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                                  November 15, 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

                                                  North Texas Mensa

                                                    A Local Group of

                                                American Mensa Ltd.

                                           A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm by President John Marshall.  Attendees included: President John Marshall, Vice-President George Schmidt, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary Anne Whiteman, and Board Member at Large Aaron Adair.  Not present:  Board Member at Large members:  Elaine Wedgwood and Ken Roberts.

  1. Reports

Secretary – Whiteman – The proposed October 2020 Board Meeting Minutes were circulated.  Schmidt moved, Durham seconded to approve the minutes as presented, which passed unanimously.          

Treasurer – Durham – The October 31 bank account balance was $21,412.81 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00, showing an increase in net worth to $31,412.81, compared to net worth of $31,382.62 on September 30.  Income of $1,062.32 and expenses of $1,032.13 generated a net surplus of $30.19 for the month of October 2020.  In addition to the regular recurring expenses, we incurred a one-time charge of $159.80 for a one-year Zoom account. For the first three quarters of 2020, income of $9,465.26 and expenses of $8,442.11 have resulted in a Y-T-D increase in net worth of $1,023.15.  Since we had committed giving $500 to the NTM Scholarship Foundation, Durham will transfer $500 of the surplus to the NTM Scholarship Foundation.  The Treasurer’s report was accepted with thanks.

President – President Marshall prepared the following agenda of topics to discuss:

  • Next Board Meeting and Installation of New Officers: December 20, 2020 at La Madeleine, 3072 Mockingbird Lane.
  • Election of officers and directors for 2021.

Membership – Paul Whiteman – provided the following report:

  • As of November 1st, NTM had 1,156 members, which includes 24 new members: 16 lapsed members rejoined, 5 new members joined, and 3 moved in. 2 members left due to moving out.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack – Article 5, Section 1 from the Bylaws.  For future reference, we need to publish the Zoom information either in the M-AURA or send out an e-mail blast with the information.  Also, there was no reference in the proceedings that Elaine Wedgwood was appointed to the board.  It was mentioned by a couple board members that this was because the appointment wasn’t made at a board meeting.

Nominating Committee – Bill Rock – no report for this topic from Bill, but technically the committee should be complete with all their activities.

Election Committee – Paul Whiteman – Currently, only the Board Member at Large positions will have an actual contest, as 4 people are running for 3 positions; all other Board Members positions are running unopposed.  The Bios and Campaign Statements from the candidates were published in the November M-Aura, as well as the voting instructions (taken from the Election Code). Any mail-in ballots had to be received by November 15, 2020 in order to be counted.    

(Wedgwood) Editor – Bill Rock – no report.

(Wedgwood) Publisher/Circulation Manager – Val Beasley – no report.

(Wedgwood) Social and Communications – Vacant.

(Wedgwood) Publicity – Vacant.

(Roberts) Webmaster – Andy McKellar – For the most part, it's "business as usual"; software licenses are current, users are being added if they're members, things seem to be working, etc.  A page has been posted describing the Virtual RG and a PDF file to be used for mail-in registration, but the online registration page is still pending some details from the committee.

(Roberts) Testing Coordinator – Deborah Lockhart – no report.

(Roberts) Programs – Vacant.

(Roberts) Calendar - Sara Hawkins – Nothing to report on the calendar side.

(Adair) Gifted Youth - Bill Rock – Event for November is "Skype a Scientist".

(Adair) S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman – S.I.G.H.T. – Nothing to report for S.I.G.H.T. this month.

(Adair) Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher – No report.

  1. Old Business: Virtual Regional Gathering – Adair and Roberts. 

 

  • Tim Moody, MAN CAVE – all things male, will be Friday at 5 PM.
  • Rover Drama Works from Plano has provided a pre-recorded performance, which will be shown after Tim Moody.
  • Tastings include Chocolate, Potato Chip, Scotch, and Wine.
  • The plan is to have a New Members’ Party at the hybrid, physical location (Escape Expert).

