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MINUTES - 05.13.2013 - WCKNC

General Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, May 13, 2013 – 6:30 P.M.

Location: Young Oak Kim Academy

615 S. Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90005

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  1. Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks, Richard Kim, Presiding Officer
  2. Roll Call – Richard Kim
    1. Richard Kim (President)
    2. Alex Cha (1st Vice President)                               
    3. Manuel Flores
    4. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    5. Shawn Kuk (Executive)             
    6. Yonah Hong                           
    7. Gary Benjamin                        
    8. Justin Kim                                              
    9. Nicole Chang          
    10. Ed Colacion
    11. Thomas Kim
    12. Niroshan Kahawatte
  3. Review and approval of minutes (4-8-13):
    1. Richard Kim (President)
    2. Alex Cha (1st Vice President) 
    3. Manuel Flores
    4. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    5. Shawn Kuk (Executive)          
    6. Yonah Hong                           
    7. Gary Benjamin                        
    8. Justin Kim                                              
    9. Nicole Chang          
    10. Ed Colacion
    11. Thomas Kim
    12. Niroshan Kahawatte
    13. Richard Kim (President)
    14. Alex Cha (1st Vice President)
    15. Manuel Flores
    16. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    17. Shawn Kuk (Executive)
    18. Yonah Hong           
    19. Gary Benjamin
    20. Justin Kim                              
    21. Nicole Chang          
    22. Ed Colacion
    23. Thomas Kim
    24. Niroshan Kahawatte
    25. Richard Kim (President)
    26. Alex Cha (1st Vice President) 
    27. Manuel Flores
    28. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    29. Shawn Kuk (Executive)          
    30. Yonah Hong                           
    31. Gary Benjamin                        
    32. Justin Kim                                              
    33. Nicole Chang          
    34. Ed Colacion
    35. Thomas Kim
    36. Niroshan Kahawatte
    37. Richard Kim (President)
    38. Alex Cha (1st Vice President) 
    39. Manuel Flores
    40. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    41. Shawn Kuk (Executive)          
    42. Yonah Hong                           
    43. Gary Benjamin                        
    44. Justin Kim                                              
    45. Nicole Chang          
    46. Ed Colacion
    47. Thomas Kim
    48. Niroshan Kahawatte
    49. Richard Kim (President)
    50. Alex Cha (1st Vice President) 
    51. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    52. Shawn Kuk (Executive)          
    53. Yonah Hong                           
    54. Gary Benjamin                        
    55. Justin Kim                                              
    56. Nicole Chang          
    57. Ed Colacion
    58. Thomas Kim
    59. Niroshan Kahawatte
    60. Richard Kim (President)
    61. Alex Cha (1st Vice President) 
    62. Manuel Flores
    63. Hanna Yoon (Executive)
    64. Shawn Kuk (Executive)          
    65. Yonah Hong                           
    66. Gary Benjamin                        
    67. Justin Kim                                              
    68. Nicole Chang          
    69. Ed Colacion
    70. Thomas Kim
    71. Niroshan Kahawatte

               

Present

Absent

 

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim                           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

- Thomas suggests we remove the names from 16, 17, 18.

- Alex motions to amend, Shawn seconds. All in favor, none oppose.

- Minutes approved.

PRESENTATION

a. Ciclavia – Wilshire Boulevard Route

b. KYCC

REPORTS

5. Reports from the Department. Officer: Harry Cho

6. Committee Reports

Shawn and Gary present update on Sixth Street Action Plan.

Treasurer’s Report.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

a) Greg Wittman – Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council – Walking Tour

b) Congressman Xavier Becerra’s Field Deputy: Yoomee Ha - Came to introduce herself, make initial contact.

c) Aztecs Rising

ACTION ITEMS

11. Motion to approve up to $3,000 to pay for new marketing materials and supplies, including brochures, t-shirts, banners, board signs, easels, projector, and printing costs.

Nicole Chang motions, Justin seconds.

All in favor, none oppose.

Yes (In Favor)

No (Not in Favor)

Absent

   

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

12) Motion to approve payment of $4,900 (third installment) to consultants for on-going work with the 6th Street Needs Assessment and Action Plan project.

Justin makes motion, Yonah seconds.

All in favor, none opposed.

Yes (In favor)

No (Not in favor)

Absent (Not present)

   

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim                           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

13) Motion to approve up to $500 for Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park’s summer program, including a K-Pop cover dance competition event on August 19, 2013.

Hanna motions, Ed seconds. All in favor, none opposed.

Yes (In Favor)

No (Not in Favor)

Absent

   

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim                           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

14) Motion to approve support (non-financial) of CicLAvia as a name partner at its upcoming “Iconic Wilshire Boulevard” on June 23, 2013.

Yonah moves, Alex seconds. All in favor, none against.

Yes (In Favor)

No (Not in Favor)

Absent

   

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim                           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

15) Motion to approve support (non-financial) of UDLA as a name partner at its upcoming Community Night-Out events on May 14, 2013 and June 13, 2013.

Manuel Flores recuses himself and leaves the room. Alex Cha motions, Shawn Kuk seconds. All in favor, none against.

Yes (In Favor)

No (Not in Favor)

Absent

   

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim                           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

Manuel Flores

16) Motion to approve payment of $350 for a manned booth at the upcoming 2013 Korean-Latino Small Business Expo.

Hanna makes a motion, Yonah seconds. All in favor, none opposed.

Yes (In Favor)

No (Not in Favor)

Absent

   

William Choi

Peter Paik

Celine Park             

Niall Kelly

Caroline Sim                           

Shalom Kim

Zula Damdinbazar (Treasurer)

Aura Vasquez (Secretary)

COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

14.          Other comments:

Thomas shares his experience meeting with CD10.

Hanna suggests that everyone complete the Ethics training requirements.

Shawn provides information about the Wilshire BRT restriping.

Yonah gives information about new school naming after Dr. Sammy Lee.

Public Comment: Grace from Korean American Coalition, thanking everyone for granting $1,500 for essay contest.

15.          Announcements (Limited to 2 minutes)

16.          Adjournment.

Shawn moves to adjourn at 8:30 PM. Ed seconds. All in favor. None opposed.

 
 
 
 
 

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