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June 11, 2017 Board Minutes

NTM – North Texas Mensa

A Local Group of

American Mensa Ltd.,

A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:03p.m. by President Ken Roberts.
Attendees: Vice President Gunny Hartman, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary John M. Marshall, Ambre Caperton, Regional Ombudsman Randy Brack.

  1. Reports.

Secretary - The May 21, 2017, Board Meeting minutes were circulated; corrections were submitted to the Secretary and incorporated in the minutes circulated on June 10; Durham moved to adopt the minutes as corrected and distributed, Hartman, seconded, unanimously approved. 

Treasurer - Roger Durham reported on the financials which reflect a bank account balance of $23,912.97 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00.  Income of $1072.71 and expenses of $916.98 generated a net surplus of $155.73 for the month of May 2017; report received with thanks.

President – President Ken Roberts presented the President’s Report.

  1. The President thanked Vice-President Hartman for running the May meeting.
  2. The President noted the following appointments vacancies:

            Social Media Coordinator

            Public Relations

  1. The current testing facility is located in Collin County at Escape Experts, Park & K Ave., Plano, 1pm, free once per month; testing to be set up there for August 19; June in Richland College; all on third Saturday. Half price offer of $400 should be tabled for now.
  2. Chairs for Nominating Committee and Election Committee to be appointed by July 10.
  3. Chris Nixon requested not to be removed from the Board under the “three consecutive absences rule”, so moved by Marshall with the condition that he not miss next meeting, seconded by Durham, passed unanimously.
  4. Scholarship Committee chairman to be appointed before next meeting.

Membership – Anne Whiteman – Membership at present appears to be unclear due to variations from AML, but probably is 1154 [a lapse of 277 since April] as of May 31.  

Ombudsman/By-laws Committee Chairman - Randy Brack, no report as ombudsman, but as to by-laws, it is anticipated that they will be approved by next month for a vote to approve them and make them available to be printed in the August M-Aura.  NTM will be the pilot program under the new Minimum Standard By-Laws, if adopted as part of the general election in November.

RG Report – Paul Whiteman reported on search for speakers, five tastings [beer, wine, bourbon, sausage, soda pop], website fixed for registration and form will be “up” this evening, lunches.

Nixon-Webmaster – Paul Whiteman reported on renewal of server [Site Ground] (registration is through Network Solutions), also J Events for calendar to be reimbursed to Whiteman.  Moved by Durham to use money already allocated for this effort, seconded by Hartman, passed unanimously. Members can access directory through the website.  Very expensive to change to another website maintenance program.  Possible alteration in schedule to submit minutes directly to website, as well as photos.  Need to consider linking website to Facebook and Twitter [need passwords].

Nixon-Social and Communications – Vacant

Nixon-Publicity - Vacant

Ford-Editor - Bill Rock reported - M-Aura will go to print in a couple of days, normally around the 13th or 14th of the month.  It will be more expensive next month, due to by-laws inclusion, and the proceedings of the May Board meeting, having been approved as minutes, will be published accordingly as well.

Ford-Publisher/Circulation Manager - Val Beasley – no report.

Ford-Proctor/Testing Coordinator - Deborah Lockhart out of country.   Next test is June 17 at Richland College.  Test in July will be at Preston Tower. 

Ford-Programs - Bob Hemphill reported that he had had difficulty securing a speaker for this evening, so he prepared a selection of 4 or 5 documentaries on DVD that would include something for everybody: 1. Blue Planet (a view of earth’s many features from space); 2.  Understanding Integral Philosophy; 3.  Alzheimer’s Disease: Facing the Facts; 4.  The American Dream (hypothetical – you are dropped in a major US City with only $25.00.  what would you do?) or 5.  Confronting ISIS (this feature is too long to finish at one meeting).  Considering the breadth of interest on the part of the membership, this seemed a satisfactory substitute for one speaker for this evening, the unused documentaries to be available in the future if needed. 

Caperton-Gifted Children - Bill Rock – The June event will be on June 25, Blueberry Hill Farm; July 14, tour of printing facility in Fort Worth; August 10, trip to Collin County Courthouse . hosted by Judge Jay Bender, to include a tour and opportunity to see a trial.

