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May 12, 2015 5:15 pm

President Vernon called the meeting to order with the following in attendance:  Telenko, Nagie, McNamee, K. Brown, Bosco, Dorenkott, Prindible, Miller, Bailey, Geist, Thornton.

PRESIDENT: MARC was a good experience with very good programs.

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

MOTION: To approve the minutes of April board meeting as submitted; proposed by Miller, seconded by Nagie; motion unanimously approved.

TREASURER: MOTION: To approve monthly treasurer’s report as submitted; proposed by Bosco, seconded by Miller; motion unanimously approved.

PROGRAMS: June – Awards Banquet at Cefalo’s, Thornton will use similar format to last year.

TECHNICAL/EDUCATION: Telenko will do Introduction to Conceptual Budget Estimating presentation on May 20th at MBA offices, registration at 8:00 AM, 8:30 AM start, 1.0 AIA credits, twelve people registered so far.

CERTIFICATION: Bosco: two candidates purchased study guide and took CDT exam, Raymond K. Nunamaker (Structuretec Group) and Ron Morris (Overhead Door); Raymond passed but was not sure of Ron’s results.

PUBLICITY: Miller: no post card was mailed out for May.

AWARDS/SPEC COMPETITION:  Thornton will do same type of presentation as last year for Awards Banquet.

STUDENT OUTREACH:  Moyta: Are You Smarter than a Spec Writer was a successful program, students and professors thank the Chapter, try to involve CMU next year.

HOLIDAY PARTY: Committee meeting to increase Holiday Party attendance has not be set yet.


GOLF OUTING:  15 4-somes are currently registered.

MEMBER PROFILES/MARC 17/OTHER: 2017 MARC in Pittsburgh – Nagie wants to hash out date to start meeting to plan, meeting will be on May 28, 2015 5:30 PM at R3A offices; Vernon, Strayer, Nagie and Prindible attended MARC in Philadelphia; 2016 MARC to be in Baltimore, Pittsburgh to host hospitality suite.

OLD BUSINESS:   Leadership Orientation Seminar (LOS) in York, PA on August 15, 2015, early arrivals will get a tour of Architectural Testing, Inc., set up by Nagie (and others) will be a bus from the hotel to a local microbrewery.

NEW BUSINESS: Mike Moyta will be stepping down from the board due to other pressing obligations, Brad Bartley will take Moyta’s place.

MOTION: For adjournment at 5:52 PM, since there was no additional business before the board; proposed by Miller, seconded by K. Brown; motion unanimously approved.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Josh Telenko.