ARBA Board Meeting 11-6-2013

by Site Admin on November 19, 2013

Meeting called to order at 8:49 PM EST (via conference call)

Present: Ron Andress, Jane Caulfield, Hilary Chapin, Scott Culver, Tracy Haslem, Chris Posbergh, John Shelton, Al Schwider, and Margaret Van Camp

  • October 30, 2013, Carolyn Avery resigned her position as Secretary-Treasurer of ARBA due to ongoing health problems.

Motion to accept her resignation brought by Al Schwider, seconded by Scott Culver. Passed unanimously on a voice vote.

  • Several board members met at Rhinebeck in an informal meeting to discuss possible options for replacement.
  • As a result of this meeting, Ron contacted Christiane Payton and JoAnn Mast
  • Christiane agreed to accept the position of ARBA treasurer for an annual salary of $900. She agreed to the following duties:
    • Keep the financial records of ARBA
    • Send out monthly or quarterly account information
    • Pay bills
    • Receive payments
    • Oversee annual audit
    • Work with president on budget
    • Coordinate with secretary

Motion to appoint Christiane Payton as ARBA treasurer brought by Al Schwider, seconded by Scott Culver. Passed unanimously on a voice vote.

  • JoAnn Mast agreed to accept the position of ARBA Secretary for an annual salary of $1500. She agreed to the following duties:
    • Keep the minutes of all meetings
    • Control the membership list
    • Act as liaison as needed between ASR and treasurer
    • Act as the link between the board and the webmaster
    • Respond to requests for information from members / direct members to the appropriate resources
    • Coordinate with Ramblings editor
    • Assist with elections
    • Update and distribute the annual membership directory
    • Coordinate with the treasurer
    • Travel to annual meetings

Motion to appoint JoAnn Mast as the secretary of ARBA brought by Scott Culver, seconded by Tracy Haslem. Passed unanimously on a voice vote.

  • Next meeting: January 11 at 1 pm EST

Motion to adjourn brought by Scott Culver, seconded by Al Schwider. Passed unanimously on a voice vote.

Meeting adjourned at 9:11 pm EST

Submitted by: Margaret VanCamp, Director at Large-Acting as recording secretary

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