Caperton-S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman - no request for services.

Caperton-Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher absent, no report. Will be contacted to resume chair for next year.

Caperton-Calendar - Sara Hawkins absent, no report.

  1. Old Business
  2. How does the 2nd Sunday meeting time work?  Advantage is to have minutes and other communications available for M-Aura.  No disadvantages known except for election in November and collision with Mothers’ Day.   
  3. New Business
  4. No new business. 

Motion to adjourn made by Durham, seconded by Marshall, unanimously approved. Meeting         adjourned at  6:54p.m.

Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by John M. Marshall, NTM                          Secretary.

May 21, 2017 Board Minutes

NTM – North Texas Mensa

A Local Group of

American Mensa Ltd.,

A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:00p.m. by Vice-president Gunny Hartman.
Attendees: Vice President Gunny Hartman, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary John M. Marshall, Regional Ombudsman Randy Brack.

  1. Reports.

Secretary - The April 16, 2017, Board Meeting minutes were circulated; corrections were submitted to the Secretary and incorporated in the minutes circulated on May 16; Durham moved to adopt the minutes as corrected and distributed, Marshall, seconded, unanimously approved. 

Treasurer - Roger Durham reported on the financials which reflect a bank account balance of $23,757.24 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00.  Income of $1702.49 and expenses of $1386.78 generated a net surplus of $351.71 for the month ofApril 30, 2017; report received with thanks.

President - Vice President Gunny Hartman presented the President’s Report.

  1. The Vice-president thanked Anne Whiteman and Gail Spurlock for their work on the New Member Party April 22; probably had nine new members signed up.
  2. The Vice-president noted the following appointments:

            Sara Hawkins – Calendar Chair

            Cookie Neely – Area Coordinator, East Texas

            The following remaining vacancies were noted:  Social Media Coordinator; Public   Relations.

  1. The current testing facility is located in Collin County at Escape Experts, Park & K Ave., Plano, 1pm, free once per month; testing to be set up there for August 19; June in Richland College; all on third Saturday.
  2. The RG is set for 11/23-11/26, and the promotion should begin immediately in M-Aura and national bulletin. Info on registration fee needed.
  3. The Board should recruit volunteers to serve on the Nominating and Election Committees, to be appointed in June. Eblast to be sent, as M-Aura already out.

Membership – Anne Whiteman – Membership at present appears to be 1124 as of April 30.  

Ombudsman/By-laws Committee Chairman - Randy Brack reminded of change in email address and redirect may or may not be working, due to gmail restrictions.

Nixon-Webmaster – Paul Whiteman no report on renewal of registration of domain as yet.  Need to have the website capable of supporting online registration and payment for RG [through PayPal, if possible, with option for credit card as well]; access members only calendar with password and public calendar without password.

Nixon-Social and Communications – Vacant

Nixon-Publicity - Vacant

Ford-Editor - Bill Rock reported - M-Aura went to print on Tuesday last week.

Ford-Publisher/Circulation Manager - Val Beasley expecting to mail 668 copies.

Ford-Proctor/Testing Coordinator - Deborah Lockhart reporting - five tested on May 20.  Price increase from $40 to $60 effective July 1 according to AMC.  Half-off month in September or October or possibly both.

Ford-Programs - Bob Hemphill:  no report

Caperton-Gifted Children - Bill Rock - Tour of Allied Stone went well, a dozen children.

Caperton-S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman: no request for services.

Caperton-Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher absent, no report.  Has a box of shirts with NTM on them for use at events.

Caperton-Calendar - Sara Hawkins, no report.

  1. Old Business
  2. Randy Brack reported on the current status of the by-laws and the new MSB’s (Minimum Standard By-Laws) from AMC.  AMC voted new MSB for local groups in April.  Main change involves definition of officers and duties [appointed by board in addition to set up by by-laws, but if appointed by a chairman then not an “officer”] and duties of ombudsman [no longer arbitration function]. The proposed by-laws sent by us to the AMC By-laws Committee came back with two amendments suggested.  Motion to adopt the amendments to Article III §9 (changed “Publisher” to “Publications Officer”) and Article III §14 (changed “Members of the Board” to “Members of the Board and/or the Ombudsman”) to our proposed by-laws be incorporated into the new by-laws sent by Randy and send them to the AMC By-laws Committee made by Durham, seconded by Marshall, carried unanimously.  Will be published and sent to members for vote after approval by AMC By-laws Committee [possibly by June NTM Board meeting].
  3. New Business
  4. No new business. 

