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ASPIRA of Illinois – Leadership Through Education

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Aspira Regular Board Meeting Of the Board of Directors of Aspira Inc. Of Illinois Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 6:30 Pm via Zoom

Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation and Executive Order 2022-18 issued by Governor Pritzker, Board
members will participate electronically using a Zoom Webinar at the link noted below which the public
may join live. In order for us to prepare appropriately, please join the meeting promptly at 6:30 p.m.,
September 8, 2022 to sign up for public comment, if you desire to address the Board. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Chairman of the Board of Directors of ASPIRA Inc. of Illinois,
will conduct a scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors to begin at 6:30 pm on Thursday, September 8,
2022. This zoom meeting will be conducted via the following link:

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The purpose of the meeting is set forth in the following agenda:
Items in BOLD Require Board Action
I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Approval: Agenda of 9-8-2022
IV. Approval: Minutes of 6-29-2022 ASPIRA Board of Directors Meeting
V. Opportunity for Public Comment
VI. Chairman Remarks
VII. CEO Fernando E. Grillo Report
VIII. Board Committees
a. Education
b. Finance
c. Fundraising & Development To empower the Puerto Rican and Latino community through advocacy and the education and leadership development of its youth.
d. Planning & Facilities
e. Communications & Marketing
IX. Approval: New Board Member – Rosemary Lugo-Gross – Term September 8, 2022 to September 8,
X. Approval: New Parent Board Member – Julia Madera – Term September 8, 2022 to September 8, 2024
XI. Approval: New Student Board Member – Gabriela Gonzalez – Term September 8, 2022 to September
8, 2022
XII. Approval: Financial Policies & Procedures Handbook – Revised August 2022
XIII. Closed Session
The ASPIRA Board will go into closed session as permitted by provisions of the Illinois Open Meetings
Act, 5 ILCS 120/1 et seq., the Board may discuss matters related to the appointment, employment, or
dismissal of an employee or officer, litigation, collective negotiations, and other exempt items that may come before the Board.
XIV. Open Session
XV. Adjournment


/s/ David S. Rodriguez, Chairman