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Board Minutes

 Motions passed on January 29, 2007

  1. The Annual General Meeting of the Cryonics Institute will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2007
  2. The in-person Directors and Advisors Meeting will be held March 25, 2007 at 2pm at the CI Facility
  3. Benjamin Best and Patrick Heller shall be given signing authority for the particular corporate resolutions for MFS, T.Rowe Price and Treasury Direct. That the resolution for MFS be used to sell the securities and close out the account. That the resolution for T. Rowe Price be used to sell $3,000 of the securities in that account. That general signing authority be given to Benjamin Best and Patrick Heller and that that signing authority be used to sell the securities in the AIM account and close our that account. Money from the sale of securities is to be placed in the pre-payment account for John Strickland.
  4. The Cryonics Institute will not accept a post-mortem cryopreservation case from a non-Member whose brain has been autopsied.
  5. The Cryonics Institute will not accept a post-mortem cryopreservation case from a non-Member until CI receives a death certificate and until the prospective patient has spent at least two weeks on dry ice from the time CI is contacted.

Motions passed on June 11, 2007

  1. The Cryonics Institute will pay one-third the cost of a sprinkler system for the Sorrentino Court Facility (up to $25,000) if the American Cryonics Society pays the other two-thirds.
  2. The Cryonics Institute will renew the managerial consultant contract with Ben Best for another year.
  3. The Cryonics Institute will spend the necessary funds for a provisional patent for Dr. Yuri Pichugin's method of breaching the blood brain barrier with a detergent.
  4. The Cryonics Institute will pay up to $400 for airfare and accommodation for Mike Darwin to give a presentation of technical suggestions for improvements to the CI Directors and Advisors on the morning of the CI Annual General Meeting, September 23, 2007.

Motions passed on August 8, 2007

  1. The Cryonics Institute Board of Directors authorizes the CI President/CEO to decide on litigation concerning accepting a patient, in consultation with legal counsel.
  2. The Cryonics Institute will make a judicial appeal if the Internal Revenue Service denies CI 501(c)13 tax-exempt status.
  3. A perfusion preference statement will be mailed to all existing and future Cryonics Institute Members having contracts and funding for human cryopreservation.
  4. Cryonics Institute Members who have fully prepaid their human cryopreservation fees will be exempt from any future human cryopreservation price increase as long as the pre-payment amount is at least as much as the cryopreservation price at the time they made prepayment in full.

Motions passed on October 2, 2007

  1. That the following slate of Officers be re-elected: President: Ben Best, Vice-President: John de Rivaz, Secretary: Royse Brown, Treasurer: Pat Heller, Contract Officer: Connie Ettinger.
  2. That Joseph Kowalsky be re-appointed Assistant Secretary and Steve Luyckx be appointed Auditor.
  3. That John Bull be appointed as a Trustee of the Master Cemetery Trust Fund.
  4. That the Cryonics Institute allocate up to $12,000 to be spent on perfusion equipment.
  5. That up to $1,500 is to be spent for Mike Darwin's transportation and living expenses for working up to six weeks in the Cryonics Institute research facility working to improve perfusion systems.
  6. That the Cryonics Institute discount $15,000 from the $28,000 price for cryopreservation of the World's Oldest Man.

Motions passed on December 12, 2007

  1. That the Cryonics Institute put $5,000 in gold, $5,000 in silver and $5,000 in cash into a safety deposit box.

Motions passed on March 30, 2008

  1. The Cryonics Institute will not accept as a patient a Canadian woman who has been buried since December (despite claims that cold weather has preserved her).
  2. Ben Best is to be hired as an employee of the Cryonics Institute (Director of Operations, Research and Development) at $400 per week while GoQuill is paid $200 per week for Computer Services. Ben Best may spend up to $5,000 per year on expenses related to attending cryonics related conferences. CI may or may not pay Dental and Health insurance for Ben Best contingent on legal advice.
  3. The Cryonics Institute will NOT make a judicial appeal if the Internal Revenue Service denies CI 501(c)13 tax-exempt status.
  4. The Cryonics Institute will not accept real estate purchase by CI Member Guy Gipson as funding for his cryopreservation.
  5. Accident insurance is insufficient funding to qualify as a Voting Member of the Cryonics Institute.

