HAL-PC Board of Directors
July 7, 2009
Unapproved minutes of the July 7, 2009 regular Board of Directors Meeting.
HOUSTON AREA LEAGUE OF PC USERS
The meeting was called to Order at 7:36 PM, Mary Ann Mitscherling presiding.
Completed Conflict of Interest Statements were collected from newly elected board members. Attendance sheets were signed and, by providing an email address, the Directors granted permission for this means of delivery to receive official communications relating to his/her service on the HAL-PC Board of Directors.
Motion to approve the minutes for the regular meeting held on June 16, 2009, was made. A second was heard and the motion passed by acclamation.
The First Vice President SIGS, Rick Archibald, stated that he was not now requesting recertification of any SIGS at this point. He also stated that there are 3 to 4 new SIG's at various stages of forming.
The Treasurer, George Vaughn, provided a brief report about the club's financial status.
The Membership Secretary, Sue Ostlund, reported that membership numbers are staying steady. Sue also volunteered to help with the next set of renewal letters. The Board of Directors recommendation to increase the membership dues passed.
The president called for reports from the ad hoc committees.
The Elections for HAL-PC Officers began with the nomination for President. Jim Story nominated John Furby and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and John Furby was elected President.
Annette Story nominated Rick Archibald for First Vice President SIGS and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and Rick Archibald was elected.
Rick Archibald nominated Robert Stewart for Vice President Programs and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and Robert Stewart was elected.
Jim Ward nominated Allan Holtzmann for Vice President Communications and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and Allan Holtzmann was elected.
Mark Crain nominated Annette Story for Recording Secretary and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and Annette Story was elected.
Rick Archibald nominated Pete Jamison for Membership Secretary and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and Pete Jamison was elected.
Annette Story nominated George Vaughn for Treasurer and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and George Vaughn was elected.
To begin the election of two Directors to serve on the Executive Committee, Chris Read was nominated by Annette Story and a second was heard. Jim Ward was nominated by Rick Archibald and a second was heard. A motion to close the nominations was made, a second was heard, and the motion passed. A vote was taken and both were elected by acclamation.
Rick Archibald made a motion to have an election to fill the vacancy on the Board, a second was heard, and the motion passed. Rick nominated Kojo Idrissa to be a Director and a second was heard. No other nominations were heard and Kojo Idrissa was elected to the Board of Directors.
Rick Archibald moved that the next regular HAL-PC meeting be held Thursday, July 23, 2009, at 7:30 PM. No second was heard. Robert Stewart move to amend the time to be 6:00p.m. on July 23, a second was heard. After discussion Jim Ward amended the time to 7:00 p.m. A second was heard and the motion to have the next meeting on July 23, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. was passed.
Robert Stewart moved to adjourn at 8:46p.m.