Apr 19, 2014 - approval by the Board. Committee Members Present: Sada Chidambaram, Chair; Vince Owens, Minnie Wong, Larry Atkins and Loke. Davis.
Diversity Committee Meeting Saturday, April 19, 2014 9:30 am- 2:30 pm Retreat NOTE: All minutes are final after approval by the committee chair and all committee decisions are subject to final approval by the Board. Committee Members Present: Sada Chidambaram, Chair; Vince Owens, Minnie Wong, Larry Atkins and Loke Davis Committee Members Absent: Garry Hurlbut, Joel Nicolas, Alan Criswell and Martha Ehrenfeld Guests: Steve Leube, Executive Director; Michael Cooke, USTA NorCal Board President; Pam Sloane, USTA National Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member; Bill Leong, USTA Diversity Manager Staff Members Present: Silvia Dueñas-Bielser Sada, chair of the Diversity Committee, called the meeting was called to order at 9:55 am. The following motion was duly made and seconded: RESOLVED, that the minutes of March 6, 2014 meeting be approved with one amendment to committee members present. The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor, 0 opposed and 0 abstentions. 1. Chairman’s Report – Sada Chidambaram • Sada welcomed everyone and asked everyone to introduce themselves. • Sada reported that on April 21 NetApp volunteers will be on hand for the Ellis Elementary school playdate, their adopted school. • Sada further explained that Ellis will now participate in a 6 week HITS program. • Sada explained the corporate outreach strategy to guests. • Sada reported on USTA’s participation at Lockheed Martin’s Health & Wellness Fair. • Sada discussed other corporate partnerships he is working on. • He called upon the committee to look to their contact so the corporate partners can be expanded beyond the South Bay. 2. Staff Report • Silvia reported on the outreach and marketing strategies being used for the summer camp at San Jose State and the College Scholarships. • Silvia reported on the diversity training entitles, Cultural Dexterity, staff underwent and which was moderated by Bill Leong and Karen Pacent. • Silvia discussed the new three year strategic plan for the Diversity & Inclusion department. • Committee discussed at length. • The following motion was duly made and seconded: RESOLVED, to accept the D&I Strategic Plan The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor, 0 opposed and 0 abstentions. • Sada explained that because it is working document, he asked the committee to take on strategies. • Committee members are to review document and discuss at next meeting. 3. Budget • The YTD budget as of January 2014 was 5%
4. Old Business • No old business. 5. New Business • No New Business
Diversity Committee adjourn meeting at 7:42 p.m. The next regular monthly meeting is scheduled for April 19 at the USTA NorCal office. Silvia Dueñas-Bielser, Secretary of the Meeting