Meeting Minutes 7/20/2015
Minutes of a Special Meeting of
the Board of Directors of THE BETTER COMMUNICATION FORUM, INC.
an Indiana nonprofit corporation
A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of THE BETTER COMMUNICATION FORUM,
INC., an Indiana nonprofit corporation, was held at the office of the Corporation at 8791 E. Wesley Lane,
North Webster, IN, at 1:00 o’clock p. m., on Monday, July 20, 2015 pursuant to advance notice that was
issued by email July 13, 2015.
Ben Ashpole was present in person and Brandy Coomer another Director of the Corporation was
present by telephone and by their presence waived notice of the time, place and purpose of the Meeting and
any kind and all objections to the manner in which it was called or convened. Mitesh Mehta, the third
Director had resigned prior to July 13, 2015. Kristen Boie and Arthur Warady, attorney for the Corporation,
were present by telephone by invitation.
Ben Ashpole acted as Chairman of the Meeting and Brandy Coomer acted as Secretary of the
The Chairman stated that according to the Bylaws, Directors were to serve staggered 3 year terms,
and that the terms of office for the first 3 Directors are as follows:
Director’s Name Term Start Date Term End Date
Mitesh Mehta May 19, 2014 May 19, 2015
Brandy Coomer May 19, 2014 May 19, 2016
Ben Ashpole May 19, 2014 May 19, 2017
The Chairman then announced that Mitesh Mehta had resigned his office as a Director of the
Corporation and, therefore, the first order of business was to elect a third Director to replace Mitesh.
Upon nomination duly made and seconded, Kristen Boie was unanimously elected a Director of the
Corporation to hold office until May 19, 2018 or until her successor is duly elected and qualified.
The Chairman then stated that in his opinion, the Corporation would be more effective in fulfilling
its mission if it established affiliated subsidiary organizations in various regions, states or localities
throughout the United States of America. Following full and complete discussion, the following Resolutions
were unanimously adopted:
“RESOLVED, that in compliance with IRS requirements to obtain a Group Exemption
Letter as a Section 501(c)(3) central organization, the Corporation establish itself as a central
organization authorized to establish or accept affiliated subordinate organizations in such regions,
states or localities of the United States of America as the Officers of the Corporation deem,
appropriate and beneficial to help the Corporation promote its Mission more effectively;
“FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Corporation apply for and obtain a Group Exemption
Letter from the IRS so that its affiliated subordinate organizations can attain Section 501(c)(3)
exempt status under the Corporation’s Group Exemption Letter without being required to file
separate applications with IRS for recognition as Section 501(c)(3) organizations.