August 12, 2016

2016-08-14-19-57-48Date: Friday, August 12

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: People’s Resource Center, 201 S. Naperville Road, Wheaton Illinois

Meeting Type: Regular Meeting

How Called: Standing meeting

Convened: 9:38

Attendees: Barry, Maryanna, Katherine

1 Minutes

Approval of July minutes

2 New Business

  1. Joint Fundraiser with PRC. Looking at October. We discussed how to move things forward.
  2. Board make-up, committees – discussion about options.

3 Information Sharing

  1. Mobile Citizen/Mobile Beacon: Broadband usage trial – successfully completed our trial with Mobile Citizen. It worked, was nice, but sent it back since we wanted to trial the Mobile Beacon offer. We are writing a newsletter article which will publish after experience with Mobile Beacon and have information on the broadband access page.
  2. Illinois AG990-IL filed
  3. Web Site Updates – added to broadband access information.
  4. Volunteer of PRC attended Connect Chicago meeting. Very active organization with materials from Microsoft’s DigiSeniors and public library training material.

4 Action Item Status Changes

Placeholder for Minutes, to record items closed during meeting

5 Action Item Status Updates

Walking through Action Item List and noting updates. Closed items:

  1. Closed 8/12/16. Opened 5/13/16: Barry will explore http://digitalequityforlearning.org/ for what we can learn and if there is another one scheduled. Received response 7/18 that there are no plans as yet, but I’m in the database to be notified when they put something together.
  2. Closed 8/19/16. Opened 5/13/16: Maryanna will follow up on Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide to see if they published items from the last conference or are planning another one. Response received 7/6/16. They are working on publishing papers from previous conference. Next conference will be May 24-26 in San Diego, CA — details to be emailed to all and posted on http://www.ppdd.org in September 2016.

6 Time and Location for Next Meeting

Next meeting – September 9 @ 9:30

7 Adjourn –

Adjourned: 10:52

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