Executive Committee Meeting Minutes September 13, 2022

Date: September 13, 2022

The meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Children & Youth  Fund, Inc. was held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 via video conference. 

In Attendance (Board): Dion Cartwright, Board Chair; Kirsten Allen, Vice Chair; John  Morris, Treasurer; and Jacqueline Caldwell, Secretary

Absent (Board): NONE

In Attendance (Staff): Alysia Lee, BCYF President, Sarita Edwards, Note Taker 


Dion Cartwright called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m.  

Welcome & Agenda Overview 

Ms. Cartwright welcomed the committee. The meeting minutes from May 12, 2022 were adopted and approved.  

The vote to closed was approved unanimously. 

Closed Session Time: 6:15 p.m. 


Baltimore Children & Youth Fund Closing Meeting Statement

1. Recorded vote to close the meeting:
Date: 09/13/22 ; Time: 6:08 p.m.; Location:  Via Zoom;
Motion to close meeting made by: Dion Seconded by: Jackie; 

Members in favor: Kirsten, John; none opposed, abstaining or absent.

2. Statutory authority to close session (check all provisions that apply):  

This meeting will only be closed under the provision or provisions checked below, all from General  Provisions Art. § 3-305(b)

(1)X “To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion,  compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials  over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more  specific individuals”; (2)___ “To protect the privacy or reputation of individuals concerning a matter  not related to public business”; (3)___ “To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose  and matters directly related thereto”; (4)___ “To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a  business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State”; (5)___ “To consider the  investment of public funds”; (6)___ “To consider the marketing of public securities”; (7)___ “To consult  with counsel to obtain legal advice”; (8)___ “To consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals  about pending or potential litigation”; (9)___ “To conduct collective bargaining negotiations or  consider matters that relate to the negotiations”; (10)___ “To discuss public security, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or to public security, including:  (i) the deployment of fire and police services and staff; and (ii) the development and implementation  of emergency plans”; (11)___ “To prepare, administer, or grade a scholastic, licensing, or qualifying examination”; (12)___ “To conduct or discuss an investigative proceeding on actual or possible criminal  conduct”; (13) “To comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement  that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter”; (14)___ “Before a contract  is awarded or bids are opened, to discuss a matter directly related to a negotiating strategy or the  contents of a bid or proposal, if public discussion or disclosure would adversely impact the ability of  the public body to participate in the competitive bidding or proposal process”; (15)  “To discuss  cybersecurity, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to” (i) “security assessments or deployments relating to information resources technology”; (ii) “network  security information,” such as information that is related to passwords, personal ID numbers, access  codes, encryption, security devices, or vulnerability assessments or that a governmental entity collects  or maintains to prevent, detect, or investigate criminal activity; or (iii) “deployments or implementation of security personnel, critical infrastructure, or security devices.” 

3. For each provision checked above, the corresponding topic to be discussed and the public  body’s reason for discussing that topic in closed session, in as much detail as possible  without disclosing the information that may be discussed behind closed doors: 


Citation (insert # from above): § 3-305(b)(1) 

Topic We expect to discuss  these matters: Interim personnel plan for organization vacancies 

Reason for closed-session discussion of topic – We are closing the meeting to discuss this topic because: The discussion of confidential personnel information will take place. 


Date: 09/13/22 

Time of closed session: 6:03 p.m.; Location:  Via Zoom;
Purpose: Personnel Plan

Members who voted to meet in closed session: 1) all 

Persons attending closed session: Dion Cartwright, Board Chair; Kirsten Allen, Vice Chair; John  Morris, Treasurer; and Jacqueline Caldwell, Secretary; President, Alysia Lee; Executive Assistant, Sarita Edwards

Authority under § 3-305 for closing (from chart above):#1 Topics(s) actually discussed: 1)Reviewed succession plans vacant positions

Each action taken: (1) Document Review