Motion to adjourn made by Durham, seconded by Marshall, unanimously approved. Meeting         adjourned at 6:47p.m.

Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by John M. Marshall, NTM                          Secretary.

March 19, 2017 Board Minutes

NTM – North Texas Mensa

A Local Group of

American Mensa Ltd.,

A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:04p by Vice President Gunny Hartman.
Attendees:  Treasurer Roger Durham, Board Members at Large Chris Nixon, Ambre Caperton and Regional Ombudsman Randy Brack.

  1. Reports.

Secretary - John Marshall, absent, distributed the February 2017 Board Meeting minutes via email.  Two corrections were received and incorporated and redistributed electronically.  There were no additional corrections were submitted in the meeting, Durham moved to adopt the minutes as corrected, Nixon seconded, unanimously approved.

Treasurer - Roger Durham reported; February 2017 financials reflect a bank account balance of $23,346.99 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00 for a total of $33,346.99.  Income of $3,527.63 and expenses of $3,399.87 generated a net gain of $127.76 as of February 28, 2017; report received with thanks.

President – Vice President Gunny Hartman pointed out that new Board member Caperton was present.

  1. Vice President Hartman reported on the new member’s party in April highlighting that it is not just for new members. The date of the event is April 22nd.  There was a recommendation for the President to send a reminder email to all members in the days preceding the event.

 

  1. The Vice President issued a reminder to renew Mensa membership if yours is expiring.

Membership – Anne Whiteman sent an email, on January 1st indicated we had 1,315 members – as of March 18 we have 1,350 members (full breakdown below):

 

Group #

 

Topic

 

Breakdown

By Category

 

Total

         

750

Members 01-01-2017

   

1315

         

750

New Members

 

57

 
 

…Moved In

18

   
 

…Rejoined

19

   
 

…Joined

20

   
         

750

Members Leaving

 

22

 
 

…Moved Out

20

   
 

…Deceased

  2

   
         

750

Members 03-19-2017

   

1350

Caperton asked if there is a similar breakdown by age available because of the lack of interest, specifically in leadership, in the Generation Y Group.  For instance, she stated that she initially joined the group to meet like-minded peers but found it lacking in that particular area.  Roger indicated that ages above 18 are not provided by national but we may have ages for those that provided them on the assessment (was mentioned that are 200 under 18+).  Caperton guesstimated that there may be ~320 Gen Y’ers that could be actively involved in a Gen Y SIG that currently are not.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack reported: there has been no call for ombudsman services.

By-Laws – Randy Brack reported: Proposed changes to by-laws were provided last month.  The existing minimum standard by-laws from national are 5 years old.  Since last meeting, National indicated they will be sending a new set of by-laws to AMC in April.  If they pass, any group with by-laws in the pipeline (such as ours) may use the proposed by-laws according to the below:

  • If group is given permission to ballet by June 30, the by-laws would be permitted
  • If there is a problem and permission to ballet is not granted by June 30, the by-laws must be revised to include the new minimum standards

Brack indicated there are only two changes that would need to be made to our proposed by-laws to make them match the new minimum standard proposed.  The first has to do with the definition of an officer.  The second has to do with the definition of an ombudsman.  Brack’s recommendation is to wait until the new minimum by-law changes are accepted and revise our by-laws to match.  New minimum standards are expected to be accepted by AMC in April and will be effective immediately.  Roger moved to table the proposed by-laws until next meeting, Nixon seconded, unanimously approved.

Nixon-Webmaster – Paul Whiteman reported, by May we will need to renew web service which is currently on Whiteman’s credit card.  Whiteman indicated we will need to change over to an NTM credit card.  Domain Registration is good until August.   Paul recommends at least a 3 year term (price savings).  Paul will send formal pricing and recommendation to the group. 

Whiteman sent login information requested last meeting to Ken. 

