Meeting Minutes Archives
April 09, 2013 5:39 pm
President Vargo called the meeting to order with the following in attendance: Vernon, Buirge, Nagie, McNamee, Fulton, Bosco, Dorenkott, Moyta, Prindible, Miller, Bailey, Schuster, and Thornton.
SECRETARY: MOTION: To approve the minutes of March Meeting; proposed by Bosco, seconded by Miller; motion unanimously approved.
TREASURER: Reviewed monthly report. MOTION: To approve treasurer’s report as submitted; proposed by Miller, seconded by Buirge; motion unanimously approved.
HOSPITALITY: Venues for May and June meetings are to be determined.
PROGRAMS: Six students from CMU will participate in tonight’s program “Are You Smarter Than a Specifier”; May will be a tour of Graduate School of Public Health at University of Pittsburgh; while June will be our typical Awards Program. There are several local parking facilities for the May tour, including underground parking at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall.
WEBSITE: Committee met to discuss incorporating new Institute logo, making format changes, considering a Flickr site and linking some building code links, and deleting some older material; and Chapter received software allowing committee members to make website modifications.
PUBLICITY: Committee deleted old email addresses and will start afresh, so members should forward any updated information to Miller.
MEMBERSHIP: Monthly total is 131 with 3 new members this month; and reviewed names of those with expired and expiring memberships; and Vargo will assume Chair with Malarik’s departure.
TECHNICAL/EDUCATION: Chair met with representative from Masterbuilders to discuss four possible seminar topics and will get interest feedback from professionals and contractors before proceeding.
CERTIFICATION: Reviewed report from Chair; putting CCPR on hold due to Institute making program changes; and Ron Delaria from our Chapter is working with Institute President on creating a BIM related program.
AWARDS/SPEC COMPETITION: Region Award nominations were submitted; Outstanding Chapter nomination is due by 05-03-13, so committee Chairs need to submit pertinent information, as well as any members having information.
STUDENT OUTREACH: Chapter received 10 copies of 2011 MasterFormat to give to local universities.
LONG RANGE PLANNING: Chapter elections will occur tonight, so ballot names and positions were reviewed. MOTION: To approve ballot and close board nominations; proposed by Thornton, seconded by Prindible; motion unanimously approved. Nominations will be opened during Chapter meeting.
COMMITTEES NOT LISTED: No report.
OLD BUSINESS: Possible magnetic type nametag samples were distributed for Board review with an approximate cost of $7.40 each, as well as a more generic design for other Chapters, for a Board decision to be made next month; and anyone wanting to attend next MARC on May 2 - 6 at Gettysburg should notify Vargo.
NEW BUSINESS: July board meeting will be on the 13th (Saturday) at Prindible’s home, while August board meeting will be at the Fulton’s home.
MOTION: For adjournment at 6:10 PM, since there was no additional business before the Board; proposed by Moyta, seconded by Buirge; motion unanimously approved.
Minutes respectfully submitted by Dennis Buirge - CCS, CCCA.