[nfbmi-talk] Why is there a profit? RE: bot mminutes proff inpudding

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Wed Feb 1 17:11:01 CST 2012


And whether or not McNeal did in fact personally profit from her services on 
the New Horizons Board directly is irrelevant as all get out. For indeed New 
Horizons itself profited from her referrals and thus signed and approved by 
her as has become self evident in FOIA releases.
Inother words wh know from the public record for example that she, GGwen 
McNeal did inded autorize expenditures to New Horizons directly for job 
developers for the Revecovery Act Funded program for blind folks whilst paid 
for by MCB and again in the public record on the DTMB wweb site  and so it 
goes this is a mony laundering and an otherwise conflicted interest program 
in spades.

I'll stand by it and I defy anyone to denote anything any different and to 
sue me personally for these statements made on the public record and that 
are referenced in fact and in deed in this stupid Cannon self admission of 
actual conflicts of interest in deed.

He has given all the smoking gun here by his own admission and simply defers 
it all tho third parties and for another mindless opinion over and over 
again without the binding fact of due process or law.

This ethics board by the way is a joke and isn't again in documented fashion 
accessibale in acordence with law and in short and in the vernacular: 
doesn't mean jack shit.

This is all a giant dog andpony show and the dog is saved and the pony is 
ugly and most irrelevent.

Time to take these scofflaws to court and a competent court at that of 
competent jurisdiction outside of this scofflaw state.

Joe
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fred Wurtzel" <f.wurtzel at att.net>
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inpudding


