CAMPA CHARTER SCHOOL
1962-84 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, New York 11207
Regular Board Meeting Minutes
February 8, 2014
A meeting of the Board of Trustees of CAMPA Charter School was held on February 8, 2014 at
Bethlehem Baptist Church. The meeting began at 9:42 AM.
The following members of the Board were present: Dr. Daryl Rock, Viola Abbott, Larry Hughes, Julia
McDonald, Michele Weekes, Rana Khan, Joan Ramsey, Lois Bennett, Dr. Afrah Richmond, Deborah
Knight. JoAnn Challenger was a Notified Absence. Jeanne Lopez was not a Notified Absence.
Minutes from the Previous Meeting
To approve the minutes of the last Board meeting held on January 8, 2014, in the form previously
To approve the agenda for today’s meeting.
Dr. Rock suggested for future meetings, reports made by committees and /or task force should submit a
Personnel Task Force
Viola Abbott reported that interviews with five candidates for principal were set for February 10th and
11th at the Charter Center.
Report was held until Treasurer’s Report
Recruitment Task Force Michele Weekes reported that the task force has been working on a logo, banner, application and postcards to recruit students. The committee plans to be at the church to receive applications on
Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 – 12 PM and Saturdays, 10 – 1 PM.
To approve payment of $510 for three banners and 2,000 postcards.
Facilities Task Force
Rana Khan reported that the church has received two sample leases to help them write a lease for
CAMPA. Ms. Khan stated that she will have z contractor come look at the modules in order to let us and
the church know what work has to be done to have the modules ready for our school to open.
Larry Hughes, treasurer reported that savings and checking account has been opened at Chase Bank for
the Collegiate Academy for Mathematics and Personal Awareness. The signers on the accounts are
Daryl Rock, Viola Abbott, Larry Hughes, and Deborah Knight. The first check from the account will be
paid to IRS with our application to receive our 501C3 tax exempt status. The fee is $50.00.
Arthur J. Gallagher insurance brokerage firm has established our Directors of Officers Insurance,
Employment Liability Insurance and Fiduciary Coverage with the insurance company, Scottsdale
Insurance. Our policy provides the board with one million dollar coverage. Our policy went effect on
January 10, 2014. The cost of coverage is $2,400. Our first payment is for the amount of $1,075 and
then there will be three remaining payments of $442.00.
The CSP Grant is almost complete. Valerie Kowaloski in Albany has stated that once our budget is
approved, she can issue a letter saying we will get a CSP Grant. This letter can help us get a bridge loan.
The Charter School Business Management Group made a presentation on the services, they can provide
for CAMPA (Karen Daniels, President/CEO and Lori Clement, Manager of Growth Iniatives).
To accept the Start-up Services provided by Charter School Business Management Group for the
There being no further business to be transacted and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved,
the meeting adjourned at 12:37 PM.
Deborah Knight, Secretary