MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF COMPOST COVEN, INC.
A CALIFORNIA NONPROFIT RELIGIOUS CORPORATION
The Board of Directors of COMPOST COVEN, INC. held its annual meeting on
February 10, 2001 at 418 Duncan St. San Francisco, California.
The following directors, constituting a quorum of the full board, were
present at the meeting:
Diane Fenster (Original Composter, Prime Mover and new
There were absent:
ELECTION OF Board
Upon motion, the following persons were unanimously re-elected to the board:
Diane Fenster was nominated and elected as a new Board member.
On motion and by unanimous vote, Valerie Walker was re-elected Throne
(Chairperson) and presided over the meeting. Cynthia Gregory was re-elected
All That (Secretary/Treasurer).
Each officer who was present accepted his or her office.
It was noted that the banana bread provided by All That was excellent.
Minutes of last meeting had been approved via e-mail in Feb 2000.
The funds of this corporation are deposited with PATELCO Credit Union,
account number 48029-11.
Account Balance is $151.58
Donation of $50 accepted today from Diane Fenster.
Proposed form of seal of the corporation is an image of a seal balancing
the Compost pentacle on its nose. The words COMPOST COVEN, INC. 1980 should be
included in the image. The seal design has been used in training materials
but still needs to be fine-tuned so as to work as an actual seal and the be
approved. Image needs to be scalable and in a graphic format. Valerie
volunteered to work on this.
COMPOSTCOVEN.ORG WEB SITE
Cynthia has registered the domain name of "compostcoven.org". Valerie
Walker has developed prototype of web-site at wiggage.com/witchworlds.
Decision to use Laughingsquid to host site. All need to review. Can use
Cynthia's credit card for pre-payment (we get non-profit and advance
Valerie is seeking old copies of CNL (Compost newsletter) for Witches
Garden articles and other relevant material for the web-site.
Valerie and Cynthia taught a basic Wicca class comprising 3 sessions in
May-June 2000. Classes were held in Cynthia's home and were by donation. 6
people attended. Proceeds were donated into Compost treasury.
Next version of training:
Would prefer a non-home location for classes open to the public. Need to
research potential locations. Also solicit Toads for training assistants.
REQUEST FOR MINISTERIAL CREDENTIALS
Cynthia has received a request from Paul Nagy (former student of Valerie's
and initiate) for credentials. Discussion re: what he's been doing for last
several years. Qualifications?
Sub-committee of Diane, Valerie and Cynthia will meet to formalize
credentials process. The process will be e-mailed to board for input and
approval. Process should address application, keeping in touch, standards
and process to rescind. Also there is an out-of-state issue re Paul as he's
lives in North Carolina.
[Note from Jan-2000 minutes* Criteria for ministerial credentials:
Candidate must initiate request. Minimum requirements are; a year and a day
practice of craft, the ability to design and perform a seasonal ritual,
demonstrated integrity according to the guidelines of our practice. Compost
would oversee initiation ceremony.]
Valerie suggests it is time for some of the Toads to consider initiation.
Since there was no further business to come before the meeting, on motion
duly made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned.
Dated: Mar 1, 2001
Cynthia E. Gregory, All That