Motions passed on June 24, 2008

  1. The Cryonics Institute (CI) will attempt to negotiate an agreement with 21st Century Medicine (21CM) wherein 21CM writes a patent and pays the patent costs for the blood brain barrier opening agent and protocol described in the preliminary patent application written by Dr. Yuri Pichugin in exchange for equal rights in the patent, terms to be negotiated.
  2. The President of the Cryonics Institute can make no expenditure for $20,000 or more without approval from the CI Directors and the President can make no expenditure for $10,000 or more without approval from the CI Treasurer.
  3. The CI Directors approve expenditure of $44,000 to buy two new cryostats.

Motions passed on September 24, 2008

  1. That Joseph Kowalsky be appointed as replacement Director for John de Rivaz in accordance with By-Law IV-G (Section 6.07)
  2. That all existing Officers be re-appointed to their positions with the exception of John de Rivaz, who shall be replaced as Vice-President by Alan Mole.

Motions passed on January 8, 2009

  1. That Ben Best be given authority to sign a six-month research agreement for less than $10,000 with Advanced Neural Biosciences, subject to legal review by David Ettinger.
  2. (A) In the E-Trade account to sell the Singapore, Russell 2000 and Nasdaq indices and use 2/3 of the proceeds to buy the Asian ADR index fund ADRA and 1/3 of the proceeds to buy the PHLX gold and silver mining stock index (B) In the Siebert account to sell the Emerging Mkts, Europe, Dow and Australia indices and use 2/3 of the proceeds to buy the European ADR index fund ADRU and 1/3 of the proceeds to buy the Emerging Market ADR index fund ADRE

Motions passed on March 22, 2009

  1. The CI Board authorizes Joseph Kowalsky to open a new account at Ameriprise which is only to hold money CI Members have prepaid for contracts. The new account will require at least TWO signatures of the three authorized parties on the account [Benjamin Best, Patrick Heller and R.A. (Royse) Brown] to authorize any withdrawal of funds from the account. No withdrawals should be allowed without at least two signatures.
  2. David Ettinger is directed (i) to revise the CI website to make clear that CI is offering Suspended Animation, Inc. (SA) as an option rather than endorsing SA, and (ii) to write a neutral summary of the differing views that CI Members have about selecting SA.
  3. Ben Best and David Ettinger have been directed to affect a change to clause II a i in the CI/SA contract substantially to the following as a condition for renewing the contract:   "All information about SA shall be submitted to SA to check for accuracy before being provided to CI Members on the CI website or in other media. CI retains ultimate authority over what does or does not appear on the CI website or is submitted by CI through other media."
  4. A Portfolio Funding Rider shall be created that requires Lifetime CI Members funding cryonic suspension agreements by portfolio to show quarterly proof of funding for at least $30,000 plus cost of local help (where applicable) if delays in acceptance for cryopreservation are to be avoided. Proof of funding need only be given yearly for Lifetime CI Members who have at least $40,000 (plus cost of local help) in their portfolio.

Motions passed on June 1, 2009

  1. The Cryonics Institute will restore the Memberships of the ex-Members in question if they sign an agreement that they not commit suicide and that suicide would invalidate their Cryonic Suspension Agreement.
  2. A statement will be added to the Cryonics Institute website and to the Cryonic Suspension Agreement that cryonics may not work and that the Cryonics Institute strongly opposes anyone hastening death based on reliance that cryonics may work.
  3. The Cryonics Institute will buy two more cryostats at $20,000 each from Almax Products.
  4. The Cryonics Institute will sell its shares of Berkshire Hathaway "A" stock and use $40,000 of the proceeds to buy cryostats. The remainder of the proceeds will be split between purchase of gold and purchase of Berkshire Hathaway "B" stock.