 

  1. New Business:
  • A motion to appropriate $150 for New Member Party during the Virtual RG was moved by Durham and seconded by Schmidt.

Motion to adjourn made by Schmidt, seconded by Durham, and passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 6:26 p.m.  Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by Whiteman, NTM Secretary.

                                         October 20, 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

                                                         North Texas Mensa

                                                           A Local Group of

                                                       American Mensa Ltd.

                                                  A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:24 pm by Vice-President George Schmidt, as the President was running late.  Attendees by Zoom: President John Marshall, Vice-President George Schmidt, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary Anne Whiteman, and Board Members at Large Aaron Adair and Ken Roberts.  Not present:  Board Member at Large Elaine Wedgwood.

  1. Reports

Secretary – Whiteman – The proposed August 2020 Board Meeting Minutes were circulated.  Roberts moved, Adair seconded to approve the minutes as presented, which passed unanimously. 

Treasurer – Durham – The September 30 bank account balance was $21,382.62 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00, showing an increase in net worth to $31,382.62, compared to net worth of $31,020.00 on August 31.  Income of $1,073.67 and expenses of $711.05 generated a net surplus of $362.62 for the month of September, 2020, partly due to a one-time increase of $115.00 in our AML subsidy last month as reimbursement for contacting lapsed members.

For the first three quarters of 2020, income of $9,465.26 and expenses of $8,442.11 have resulted in a Y-T-D increase in net worth of $1,023.15.  Treasurer’s report was accepted with thanks.

President – President Marshall prepared the following agenda of topics to discuss:

  • Next Board Meeting at 6 PM and Election at 7 PM: November 15, 2020 at La Madeleine, 3072 Mockingbird Lane. John will be checking into refreshments for any who come to vote. Board Members are encouraged to purchase dinner there, as we may possibly want to seek this as a meeting location for future NTM Board Meetings, if the Preston Tower meeting space does not reopen soon.

Membership – Paul Whiteman – provided the following report:

  • As of September 30, NTM had 1,127 members, which includes 15 new members: 6 lapsed members rejoined, 2 new members joined, and 7 move in. 6 members leaving due to move out. Adair had sent out an e-mail blast to lapsed members on July 13th.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack – no report.

Nominating Committee – Bill Rock – no report for this topic from Bill, but technically the committee should be complete with all their activities.

Election Committee – Paul Whiteman – we’re going to have an election!  Currently, only the Board Member at Large positions will have an actual contest, as 4 people are running for 3 positions; all other Board Members positions are running unopposed.  Bios and campaign statements were solicited from the candidates, and those received will be published in the November M-AURA.  The Election Code will also be published in the November M-AURA.  Paul has gotten a PO Box for mail-in ballots – cost of $86 – which he will submit to the treasurer for payment.  Any mail-in ballots must be received by November 15, 2020 in order to be counted.    

(Wedgwood) Editor – Bill Rock – Editor:  M-Aura:  Went to print Thursday, 10/15/2020.  Updated registration form provided to printer Friday, 10/16/2020.  Thanks to those who provided inputs and proofread.

(Wedgwood) Publisher/Circulation Manager – Val Beasley – no report.

(Wedgwood) Social and Communications – Vacant.

(Wedgwood) Publicity – Vacant.

(Roberts) Webmaster – Andy McKellar – For the most part, it's "business as usual"; software licenses are current, users are being added if they're members, things seem to be working, etc.  A page has been posted describing the Virtual RG and a PDF file to be used for mail-in registration, but the online registration page is still pending some details from the committee.

(Roberts) Testing Coordinator – Deborah Lockhart – no report.

(Roberts) Programs – Vacant.

(Roberts) Calendar - Sara Hawkins – Nothing to report on the calendar side.

(Adair) Gifted Youth - Bill Rock – Gifted Youth:  Four members attended on-line games Saturday.  Event for November is "Skype a Scientist".

(Adair) S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman – S.I.G.H.T. – Nothing to report for S.I.G.H.T. this month.

(Adair) Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher – No report.

