2015-01 BEC Meeting Minutes

Executive Board Meeting
SIR Branch 19
January 8, 2015

Sir Larry Kolano called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.  A quorum was present.

ATTENDANCE:  Sir’s in attendance were: L. Kolano, B. Persons, D. Deonigi, K. Kuhn, K. Peterson, R. Cashion, J. Fernando, J. Barnaba, J. Duncan, L. Silberman, D. Diamond, B. Stephenson, J. Carl Sr., J. Burton, and M. Mills.

MINUTES: The Executive Board Meeting minutes from November 2014 were approved.

TREASURE’S REPORT: Sir Kuhn reported that total funds in the branch general account are $4,702.24 with an additional $621.69 in the bowling account and $2,455.40 in the Golf account.  Motion to accept the report was seconded and approved.  The Branch fund increased by $517 over the year.  The luncheon price increase of 4% this year can be handled with the current $23 charge.

MEMBERSHIP REPORT: Sir Peterson reported that membership was 131 with 4 inactive. Two new member will be inducted today. One guest is expected today.  The four inactive members will be dropped from the Branch next month.

ATTENDANCE REPORT: Sir Cashion reported received 4 messages from the old hot line and 21 messages for the new number. Six were not excused.  Sir J. Babjar resigned from the Branch.

BIG SIR REPORT: Sir Kolano reported

  1. The 2015 SIR Leaders Guide was provided to each BEC member.
    SIR of the Year voting was held.
  2. BEC all agreed to work on reducing the chat during speaker presentations.
  3. Newsletter team will begin working toward a Web based letter with the return of Sir Mills.  Sir Mills will be our March speaker to highlight the change.
  4. Sir Duncan agreed to become the Sunshine Chairman.

LITTLE SIR REPORT: Sir Persons reported that today’s speaker would be our own Sir George Fulmore on “The Next America”.  Next month the speaker will be someone from the Pioneer Newspaper.

ACTIVITIES REPORTS: Golf, Bowling and Dining Out are planning to make reports to the membership.

Meeting adjourned at 11:45 a.m.

Duane Deonigi, Secretary