> Well, this is very interesting.  Gwen was directly involved in approving
> financials in a couple meetings.  Int the other email, she clearly 
> approved
> the expenditure of more than 2 thousand dollars to New Horizons despite 
> her
> and the Commission's protest to the contrary.  I cannot imagine how this 
> is
> not a conflict on the face of it.
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> Second, I note that the New Horizons has carried forward funds.  Because 
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> is a non-profit, they do not call it a profit.  Bonuses and carry-forward
> are, in my view, excess income over expenses, or in the real world PROFIT.
> They have also given their staff a 1 thousand dollar bonus 2 years in a 
> row.
> Let me quickly say I have no problem with good pay for staff.  I see no
> comensurate bonus for clients.  Now, I may not fully understand this 
> report
> and they may well have given sub-minimum wage employees a bonus up to
> minimum wages, but it is not reflected, so I can see it.  Please correct 
> me
> if I am mistaken.
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> Warmest Regards,
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> Fred
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> New Horizons Rehabilitation Services
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> Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes - FINAL
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> Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 7:00 p.m.
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> 1.      The meeting was called to order by Bud Keller, Chair at 7:00 PM.
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> Present:                Bud Keller, Chair
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>                              Daniel Pienta, Vice Chair
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> Charles Stenback, Treasurer
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> Paula Somerville, Secretary
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> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley, Mbr at Large
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> Dr. Myron Liner, Mbr at Large
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> Beth Alberti
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> Clare Evans (Call in)
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> Betty Fisher
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> William Goodman
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> Peggy Griffin
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> Shon Halacka, Mbr at Large (Call in)
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> Daniel Knott
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> Leo Kujawa
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> William McCaffrey
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> Gwendolyn McNeal
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> Dr. Peter Muller
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> John Pajak
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> Lauren Scarpace (Call in)
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> Rick Van Heukelom
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> Michael Williams
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> Mark Woods (Call in)
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> Absent:                  Steven Bruyn
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> Richard Ciaramitaro
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> Gordon Cooley, Mbr at Large
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> John Kaplan
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> John Larson
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> Doug Otlewski, Past Chair
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> Sarah McClure, Mbr at Large
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> Also Present:        Stan Gramke, President/CEO
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>                              Ron Storing, Vice President
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> Marjon Davis, Director of Development
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> Charlesetta Edwards, Flint/Macomb Branch Manager
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>                              Tim Hatfield, Springfield Branch Manager
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> Greg Kriovan, Director of Quality Assurance
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> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance
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> The following MOTIONS were made, SECONDED and CARRIED at the Board of
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> A MOTION was made by Michael Williams and SECONDED by Gwen McNeal to 
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> A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback and SECONDED by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley 
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> *** A MOTION was made by Michael Williams and SECONDED by Gwen McNeal to
> approve    the agenda for the July 20, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 3.      Approval of Minutes:
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> *** A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback and SECONDED by Elaina
> Fraga-O'Malley to approve the minutes from the June 1, 2011 Board of
> Trustees Meeting. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 4.      Audit & Finance Committee Report
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> A.  Year-to-Date Financials (Reported by Kris Mooney, Director of Finance)
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> Kris reported this is the end of our fiscal year and things are being
> prepared for the audit. So there are no final June numbers at this time. A
> financial report and audit results will be presented at the Annual 
> Meeting.
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>      ***No Motion needed due to year end
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> B.     Doeren Mayhew Annual Audit (Reported by Kris Mooney, Director of
> Finance)
> Kris met with Doeren Mayhew this week and the audit will be wrapped up and
> finished for the Annual Meeting. They will be starting August 8.
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> C.                 Staff Meetings End of the Year (Reported by Stan 
> Gramke,
> President/CEO)
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> Stan commented on the end of the year bonus meetings held between himself
> and Ron Storing to hand out bonus checks. Staff was positive and thank you
> cards were received.
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> 5.      Board of Trustees Committee Reports
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> A.      Executive Committee Update (Reported by Bud Keller, Chairman of 
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> Board)
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> Bud reported that at the Executive Committee Meetings, other committee
> activities are discussed. At the most recent meeting, the focus was on the
> Audit & Finance Committee and the Nominating Committee and also the
> fundraising events.
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> B.     Personnel Committee Update (Reported by Jason Kaszubski, Human
> Resource Director)
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> Jason reported that the personnel policy has been updated and is being
> distributed to staff and offered to send copies to board members.
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> C.     Program & Services Committee Update (Reported by Ron Storing, Vice
> President)
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> Ron reported that the political issues around finances are being watched.
> New Horizons year-end statistics are being completed and it looks there 
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> be a record number as far as programs and number of persons served.
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> D.     Golf Committee Update (Reported by Stan Gramke, President/CEO)
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> The first Golf Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 @ 4 
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> Golf Committee Members are: Bill Goodman, Bud Keller, Doug Otlewski, Dan
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> Stan reported on three resignations Elaina Fraga-O'Malley, Chuck Stenback
> and Lynne Portnoy.
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> (b)   Nominations Process
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> Two nominees have been identified, Clemente Garcia, referred by Elaina
> Fraga-O'Malley and John Kaplan and Jim Nichols a past board member who
> approached us about returning to the board. This leaves one opening and 
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> (c)   Nominating Committee Meeting - July 26, 3:30 p.m.
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> The committee consists of Doug Otlewski, Betty Fisher, Clare Evans, John
> Kaplan, Bud Keller, Dan Knott, John Larson, Dan Pienta, Lauren Scarpace 
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> 6.      Fundraising/Development (Reported by Marjon Davis, Director of
> Development & Office Operations)
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> A.      Brooksie Way
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> To date we only have a few employees participating in this event. An email
> went out last week to the Board of Trustees and staff encouraging them to
> make a commitment to participate. The date of the event is October 2, 
> 2011.
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> B.  Annual Meeting & Awards
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> Scheduled for September 15, 2011. The theme this year is Helping People 
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> Disabilities Succeed. One by One, focusing on how we help each individual.
> David Price from MARO was confirmed as our speaker and Ron Storing will be
> the Master of Ceremonies. The award winners have been chosen and we are
> holding meetings with them. Invitations and flyers have been designed and
> approved and will be coming out soon.
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> C. Date Schedule Update
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> You should have received an updated calendar in your board packet; the 
> Audit
> & Finance meeting has to be moved from 9/19 to 9/12 due to the Annual
> Meeting being moved from 9/29 to 9/15.
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> 7.      Program Presentation - "The Kooser Program" (Reported by Stan
> Gramke, President/CEO, Ron Storing, Vice President & Angela Lehmann,
> Placement Specialist)
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> Stan gave a history of how New Horizons became associated with The Kooser
> Program. Ron explained the program is for those that have hearing loss, 
> not
> for the deaf and that it affects every area of your life. Angela handed 
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> brochures about the program and an audiogram. Angela explained how the
> program works, what the audiogram means to each person who goes through 
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> program and had the meeting attendees take a spelling test exercise to 