  1. Old Business: Virtual Regional Gathering – Adair and Roberts. 

 

  • We have a couple more slots left in the schedule to fill, but we should have those filled very shortly.
  • We will have space of 2 large rooms for activities both Friday and Saturday evenings at an Escape Room in East Plano. Tastings will be done there, but people can also participate virtually as well.
  • A guest artist from Ohio will be doing a show.
  • A local artist will be providing entertainment on Saturday night.
  • Tastings include Chocolate, Potato Chip, Scotch, and Wine.
  • Bill Rock’s daughter will be helping with online games. Bill will also check to see if any of the Gifted Youth would like to host any online games.

 

  1. New Business:
  • None to report.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Schmidt, seconded by Roberts, and passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 6:51 p.m.  Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by Whiteman, NTM Secretary.

                                                                     August 16, 2020 Board Minutes

                                                                               North Texas Mensa

                                                                A Local Group of American Mensa Ltd.

                                                                         A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:02 pm by President John Marshall.  Attendees by Zoom: President John Marshall, Vice-President George Schmidt, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary Anne Whiteman, and Board Members at Large Aaron Adair and Ken Roberts.  Not present:  Board Member at Large Elaine Wedgwood.

  1. Reports

Secretary – Whiteman – The proposed July 2020 Board Meeting Minutes were circulated.  Schmidt moved, Durham seconded to approve the minutes as presented, which passed unanimously.          

Treasurer – Durham – The July 31 bank account balance was $20,749.10 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00, showing a decrease in net worth to $30,749.10, compared to net worth of $30,818.75 on June 30.  Income of $922.72 and expenses of $992.37 generated a deficit of $69.65 for the month of July, 2020, entirely attributable to annual website license expenses of $366.39.  Treasurer’s report was accepted with thanks.

President – President Marshall prepared the following agenda of topics to discuss:

  • By-Laws/Referendum Committee Chair has yet to be determined. Robert Hemphill was contacted, but his schedule is too busy currently to allow him to take on this role.
  • Next Board Meeting: September 20, 2020, 6 PM via Zoom. For the October meeting on October 18, 2020, the current plan is to meet at 6 PM at BJ’s Brewery.

Membership – Paul Whiteman – provided the following report:

  • As of July 31, NTM had 1,103 members, which includes 13 new members: 10 lapsed members rejoined, 2 new members joined, and 1 move in. 5 members leaving due to move out.
  • New member party for fall is in jeopardy due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack – nothing to report. 

Nominating Committee – Bill Rock:  Bill contacted the current board members to see who interested in running for re-election for the 2021 NTM board.  All positions have at least 1 candidate, and Board Member at Large has 4 candidates (3 will be elected).

Election Committee – Paul Whiteman.  Randy Brack sent Paul the most recent Election Code, and he put it in the September M-AURA with minimal changes.  Microsoft Office 365 Word will be used to count the number of words for the Biographies and Campaign Statements of those running for NTM offices.   Election Committee Members include:

  • Paul Whiteman, Chair
  • Andy McKellar
  • Laura Stuart
  • Deborah Lockhart

A post office box will need to be rented in the fall for the election, and reimbursement will be needed.

(Wedgwood) Editor – Bill Rock – Editor:  M-Aura ready to go to press tonight (08/16/2020) with four-count ’em – four Election committee members.  And a letter to the editor.  Plan is to go back to color for the covers, per last month’s board meeting.  You have 'till 8 pm to let me know of any other changes.

(Wedgwood) Publisher/Circulation Manager – Val Beasley – no report.

(Wedgwood) Social and Communications – Vacant.

(Wedgwood) Publicity – Vacant.

(Roberts) Webmaster – Andy McKellar – No problems or issues that Andy is aware of.  The email forwarding has been updated to reflect Elaine replacing Rolando as a board member at large.  All data and software licenses are current.

(Roberts) Testing Coordinator – Deborah Lockhart – No testing done, due to COVID-19 – testing locations were not available.  National Mensa is trying to get an automated method of testing up and working for a person to test online without a proctor.  If this is successful, proctors may not be needed in the future.

