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October 14, 2014 5:09 pm

President Vernon called the meeting to order with the following in attendance:  Strayer, Nagie, McNamee, Bosco, Dorenkott, Schuster, Moyta, Prindible, Miller, Bailey, Zell, Geist, Thornton, Carnegie, Womer, Brown, Telenko.

SECRETARY:   MOTION: To approve the minutes of September as submitted; proposed by Bailey, seconded by Bosco; motion unanimously approved.

TREASURER:   Fall Golf Outing was a success; MOTION: To approve Treasurers September report; proposed by Miller, seconded by McNamee; motion unanimously approved.

HOSPITALITY:   November tour event will be followed by dinner at The Porch; looking for a dining venue for January tour of Mount Lebanon High School; Holiday party vendor stations are filling up, 12 positions filled with a goal of 21; another golf outing is in the planning stages for the spring.

PROGRAMS:   November: CMU Scott Hall Tour, dinner at The Porch; December: Holiday Party; January: Mount Lebanon School is a hardhat tour; February: Speed Dating; March: Dave Stutzman – Future of Specifications; April: Do You Know More than a Spec Writer.

MEMBERSHIP:   Lost three members and gained three; CSI pins are available for new members; current membership is 138.

TECHNICAL/EDUCATION:   McNamee and Dorenkott are looking for ideas on technical seminars (topics); Fedex Ground is looking for information from the Chapter.

CERTIFICATION:   CMU wants to do IDT presentation, Moyta, K. Brown and possibly Bailey and Vernon volunteered to assist; Buirge presentation will be updated and presented by K. Brown in December.

AWARDS:   Region awards due date is December 31st; Institution deadline is May 1st; OCC submission deadline is July 15th; Thornton will provide a full list with deadlines at November meeting.


LONG RANGE PLANNING:   Vernon would like to meet in early December; Dorenkott will inquire with MBA to use their facility for December Long Range Planning meeting.

OLD BUSINESS:   No report.

NEW BUSINESS:   Region Conference on ballot for officers, Prindible, Nagie and Vargo will be listed, voting in February; LOS will be August 14-15; Region Convention will be in Philadelphia April 30-May 3..

MOTION: For adjournment at 5:38 PM, since there was no additional business before the board; proposed by, Miller seconded by Telenko; motion unanimously approved.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Josh Telenko.