|Board Meeting: November 21, 2106|
November Board Meeting FOLLOW UP
Dowload IRS annual paperwork to be filed before end of year: Tax Filing - 990 _DRAFT
Monday, November 21, 2016 at 12:30 PM EST [NY] /9:30 AM PST[Vancouver]/
2:30 AM JST [Tokyo]/ 5:30 PM GMT [London]/ 6:30 PM CET [Paris]
I. Minutes for review and approval (SERGE) (ATTACHED)
II. Financial Update – (ELI & ETIENNE)
a. Current Accounts
(2) Canada – NBC as of October 31 (CAD) - $13,085.29 (Bank Statement) (=$9,790USD)
(3) Canada – NBC as of October 31 (USD) - $1,073,252 (Bank Statement)
TOTAL Amount as of October 31 in USD: $1,328,631
Snapshot of monies in accounts as of today, Nov 21, minus expected invoices in the NBC USD acct:
NBC CAD:1,078.79, NBC USD $943,500, Capital One USD: $249,800
TOTAL as of NOVEMBER 21: USD $1,194,000
Estimated total as of March 31, close of Fiscal Year: $1,000,000
III. PDF expenses – July 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016 Total $92,782.97 (ELI) (OwedToPDF)
NOTE: WPC fiscal year ends March 31, technically, our 3-year budget projections for staff salaries, to be paid by PDF, run up through March 31, 2017, before we launch into a new three-year budgetary cycle.
IV. Reports generated from WPC (Eli – FYI only) (LINK to Reports)
Leadership Forum Survey (sent to all 107 registered participants)
Renewal Room survey (paper survey given out in room)
Buddies Report (digital survey sent out after WPC)
Report on Media Coverage (149 page pdf file, suggest just viewing details on this link)
53 pieces of coverage
25.5K social shares
153M online readership
1.18K youtube views
401K estimated coverage views
A story in JAMA is expected to come out in December. Waiting on this piece, which would be the last of our pieces expected.
V. WPC Video outcome (Eli – FYI only) (LINK to YouTube page)
VI. Review and Approval of Agreement with JPdL to work with them for another three-year cycle through Kyoto, Japan.
VII. Nomination for Vice-President
VIII. Nominations of co-chairs for Program Committee
Miquel Vila (Spain);
Leonidas Stefanis (Greece);
Tom Gasser (Germany);
Nobu Hattori (Japan; but language may be a problem?);
Ryuji Kaji (Japan; very nice and extremely wise/knowledgeable);
Nancy Ip (Hong Hong);
Patrik Brundin (USA);
Glenda Halliday (Australia);
Ryosuke Takahashi (Japan);
Carolyn Sue (Australia);
Anne-Louise LaFontaine (Canada);
Bas Bloem (Netherlands);
Simon Lewis (Australia);
Barry Snow (New Zealand);
IX. Insurance Update
Director's & Officers Insurance Policy Renewed for $2,346 (Nov 1, 2016 to Nov 1, 2017) (annual)
Certificate of Liability Insurance secured in September for week of Congress for $863 (triennial)
TOTAL insurance estimate for WPC 2019 budget, $15,000.
X. New items
-Hiring of Part-time staff, not intern, to help manage day to day tasks moving forward. Job Description, need approval to hire this person.
-Eli to send potential BoD meeting dates to be sent to set up 3-4 meetings in 2017
-Eli to attend April 14-15 Japan Parkinson Congress in Tokyo
-Eli to attend September 2017 World Congress Neurology in Kyoto, Japan
-Tell me if you'd like a WPC 2019 hat, and if so, black or white?
-Emeritus recognition and way to keep past Presidents close to WPC? Discussed in June, next steps?
-New Stationery to be drafted, will include Board members on one version. Please confirm this is okay.
NEXT Meeting to take place in January/February 2017