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December 15, 2014 12:07 pm

LOCATION: Conference Call

President Vernon called the meeting to order with the following in attendance:  Strayer, McNamee, Watson, Moyta, Miller, Bailey, Geist, Thornton, Carnegie, Telenko.

SECRETARY:   MOTION: To approve the minutes of October as submitted; proposed by Strayer, seconded by Miller; motion unanimously approved.

TREASURER:   Holiday party was a success; MOTION: To approve Treasurers October and November reports; proposed by Miller, seconded by Telenko; motion unanimously approved.

HOSPITALITY:   Chapter is looking into getting reps a spot(s) at Mt. Lebo Tour for an opportunity to showcase products used in the project; Holiday Party went well, attendance was down by vendors and attendees and Chapter is looking for a new location/ideas for next year.

PROGRAMS:   January: Mt. Lebo Tour is all set, 4 tour guides, hardhats will probably not be required but Bailey will verify; Moyta will reach out to students that may be interested in tour; February: Fulton is coordinating Speed Dating Event, any suggestions to improve or refresh program are welcome; April: Moyta looking for suggestions for April Student Event, possibly CSI Squares similar to Hollywood Squares.

MEMBERSHIP:   System is currently down, Carnegie has not seen any new members or drops, may cause an issue with membership renewals and anniversaries.



AWARDS:   MOTION: To approve Thornton’s awards list; proposed by Bailey, seconded by Watson; motion unanimously approved.


LONG RANGE PLANNING:   Chapter will issue a survey in January for February response, March 24th will be a brainstorming session from 4:00-8:00 PM (location TBD), April 21st follow-up meeting with time and location TBD, report findings to Chapter at May 12th meeting; Thornton will post previous report on Chapter’s Google Drive.

OLD BUSINESS:   Moyta, Brown and Bosco were at Art Institute and presented Spec Writing for Non-Spec Writers, 8-9 people there and the presentation went well.

NEW BUSINESS:   Bailey would like Newsletter information by the end of December, Matt Lander is Member Profile for the month.

MOTION: For adjournment at 12:47 PM, since there was no additional business before the board; proposed by, Miller seconded by Moyta; motion unanimously approved.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Josh Telenko.