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    Posted: 14 May 2019 at 12:46am

Agenda for the Society Board Meeting 5/22/19


The IFGS Society Board Meeting is set for Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. Times for the meeting are 5:00 pm Pacific, 6:00 pm Mountain, 7:00 pm Central, and 8:00 pm Eastern.  Please submit any proposed agenda items in advance if possible. Board members must address any notice of proxy assignments to Board@ifgs.org prior to the start of the meeting. Only one proxy will be allowed per director per meeting.

The Board consists of John Jones (P),
Sarah Gibson (VP), Pat McGehearty, Olan Knight, Hugh Greene, David Spence and Shelly Ralston.


Agenda Items:


Standing Business:

Approval of last meeting’s minutes 4/16/19

Report from FRC

Report from SSC

Report from Registry Chair

Report from Tech Committee

Report from General Promotions Committee

Report from Society Constitutional Review Task Force

Chapter Liaison Updates


Continuing Business:

Game Writers’ Workshop – Spence

Trademark Renewal


New Business:

Renew Skype phone number or cancel it?

Set June Meeting


Meeting Dial-In: Discord Account: IFGS #Society Board voice channel






Dallas – Ralston

Denver/Boulder – Spence

Norman - Spence

Pacific Northwest – Jones

Northern Alabama - Gibson



Central Ohio - Spence

Greater Milwaukee – Greene

Ohio River Valley - Knight



Completed Tasks

Society-level electronic voting - Completed

Society Waiver Forms - Completed

Stoplight Policy – Completed

Milestone & Karma Awards - Completed

Business Cards – Available on Vistaprint

Updating Society Website to WordPress - Completed


In Process Tasks

Updating Governing Documents – In process with Society Task Force

Updated Committee Charters – In process with Society Task Force


On Hold

Expand and Revise Wiki (Possibly incorporating online rules.) –

SciFi Rules


Not Started

Updating GW Handbook–

Streamlining the payment processes between Society and Chapters –

Treasury Tracking –

Shared Calendar on Website –

Creation of a Treasury Handbook –

Membership Tracking –

Link Exchanges –

Research for 8.0 Rules Set –



Society Board Members

John Jones (TX) (2021) [Pres]

Sarah Gibson (TX) (2020) [VP]

Pat McGehearty (TX) (2020)

Shelly Ralston (OH) (2020)

Olan Knight (TX) (2021)

Hugh Greene (AL) (2021)

David Spence (TX) (2021)



Fantasy Rules Committee (FRC)

David Spence (TX) (2021) [Chair]

Brad Evenson (CO) (2021)

Hugh Greene (TX) (2021)

Seth Bush (TX) (2020)

David Gibson (TX) (2020)

Michael Englerth (CO) (2020)

Henry Wood (TX) (2020)


Society Sanctioning Committee (SSC)

John Jones (TX) (2020) [Chair]

Seth Bush (TX) (2021)

Olan Knight (TX) (2020)

Open (2021)

Melanie Greene (AL) (2021)


General Promotions Committee (SGP)

Sarah Gibson [Chair]

Jason Dziuk (2015)

open (2014)

open (2014)


Publications Committee

Members all informal appointments -


Elections Committee

Hope Fountain [Chair]

Janice Gott


Registry Chair

Olan Knight (TX)


Tech Committee

Brett Paul (CO) [Chair]

Robert Armbruster (TX)

Bethany Vann (OK) (2016)

Sarah Gibson (TX)

Open (2015)

Open (2016)


Safety Committee

Brad Evenson (CO) [Society Safety Officer]

David Ellis (CO)


Constitutional Review Task Force

Hugh Greene (AL) [Chair]

Chris Seals



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