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Action Items

  • David Knights has been appointed as our new Recruitment and Retention Secretary.

Officer/Staff Reports

Ron Bell, President

  • I am in the process of briefing our new Recruitment and Retention Secretary on our existing programs and how the Eboard functions.
  • Next task is to appoint a 2nd VP, which will happen shortly.
  • Have tasked Sec. Tennant to get the management of SIGs in order so that the info in the Journal is up to date.

John Noack, 1st VP

  • The 1st VP transition is complete. We will post slightly over 600 reviews for the year, not bad at all. Reviews are flowing in on a regular basis. Several new manufacturers are lined up, and we are awaiting samples...
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Action Items

  • Welcome to new board member, DLC Dave Lockhart!
  • Noting John Noack’s transition from DLC to 1st VP.
  • Filling 2nd VP and recruitment/retention board positions. So far, Ron has received candidates for both positions. The board will look over their qualifications and move on that in our December meeting.
  • DLC Dave Lockhart has volunteered to take over Fred Horky’s role as newsletter distributor as of the first of next year. Ron asked that he try and make any distribution system as automated as possible.

Officer/Staff Reports

Ron Bell, President

  • The Journal with the info on applying for the new...
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Action Items

  • None

Officer/Staff Reports

Ron Bell, President

  • It will be announced in the next Journal that we are looking for candidates to fill the 2nd VP position and the new Recruitment/Retention Secretary position. It has already been posted on the Forum. We will wait about a month after the announcement is out and then select from the candidates we have at that time.
  • The 50/25 year pin project has been completed for this year. Thanks to the help of some of the RCs and some Chapter Contacts, we have distributed all the pins.
  • The E-board is discussing a possible "Member of the Year" program to continue our efforts to show appreciation to our members.

David Morrissette, 1st VP...

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Action Items

  • The E-board unanimously approved the following motions:
    • Beginning with the 2020 convention, the final convention report must be filed with the 2nd VP fifteen (15) days before the end of the calendar year in which the convention was held. Failure to do so will result in the convention host chapter(s) losing their share of any convention profits. (as motioned by Treas. Oberholtzer and seconded by Sec. Tennant)
    • In recognition of his years of effort as a member of the Reviewer Corps, John Kaylor shall receive a two-year extension to his membership. (as motioned by 1VP Morrissette and seconded by Pubs./Hist. Pearsall)

Officer/Staff Reports

Ron Bell, President

  • The big...
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Action Items

  • None

Officer/Staff Reports

Ron Bell, President

  • Our Omaha business meeting went well. The presentation is now posted on the web site.
  • We distributed over 100 twenty-five year membership pins at the National Convention.
  • Prepared and mailed packages for some Regional Coordinators to help with the distribution of membership pins in their regions.
  • For the first time in several years, we will publish a financial report in the Journal as soon as space is available..

David Morrissette, 1st VP

  • The Reviewer Corps is doing well and I’m keeping up with late reviews. We’re at 43 and all are being worked on. The one very late reviewer was contacted at the...
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