Nixon-Social and Communications – Lacy Brown absent, no report.  Nixon suggested replacing her.  Anne Whiteman indicated she has contact information for Board candidates who weren’t elected and will send.   

Nixon-Publicity – Vacant, no report

Ford-Editor – Bill Rock reported, some people received March M-Aura early in the month and some mid-month (15th).  Durham indicated the post office has flexibility to deliver based on our agreement.  The M-Aura is currently submitted to the post office 3-5 days before the end of the month and we have limited control over their distribution.  M-Aura sent to printers last Tuesday and electronic copy was distributed this afternoon. 

Ford-Publisher/Circulation Manager – Val Beasley reported, they will file a complaint with post office regarding delay in delivery of M-Aura.

Ford-Proctor/Testing Coordinator – Deborah Lockhart reported, testing on March 11th saw five people showed up.  Two wrote immediately inquiring about when the next testing at Richland College was.  All but one was in their early 20’s.  Deborah is scheduling two tests for April, one in Tyler and the normal testing for Collin County.  There were more requests for testing in Canton.  Durham indicated Rick Hess will renew his proctor credentials.

Ford-Programs – Bob Hemphill absent, no report

Caperton-Gifted Children – Bill Rock reported that there were 2-3 families at the library event playing games on March 12th.  Rock is scheduling small plane flying (Young Eagles) and Frisbee golf in April as well as planning a tour of Allied Stone in May.

Caperton-S.I.G.H.T. – Gunny Hartman reported, one request for S.I.G.H.T. services as one of our members will be going out to San Diego.  Hartman is researching particular Mensa events in San Diego.  Recommendation to pull their newsletter from National for additional information.

Caperton-Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher absent, no report

Caperton-Blood Account – Anne Whiteman reported that we had 9 unites credited to our account in ’16.  They discontinued the benefit that Mensans in need receive free blood and it was noted this is not tied to our unit volume.  Roger motioned to abolish position of Blood Account Chair and stop tracking effective immediately.  Ambre seconded, unanimous decision.

  1. Old Business

            No report

  1. New Business
  1. Carol Hilson’s tenure on Gathering Committee is up this month. Per by-laws someone on the board cannot be put in that position.  Paul Whiteman volunteered for position on Gathering Committee.   Roger moves to appoint Paul Whiteman on the Gathering Committee to replace Carol Hilson.  Ambre second, unanimous decision.
  1. Anne Whiteman indicated East Texas may now be rolled into group 750 and will reach out to the group to confirm as the reports have changed.
  1. Anne Whiteman discussed the new member party on Saturday April 22nd from 6-11pm at Gail Spurlock’s house in Richardson. Anne noted this date is also President Ken Roberts Birthday.    There is $300 that has been accrued for the new member party budget.  Recommendation from Anne to allocate $100 for beverages.  Anne requested Roger to purchase beer and Anne would procure the wine.  Anne requested to give Gail $200 in advance for food and Roger indicated this would not be a problem.  

Motion to adjourn made by Nixon, seconded by Durham, unanimously approved. Meeting adjourned at 6:59 p.m.

Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by Chris Nixon on behalf of John M. Marshall, NTM                     Secretary.

April 16, 2017 Board Minutes

NTM – North Texas Mensa

A Local Group of

American Mensa Ltd.,

A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:02p by President Ken Roberts.
Attendees:  President Ken Roberts, Vice President Gunny Hartman, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary John M. Marshall, Board Members at Large Nathan Ford, Ambre Caperton and Regional Ombudsman Randy Brack.

  1. Reports.

Secretary – Chris Nixon had circulated the March 2017 Board Meeting minutes; corrections were submitted to the Acting Secretary and incorporated in the minutes circulated on April 6; Gunny Hartman moved to adopt the minutes as corrected and distributed, Ambre Caperton, seconded, unanimously approved. 

Treasurer - Roger Durham reported on the Annual Report submitted to AML in April 2017; the financials reflect a bank account balance of $23,527.92 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00.  Income of $1303.68 and expenses of $1122.75 generated a net surplus of $180.93 as of March 31, 2017; report received with thanks.

President - Ken Roberts thanked Vice President Gunny Hartman for conducting the meeting in March. 