(Roberts) Programs – Vacant.

(Roberts) Calendar - Sara Hawkins – Things are going great in calendar land. Always feel free to reach out to her if you need her.

(Adair) Gifted Youth - Bill Rock – Gifted Youth:  5 people participated in the on-line games event last week.  Plan for disc golf in September.

(Adair) S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman – S.I.G.H.T. – Nothing to report on the S.I.G.H.T. front as there have been no requests for S.I.G.H.T. services.

(Adair) Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher – No report.

  1. Old Business: Virtual Regional Gathering – Adair and Roberts.  Lori Roberts has put together an RG blurb for the September M-AURA.  1 annual license to be used not just for the Virtual RG, but year-round, plus a PRO license for the month of November.  Adair has talked to his alcohol contacts for tastings, and will continue to keep in contact with them.  EscapeExperts.com in Downtown Plano is suggested for tastings and virtual tastings – since they may be lacking for escape room business, perhaps we can get 2 rooms at a reasonable price – they have a kitchen, if needed.  Mensa Testing was there free of charge for Deborah Lockhart earlier this year.  Concerning the New Member Party also being at this location on Saturday, 11/28/2020, it was suggested that no free alcoholic beverages be served, due to the tastings going on that evening.  However, it was pointed out that we always have some type of beer and wine free of charge at New Member Parties.  So, discussion of this will occur with the RG committee at their next meeting.

 

  1. New Business:

 

  • None to report.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Schmidt, seconded by Roberts, and passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.  Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by Whiteman, NTM Secretary.

                                       September 20, 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

                                                        North Texas Mensa

                                                          A Local Group of

                                                       American Mensa Ltd.

                                                  A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:04 pm by President John Marshall.  Attendees by Zoom: President John Marshall, Vice-President George Schmidt, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary Anne Whiteman, and Board Members at Large Aaron Adair and Ken Roberts.  Not present:  Board Member at Large Elaine Wedgwood, due to car trouble.

  1. Reports

Secretary – Whiteman – The proposed August 2020 Board Meeting Minutes were circulated.  Schmidt moved, Roberts seconded to approve the minutes as presented, which passed unanimously.          

Treasurer – Durham – The August 31 bank account balance was $21,020.00 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00, showing an increase in net worth to $31,020.00, compared to net worth of $30,749.10 on July 31.  Income of $1,042.82 and expenses of $771.92 generated a net surplus of $270.90 for the month of August, 2020. Treasurer’s report was accepted with thanks.

President – President Marshall prepared the following agenda of topics to discuss:

  • By-Laws/Referendum Committee Chair – postponed indefinitely until American Mensa acts on their proposed minimum standard bylaws.
  • Next Board Meeting: October 18, 2020 via Zoom.

Membership – Paul Whiteman – provided the following report:

  • As of August 31, NTM had 1,124 members, which includes 14 new members: 7 lapsed members rejoined, 3 new members joined, and 4 move in. 3 members leaving due to move out.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack – covered 3 topics (see one in “New Business):

  • A system will be created by American Mensa to register complaints. These will be registered and archived with American Mensa. 
    • Pro: American Mensa will have more visibility to “problem members”.
    • Con: There may be a lack of confidentiality.
  • Proposed Changes to MSB Clarifications (Excerpt) - proposed minimum standard bylaws may be approved by early 2021.

Nominating Committee – Bill Rock – no report for this topic from Bill.

Election Committee – Paul Whiteman – no report for this topic from Paul.

(Wedgwood) Editor – Bill Rock – Editor:  M-Aura went to press on Friday, 09/18/2020.  Thanks to those who provided photos (Anne).

(Wedgwood) Publisher/Circulation Manager – Val Beasley – no report.

(Wedgwood) Social and Communications – Vacant.

(Wedgwood) Publicity – Vacant.

(Roberts) Webmaster – Andy McKellar – All appears to be current and working; no known issues.

