Albuquerque Volunteers Advisory Board Meeting - August

Monthly Albuquerque Volunteers Advisory Board Meeting. These meetings are open to the public, per OMA. Members of the public are encouraged to attend in person or via zoom; zoom preferred during the pandemic for the safety of our members.


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Aug 05, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1 Civic Plaza
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Albuquerque Volunteers Advisory Board Agenda

Thursday August 5th, 2021


ABQ Volunteer Mission: “To provide programs to mobilize support, connect volunteers and assist organizations in building capacity to enhance the quality of life in greater Albuquerque.”

  1. Call to Order

Post-COVID Public Board Processes: Board meeting will be held in person and via Zoom video conference. Viewing and Listening: Members of the public will have the ability to attend in person, and to view, speak and/or listen to the meeting through Zoom which can be accessed from most smartphones, tablets, or computers. See instructions below.

In-Person Attendance

Mayor’s 11th Floor Conference Room; City Hall

1 Civic Plaza NW

Albuquerque, NM 87102


Attendees are encouraged to park in the structure below Civic Plaza, which is accessible from Marquette or Tijeras. Parking can be validated for attendees to park conveniently at no cost. Please bring your parking ticket to the 11th floor front-desk staff for validation.

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Meeting ID: 983 8237 3077

  1. Roll Call

Attendance will be noted by the board coordinator throughout the meeting and will be available in meeting minutes when posted. Attendees and Board members are encouraged to enter their name, if attending via the Zoom link. Board members attending by phone will be asked to clarify their identity for record-keeping purposes. There is no provision in the Open Meetings Act for remote board attendance, so video should only be used when in-person attendance is not possible.

  1. Approval of Minutes
  1. Public Comment
  • Written Comments

The Board will accept public comments on the meeting’s specific agenda items in written form via email through 10:00am on the day of the meeting. Comments should be sent via email to: [email protected] These comments will be incorporated in the meeting minutes for board review.

  • In-Person Comments

In-person public comments can be made by members of the public during the public comment period. During the public comments block, residents will be greeted and asked if they would like to contribute public comments. The board coordinator will add a record of attendees and comments made in the meeting minutes. The board requests that comments be limited to about 2 minutes.

  1. Regular Business
  • Volunteer of the Month – Review of Nominations
  • Selection of Volunteer of the Month
  • Do we want to recognize an organization via GovTV?
    • Nominations? Should we create a formal nomination/recognition process?
    • Current video, highlighting FOSM, should be complete. Link forthcoming.
  1. Old Business

Committee Business and Updates- suggested focus areas for Volunteer Board Committee(s)

  • Community of Practice/Volunteer Community Roundtable
    • Report available.
    • First event to identify future topics scheduled Sept. 14th.
  • Mayor’s Day
    • September or Late October
    • Need support in outreach/donations (particularly food/space)
    • Still waiting for schedule holds from exec.
  1. New Business/Member Updates
  • AVAB @ Isotopes
    • Michelle Montoya
  • Revisit date/time for meetings? Last revisited one year ago.
  1. Next Meeting

The next scheduled Regular Meeting of the Board will be on Thursday, September 2nd, at 11:00am. The meeting will be held over in person and over Zoom in accordance with current public health guidelines. The meeting location and parking instructions will remain the same. As we are revisiting date/time Zoom URL, call-in information, and meeting ID number may change and will be posted with the next Agenda. Updated Zoom information will be provided to the board directly.

  1. Adjournment



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