Motions passed on October 12, 2009

  1. That the existing Officers of the Cryonics Institute be re-elected for another year.
  2. That the Cryonics Institute spend up to an additional $10,000 for Advanced Neural Biosciences to do research on improving the perfusion carrier solution.
  3. For investing assets held at Ameriprise Joe will consult with Ben. If they disagree Pat and Steve will be additionally consulted. If they can't all agree the Board will be consulted.

Motion passed on April 18, 2010

  1. The Cryonic Storage Agreement is irrevocable by default and revocable by request.

Motion passed on August 24, 2010

  1. Cryonics Institute Directors, Officers and Employees should not have inappropriate sexual relationships or communications with members, with disciplinary action to be determined by the Board if this is violated.

Motions passed on September 28, 2010

(1) That the current officers Ben Best, Alan Mole, Pat Heller and Connie Ettinger be re-elected as President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Contract Officer, respectively.        

(2) That Joe Kowalsky be elected Secretary.        

(3) That David Ettinger be empowered to investigate an agreement between CI and ACTS (American-Chinese Transtime Services) on behalf of CI.        

(4) That the Cryonics Institute budget $10,000 for research for the October 2010 to March 2011 period.        

(5) That in addition to storage agreements, all post-mortem sign-ups should require Next-of-Kin authorization forms, and that all post-mortem documents must be notarized   except under unusual circumstances.        

(6) That photography of patients being moved only be allowed for CI employees and relatives of the patient involved. Patients must be completely covered.        

(7) An executive committee should be formed to evaluate and address day to day issues, including implementation of policy and mediation, on a weekly basis, subject to reporting to, and the authority of, the full board. The executive committee should consist of three to five members, with the President as ex officio, and the members to all be members of the Board, with the possible exception of Robert Ettinger. The executive committee should operate for a six month period, after which its continued operation would be evaluated by the Board        

 

Motions passed on November 10, 2010

(1) S.R.Luyckx is to be re-elected Assistant Treasurer and Debbie
Fleming is to be elected Assistant Secretary.

(2) Post-mortem sign-up applicants can pay $1,000 in North American
or $1,500 elsewhere for a glycerol-based perfusion solution.

(3) The Executive Committee shall be a consulting group, which can make
recommendations to the CI Board when authority is required.
      

(4) Each Member of the Executive Committee must be elected by
majority vote by the CI Board, with the exception of Ben Best
and Andy Zawacki, who are automatic Members.
      

(5) The Executive Committee shall consist of Robert Ettinger,
Alan Mole, and Jordan Sparks — and not Ben Best
or Andy Zawacki.
       

(6) The CI Board has no authority to examine private e-mail messages
that have not been disclosed of CI Directors, Officers, or employees to
determine whether the messages contain inappropriate communications.
       

 

Motions passed on March 27, 2011

(1) The Cryonics Institute shall contract with Leonard Carnaghi, Inc. to put concrete on the CI parking lot.
       

(2) The Cryonics Institute allocates an additonal $10,000 to research by Advanced Neural Biosciences, Inc.
       

(3) The Cryonics Institute shall have a 3-year exclusive agreement with ACTS or related company for the provision of cryonics services in China, with storage at CI.
       

 

Motions passed on June 20, 2011

(1) The CI Board has agreed to continue the usual practice of considering Member input through the membership e-mail list, the AGM, in LONG LIFE magazine, or by raising the issue with Board Members.
       

(2) The CI Board approves the non-binding term sheet for an exclusive agreement with Luguan Yan or ACTS that David Ettinger has submitted.
       

(3) The Cryonics Institute shall mail to CI Voting Members the proposed By-Law changes discussed at the 27 March 2011 Director's/Advisors' meeting — along with the ballots for Director candidates.
       

