Hawaiʻi Museums Association

Virtual Annual Business meeting

Friday, April 16, 2021, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

This will be the first opportunity for us to gather together as an association and we look forward to seeing each and every one of you!

 

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2021 HMA Slate of Nominees for 

Board of Directors and President

Annual Business Meeting via Zoom
Friday, April 16, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

AGENDA

 

1. Call to Order (Lisa Solomine)

2. Approval of May 29, 2020 HMA Annual Business Meeting minutes
(Halena Kapuni-Reynolds)

3. President’s Report (Lisa Solomine)

4. Treasurer’s Report (Frank O. Hay)

5. Membership Update (Eric Chang)

6. New Business

  • Introduction of Board slate and Election of New Board Directors (Stacy Hoshino)
    • i. Nominations from the floor
  • Election of President (Stacy Hoshino)
  • New Logo by Zanobia Lakdawalla (Neida Bangerter)
  • Grow HMA membership and getting to know you (Lisa Solomine)
  • Gathering the history of HMA to a centralized location and on our website
    (Lisa Solomine)
  • Volunteer on a committee (Halena Kapuni-Reynolds)
  • Nuhou (Neida Bangerter)


7. Other Business

8. Adjournment (Lisa Solomine)

Meeting Minutes
Friday, May 29, 2020
Online Meeting via Zoom

Lisa Solomine called the meeting to order at 3:08 p.m.
The following board members were present:
Hadley Andersen, Frank O. Hay, Teresa Valencia, Lisa Solomine, Ihilani Gutierrez, Eric
Chang, Keahe Davis, Neida Baumgartner

Members in Attendance: 16

Halena shared an ʻŌlelo Noeau for words of wisdom:
“Ho’okahi ka ilau like ‘ana” to welcome everyone together.

Opening Statement (Lisa Solomine): It has been challenging times for all of us in these covid days and we had to acclimate to a lock down and some of us had to face even deeper challenges at this time. With these challenges, it also opened opportunities for innovation and creativity. Now we face a new reality of re-opening…

Approval of Minutes

  1. Approval of May 10, 2019 Annual Meeting minutes
    Any discussions or amendments to the minutes?
    Who would like to accept the motion to approve the minutes?
    So moved by: Lisa Solomine
    Is there a second to the motion?
    Seconded the motion: Teresa Valencia
    Any in favor? 17
    Motion: Approved. Unanimously carried.

  2. Officers Reports
    1. President’s Report: Teresa Valencia
      • Hawaiʻi Museums Association was able to enter into a contract with HTA to conduct cultural competency workshops. Great opportunity to address a need in our community. We had to postpone our annual meeting. We have some ideas on how to hold an annual conference. We will touch base on that later on in the meeting. I wanted to thank my fellow board members for the work of the past year and we’re really excited to bring on new board members. I wanted to thank Keahe Davis for his service to HMA and he has been on the board for 6 years and that’s the longest you can serve. He will be rolling off the board this year but promises to help with
        upcoming projects
    2. Treasurer’s Report: Frank Hay
      • The report showed some income from the conference and
        memberships. $8,450 income and the expense has been for Nick
        Griffith’s web services and a few airlines tickets. We expect some
        expenses in June, including the insurance for $600 and the P.O.
        box for $200. we have just under $10,00 cash in the back as of
        yesterday. We’re in great shape financially.
      • Motion to approve the treasurer’s report: Tory/ seconded by Halena
        • i. Unanimously approved
        • ii. Motion: Approved
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        • Committee Reports

          a. Membership: Eric Chang – 100 members, 13 institution
          memberships, and 1 friends of HMA. Conference usually drives
          membership numbers and we are considering the best ways to
          serve our community. With a better economy, we should see more
          memberships
          c. Social Media: Ihilani Guitierrez and Lisa Solomine – We have an IG
          account. We haven’t been posting since our conference
          cancellation but we plan on posting and cross posting on social
          media to draw more attention to HMA. We’ve increased a little bit
          on Facebook and people who are looking to HMA for engagement.
          Our goals for this year is to offer more opportunities for
          engagement. Tory Latila asked in the chat if HMA member
          institutions can send content. Everyone can submit to
          contact@hawaiimusuems.org. Let us know what you want and we
          want to be accessible to our members.

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