August 25, 2021 (3:52 pm)

Board of Directors Meeting – September 9, 2021


Board of Directors Meeting
09/09/2021
9:00 a.m.
The Hangar Building / Zoom

View Agenda
Reports and Materials for Governance Process:
     – View Item 6A
     – View PowerPoint Presentation

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32nd District Agricultural Association
OC Fair and Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 708-1500
www.ocfair.com

NOTICE OF MEETING
32nd District Agricultural Association, OCFEC Board of Directors will be holding a regular board meeting on
Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

The Hangar Building
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, California

Board of Directors
Natalie Rubalcava-Garcia, Board Chair
Doug La Belle, Vice Chair
Sandra Cervantes, Member
Robert Ruiz, Member
Barbara Bagneris, Member
Ashleigh Aitken, Member
Newton Pham, Member
Nick Kovacevich, Member

Secretary-Treasurer
Michele Richards
Chief Executive Officer, OCFEC

32nd DAA Counsel
Josh Caplan
Office of the California Attorney General

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Members of the public are encouraged to provide comment to the Board on each agenda item and may suggest items to be placed on the agenda for discussion at the next Board meeting. While the Board values the participation of the public, the Board chair reserves the right to limit the time for public comment to a maximum of three (3) minutes per speaker in order to proceed with the agenda. Public comment must be related to fair jurisdiction and placement of items on a future agenda is within the discretion of the Board.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
All Board meetings must be accessible to the physically disabled. Any person needing a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to attend or participate in any Board or Committee meetings or other Fair activities may request assistance. Those persons wishing to attend the meeting and who may require special accommodations pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act are requested to contact Guest Experience Supervisor, Thane Hollman at (714) 451-5946, at least five working days prior to the meeting to insure the proper arrangements can be made.

VIDEO RECORDING NOTICE
Please take notice that this public meeting of the 32nd District Agricultural Association, a California state institution, is being recorded using video recording equipment. Please also take notice that the 32nd District Agricultural Association will release video recordings of its public meetings where required under California law.

At the discretion of the Board of Directors, all items appearing on this Agenda, whether or not expressly listed for action, may be deliberated and may be subject to action by the Board of Directors. The Board may convene to closed session pursuant to Government Code section 11126, subdivisions (a) and (e) to consider personnel evaluation and/or possible litigation. Items may not necessarily be taken up in the order shown on this Agenda. This agenda, and all notices required by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act are available on the Internet at: www.ocfair.com

AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER
All matters noticed on this agenda, in any category, may be considered for action as listed. Any item not so noticed may not be considered. Items listed on this Agenda may be considered in any order, at the discretion of the chairperson.

2. THE MISSION OF OCFEC IS…
Celebration of Orange County’s Communities, Interests, Agriculture and Heritage (with results justifying resources expended).

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4. ROLL CALL (Policy 4.5.2.B)

5. MATTERS OF PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment is allowed on issues NOT on the current Agenda. However, no debate by the Board shall be permitted on such public comments, and no action will be taken on such public comment items at this time, as law requires formal public notice prior to any action on a docket item. Speakers are requested to sign in prior to the start of the meeting and are limited to three minutes.

Comments will be accepted on Agenda items during the meeting. Speakers wishing to address the Board on items on the agenda are requested to sign in prior to the start of the meeting and identify the agenda item(s) on which you desire to address the Board. Speakers are limited to three minutes.

6. GOVERNANCE PROCESS

A. 3-Year Strategic Planning Workshop #1 to Include Discussions and Vote on Organizational Purpose, Vision, Mission and Values with Initial Goal Setting for OCFEC Programming
Action Item

7. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MATTERS OF INFORMATION

8. NEXT BOARD MEETING: SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

9. ADJOURNMENT
Respectfully submitted,
Michele A. Richards
Secretary-Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer, OCFEC          Date of notice: 5:00 p.m. August 30, 2021