(4) The Executive Committee can continue meeting unless the Executive Committee or the CI Board decides it should discontinue meeting. The terms of office of each of the Executive Committee members must be reviewed annually at the Board meeting following the AGM.
       

Motions passed on October 10, 2011

Directors attending: Joseph Kowalsky, Ben Best, Debbie Fleming, Pat Heller, Dennis Kowalski, Alan Mole, Marta Sandberg, Jordan Sparks, John Strickland, Andy Zawacki, plus lawyer David Ettinger

(1) Re-election of Officers
       

(2) Election of Alan Mole to the Executive Committee
       

(3) Election of Jordan Sparks to the Executive Committee
       

(4) Election of Dennis Kowalski to the Executive Committee
       

(5) Marta Sandberg can serve on the Stasis Systems Australia Board as well as on the Board of the Cryonics Institute
       

(6) Board Resolution to approve safe deposit box access for a CI patient
       

(7) The CI Board advises John de Rivaz that David Stodolsky's files be deleted from the CI Members' Yahoo Group
       

 

Motions passed on March 25, 2012

Directors attending: Connie Ettinger, Joseph Kowalsky, Ben Best, Debbie Fleming, Pat Heller, Dennis Kowalski, Alan Mole, Marta Sandberg, Steve Luyckx, John Strickland, Andy Zawacki, plus lawyer David Ettinger

(1) A portion of the pre-paid funds should be allocated to investments other than CDs.

 $800,000

(2) That Andy create a prioritized list for repair & maintenance, and be pre-authorized to spend $10,000.

(3) That up to $1,100 be spent on security cameras and signs selected by Dennis.

(4) That CI President Ben Best vacate the CI facility and move into a new residence of his own selection. He shall complete his relocation by June 30, 2012 and shall receive an additional compensation in liue of living at the CI facility at a rate of $600 per month, so long as he remains President of CI.

(5) That a Marketing Committee chaired by Steve to perform as written in his proposal be authorized to spend up to $10,000.

 

Motions passed on July 10, 2012

Directors attending: Connie Ettinger, Joseph Kowalsky, Ben Best, Debbie Fleming, Pat Heller, Dennis Kowalski, Alan Mole, Marta Sandberg, Steve Luyckx, John Strickland, Andy Zawacki, plus lawyer David Ettinger

(1) Andy Zawacki shall be the Secretary of the Cryonics Institute

(2) Resolved, that the following Officers of the Cryonics Institute ("Agents") are to be the authorized signers of the Cryonics Institute in all financial and legal transactions: President Benjamin Best, Treasurer Patrick Heller, and Secretary Andrew Zawacki.

(3) Resolved, that CI thank John Bull for his years of service in publishing LONG LIFE for CI's sister organization the Immortalist Society.

 

Motions passed on October 1, 2012

Directors attending: Connie Ettinger, Paul Hagen, Ben Best, Debbie Fleming, Pat Heller, Dennis Kowalski, Alan Mole, Marta Sandberg, Steve Luyckx, John Strickland, Andy Zawacki, plus lawyer David Ettinger

(1) Election of Officers, Dennis Kowalski President, and re-election of all other existing officers.

(2) Unanimous consent to change Comerica bank account signing authority, keeping Pat Heller and Andy Zawacki, and adding Dennis Kowalski.

(3) Dennis Kowalski reported on CI facility upgrades, the CI Facebook page, and continuing goals.

(4) In order to provide open and free communication among all CI members while maintaining the civility that is necessary to an intelligent and meaningful exchange of ideas, CI hereby implements the following rules of conduct and system of progressive discipline pertaining to all communications on said web sites, groups, or other forums hosted by CI: Cryonics Institute Member Conduct Guidelines

(5) Vote to abolish the Executive Committee.

(6) Proposal to refund expenses to members for perfusion costs.

