Governance Committee Meeting

Friday, June 14, 2019
Meeting at 4 p.m.



NOTE:  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Mammoth Lakes Housing, Inc. at (760) 934-4740. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable Mammoth Lakes Housing, Inc to make arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (28 CFR 13.102-35.104 ADA Title II)


1.       Call to Order of the Governance Committee of Mammoth Lakes Housing, Inc., a public benefit corporation, 501(c)3, whose mission is to support affordable housing for a viable economy and sustainable community.
The meeting was called to order at 4:00 PM.


2.       Roll Call:
Members present: Stacy Corless, Agnes Vianzon
Members absent: Kirk Stapp
Staff: Patricia Robertson

3.       Public Comments:
4.       The committee will discuss the MLH Strategic Plan, 2019-2023 and prioritize governance-related work items.
i.        Develop a partnership agreement and matrix

o   Gather examples such as Truckee to send to partners interviewed for the strategic plan.

o   Perhaps hold an annual partnership meeting

o   Send out a partnership newsletter

ii.        ED Evaluation Process

o   Develop and ED eval that includes a self-evaluation and questions for input from each board member

o   Input would be received by the governance committee

o   Timing would be a draft to the governance committee in July, presented to the BOD in August, Comments received and meeting with ED + governance committee, full presentation to BOD in October.

iii.        Term limits for Board members and Officers

iv.        Review Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation

o   For both items iii. and iv. – We need to review the Bylaws in terms of term limits and current process.  Step 2 would be a full review of the Bylaws.

o   Potential changes could include a change to term limits, the number of terms allowed, allowing other jurisdictions to serve, and rotating officers.

v.        Define Board governance calendar

o   In July, present the idea to meet earlier to eat and chat while gathering input on topics for this.

vi.        Define strategic discussion calendar

vii.        Meeting agreements

o   Assigned on DEI committee

5.       Adjourn: the meeting was adjourned at 5:00 PM.