Board Meeting – Tues. Sept. 28

meeting room

Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc.

  • Joe Compian

    Telephone 409-765-7878 Board President Fax Number 409-765-9951

    4700 Broadway, Suite C109
  • Robert Quintero

    P.O. Box 3206 Executive Director

    Galveston, TX 77552


To: Board of Directors Members

FROM: Joe Compian, Board President

DATE: September 24, 2021

RE: Board of Directors Regular Teleconference Meeting


In accordance with order of the Office of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc. Board of Directors will conduct its meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. by telephone and video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings to slow the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE GCCAC OFFICE DURING THE MEETING. The public will be permitted to offer public comments telephonically as provided below and as permitted by the Board President during the meeting. A recording of the telephonic meeting will be made, and will be available to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act upon written request.

Robert Quintero is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: GCCAC Monthly Board Meeting

Date/Time: September 28, 2021 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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If you require accommodation to participate in this meeting, contact Rosalyn Preacher at 409-765-7878 or at least 48 hours prior to the meeting start time.

During the course of the meeting, the Board may consider agenda items in any order at any time in Executive Session for the purpose allowed under the Texas Open Meetings Act.

The agenda for this meeting and the subjects to be discussed or considered, upon which formal action may be taken, are as follows:

  1. Call Meeting to Order – Compian
  2. Roll Call / Establishment of Quorum
  3. Invocation – Appointee
  4. Acceptance and Seating of New Board Members

    Low Income Representatives (election process)

    Brazoria County – Portia Mills

    Fort Bend County – Cynthia Senegal

    Wharton County – Theresa Holmes

    Private Representatives

    Brazoria County – Pastor Alonzo Brown

    Fort Bend County – Andrea Bonner

    Public Representative

    Wharton County – Pastor Clinton Wallace


    Community Action changes People’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

  6. Declaration of Conflict of Interest – Compian
  7. Comments from audience regarding agenda and/or non-agenda items (2-minute limit)
  8. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes of August 31, 2021
  9. Consider Reports

    a. President’s Remarks

    b. Executive Director’s Report

  10. Program Reports – Presentation, Discussion and Action

    a. Human Resource – Robert Quintero, Executive Director

    b. Crime Victims Services – Carol Freeman, Community Victim Services’ Advocate

    c. Neighborhood Services Report – Dr. Sonia Boone, Director

    d. Finance Report – Sivam Mahasivam, Chief Financial Officer

  11. Action Items – Discussion and Possible Action

    a. Organizational Standard 1.3 – John Flowers

  12. Executive Session: The GCCAC reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at Any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any matters listed on the agenda, As authorized by the Texas Government Code, including, but not limited to, Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), and 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

    a. SOAH / Attorney

  13. Reconvene to open session to consider action, if any, on Executive Session items
  14. Next Regular Board Meeting date
  15. Adjournment


On this 24th day of September 2021 at 2:45 p.m. this notice was posted in the entrance to Galveston Community Center, 4700 Broadway, Galveston, Texas 77551 at a place convenient to the public and readily accessible to the general public at all times.

Rosalyn Preacher

Administrative Assistant, GCCAC

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