2nd Houston Deaf Forum Meeting 2/27/10

2nd Houston Deaf Forum Meeting

Mark your calendar folks, there will be a 2nd Houston Deaf Forum meeting on
February 27, 2010 from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Location will be held at
Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library (Conference room – upstairs) 4100
Montrose, Houston, TX 77006.

The agenda will involve establishing an organization that will become a
better voice, unity and advocacy for the deaf and hard of hearing citizen of
Houston and areas. Use the power of networking tools and spread the word so
we can establish Deaf Resource Center. For detailed information on the

Meeting will start from 2:30 pm till 6 pm.

Located at:
Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library
(Conference room – upstairs)
4100 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006

* Opening statement by Billy Koch and Bradley Porche.
* Result of the first meeting, show visual grid map of the response by the
* Explain the concept of a Mission Statement and Constitution.

Open to the floor

* Name of the Resource center.
* Feedback from the audience.
* Vote on name.

Close the floor

Explain what a Transition Director is and what are the roles and

Responsibilities include:

* Create and refine the Mission Statement through feedback with members.
* Create and refine the Constitution through feedback.
* Apply for 501 (c) 3 non-profit.
* Delegate task and responsibility of members in creating the so named
Resource Center.
* Term is from 6 month to 12 month.
* Will cooperate with consultants (Bradley Porche and Billy Koch).
* Will assume the administration role of the new Facebook Fan Page once a
Resource Center is named and the website (will be created).
* Maintain contact with the greater Houston community and have constant

Open to the floor

* Members will name individuals whom would be a good Transition Director.
* Several names will be called and will explain their reason of why they
would be a good Transition Director. (Parliamentary Procedure will be
* Vote.
* Billy Koch will oversee the proposal and vote.
Close the Floor

Once the vote is completed, the Transition Director assumes the role and
takes over the meeting.

Opens the floor

Comments of the visual grid, mission statement, and constitution. (During
that time ideas on Mission Statement and Constitution will be written and

Close the floor

* Billy Koch and Bradley Porche will make their last statement.
* Transition Director will make the last statement

Meeting Adjourned

Hope to see you there!


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