Present: Anjan Reddy, Kapil Rajvanshi, Ravikiran Reddy, Tilak Andhole, Dinesh Bhat, Shakti Shukla, Doraivelu Palanivelu, Pavan Kasulabada, Ravi Vir, Damodhar Shankar, Vinith Poduval, Kanan Kumrah
Not Present: Uma Mallela, Kamaljit Paul
Quorum: Quorum to conduct normal business and voting was established
Meeting Note Taker: Kapil Rajvanshi
1. Approval of September and October 2017 meeting minutes:
BOD members unanimously approved September and October minutes of the meeting.
2. Temple Operations/Programs:
Following items were discussed:
⦁ Diwali celebration was a huge success. More than 350 devotees participated. Annual fund raising was successful as well.
⦁ 12-page flip calendar will be prepared with major temple event dates. All dates need to be finalized by 11/30/17.
⦁ Murthi Sthapna project will be ending on 12/31/17. A final email should be sent reminding devotees for making donation towards the project since the project is closing soon. Kapil ji will send the email
⦁ Dorai ji will do a final reconciliation with pledges for Murthi Sthapna project and send individual emails to devotees who have made a pledge and have not paid yet.
⦁ There is some additional cost for the fabrication and shipping of the updated arches. BOD approves up to $900 additional to be paid towards freight charges.
5. By Laws update:
⦁ By-Laws and articles of incorporation have been updates and filed by state.
6. Financial Reports and Approvals:
⦁ Temple Financials were reviewed and found satisfactory.
⦁ Reoccurring monthly donations needs to be pushed more. An email will be sent to devotees for making a pledge
As there were no other items in the agenda, the Chairman adjourned the meeting.