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Hey there Montavilla,

See below agenda for the Board Meeting that will be at the Montavilla United Methodist Church (232 S.E. 80th Ave.) from  6:30-8:30pm.


6:30-6:40 | Introductions & Agenda Review – Michael Sonnleitner & Jonathan Ogden


6:40-7:20 | Addressing Board Internal Issues – facilitated by Michael Sonnleitner

  • Grievance Outlined & Response Options – Michael Sonnleitner
  • Proposal to affirm a functional Board membership of 6, adding 4 persons to the two Board members currently serving who predate the May 8th Board Meeting. *Term until October elections*

Consider: Jonathan Ogden, Ben Turtin, Sergey Turzhanskiy, & Briar Rose Schrieber (+ all others in attendance)

  • Affirm Roles (who for which): Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Committee Chair, SEUL Representative.
  • Affirm need for Code of Conduct Agreement – Jonathan


7:20-7:40 | Public Commentary – facilitated by Board Chair or designee.

  • Portland Assembly/Neighborhood Action Council question and answer (as required)


7:40-7:45 | Consent Agenda:

  • Approval of Minutes, Financial Report, Community Public Safety Hotline – Board Chair


7:45-8:00 | Addressing Immediate Financial Issues:  facilitated by MNA Board Chair

  • Affirm expenditures relating to Montavilla Street Fair, Neighbors Night Out, & Jade International Market events.
  • Affirm Resolution to open a 501c3 account at Riverside Bank, including 3 card holders.
  • Select who the 3 debit card holders shall be (collect necessary information from them).
  • Authorize person(s) to open the 501c3 account and arrange for information access.
  • Affirm FY 2018 MNA Budget.


8:00-8:25 | Addressing Future Meeting Schedule: – facilitated by MNA Board Chair

  • Visioning, current barriers and “what is the purpose of an NA?” – Jonathan & Louie
  • Decide whether or not to have the September General Membership Meeting on the 1st Sunday evening and schedule the Board Business Meeting for 2 hours on the 2nd
  • Discuss/Decide whether/when/where to reschedule the “Police Sweeps of Homeless Camps” FORUM (in light of cancelling the original event set for Saturday, July 29th).
  • (Acting in Steering Committee mode): Affirm an MNA Special Board Meeting date, time & place to address the following agenda items: a) 990 Form, b) create an Elections Committee in preparation for the October 9th Annual MNA Membership Meeting & Elections, d) provide Steering Committee time to “set” the agenda for the September General Membership & Board Business Meeting Agendas.
  • Address current data entry needs: membership list, receipts, etc. (may req. ad hoc)

8:25-8:30 | Meeting Evaluation, Adjourn, & Socialize!   

Jonathan Ogden
Interim Chair