Saturday, September 3, 2016, 9:45 am
Participants: Iliana Kafel, Ashita Ranjan, Dhiresha Marshall, Bob Johnson, Lynn Cohen
Absent: Josh Lowry, Daria Mallard, Vicki Burnett
Minutes from Last Meeting – Minutes have not been sent out.
Meet-Up update (Iliana) We are going to keep paying $15/mo to keep our meet-up account active. This price is for any meet-up club over 50 members, and the executive committee agreed that we needed more than 50 meet-up members given the size of our club and the number of people joining our meet-up page. Lynn made the payment last week and has been reimbursed by Iliana.
Fall Speech Contest: Details, Volunteers, Announce on FB; Crystal Bynum (Area 62 Director) (Iliana) Iliana is contest chair, Lynn is contest master, Daaiyah is master judge. Iliana will ask Daaiyah to reach out to Crystal Bynum and Elmer Hill. Dhiresha is assisting by printing out material and organizing potluck.
Word of the Day Contest STARTS TODAY!!! (gift card at the end of the month) (Iliana)
Iliana will assign a supporting role to count the word of the day used by the speakers.
VP of Technology Report (Lynn)– website/marketing material updates
Lynn to confirm $2 processing fee was added to new member paypal page.
Sergeant at Arms Report (Bob)– Nothing to report
Treasurer Report (Iliana/Lynn)– Has our visitor pamphlet been updated and printed?
1.) Need check from Jay and Nathan.
2.) Lynn to assist with Treasurer responsibilities. Iliana will deposit checks.
Lynn has been added to the bank account signature card and is the primary online banking account holder. She will assist with balancing our account and paying for membership renewals and transferring paypal funds.
3.) PayPal issues have not been resolved yet.
The issues are not keeping us from transferring funds. We will leave as is until after the dues period is over.
Iliana will e-mail members who have not paid dues
Secretary Report (Vicki)–
VP Public Relations Report (Daria)– Post on Area 62 Calendar? Speech Contest, etc.
VP Membership Report (Dhiresha)–
Asked Lynn and Iliana to take of picture of the sign-in sheet and send to her when she is not at the meeting so that she can keep track of visitors.
Dhiresha will print out all the material for the speech contest on 10/01 as well as membership applications (we are running low).
VP Education Report (Ashita Ranjan)–
President Report (Iliana)– Distinguished Club Program: review on back of page and set goals. We have completed 6 of 10 DCP goals. We need to focus on membership.,
DCP Chart (David mentioned) – need to ask Ken Iliana to ask Ken; VPE election Will be held during business portion of meeting today. UPDATE: ELECTION HELD: LYNN COHEN (AS NOMINATING COMMITTEE CHAIR) NOMINATED DAVID FERNANDEZ. NOMINATION FROM THE FLOOR WAS REQUESTED THREE TIMES. NO NOMINATIONS FROM THE FLOOR. DAVID FERNANDEZ WAS ANNOUNCED NEW VP OF EDUCATION.
Other New Business (22 mins)
Will suggested purchasing a printer. Vote. We will vote at the next executive committee meeting
Review of Action Items with completion dates (2 mins)