(Roberts) Testing Coordinator – Deborah Lockhart – Libraries are going to reopen, and testing may happen on the 4th weekend of October.  American Mensa will soon have online testing.  The local chapter won’t get paid for any testing done online, just for those who attend a proctored test.

(Roberts) Programs – Vacant.

(Roberts) Calendar - Sara Hawkins – Nothing to report on the calendar side.

(Adair) Gifted Youth - Bill Rock – Gifted Youth:  Gifted Youth are planning on disc golf for next weekend. 

(Adair) S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman – S.I.G.H.T. – Nothing to report on the S.I.G.H.T. front.

(Adair) Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher – No report.

  1. Old Business: Virtual Regional Gathering – Adair and Roberts.  Sarah Sharp from CTM will meet with the committee to go over the CTM VRG post mortem results.  RVC John Neemidge also offered help if we need his expertise.  The committee is planning a hybrid version of the RG, with part “in person” at Escape Experts in Plano, and part via Zoom. 
    • Rooms are 25 x 30 ft with a small kitchen in one of them. Tastings could be held in one room; Presentations could be projected via Zoom in the other room.
    • Microsoft Teams was suggested to be used instead of Zoom, due to Zoom requiring a Social Security Number to set up. However, Microsoft Teams may be a lot more expensive.  Further research will be done on both tools.  Hopefully a credit card will be enough to purchase whichever option is chosen.

 

  1. New Business:
  • American Mensa Committee Terms of Office. Proposed National Bylaws Change for National Officers – starting in 2021, they propose to have elections every 3 years instead of every 2 years.  This will put American Mensa in sync with International Mensa.  No action required on the NTM Board’s part – this is just informational.
  • A discussion was held concerning NTM’s committees for NTM elections. Currently, nomination committee members cannot be on the election committee, and vice versa, due to NTM bylaws.  However, American Mensa bylaws do not require this stipulation, so NTM bylaws could be changed to allow this to be one committee that serves both functions.
  • The Preston Towers meeting room is still not open, so we cannot have meetings there until their board decides to reopen the meeting room.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Schmidt, seconded by Roberts, and passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 6:39 p.m.  Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by Whiteman, NTM Secretary.

                                                                 July 19, 2020 Board Minutes

                                                                         North Texas Mensa

                                                           A Local Group of American Mensa Ltd.

                                                                   A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:04 pm by President John Marshall.  Attendees by Zoom: President John Marshall, Vice-President George Schmidt, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary Anne Whiteman, and Board Members at Large Aaron Adair and Ken Roberts.  Not present:  Board Member at Large Rolando Chapa.

  1. Reports

Secretary – Whiteman – The proposed June 2020 Board Meeting Minutes were circulated.  Schmidt moved, Adair seconded to approve the minutes as presented, which passed unanimously.  

Treasurer – Durham – The June 30 bank account balance was $20,818.75 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00, showing a decrease in net worth to $30,818.75, compared to net worth of $31,430.05 on May 31.  Income of $1,003.32 and expenses of $1,614.62 generated a deficit of $611.30 for the month of June 2020, entirely attributable to a semi-annual postage deposit of $900.  Net worth increased $61.62 for the quarter beginning April 1.  Treasurer’s report was accepted with thanks.

President – President Marshall prepared the following agenda of topics to discuss:

  • Proposed amendments to Article V §3 [email notice of Board meetings]; Article VII §1

[E-mail ballots for amendments to by-laws and elections]; Article VI §9 [adding

subsection C to allow email submission of ballots, whether scanned from hard copy or electronically sent to members].  Randy Brack recommended reformatting the submittal so the “before” and “after” can be easily compared. Marshall will establish a Referendum Committee to go through this process that could last anywhere from 6 months to 1-1/2 years.

  • Next Board Meeting: August 16, 2020

Membership – Paul Whiteman – provided the following report:

  • As of June 31, NTM had 1,082 members, which includes 16 new members: 11 lapsed members rejoined, and 4 new members joined, 1 move in. 1 member moved out. 
  • New member party for fall is in jeopardy due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack – nothing to report. 

