A Center for the Arts

Board of Directors


October 23, 2018


Meeting called to order at 5:30 PM

Members present: Chris Werkau, Kathy Wagnild, Kaele Peterson, Rob Rogholt, Wally Warhol, Kendra Olson, Julie Gutzmer, Jolene Osander

Members absent: Kurt Nygaard, Desta Hunt, Jeff Stanislawski

Also present: Michael Burgraff


  • September minutes tabled until January

Treasurer’s Report

  • All looks well. Filed for audit.

Executive Director’s Report

  • See agenda for topics discussed. Highlights include:
    • Over the River Downtown event will take place on December 1st. Helpers are needed for Dance and Dessert.

Committee Reports

•      Executive Committee: (meets the third Tuesday at 8:30 AM) no meeting

•      Finance Committee: no meeting

  • Building and Grounds: did not meet (meetings are quarterly)
  • Fundraising: no meeting
  • Development: no meeting
  • Programming for Youth and the Community:
    • Summer Musical: no report
    • Youth theater: no report
  • Membership/Friends Task Force: No meeting

Old Business

  • Discussion about HAS for Becky Sonmor (see action items)
  • Board decision to go to quarterly meetings (was resolved at September meeting)
  • Committees (no discussion)


Information Only

  • None

New Business

  • None


  • Board discussed writing a letter to the City about Twin Oaks being required to vacate the space in the Bakken Building.

Action Items

  • The board agrees to amend the terms of Becky Sonmor’s employment to include, in lieu of a healthcare insurance package, an option to choose payment toward a Health Savings Account (HSA) at an amount not to exceed $300/month, to take effect in January, 2019. (M, Kendra; 2nd, Kathy: unanimously approved)


Next meetings: January 22, April 23, July 23, October 22


Meeting adjourned at 7:35


Respectfully submitted on November 2, 2018, by Kathy Wagnild