Curaçao Board meeting December 2017

Supporting documentation

Below you will find the supporting documents for our upcoming Board meeting in December 2017.

DCNA restructuring outline: Leendert van Driel

DCNA public affairs discussion paper: Ron van der Veer

Restructuring discussion

Yves Renard’s notes park managers/directors meeting (January 2017)

Yves Renard discussion paper (October 2016)

DCNA principles post 2016 (Ron van der Veer/Ron Gomes Casseres)

Emergency support discussion


Emergency assistance: first assessment and needs

Urgent threats to Saba Trails

St Eustatius

Preliminary nature damage assessment

Preliminary nature damage assessment: update

St Maarten

Nature Foundation first assessment and needs

First assessment and needs: update

Emergency support funding overview


Quick guide to rapid impact assessment

Technical manual for post disaster rapid environmental assessment

WWF disaster recovery and reconstruction


2018 Budget and action plan (draft)

2017 Budget and action plan

2016 Financial Statement and audit letter

2016 DCNA technical report

Echo Foundation: board seat nomination

Annual reports

Financial reports



Additional material

Governance documents:

Articles of Incorporation (2016)

Bylaws (2009)

Multiyear Plan (2013-2017)

Fundraising strategy (2013 – 2017)

Communication strategy (2013 – 2017)

Board meeting minutes

March 2017, St Eustatius Board meeting minutes (DRAFT)

March 2017, St Eustatius Board minutes comments Ron Gomes Casseres

March 2017, St Eustatius Board minutes ++ (DRAFT with comments from Leendert van Driel/Ron Gomes Casseres AND action point and decision lists)

October 2016, Bonaire Board meeting minutes

April 2016, St Maarten Board meeting minutes

February 2016, Trust Fund Action Plan

February 2016, Bonaire Extraordinary Board meeting


These links provides access to:

  • Executive Committee documentation
  • Finance Committee documentation
  • Fundraising Committee documentation
  • Shark Committee documentation
  • Trust Fund Committee documentation


This link provides access to BioNews

Financial Sustainabilty

Dr. Barry Spergel: “Financial Sustainability of Nature Parks in the Dutch Caribbean

IMARES/Dr. van Beek: Structure and Financing of Nature Management Costs in the Caribbean Netherlands

Dr de Carvalho: “Closing the Funding Gap


2017 Secretariat staff workplan

Staff job descriptions: