Board Meetings

2014 SIAP March Board Meeting

The following is the Minutes of SIAP Board of Directors’ meeting on 03/13/2014:

Meeting Date: Mar 13, 2014
Location: Colorado Center Community Room

Subject: 2014 SIAP March Board Meeting

Members present:

Meeting Date: March 13, 2014
Location: Yahoo Center Community Room
Subject: 2014 SIAP February Board Meeting

In Attendance: Board Members present:
Ashraf Hemmati
Abdi Ziaee
Yasmin Chegini
Shahram Shokoofandeh
Hamid Reza Dehghan

Mohammad Gharavi

Iraj Yamin Esfandiary
Non Board Members:
Azita Rezvan
Sima Haghighi

Nooshin Akbarpour

Behrokh Govari
Hashem Modjarab

Chair Person: Shahram Shokoufandeh
Secretory: Hamid Reza Dehghan

Items discussed:

Items Discussed:
1- Correction to the minutes of SIAP Board`s Meeting on 2/13/2014

Item #4: Offering a full membership due waiver to those young architects and planners who have recently arrived from Iran and whose circumstances have resulted in a significant financial hardship. The waiver is conditional on the committee/s report of these members’ participation and activities and should be approved by Board.

2- Treasure`s report for finalize the exchange signature on Bank account.

The authorized signatures were transferred to Ashraf Hemmati (2014 SIAP President) and Hamid Reza Dehghan (2014 SIAP treasurer). (3/7/2014)

The report is given to Board Members and Nooshin Akbarpour (2013 SIAP Treasurer).

The report including: The account Balance at beginning of 2014 and the Check Booklet handed to Hamid Reza Dehghan by Nooshin Akbarpour on 2/7/2014

3- Nowrouz event report:

The Nowrouz Committee should visit the proposed locations for the event and make a decision about the location on 3/18/2014.

The members who are responsible to visit the locations are Asharf Hemmati, Abdi Ziaee, Hashem Modjarab, Shahram Shokoufandeh, Iraj Yamin Esfandiary and Sima Haghighi.

The ticket price will be discussed after the location is approved.

4- To fix the problem of SIAP website

This item was discussed at SIAP Board meeting on 2/13/2014

(Discussion on limitation to the SIAP website access and new windows was postponed to the time that the website committee proposes its suggestions to the board. However the board approved the 2013 board agreement on dedicating money to hire a professional for the website problems.)

5 and 6- Fix the membership and website committee for 2014

The letter should be sent to the SIAP members to introduce the committees name and their members.

The Board agrees to “The committees should introduce the Head of Committee to the Board. The Committees should report their activities to the Board every 2 month (maximum). This report should be delivered to the Board through the Board meeting or by sending emails.”

Meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.