Nominating Committee – Bill Rock:  Bill contacted the current board members to see who interested in running for re-election for the 2021 NTM board.

Election Committee – Paul Whiteman.  We have some dates coming up for Election Code that need to be met for the September M-AURA.  Randy Brack will send Paul the most recent Election Code, and Paul will put it on the NTM website and use it to determine an modifications needed for this year’s election.

(Chapa) Editor – Bill Rock – Editor:  M-Aura went to the printer on Friday, as the RVC column was delayed (can you believe this?) for a vacation.  Some board members have discussed bringing back color for the covers, estimate from the printer was forwarded last week.

(Chapa) Publisher/Circulation Manager – Val Beasley – no report.

(Chapa) Social and Communications – Vacant.

(Chapa) Publicity – Vacant.

(Roberts) Webmaster – Andy McKellar – Andy had mentioned he would like to clean up the user IDs for the NTM website.  He doesn't want to delete any users (unless they are deceased), just block access by those who have quit logging in.  His question is "How long a hiatus is too long?"  If he shouldn't block anyone, that's valid; he is just concerned about "abandoned" IDs being taken over by someone else.  The board decided that Andy and Membership Chair Paul Whiteman should work together to remove user IDs of deceased members, and block access of those who are no longer members.

(Roberts) Testing Coordinator – Deborah Lockhart – No testing done, due to COVID-19 – testing locations were not available.  National Mensa is trying to get an automated method of testing up and working for a person to test online without a proctor.  If this is successful, proctors may not be needed in the future.

(Roberts) Programs – Vacant.

(Roberts) Calendar - Sara Hawkins – Reported there is nothing to report.

(Adair) Gifted Youth - Bill Rock – Gifted Youth:  Two families attended the canoeing this weekend.  All went fine.

(Adair) S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman – S.I.G.H.T. – Nothing to report as Mensans visiting our area seem to be virtually nonexistent.

 

(Adair) Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher – No report.

Regional Gathering – Adair and Roberts.

  1. Old Business: Virtual Regional Gathering – Adair provided a report from the RG Committee.  The committee has come up with a list of potential virtual presentations, enough to fill up 16 slots of presentations – 4 in the morning; 4 in the afternoon for 2 days.  The proposed dates would be November 27 & 28 (Thanksgiving weekend). Saturday evening there would be an in-person gathering, which may also double as our new member party, either at the Roberts’ house or at the Haggard Party Barn in Plano.  There would be 2 tastings at the in-person gathering Saturday evening:  one at 6 PM and one at 9 PM – a virtual option for the tastings would also be available.  Jason Brown also mentioned he could possibly do a “Name That Movie” event, as well as some virtual gaming events such as: “Ticket to Ride” and “JackBox”, using Steam accounts that most gamers already have. A cooking presentation as well as craft presentations would be given by Lori Roberts.  The proposed price of the RG would be $10/person or $15/household, plus the cost of any tastings, to keep in line with the price other virtual RGs are charging.  Two or three Zoom Pro sessions would be needed, which cost $15/month.  The committee asked for permission to proceed with the plans to put on the virtual RG.  Schmidt moved, and Marshall seconded the motion.  Motion passed, 5-1, Durham opposed. 

 

  1. New Business:

 

  • Durham brought up the suggestion to print color covers for the M-AURA, since the M-AURA is the main connection we have with the NTM membership during the COVID19 pandemic, and color looks more appealing. Moved by Schmidt, and Adair seconded the motion.  Board unanimously agreed.
  • Roberts made a motion to purchase one Zoom account for 12 months for $149. Additional Zoom accounts will be needed during the time of the RG. Whiteman seconded the motion.  Unanimously approved.
  • Whiteman asked if Rolando Chapo was still a member of the NTM Board, since he had missed 3 consecutive board meetings. Marshall will check to see why he missed; depending on what he finds, we may have another board opening.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Roberts, seconded by Schmidt, seconded by Adair, and passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.  Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by Whiteman, NTM Secretary.