2023 Meeting Minutes Meeting Minutes

November 2023 Meeting Minutes

November 16, 2023
7:30 PM

President: Joanne Pearson
Vice President: Rebecca Wallace
Secretary: Charlotte Hardwicke
Treasurer:  Cecilia Huisman (absent)
Scholarship: Mandy Coates
Membership: Kyoung Suk Kim (absent)
Communications:  Alyssa Sikora




  • Check in
  • IMIYA REP – Position open 
    • Thanks to Avery Kapala for their efforts on the behalf of IMIYA.
    • Need to learn what the position entails so we can think about who could fill that role
    • Could someone at IYNAUS (Nicholas?) could give a description of the role
    •  EMAIL TEMPLATE for communication with IYNAUS: EX;  JOANNE PEARSON, IMIYA PRESIDENT@GMAIL.COM– Suggested  format.
    • Who do we want to have access to IYNAUS Google docs
    • Joanne email Nicolas and let him know that Joanne/Charlotte needs access and what that entails.
  • SCHOLARSHIP (Mandy Coates)
    • Application  status – 1 applicant 
    • Deadline 12/31/23
    • Charlotte will send out email reminder.
    • Could we use any leftover funds for spring gathering
  • MEMBERSHIP (Suki Kyoung Kim)
    • New members
    • Spring gathering
  • TREASURER (Cecilia Huisman) 
  • YOGA AND EQUITY (Joanne/Charlotte Hardwicke) 
    • List of books removed. 
    • Add Melisa Sweet’s drafted statement (sent out)
    • Charlotte add Melisa’s statement
  • WEBSITE (Charlotte Hardwicke)
    • Further updates – Pictures, Benefits
    • Library resources – Charlotte adjust the library blurb
        • Where are the books?
        • Can Alyssa check at YCD?
    • List of yoga studios needs updating
    • Benefits
    • Add community gatherings
    • Website Menu update
  • OUTREACH/COMMUNICATION (Alyssa Sikora/Suki Kyoung Kim)
  • By-laws Update
  • Other

“We are a little piece of continual change, looking at an infinite quantity of continual change.”

BKS Iyengar, Light on Life.


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