 

 

Minutes of the Cryonics Institute
Annual General Meeting held on September 8th, 2013


Directors attending: Connie Ettinger, Joseph Kowalsky, Pat Heller, Dennis Kowalski, Steve Luyckx,  Andy Zawacki, plus lawyer David Ettinger 

                        
(1) Attendance was taken


(2) The Tellers report was read for the CI Board of Directors election.  The results were (in alphabetical order):  Stephan Beauregard 48, Kevin Doyle 56, Debbie Fleming 90, Alan Mole 100, Marta Sandberg 125, David Stodolsky 23 John Strickland 86.  The four incumbent directors were re-elected to a three year term on the CI board of directors.


(3) The President’s report was given by Dennis Kowalski.  He described the improvements made over the past year and his plans to make local standby kits affordable and available to our members.


(4) The Treasurers report was given by Patrick Heller.


(5) The Investment report was given by Steve Luyckx.


(6) Chana de Wolfe gave a presentation on research and proposed research projects.


(7) Connie Ettinger gave a presentation on the improvements and upgrades to CI’s facility and website.


(8) Rudy Goya gave a talk about Cryonics in Argentina and how it has recently gained considerable attention.


(9) Stephan Beauregard spoke about Cryonics in Quebec.

 

 

Minutes of Cryonics Institute
Board of Directors Meeting held November 25th, 2013

Directors attending: Connie Ettinger, Joseph Kowalsky, Ben Best, Debbie Fleming, Pat Heller, Dennis Kowalski, Alan Mole, Steve Luyckx, John Strickland, Andy Zawacki, plus lawyer David Ettinger

(1) Election of CI Officers


The officers reelected were:
Dennis Kowalski, President
Alan Mole, Vice President
Patrick Heller, Treasurer
Constance Ettinger, Contract Officer
Andrew Zawacki, Secretary
Stephen Luyckx, Assistant Treasurer
Joseph Kowalski, Assistant Secretary


(2) Changing Signers on Etrade Account


CI pass a corporate resolution to change the signers on the Etrade account
to Patrick Heller and Dennis Kowalski


(3) Purchasing a new Cryostat


CI will purchase one cryostat from a new vendor on a trial basis

 

Minutes of Cryonics Institute
Board of Directors Meeting held April 21, 2014
Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary


The directors meeting took place by conference call and was called to order shortly after 7pm by
the president of the Cryonics Institute, Dennis Kowalski.
Those directors in attendance were:
Benjamin Best
Constance Ettinger
Debbie Fleming
Paul Hagen
Patrick Heller
Dennis Kowalski
Joseph Kowalsky
Setphen Luycks
Alan Mole
John Strickland
Marta Sandberg
Andrew Zawacki
CI Attorney, David Ettinger, was also in attendance.


(1) Informing postmortem inquiries who cant afford CI’s services of other organizations.
Dennis Kowalski proposed, and Constance Ettinger seconded the motion that CI Headquarters
make available, on a case by case basis, the names of other organizations that may provide
preservation services, to the relatives of potential patients who can’t afford CI’s services in
postmortem cases. CI will provide to these people a written disclaimer when providing
information about other organizations. All CI directors in attendance (12 directors) voted in favor
of this motion


(2) Accepting the membership of a banned individual.
Dennis Kowalski proposed, and Constance Ettinger seconded the motion that CI not accept the
previously banned individual as a member, but that CI can accept him as a postmortem patient if
all requirements are met. The banned individual can appeal this decision in five years if he
wishes to do so. All CI directors in attendance (12 directors) voted in favor of this motion
Dennis Kowalski gave a presidents report to the CI board members.

(3) Marta Sandberg spoke about the SSA organization in Australia. John Strickland spoke about faster cooling methods using cold saline solution and his desire to see funeral directors offer this procedure. Ben Best announced that he will not seek reelection to the CI board. Dennis Kowalski, Steve Luyckx and
Andrew Zawacki will seek reelection to the CI board. The meeting was adjourned at approximately 8:20pm.

