First Board Meeting of 2018

Schubas backroom, February 8th, 7pm

It’s time to get to work on the 2018 Season. Join the board at Schubas tavern next Thursday at 7pm. We will be discussing the financial status of the ISA, the long term goals of business license and trademarking, administrative tasks before the season starts, and planning the tifo for the home opener, among other topics. All Fire fans are invited to attend and participate.

Below you will the tentative agenda for this meeting.

NOTE: Agenda subject to change by time of meeting.

Agenda Items:

1. Approval of Agenda
Time: 5 minutes
Purpose: Decision
Leader: Dan

2. Financial Update
Time: 5 minutes
Purpose: Budget
Leader: Ryan

3. Legal Update
Time: 5 minutes
Purpose: Debrief, next steps
Leader: Dan

4. Update from team
Time: 10 minutes
Purpose: – Update on MLS Policy – Update of Fire Staffing – Opening day preperation – Munich Trip
Leader: Mike Ernst

5. Setting up new board members.
Time: 10 minutes
Purpose: Discuss what board members don’t have access to, who needs to be authorized for cards and what to do about business cards.
Leader: Dan

6. VC Update: Alumni meetup; Partnerships
Time: 5 Minutes
Purpose: Update
Leader: Nicole

7. Opening Day Tifo
Time: 10 minutes
Purpose: What supplies do we still need and what dates do we need to book?
Leader: Oliver

8. Merch Survey
Time: 10 minutes
Purpose: Discuss the results of the merch survey, in-progress projects and plans for merch in next few months. What items should be available for home opener and online store status.
Action: Need purchasing power via debit card
Due Date: 2/8
Leader: Nate

9. Bus for Tulsa Friendly
Time: 5 minutes
Purpose: Decision over whether we should and how we should run a bus to Toyota Park for the Tulsa Friendly on 3/3.
Leader: Nate/Sean

10. S8OT Update
Time: 10 minutes
Purpose: Update on the S8OT trips to Minnesota and Columbus
Leader: Sean

11. Watch Parties in 2018
Time: 10 Minutes
Purpose: Discuss how we would like to handle watch parties in 2018
Leader: Sean

12. South Side Bus
Time: 5 Minutes
Purpose: Discussion
Leader: Jake

13. Black History Month
Time: 5 Minutes
Purpose: Discussion
Leader: Jake

14. March into the Match
Time: 5 Minutes
Purpose: Discussion
Action: Need Ops meeting date/time and URS sign off for Tulsa friendly
Leader: Nate/Oliver