Little Italy Assn of Fort Lauderdale Board of Director's Election Meeting #1
Call to Assemble
A board of director's formation meeting was held on 10/3/2017 at 7pm and was presided over by President-elect Franco Fiore with Jay Shapiro as Secretary.
Members in attendance included: Franco Fiore, Pino Marino, Michael Umile and Michael Battaglia.
Voting members elected members to the following voting positions for terms of 3 years
Franco Fiore - President
Pino Marino - Vice President
Michael Umile - Treasurer
Jay Shapiro - Secretary
Michael Battaglia - Membership Director
Contact information was shared with all participants:
Franco's email: xxxxxx
Cell phone: xxxxxx
Pino Marino's email: xxxxxx
Michael Umile's email: xxxxxx
Jay's email: xxxxxx
Michael Battaglia email: xxxxxx
Board Members voted to contribute $25. each and forward such funds via paypal to Franco for the purposes of incorporating group as: Little Italy Assn of Fort Lauderdale on Sunbiz.org as a 501(c)6 non-profit membership organization under the understanding that we may need to operate as for profit until such time as non-profit status is approved by the state.
Board Members voted to appoint Michael Battaglia as Membership Director and pay a commission of 25% of membership revenues he brings in with a potential end of year bonus for strong results as agreed on by the board.
Board agreed to allow Franco to open a bank account in the name of the organization and to collect membership dues via paypal at: www.littleitaly.city and via check made out directly to the organization.
Board voted to print "Little Italy Logo Stickers" for local businesses to place on their windows as they become members of the org. Furthermore Michael Umile suggested that his daughter could help with printing the stickers in an affordable manner.
Board agreed to allow Jay to propose and print membership levels and have a membership application in place for an October 11th Italian networking night to be held at Gioia Restaurant from 6-9pm.