Category Archives: Board of Directors

August Board Meeting Agenda

  • New Projects Update
    • Wrote letter of support for “Media and Urban Life in North America: Montreal, New York City, Mexico City” project
    • WiFi Dog Update
  • Policy Update
  • Fundraising/Development:
    • Met with Brooklyn Polytechnic WiCat? project about potential partnership
  • Administrative

July Board Meeting Agenda

  1. Civitium Meeting Update
  2. New Board Member Update
  3. WiFiDog Update
  4. Open Community Network (OCN) Update
  5. Free Press Partnership
  6. World Summit for Free Information Infrastructure Participation
  7. Investors National Conference Application

June 8 Board Meeting Minutes

  • Website
    • Discussed Transition to Wiki, Updated important Web pages
  • Meetings in Washington, DC
    • Dana will meet with Congressional officials on June 9
  • FCC Consumer Advisory Committee
  • Laura and Dana will represent NYCwireless at first meeting of committee on June 10
  • WifiDog
    • Rob/Jacob working on this project
  • CuWIN mesh
    • Dana will test mesh nodes
  • Discussion of New Board Member
  • Next Meeting Speaker and Announcement
    • Joe will recruit speaker and send out announcement
  • Mailing list
    • Discussed administration of mailing list

May 11 Board Meeting Minutes

  • Follow-up from last meeting
    • Officers elected (Dana, President; Ben, Treasurer; Laura, Secretary)
    • Adopted pr/messaging statements created at 3/16 session with pro-bono pr firm
    • NYCwireless charter and budget needed for review (Ben)
  • Update on Board
    • Anthony’s resigns from Board of Directors and becomes member of Advisory Board
    • Need to appoint new board member and create Advisory Board
  • Update on City Council Hearing
    • Rennaissance Integrated Solutions (Laura)
    • Need to follow up with EDC re: BID funding initiative (Dana)
  • Updates on New Projects
    • Deployment Projects (Dana)
    • Community Access Project (Dustin) 5/18 installation; 5/25 ribbon-cutting
  • New Ideas
    • Non-profit wireless outreach program (Rob) put together a package that we can use to build partnerships with other non-profits to sponsor public hotspots