Meeting of your Board of directors was held at the Resource Center
on December 13, 2004. Present were Messrs. Berger, Bovaird, Cohen,
Corzo, Gallichotte, Keane, Preston, Scheef, Setaro and Yates.
Also present was Larry Buoy.
Treasurer Charles Bovaird reported current cash assets of $16,148.25, consisting of total bank and postal accounts in the amount of $16,101.74 plus postage on hand of $46.51. Subtracting a liability of prepaid dues in the amount of $6,325.00 left a net equity of $9,823.25. He also reported current membership of 368.
Reviewing the upcoming commitments for presentations at DACS General Meetings resulted in the following: Jason Canty, a Data Specialist for Verizon Wireless,
on Broadband access and alternative technologies
for cell phones for January
February. Looking beyond those two commitments, various possible subjects were suggested and discussed, including: Adobe products, Science Horizons projects, pop-up digital pictures, Staples Geek Squad, genealogy, astronomy, digital image expansion/resolution and My Favorites shareware, freeware or utilities sessions.
Jim Scheef apprised the meeting of his progress in installing JotSpot on the Linux server at the DACS Resource Center and added that Jot is developing a way to make a page public, enabling his concept of making software available for reviews. Discussion followed on the investigation of running Kerio software on the Resource Centers Windows server, or alternative software on the Linux server, as a mailing list server.
Also discussed was the necessity of upgrades
for the server to be so utilized, and it was deemed advisable
to consider obtaining a commercial grade Linux distribution for