November 9, 2022 Fine Arts Museums Board of Trustees

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

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    Agenda

    1. Calling of the Meeting to Order – Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

      Action

       

    2. Calling of the Roll – Megan Bourne, Chief of Staff, Executive Secretary to the Board of Trustees

      Action

      • Janet Barnes
      • Jack Calhoun
      • Juliet de Baubigny
      • David A. Fraze
      • Lauren Hall
      • Yasunobu Kyogoku
      • Bryan Meehan
      • Jason E. Moment, President
      • Carl F. Pascarella
      • Heather Preston, M.D.
      • Richard H. Scheller, PhD
      • David Wadhwani
      • 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

      Action Consideration and Possible Action to Approve the Minutes of the June 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. Discussion of the FY23 and FY24 Board Years

      B. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution Setting the Dates of the FY23 and FY24 Meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

      RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco does hereby set the following dates for the remainder of FY23 and the FY24 regular meetings:

      Tuesday, December 7, 2022, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 3:00 pm
      Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, January 16, 2023, Annual Budget Review, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, February 12, 2024, 3:00 pm
      Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 3:00 pm
      Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 3:00 pm

    6. Report of the Acquisitions Committee – William R. Hearst III

      Discussion and Action

      A. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve the Draft Report of the September 8, 2022 Acquisitions Committee Meeting (See Appendix C – Acquisitions Committee Report)

      1. Purchases
      2. Funded Purchases
      3. Gifts
      4. First Step Deaccessions

    7. 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 D – Loan Requests)

      B. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve FAMSF Surveillance Technology Policy, Paul Peterson, Director of Information Technology (See Appendix E – FAMSF Surveillance Technology Policy)

      C. Museum Updates

    8. Report of the CFO – Jason Seifer, CFO

      Discussion and Action 

      A. Financial Report by CFO

      B. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution Acknowledging Funding Expended by the Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums During the Period of April 1 through June 30, 2022

      WHEREAS, The Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation that exists to support the activities of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; now, therefore, be it

      RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco does hereby acknowledge with gratitude funding in the amount of $13,911,775 expended by the Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums for operation during the period April 1 through June 30, 2022

    9. Curatorial Presentation – European Paintings Collecting Strategy - Emily Beeny, Curator in Charge, European Paintings

      Discussion

    10. General Public Comment – Jason Moment, President

      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

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022
    3:00 pm

    Fine Arts Museums

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

    Online

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    Documents

    11-09-22 - FAMSF Meeting Minutes (Draft)

    Policies

    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.

    In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, those attending public meetings are reminded that others may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

    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:

    Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
    City Hall, Room 244
    1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683
    Office: (415) 554-5163
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    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

    Public comment in regards to specific agenda items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

    During General Public Comment, members of the public may address the Board on matters within the Board’s jurisdiction and not otherwise on this agenda.

    Each speaker may speak for up to three minutes per agenda item, unless the President has announced a different length of time at the beginning of the meeting. Speakers may not transfer their time to another person.

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