May 3, 2022 Fine Arts Museums Board of Trustees

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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    Agenda

    1. Calling of the Meeting to Order in Honor of Frankie Jacobs Gillette – Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

      Action

       

    2. Calling of the Roll – Jason Moment, President

      Action

      • Janet Barnes
      • Juliet de Baubigny
      • Carol Bonnie
      • Jack Calhoun
      • David Chung
      • Katherine Harbin Clammer
      • David Fraze
      • Frankie Gillette
      • Wheeler Griffith
      • Cynthia Gunn
      • Lauren Hall
      • Lucy Hamilton
      • Gretchen Kimball
      • Yasunobu Kyogoku
      • Kathryn Lasater
      • Bryan Meehan
      • Jason Moment, President
      • Carl Pascarella
      • Heather Preston
      • Lisa Sardegna
      • Richard Scheller
      • David Spencer
      • Jeana Toney
      • David Wadhwani
      • Lisa Zanze
      • Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita
    3. Findings Resolution 54953(e) Discussion and Possible Action – Jason Moment, President

      Discussion and Possible Action

      Discussion and possible motion to adopt a resolution setting forth findings that would allow the Fine Arts Museums Board of Trustees to hold teleconferenced meetings under the California Government Code section 54953(e) (See Appendix A – Draft Resolution)

    4. Approve Minutes – Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

      Consideration and Possible Action to Approve the Minutes of the February 8, 2022 Meeting of the Board of Trustees (See Appendix B – Draft Minutes)

    5. Report of the President – Jason Moment, President

      Discussion and Action

      A. Report of the Nominating Committee – Carl Pascarella, Chair Discussion

      1. Report on Resignations from FAMSF

      • Kathryn Lasater, effective April 29, 2022
      • Lisa Sardegna, effective March 30, 2022

      2. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution Setting the Number of Trustee Positions

      WHEREAS, On June 14, 1990, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Bylaws were amended to provide for a variable number of Trustees, the exact number to be set by the Board from time to time; now, therefore, be it

      RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco does hereby set the number of Trustees at twenty two (22) until such number is changed by this Board.

    6. Report of the Acquisitions Committee – William R. Hearst, III, Fine Arts Museums Foundation Acquisitions Committee Chair

      A. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve the Draft Report of the March 10, 2022 Acquisitions Committee Meeting (See Appendix C – Acquisitions Committee Report)

      1. Purchases

      2. Funded Purchases

      3. Gifts

      4. First Step Deaccessions

    7. Update to FAMSF Ticket Distribution Policy - Lauren Curry, Deputy City Attorney

      Discussion and Possible Action

      (See Appendix D – Draft FAMSF Ticket Distribution Policy)

      A. Discussion and possible action to adopt an updated ticket distribution policy governing the distribution of tickets or passes by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    8. Report of the CFO – Jason Seifer, CFO

      Discussion

    9. Report of the Director and CEO – Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO

      Discussion and Action

      A. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve Loan Requests (See Appendix E – Loan Requests)

      B. Exhibitions and Public Programs

      C. De Young and Legion Repair Projects

      D. Curatorial Presentation – The Obama Portraits Tour, Timothy Anglin Burgard, Distinguished Senior Curator in Charge, American Art

    10. General Public Comment – Jason Moment, President

      Discussion

      Members of the public may address the Board of Trustees on items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and not otherwise on this agenda.

    11. Adjournment – Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

      Action

    Date & Time

    Tuesday, May 3, 2022
    4:30 pm

    Fine Arts Museums

    de Young Museum
    50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
    San Francisco, CA 94118
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    Meeting in Koret Auditorium

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    Accessibility Meeting Policy

    Accessibility Meeting Policy

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), American Sign Language interpreters and/or note-takers will be available upon request. The following will also be made available upon request: (1) a sound enhancement system; (2) a meeting agenda or minutes available in alternative formats; and/or (3) a reader during the meeting. In compliance with the Language Access Ordinance, oral interpretation or translation services will be made available upon request in the language the member of the public requests. This also includes translation of meeting notices, agendas, and minutes (only after the body adopts them), upon written request. To arrange for any these services, please contact Megan Bourne at mbourne@famsf.org at least 48 hours prior to a public meeting. A late request will be honored if possible.

    Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. For Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD), the Museums use the California Relay Service.

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    Acknowledgement of the Ramaytush Ohlone Community

    Acknowledgement of the Ramaytush Ohlone Community

    The Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco respectfully acknowledge the Ramaytush Ohlone the original inhabitants of what is now the San Francisco Peninsula, and we further acknowledge that the greater Bay Area is the ancestral territory of the Miwok, Yokuts, and Patwin, as well as other Ohlone peoples. Indigenous communities have lived in and moved through this land over hundreds of generations and Indigenous peoples from many nations make their home in this region today. Please join us in recognizing and honoring their ancestors, descendants, elders, and all other members of their communities.

    Electronic Devices Prohibited

    Electronic Devices Prohibited

    The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the President may order the removal from the meeting of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of cell phones, pagers, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

    Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

    Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

    Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force:

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    City Hall, Room 244
    1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683
    Office: (415) 554-5163
    E-mail: sotf@sfgov.org

    Citizens may obtain a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance by printing the San Francisco Administrative Code, Chapter 67, on the Internet at http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine.

    Public documents referred to in the agenda are available online at sfgov.org/finearts. Public documents referred to in the agenda may also be inspected at the Administrative Offices of the Fine Arts Museums located at the de Young, Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA, 94118-4501. Please contact Megan Bourne at (415) 750-3669 or mbourne@famsf.org to make arrangements. If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the Board of Trustees after the distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at the de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, during normal office hours.

    Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Requirements

    Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Requirements

    Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code § 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA, 94102; Telephone (415) 581-2300; Fax (415) 581-2317; Website: sfgov.org/ethics

    Public comment

    Public comment

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