2015-05 BEC Meeting Minutes

Executive Board Meeting
SIR Branch 19
May 7, 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, R. Cashion, J. Fernando, J. Barnaba, J. Duncan, J. Wolfe, B. Silberman, D. Diamond, J. Carl Sr., J. Burton, and B. Stephenson.

MINUTES: The Executive Board Meeting minutes from April 2015 were approved.

TREASURE’S REPORT: Sir Kuhn reported that total funds in the branch general account are $4,554.38 with an additional $621.77 in the bowling account and $3,156.69 in the Golf account. Motion to accept the report was seconded and approved.

MEMBERSHIP REPORT: Sir Cashion reported that membership was 125 with 0 inactive. 3 new member will be inducted. Four guests is expected today.

ATTENDANCE REPORT: Sir Cashion reported received 20 messages from the hot line. 17 were excused. The old hot line is closed.

BIG SIR REPORT: Sir Kolano reported

Five firms ask to buy a ‘Table” for upcoming SIR meet, but no takers.
Honorary Life Member position open. Sir B. Stephenson and Sir K. Peterson were suggested. Sir B. Persons will ask for more candidates.
The Poker activity was taken off the Branch list as many participants were not SIR members.
Rooster Tale move to Web awaits Sir Mills return.
Ideas to support speaker planning were discussed including a committee.
A/V system was reviewed to reduce the Little Sir work load.
To support membership growth – Big Sir will give a bottle of wine to a first member with an “invite card” at a selected table.

LITTLE SIR REPORT: Sir Kolano reported that today’s speaker would be Richard Jones, Aerial photographer. Next month will be a speaker on Cuba.

ACTIVITIES REPORTS: Bowling and Dinning Out are planning to make reports.

Meeting adjourned at 11:00 a.m.

Duane Deonigi, Secretary