  1. The President announced the New Member Party set for 6p, April 22, eblast sent out today, 815 Greenhaven Drive, Richardson
  2. The President noted the following appointments:

            Paul Whiteman – RG Chair; needs a Tasting Co-ordinator for RG [beer, wine, etc.];            RG is Thanksgiving weekend [November 23-26]

            Anne Whiteman – RG Hospitality Chair

            Roger Durham, Karen Brack, Paul Whiteman - Gathering committee

  1. The following vacancies were noted: Social Media Coordinator; Public relations
  2. The current testing facility is located in Collin County at Escape Experts, Park & K Ave., Plano, free once per month; testing to be set up there for August; April 29 test to be in Tyler; May test here; June in Richland College, all on third Saturday.
  3. On Motion by Nixon, seconded by Caperton, June meeting moved to 11th. Carried unanimously. Membership to be notified in May.

Membership – Anne Whiteman – New member party email; shepherd’s pie, etc., need some help at 4p to set up.  Membership at present unclear from AML website errors.  Appears to be 1331 as of February 28, nothing for April.  

Ombudsman/By-laws Committee Chairman - Randy Brack nothing to report as Ombudsman;

Nixon-Webmaster – Paul Whiteman to be chairman to arrange renewal for the next three years [$30/year]. Moved by Durham, seconded by Caperton to renew carried unanimously.

Nixon-Social and Communications – Vacant

Nixon-Publicity - Vacant

Ford-Editor - Bill Rock reported; M-Aura goes to print tomorrow.

Ford-Publisher/Circulation Manager - Val Beasley absent, but labels need a new run from AML

Ford-Proctor/Testing Coordinator - Deborah Lockhart reporting; six tested in April.  Price increase from $40 to $60 effective July 1 according to AMC.  Possible half-off month in September and October.

Ford-Programs - Bob Hemphill:  no report

Caperton-Gifted Children - Bill Rock; 12 children on airplane rides on April 15 [NTM covers costs of these events, postage, postcards]; pilots donated time and fuel; next month, tour of Allied Stone; AML Gifted Coordinator left.

Caperton-S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman: no request for services, did contact San Diego coordinator, so he is planning on learning from them on possible activities.

Caperton-Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher absent, no report.  Has a box of shirts with NTM on them for use at events.

Caperton-Calendar - Volunteer sought.

  1. Old Business
  2. Randy Brack reported on the current status of the by-laws and the new MSB’s from AMC.  AMC voted new MSB for local groups in April.  Main change involves definition of officers and duties [appointed by board in addition to set up by by-laws, but if appointed by a chairman then not an “officer”] and duties of ombudsman [no longer arbitration function]. Motion to adopt these modifications to our proposed by-laws, incorporated into the new by-laws sent by Randy and send them to the national AMC by-laws committee made by Durham, seconded by Hartman, carried unanimously.
  3. New Business
  4. Bill Rock had a request from a member to print something in the M-Aura, might take five pages, will be done in two or three segments.

Motion to adjourn made by Hartman, seconded by Caperton, unanimously approved. Meeting        adjourned at 7:09p.m.

Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by John M. Marshall, NTM                          Secretary.

February 19, 2017 Board Minutes

NTM – North Texas Mensa

A Local Group of

American Mensa Ltd.,

A Not-for-Profit Corporation

Meeting called to order at 6:03p by President Ken Roberts.
Attendees:  President Ken Roberts, Vice President Gunny Hartman, Treasurer Roger Durham, Secretary John M. Marshall, Board Members at Large Chris Nixon, Nathan Ford and Regional Ombudsman Randy Brack.

  1. Reports.

Secretary – John Marshall had circulated the January 2017 Board Meeting minutes and January 2017 Special Board Meeting minutes; no corrections were submitted to the Secretary; Durham moved to adopt the minutes as distributed, Nixon seconded, unanimously approved. 

Treasurer - Roger Durham reported; January 2017 financials reflect a bank account balance of $23,219.23 together with a note receivable of $10,000.00.  Income of $1123.54 and expenses of $1345.18 generated a net loss of $221.64 as of January 31, 2017; report received with thanks.

