), Martin Frost, Warren Hammond, Noel Yee, Kyle Johnson,Véronique Provencher (late arrival)

Absent: Erin Stephens, Scott Krause, Louie Skaradek, Lucho Fernandez, Jared Davis

  1. Approval of Agenda

Motion: Kyle

Second by: Warren

Discussion: Nope

Vote:Unanimous approved

  1. Approval of Minutes:

June 22, 2014

Motion: Noel

Second: Warren

Discussion: none

Vote: Unanimous approved

July 30th, 2014

Motion: Kyle

Second: Warren

Discussion: none

Vote: Unanimous Approved

August 26th, 2014

Motion: Kyle

Second: Warren

Discussion: nope

Vote: Unanimous Approved

  1. Reports (Please keep verbal reports to 5 min or less except for future festival discussion)

Post 2014 IJA Festival Report

Discussion: Cody could not make the meeting


2015 IJA Festival Report (Veronique Provencer)


-Maybe Water on Mars jugglers have been too frequent at the IJA recently.

-IJA 2015 Performers

-Vero wants to improve communication at 2015 IJA, walkies talkies of some kind.

-suggested Bronkar, Piriokapi

-vero wants to use many local artists for show


Future Festival Planning (Mike Sullivan)



IJA new member of sporting organization

161 people interested in bringing IJA to their city.

(2018 IJA?)Western Canadian City, Winsport, Calgary, Alberta, Canada former Olympic site


YJA Report (Ellen Winters)



Marketing (Erin Stephens/Kyle Johnson)

Discussion:Kyles Back!


IRC (Erin Stephens)



Membership (Marilyn Sullivan)


Financial Report (Scott Krause)

Discussion: None


AMS Report (Mike Sullivan)



  1. Motions for Consideration
  2. Motion to approve the following people for the following Officer Positions for the 2014-2015 term:

Nathan Wakefield – Video Coordinator
Martin Frost – Communications Director
Scott Seltzer – eJuggle Editor in Chief
Thom Wall – Video Tutorial Director
Don Lewis – eNewsletter Editor
Greg Phillips – Roster Wranger
Mike Sullivan – Future Festivals Site Coordinator
Marilyn Sullivan – Membership Director & Chief Teller
Rinus Samyn – European Representative
David Landowne – Webmaster
Heather Marriott – Store Manager
Mike Moore – Canadian Representative
Juan Mendez Rosas – Mexican Representative
Warren Hammond – Volunteer Coordinator
Alan Howard – Archives Director
Erin Stephens – IRC Director
Kyle Johnson – Marketing Director
Jim Maxwell – Affiliates Director
Rob Detweiler – Merchandise Distributor



Discussion: not much

Vote: Unanimously approved

  1. Motion to search for graphic designers on freelance broker sites with a compensation listing up to $1,000.


Second: warren

Discussion:  go with louie? Kyle will contact his friend about this.

Vote: Unanimously Approved!


  1. Varia:
  2. Unfilled Officer Positions: Graphic Designer, World Juggling Day Coordinator, Treasurer.

Discussion: Treasurer is most important to find at the moment. Maybe transfer some duties over to Bookkeeper.

  1. Outstanding debt to graphic designer payment. How to avoid going forward.
  2. Set October Meetings


Next planning meeting _7th Oct____ and next Board meeting __21st Oct____ – both at 6:30pm ET.

  1. Adjournment

Motion to adjourn: Kyle

Discuss: NO

Voting: Approved

Meeting adjourned at __8:03_____pm ET.