One ABQ Volunteer Board Meeting - May

Monthly meeting of the Albuquerque Volunteers Advisory Board.


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May 06, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87103



ABQ Volunteers Advisory Board

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.”

Thursday May 6th, 2021



  1. Call to Order


Special Procedures for Meeting Attendance: In response to the Governor’s declaration of a Public Health Emergency and ban on large public gatherings, the Board meeting will be held via Zoom video conference. Viewing and Listening: Members of the public will have the ability to view, speak and/or listen to the meeting through Zoom which can be accessed from most smartphones, tablets, or computers. See instructions below.


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  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.


  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 via the Zoom Video Conference by notifying the meeting organizer prior to the start of the meeting. 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.



Jill Van Nortwick - Building Better Boards with People of Color


  1. Regular Business


  • Volunteer of the Month – Review of Nominations
  • Selection of Volunteer of the Month


  1. Old Business


Committees for Board - suggested focus areas for Volunteer Board Committee(s)

  • Virtual/Video Recognition
    • Updates: First highlight completed. Filmed second highlight.
    • Process finalized. Can do regularly, but GovTV needs 1-2 months each. Board should select bi-monthly or quarterly program to highlight.
  • Outreach and Engagement
    • Held initial meeting to discuss community of practice option.
    • Board has explored the following topics:
      • Scope of community of practice work should meet the following criteria: should be something board isn’t currently doing, should have utility in nonprofit community to meet unmet need.
      • Approaches to work could include: partnership development, sharing successes/challenges, expert speakers, question and answer with leaders, meetings could focus on particular topics/themes.
      • Why to consider: highlights expertise of members on board, builds community for NPO/CBO leaders, supports capacity building.
      • Using board mission to focus.


  1. New Business/Member Updates


  • Mayor’s Day of Volunteer Recognition 2021?
    • Consider small group format
      • Virtual engagement for attendees
      • In-person for awardees
    • Board outreach materials (time permitting)
      • Revisit Leave-Behind
        • What information to include? Thoughts on format?


  1. Next Meeting


The next scheduled Regular Meeting of the Board will be on Thursday, June 3rd, at 11:00am. The meeting will be held over Zoom, in accordance with current public health guidelines. The meeting URL, call-in information, and meeting ID number will remain the same.


  1. Adjournment


One ABQ Volunteer Board Meeting - May

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Nicholas Vottero
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)
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