 

Minutes of Cryonics Institute
Board of Directors Meeting held October 15th, 2014.
Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary


The directors meeting took place by conference call and was called to order shortly after 7pm by
the president of the Cryonics Institute, Dennis Kowalski.
Those directors in attendance were:
Stephan Beauregard
Debbie Flemming
Paul Hagen
Patrick Heller
Dennis Kowalski
Setphen Luycks
Alan Mole
Marta Sandberg
John Strickland
Andrew Zawacki
Constance Ettinger was absent, but gave her proxy to Paul Hagen to vote on her behalf.
CI Attorney, David Ettinger, was also in attendance.
Election of CI Officers
All incumbent officers were reelected to a one year term. 10 directors voted yes and one director
voted no. The officers reelected were:
Dennis Kowalski, President
Alan Mole, Vice President
Patrick Heller, Treasurer
Constance Ettinger, Contract Officer
Andrew Zawacki, Secretary
Stephen Luyckx, Assistant Treasurer
Joseph Kowalski, Assistant Secretary


(1) Proposal to avoid conflicts of interest
A resolution was passed that stated “If a CI director serves as a director, consultant, employee or
in any official capacity for any cryonics organization, other than CI, that provides cryonics
storage services or plans to provide cryonics storage services, the director must immediately
disclose the fact to the CI board, and may not thereafter vote on issues relating to, or participate in
any discussions relating to, such cryonics organization. This obligation does not apply in the case
of Membership or leadership positions in any local support groups such as Cryonics UK or the
Canadian Cryonics Association”. 11 directors voted yes and 0 voted no.


(2) David Ettinger spoke briefly about the duties of the board members and of the officers.


(3) John Strickland spoke about funding issues and about some possible research issues.

The meeting was adjourned at approximately 7:30pm.

 

Minutes of the Cryonics Institute 
Annual General Meeting held on September 12th, 2015.
Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary

 

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Cryonics Institute was held at the Cryonics Institute facility in Clinton Township, MI at 3pm on September 12th, 2015
The minutes from the 2014 annual meeting were read.  The tellers report was read for the CI Board of Directors election.  The results were (in alphabetical order): 

Constance Ettinger 161,

Paul Hagen 123,

Patrick Heller 135,

Joseph Kowalsky 138,

David Stodolsky 14. 

The four incumbent directors were re-elected to a three year term on the CI board of directors. 

 
The President’s report was given by Dennis Kowalski.  He spoke of the Tribute/Board Room that was added to the CI facility this year.  He also spoke about the importance of local standby and gave demonstrations and explanations covering the equipment in the standby kits.


The Treasurers report was prepared by Patrick Heller and financial statements were distributed.  Steve Luyckx addressed questions about the financial statement in Patrick Heller’s absence. 

Steve Luyckx also gave a report on CI’s investments.


Discussions on how to get more people interested and involved in Cryonics were led by David Ettinger.
The meeting adjourned at about 5:15 pm.


Minutes of Cryonics Institute - Board of Directors Meeting held October 7th, 2015.
Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary

The directors meeting took place by conference call and was called to order at 7pm by the
president of the Cryonics Institute, Dennis Kowalski.

Those directors in attendance were:

Stephan Beauregard
Debbie Flemming
Paul Hagen
Patrick Heller
Dennis Kowalski
Setphen Luycks
Alan Mole
Marta Sandberg
John Strickland
Andrew Zawacki
Constance Ettinger
Joseph Kowalski
CI Attorney, David Ettinger, was also in attendance.

Election of CI Officer’s
All incumbent Officer’s were reelected to a one year term. The only contested Officer’s position
was that of the vice president.

The officers reelected were:
Dennis Kowalski, President
Alan Mole, Vice President
Patrick Heller, Treasurer
Constance Ettinger, Contract Officer
Andrew Zawacki, Secretary
Stephen Luyckx, Assistant Treasurer
Joseph Kowalski, Assistant Secretary


Proposal to revoke a membership
A resolution was passed that stated “Revoke the membership of David Stodolsky, effective October 7,
2015”.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:30pm.
 