President - Ken Roberts pointed out that new Board member Ford was present. 

  1. The President, assisted by Karen and Randy Brack, reported on the Robert Burns Dinner, January 27.  The Committee included Karen and Randy Brack and Kevin and Cate Buchanan.  Attendance was slightly down possibly due to being on a Friday night instead of Saturday.  The food brought in $820 and paid $779.36 food.  The piper cost $100 and two kitchen staff at $210 resulted in a total loss for supper $524.36.  The scotch tasting made $460.  Overall the even showed a loss of $391.06, which amount was paid personally by Randy Brack.  Motion by Marshall, second by Hartmann to reimburse Randy Brack for payment of shortfall, passed unanimously.  Karen recommended that, if the event is held next year the budget should retain the buffer,  and the menu should retain roast sirloin as superior to pulled pork.
  2. The President noted that Amber Caperton, newly elected to the Board, was absent for the second time, and the Vice President will contact her to check on continued interest.

Membership - Rik Hess resigned, thus creating a need for a replacement.  The President proposed Anne Whiteman, which was seconded by Hartman.  The appointment was unanimously approved by the Board.  Ford suggested that when we receive the list of lapsed members, probably in April, we will contact the lapsed members to try to get them renewed.

Ombudsman - Randy Brack reported: there has been no call for ombudsman services.

Nixon-Webmaster – Nixon had not spoken to Paul Whiteman yet.  Whiteman will send passwords and ID’s for the various accounts and credit card info for domain registration [one year, but Board to consider a longer term for domain and server].

Nixon-Social and Communications - Lacy Brown absent, no report.  Nixon suggested that there may be a need to replace her and someone for Publicity as well.  A possible source of replacements would be board candidates who were not elected.

Nixon-Publicity - Vacant.  See above.

Ford-Editor - Bill Rock reported:  M-Aura has gone to print last week.

Ford-Publisher/Circulation Manager - Val Beasley reported that National had provided more than the names from the database [both print and electronic labels]; problem of changes in computer program that creates duplication. 

Ford-Proctor/Testing Coordinator - Deborah Lockhart reporting as interim coordinator.  There were nine people signed up for the test on January 21, and six showed up [three cash, three card, no problems, about the normal response], tests put in envelope with report and check for fees and sent to AML.  Chris Cree made a donation of 120 to help defray costs of tests for younger potential members in February [donation up to 400].  If someone has failed and wants a second try the fee will be $35 (NTM must be on national calendar for the re-test to benefit NTM).  Ford expressed desire to become proctor.  Also, a proctor in East Texas desires to be reactivated.  Next test at Richland College on March 11. 

Ford-Programs - Bob Hemphill:  no report

Caperton-Gifted Children - Bill Rock reported that in February 16 Mensa Gifted Youth and family members helped prepare over 100,000 meals for the disadvantaged worldwide, and he is exploring a library project and equine therapy as possible future programs.

Caperton-S.I.G.H.T. - Gunny Hartman: no request for services .

Caperton-Scholarship Chair – Ralf Kittenbacher absent, no report. Randy Brack reported on the judging meeting on January 22 to review applications [more than 100 essays].

Caperton-Blood Account - Anne Whiteman reported that there had been some donations over the past couple of months.  There was discussion of whether to have a blood drive month or discount incentive, whether RG or AG have the best shot at getting a bunch of donations [not really due to drinking]? Do away with it?  No decision reached.

  1. Old Business
  2. By-laws:  Randy passed out the most current version of the by-laws, explained process to new board members (Board draft goes to AML for approval, came back with suggestions and requirements to meet MSB, submitted again and if approved, then goes to membership for approval [2/3 approval of those voting]), and noted the changes suggested and his recommendations.   Basically, this is a redoing the by-laws in their entirety.  To be reviewed and voted upon next meeting.
  3. New Business
  4. The consensus was announced that Bobby Burns to be done next year, depending upon committee and venue. There is also a need for a new member for the Gatherings Committee.

Motion to adjourn made by Hartman, seconded by Durham, unanimously approved. Meeting          adjourned at 7:12p.m.

Submitted as Board Proceedings pending approval as Minutes by John M. Marshall, NTM                          Secretary.