Meeting Minutes Archives
February 12, 2013 8:30 pm
President Vargo called the meeting to order with the following in attendance: Vernon, Strayer, Buirge, Watson, Fulton, Bosco, Dorenkott, Malarik, Moyta, Prindible, Miller, Schuster, Thornton, and Matt Lander.
SECRETARY: MOTION: To approve the minutes of January Meeting as submitted; proposed by Fulton, seconded by Miller; motion unanimously approved.
HOSPITALITY: March and April meetings are tentatively scheduled at Cefalo’s Restaurant.
PROGRAMS: Tonight’s meeting at Peter’s Place Restaurant is a repeat of Architect/Representative Speed Dating; March will be a presentation by Dave Metzgar, a Washington, DC specification writer; April will be “Are You Smarter Than a Specifier”; May will be a tour yet to be determined; while June will be our typical Awards Program.
WEBSITE: An update is planned.
MEMBERSHIP: Monthly total is 130; and reviewed names of those with expired and expiring memberships between December and February.
TECHNICAL/EDUCATION: A meeting will occur in next couple of weeks to discuss spring seminar with goal of having topic also relating to contractors in Master Builders’ Association; and it was mentioned that Master Builders’ Association Evening of Excellence is planned for 02-28-13.
CERTIFICATION: Three individuals are taking home study courses for Institute’s CDT examination.
AWARDS/SPEC COMPETITION: Region Award nominations are due by 03-20-13; 2013 SketchSpec competition submissions are due 04-01-13; and with Institute Awards being due 05-03-13, committee chairs must complete and forward committee reports by third week of April.
STUDENT OUTREACH: Chapter ordered copies of 2011 MasterFormat to give to local universities.
LONG RANGE PLANNING: Still working on Chapter directory; Institute elections are open until the end of February, which includes several Chapter members who are up for reelection; and Chapter elections are in April.
MEMBER PROFILE: A new profile was placed on Chapter website.
COMMITTEES NOT LISTED: No report.
OLD BUSINESS: LOS is planned for 03-09-13 in Frederick, MD at Hampton Inn and Suites; and final Chapter By-Laws were submitted to Institute.
NEW BUSINESS: Matt Lander plans to volunteer for one of the committees and is attending tonight’s board meeting; reviewed samples of Chapter logo incorporating the new Institute name brand; new Institute pins are being designed; it was mentioned that Beth Bertus, a former Chapter member, is retiring from Bennett Supply and moving to Florida and her replacement is Allison Bickerstaff.
MOTION: For adjournment at 9:05 PM, since there was no additional business before the Board; proposed by Dorenkott, seconded by Watson; motion unanimously approved.
Minutes respectfully submitted by Dennis Buirge - CCS, CCCA.