Monthly Meeting - 07/21/2009
STAFF COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
July 21, 2009 - 10:30 A.M. – LIBRARY CONFERENCE ROOM 230
Attending: Charlotte Dubois, Steven Clark, Lesley Deal, Donna Harvey, Connie Hodge, Carol Kennedy, Ethel King, Regina McCarty, Michael McNeal, Angie Moon, Basil Mumaw, Connie Schnieders, Loretta Seals, Leslie Turner, Alice Watson, Kim Wells, and Mary Ann Wild.
Chairman Alice Watson began the meeting by welcoming all Council members past and present. Mary Ann Wild presented the treasurer’s report. See detail below:
Period Ending: 6/30/09
Regular Checking Account
Regular Savings Account
Mary Ann Wild also reported that she has transferred the Honorarium account into the regular savings account as was recommended by the Budget Committee and adopted by the Staff Council.
STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
Election Committee – Lesley Deal for Debbie Voyles
The election has been completed.
Those elected in the CL/TE category were:
Steven Clark, Lesley Deal, Donna Harvey, Ethel King, Regina McCarty, Michael McNeal, Basil Mumaw, Alice Watson, Kim Wells, and Mary Ann Wild.
Those elected in the SM category were:
Connie Hodge and Carol Kennedy.
Election of Officers for 2009-10 – Alice Watson
It was the unanimous consensus of the Staff Council to conduct the election by voice vote.
President Watson opened the floor for nominations for the office of President. Alice Watson was nominated for President by Lesley Deal. Mary Ann Wild seconded the nomination. No other nominations were received. Alice Watson was elected unanimously as President.
President Watson opened the floor for nominations for the office of Vice-President. Ethel King was nominated by Connie Schnieders. Basil Mumaw seconded the nomination. Lesley Deal was nominated by Angie Moon but declined the nomination. No other nominations were received. Ethel King was elected unanimously as Vice President.
President Watson opened the floor for nominations for the office of Secretary. Lesley Deal was nominated by Alice Watson. Kim Wells seconded the nomination. No other nominations were received. Lesley Deal was elected unanimously as Secretary.
President Watson opened the floor for nominations for the office of Treasurer. Mary Ann Wild was nominated by Kim Wells. Steven Clark seconded the nomination. No other nominations were received. Mary Ann Wild was elected unanimously as Treasurer.
With Connie’s acceptance, President Watson reappointed Connie Schnieders as Sergeant-At-Arms. Thanks, Connie, for a job well-done.
Ice Cream Social Update – Alice Watson
Alice circulated a schedule for workers noting that some time slots were still unfilled. The breezeway has been reserved for August 19th from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and announcements will be sent at the appropriate times. The Staff Council story board should be displayed and Staff Council brochures should be available at the social. A tripod will be needed to display the story board.
Silent Auction – October 20 has been set as the date for the Silent Auction. President Watson urged that it’s not too early to ask businesses for donations. Letters of introduction are available for persons to take to businesses when asking for donations. Michael McNeal volunteered to be Chairperson. Angie Moon volunteered to Co-chair. Mary Ann Wild, Lesley Deal, and Loretta Seals volunteered to serve on the Silent Auction Committee. Charlotte Dubois and Leslie Turner also volunteered to help the Committee and Leslie Turner will ask Sandy McShane is she is interested in serving on the Committee. All help is willingly and gratefully accepted.
IUS Fall Festival – Donna Harvey
Donna noted that her department is in charge of the Fall Festival. Arrangements are not yet complete, and Donna will give us more information when it is available. She believes that if we provide the work force for a booth/ride that we could net $100-200 dollars.
Appointment of Nominating Committee – Alice Watson
The Nominating Committee recruits persons for Standing Committees. The Standing Committees are: Election, Budget, By-laws, and Nominating. Basil Mumaw, Steven Clark, Kim Wells, and Connie Hodge volunteered for the Nominating Committee. Basil Mumaw will act as Chair.
BNCB Gift Certificate – Alice Watson
Shall we continue the BNCB Gift Certificate Give-Away? The consensus of the Council was to continue. Kim Wells will contact the BNCB to seek gift certificate donations.
Condolence/Get Well Cards –Alice Watson
Condolence and Get Well Cards are sent to staff when necessary. A person is needed to send cards. Mary Ann Wild volunteered to take on the task. All Staff Council representatives are encouraged to contact Mary Ann Wild when they know of a staff person who is ill or who has suffered the loss of a family member.
New Employee Reception – Alice Watson
It was the consensus of the Staff Council to hold the next New Employee Reception in January 2010.
Honorarium Committee - Lesley Deal
Honorariums for Fall 2009 will be awarded soon. Kim Wells, Regina McCarty, Connie Schnieders and Steven Clark volunteered for the Committee. The recipients for the Fall 2009 honorariums will be announced in the August meeting.
1. Applications for the Fall 2009 book and tuition honorariums are on the SC website. Staff Council will accept applications immediately.
2. Donna Harvey noted that help is needed during the Kentucky State Fair to work the IUS booth. If you work a time slot, you receive free entry to the fair. Watch for more details on email.
3. The October Staff council meeting date is changed to October 13th due to the Silent Auction held on October 20th. Please mark your calendars.
4. BNCB Gift Certificate
The winner for the month of June is Michael McNeal. Congratulations, Michael.
With no further business or announcements, the meeting was adjourned at 11:45 a.m.
Lesley Deal, Secretary