[nfbmi-talk] Minutes, January 6, 2011, 8:30 P.M.

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Mon Jan 10 17:00:30 CST 2011


Ok, can we end this? I am willing to pay for your hotel out of my own pocket 
Elizabeth.

How, much is it and where do I send the check?

sincerely and Respectfyully,

Joe
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elizabeth" <lizmohnke at hotmail.com>
To: "NFB Michigan" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2011 3:33 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Minutes, January 6, 2011, 8:30 P.M.


>
> Thank you for sending out the minutes for the last conference call board 
> meeting. Do you have any record of the motion as it was stated during the 
> meeting? I recall there being some kind of stipulation about how many 
> people needed to be in the room in order for the affiliate to pay for the 
> room. However, I was not able to write down the exact wording of the 
> motion as it was stated during the meeting. The more specific the motion 
> is stated in the minutes, the less misunderstanding there will be about 
> it.
>
> Thanks,
> Elizabeth
>
>> From: christine_boone at comcast.net
>> Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 14:02:51 -0500
>> To: nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org
>> Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Minutes, January 6, 2011, 8:30 P.M.
>>
>> Minutes, January 6, 2011, 8:30 P.M.
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>> Quorum yes Larry Posont, Michael Powell, Terri Wilcox, Marcus Simmons, 
>> Dave Robinson, Matt McCubbin, Mary Wurtzel, Melinda Latham,
>> Donna Posont.
>>
>> Secretary's Report. Terri Wilcox. The Secretary's Report was approved. 
>> Marcus Simmons moved to adopt the report as emailed. The
>> motion was seconded by Dave Robinson.
>>
>> Treasurer's Report, Mary Wurtzel. The Youth Outreach account has 
>> $1350.88. The affiliate account has $2924.71. The Newsline account
>> has $1,348.75. Dave Robinson moved adoption of the Treasurer's Report. 
>> Mike Powell seconded the motion. The Treasurer's report was
>> approved. The Solicitation License needs 990's for the years 2004 through 
>> 2007.
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>> President's Report. Larry Posont. We may get Discovery by the middle of 
>> the month. There was a discussion about the law suit.
>>
>> Washington Seminar, J.J. Meddaugh. We retain the motion to have a female 
>> room for Michigan Affiliate Members. Dave Robinson made the
>> motion. It was seconded by Mary Wurtzel. The motion was approved. It was 
>> understood that if there is extra space in the female room,
>> individuals who are not a part of our Michigan affiliate but wish to stay 
>> in the room, must pay part of the cost of the room.
>>
>> Mary Wurtzel will be in the women's room.
>>
>> Student Division, Elizabeth Mohnke. The student division wants to have a 
>> board meeting before Washington Seminar. It is desirable to
>> reestablish National Federation of the Blind of Michigan Scholarships. 
>> Matt McCubbin might have a copy of the student constitution
>> that is needed.
>>
>> Training of Staff. Jo Ann Pilarski recommended to Pat Cannon that the 
>> training committee be kept small.
>>
>> Summer 2011 National Convention Transportation. This will be discussed 
>> further at the February 12 Quarterly Board Meeting.
>>
>> Quarterly Board Meeting February 12,
>>
>> 2011, Lansing. The meeting will be held either at The Guyer Community 
>> Center or at Fred and Mary Wurtzel's church. It will commence
>> at 11 A.M. and end at 4 P.M. with lunch at 12:30.
>>
>> Potential Commission Board Meeting, January. There might be a meeting on 
>> the 21st or 29th on Business Enterprise Issues. We may need
>> a position paper on the detrimental aspects of these proposed motions.
>>
>> Nature's Finest Bounty Report. Some coffee is being sold. A Nature's 
>> Finest Bounty public relations person is needed. Dave Robinson
>> will help.
>>
>> Monitoring Report? Find out what the agency is doing to comply with the 
>> Monitoring Report. A letter will be written outlining our
>> concerns about the Commission's lack of compliance.
>>
>> New Business: The legislative committee is eager to work on Newsline. The 
>> legislative Committee is planning a conference call. The
>> Membership Committee planned to have a conference call.
>>
>> Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind did not get the Rfp for Camp 
>> Tuhsmeheta. Larry Posont proposes a meeting concerning Camp
>> Tuhsmeheta for everyone who is interested in camp programming for Summer 
>> 2011. The Nfb is the only group with the interest and
>> knowledge to save and run Camp Tuhsmeheta. The blind need control of the 
>> Camp. The Nfb makes a motion that we ask for accountability
>> for where all funds and the trust are being allocated. Marcus Simmons 
>> moves adoption and Mary Wurtzel seconded the motion. The
>> motion is approved
>>
>> A motion that National Federation of the Blind of Michigan call and host 
>> a meeting to keep Camp Tuhsmeheta for the blind. The motion
>> is approved. Marcus Simmons calls for adoption and Mary Wurtzel seconds 
>> the motion. The motion is approved.
>>
>> People are being called to let them know of the return of Newsline. A 
>> Press release was issued concerning Newsline. The
>> announcements section is very old. We need people to help with 
>> announcements for Newsline. Mike Powell will help.
>>
>> Send Chapter Election results to Peter Zaremba.
>>
>> Old Business: Melinda Latham states that seven youth are going to 
>> Washington Seminar. Youth will attend appoints. Youth are giving
>> influence about what they want to do while in Washington. We intend to 
>> work on restarting the parent's division.
>>
>> There is concern expressed about emails criticizing the Commission for 
>> the Blind. The digest mode makes emails more compact. We are
>> required to carry out our state and National resolutions. Resolutions 
>> need to go out on the list serve.
>>
>> Adjourn at 10-08.
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