Minutes of the Cryonics Institute
Annual General Meeting held on September 11th, 2016.

Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary
 

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Cryonics Institute was held at the Cryonics
Institute facility in Clinton Township, MI at 3pm on September 11th, 2016.

The results of the CI Board of Directors election were read by Dennis Kowalski and were
(in alphabetical order): Kevin Doyle 103, Debbie Flemming 105, Marta Sandberg 104,
Alan Mole 63, John Strickland 55 and Phillipe Vitu 56. Three incumbent directors
(Debbie Flemming, Marta Sandberg, Alan Mole) and one new director (Kevin Doyle)
were elected to a three year term on the CI board of directors.

The President’s report was given by Dennis Kowalski. He spoke about improvements
made on the CI facility this year and spoke about CI’s new employee, Hillary McCauley.

The Treasurers report was prepared by Patrick Heller and financial statements were
distributed.
Steve Luyckx gave a presentation on CI’s investments.

CI had four guest speakers.
Lori Rhodes gave a presentation about the Terasem Movement and standby.
Dr. Martin Bluth gave a presentation about future Research in Cryonics.
Dr. Rudy Goya gave a presentation about his current research in Cryonics in Argentina.
Dr. Robert Hanson gave a presentation on future Economics.

The meeting adjourned at about 5 pm and refreshments followed.

 

Minutes of Cryonics Institute  Board of Directors Meeting held October 10, 2016.                                                    

Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary  

The directors meeting took place by conference call and was called to order at 6:05pm by the president of the Cryonics Institute, Dennis Kowalski.

Those directors in attendance were:

 Stephan Beauregard

Constance Ettinger

Debbie Fleming

Paul Hagen

Patrick Heller

Dennis Kowalski

Stephen Luycks

Alan Mole

Andrew Zawacki

CI Attorney, David Ettinger, was also in attendance.

 

Election of CI Officers

Constance Ettinger made a motion that all current officers be reelected to their positions for another one-year term.  Alan Mole seconded the motion.  All CI officers were reelected.  The officers reelected were: Dennis Kowalski, President Alan Mole, Vice President Patrick Heller, Treasurer Constance Ettinger, Contract  Officer Andrew Zawacki, Secretary Stephen Luyckx, Assistant Treasurer Joseph Kowalski, Assistant Secretary

The meeting was adjourned at approximately 6:17 pm.

 

Minutes of Cryonics Institute - Board of Directors Meeting held January 30th, 2017

Submitted by Andrew Zawacki, Secretary

The directors meeting took place by conference call and was called to order shortly after 7:30pm
by the president of the Cryonics Institute, Dennis Kowalski.

Those directors in attendance were:
Stephan Beauregard
Kevin Doyle
Constance Ettinger
Debbie Flemming
Paul Hagen
Patrick Heller
Dennis Kowalski
Joseph Kowalsky
Stephen Luyckx
Alan Mole
Marta Sandberg
Andrew Zawacki

CI Attorney, David Ettinger, was also present on the call.

Constance Ettinger proposed, and Joseph Kowalski seconded, a motion to change the signers on
CI investment accounts. The resolution was passed by the CI board and a copy of the resolution
is attached.

The board also agreed to a proposal, made by Constance Ettinger and seconded by Andrew
Zawacki, to add Constance Ettinger as an alternate signer on the new Vanguard account which
currently only lists Dennis Kowalski and Andrew Zawacki as signers.

Constance Ettinger moved to adjourn the meeting and Paul Hagen seconded her motion. The
meeting was adjourned at approximately 6:50 pm.

 

CI Board Resolution Passed on April 28, 2017

 The following resolution was passed by email

Effective April 1, 2017, the position of CI's President shall earn a monthly salary of $3,230.00 in addition to reimbursement of actual out of pocket expenses.  It is further decided that this salary would not be offered to any future President until at least two years of service has been completed.


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