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October 08, 2013 5:30 pm

President Vargo called the meeting to order with the following in attendance: Buirge, Nagie, McNamee, Fulton, Bosco, Dorenkott, Moyta, Prindible, Miller, Bailey, Geist, and Damian Carnegie.

PRESIDENT:   Vargo expressed appreciation for those who attended the Institute Convention.

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

TREASURER:   Chapter members who attended the Convention are to forward receipts; and monthly report has not been finalized.

HOSPITALITY:   Next month will again be at Cefalo’s, while December will be at Chadwick in Wexford, PA for Dessert Mini-Product Show where half of the 20 minimum number of tables have been committed at $350 per table and there were discussions about AIA boards from their design competition.

PROGRAMS:   November - Joint meeting with ASHRAE; December - Dessert Mini-Product Show; January - Joint meeting with MBA/AIA Joint Committee Best Practices; and February - Speed Dating.

WEBSITE:   Need to establish a cost for advertising, with money being sent to Chapter PO Box.

MEMBERSHIP:   Monthly total is 141; Chapter has two free BOGO Memberships that will be given at next month’s meeting; information and report will be placed on Chapter Google Drive; and reviewed names of expired memberships.

TECHNICAL/EDUCATION:   A 90 minute seminar costing $30 for members and $35 for non-members on “Commercial Roofing Materials” by Kris Kennedy with AIA credits is planned on 11-21-13 at MasterBuilders with a registration start of 8:30 that includes a continental breakfast.

CERTIFICATION:   Institute exams will conclude on 10-26-13.

AWARDS/SPEC COMPETITION:   Region award nominations are being prepared for December deadline.

STUDENT OUTREACH:   A flyer will be made for presentation to CMU, which has been confirmed for 11-05-13 and will include pizza afterwards.

GOLF OUTING:   There was a good turnout of about 40 people at the fall outing.

LONG RANGE PLANNING:   Co-Chairs will meet to prepare for 2017 Region Conference.


OLD BUSINESS:   New name tags will be available at tonight’s meeting at a $3.00 cost for members; some name tags were sold at Construct and a cost will be determined for other Chapters; and a sample will be sent to every Region Chapter President.

NEW BUSINESS:   Miller initiated research on using credit cards via PayPal that will include a $2.00 transition cost with an implementation goal of January 2014; and a member profile will be selected tonight.

MOTION:  For adjournment at 6:15 PM, since there was no additional business before the Board; proposed by Miller, seconded by Prindible; motion unanimously approved.
Minutes respectfully submitted by Dennis Buirge - CCS, CCCA.