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> provide an understanding of what someone with various levels of hearing 
> loss
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> 8.  Adjournment
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> *** There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback 
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> SECONDED by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley to adjourn the July 20, 2011 Board of
> Trustees Meeting at 8:00 PM. MOTION CARRIED.
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> Reviewed & Edited by Paula Somerville 8/16/11
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> Paula Somerville, Secretary                                           Date
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> New Horizons Rehabilitation Services
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> Board of Trustee Meeting Minutes - FINAL
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> Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 7:00 p.m.
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> 1.      The meeting was called to order by Bud Keller, Chair at 7:00 PM.
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> Present:                Bud Keller, Chair
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>                              Daniel Pienta, Vice Chair
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> Charles Stenback, Treasurer
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> Paula Somerville, Secretary
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> Gordon Cooley, Mbr at Large
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> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley, Mbr at Large
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> Dr. Myron Liner, Mbr at Large
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> Doug Otlewski, Past Chair
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> Beth Alberti
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> Clare Evans
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> Betty Fisher
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> William Goodman
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> Peggy Griffin (Call in)
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> John Kaplan
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> Leo Kujawa
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> William McCaffrey (Call in)
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> Gwendolyn McNeal
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> Dr. Peter Muller
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> Lauren Scarpace
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> Rick Van Heukelom
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> Michael Williams
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> Absent:                  Steven Bruyn
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> Richard Ciaramitaro
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> Shon Halacka, Mbr at Large
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> Daniel Knott
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> John Larson
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> Sarah McClure, Mbr at Large
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> John Pajak
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> Lynne Portnoy
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>                              Mark Woods
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> Also Present:        Stan Gramke, President/CEO
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>                              Ron Storing, Vice President
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> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations
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> Marjon Davis, Director of Development
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> Charlesetta Edwards, Flint/Macomb Branch Manager
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>                              Tim Hatfield, Springfield Branch Manager
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>                              Jason Kaszubski, Human Resource Manager
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> Greg Kriovan, Director of Quality Assurance
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> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance
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> Tom Paskiewicz, Manager Community Based Program
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> David Stoker, Director of Manufacturing
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> Dennis Winkler, Madison Heights Branch Manager
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> MOTIONS
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> The following MOTIONS were made, SECONDED and CARRIED at the Board of
> Trustees Meeting on June 1, 2011.
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> 1.                              Approval of Agenda:
>
> A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback and SECONDED by Bill Goodman to 
> approve
> the agenda for the June 1, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting. MOTION CARRIED.
>
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> 2.                              Approval of Minutes:
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> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Dr. Peter 
> Muller
> to approve the minutes from the March 16, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 3.               Approval of the Year-to-Date Financials:
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> A MOTION to approve the Year-to-Date Financials from April, 2011 was made 
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> Gordon Cooley and SECONDED by Gwen McNeal. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 4.               Approval to Transfer Year End Excess:
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> A MOTION to approve transferring the year end excess revenue over expenses
> into the Board Designated Fund was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by 
> Leo
> Kujawa. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 5.               Approval of 2011-2012 Budget:
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> A MOTION to approve the 2011-2012 Budget was made by Dr. Myron Liner and
> SECONDED by Dr. Peter Muller. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 6.               Approval of the 403b Retirement Contribution:
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> A MOTION to approve that New Horizons will match 100% of eligible salary
> deferrals up to a maximum of 4% of the employee's wages. This would equate
> to a maximum match contribution of 4% paid by the Agency for fiscal year
> 2011-2012. And effective for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, New Horizons would
> match 50% of eligible salary deferrals up to a maximum of 4% of the
> employee's wages. This would equate to a maximum match contribution of 2%
> paid by the Agency was made by Bill Goodman and SECONDED by John Kaplan.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 7.               Approval of New Horizons Health Insurance Contribution:
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> A MOTION to approve Health Insurance Contribution Increase from $290.00 to
> $310.00 was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Gwen McNeal.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 8.               Approval to Increase Health Insurance Major Deductible:
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> A MOTION to approve the Increase for Major Deductible from $500 to $1,500
> was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by Dr. Myron Liner. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 9.               Approval to Revise Personnel Policy:
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> A MOTION to approve the Revised Personnel Policy was made by Michael
> Williams and SECONDED by John Kaplan. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 10.           Adjournment:
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> There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Gordon Cooley and
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> SECONDED by Michael Williams to adjourn the June 1, 2011 Board of Trustees
> Meeting at 8:00 PM. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 1.      Bud Keller, Chair, called the Meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
>
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> 2.      Approval of Agenda:
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> ***A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback and SECONDED by Bill Goodman to
> approve the agenda for the June 1, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting. MOTION
> CARRIED.
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> 3.      Approval of Minutes:
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> ***A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Dr. Peter
> Muller to approve the minutes from the March 16, 2011 Board of Trustees
> Meeting. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 4.      Audit & Finance Committee Report
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> A.  Year-to-Date Financials (Reported by Chris Mooney, Director of 
> Finance)
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>      For the Month of April 2011
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> Program Fees & Revenue                              $711,075
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> Industrial Revenue                                            233,737
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> Community Program Revenue                         155,323
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> Other Revenues                                                  46,215
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> Total Expenses                                              1,058,243
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> Operating Surplus/Deficit                                   88,107
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> Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss                                 -
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> Total Agency Surplus/Deficit                          $  88,107
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>            Consolidated Balance Sheet
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> As of April 30, 2011 the cash on hand was $1,256,292. New Horizons Short
> Term Investments at 5/3 were $2,685,339 and at PNC were $1,501,672. A 
> total
> of cash investments of $5,443,303. Net Accounts Receivable is currently
> $1,843,706 and current liabilities are $983,409.
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>       Fiscal Year to Date Agency Information:
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> YTD Operating Revenue                          $11,918,467
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> YTD Operating Expenses                           11,501,843
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> YTD Program Excess/Deficit                          416,624
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> YTD Other Agency Revenue
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> Fundraising, Interest, donations           227,722
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> YTD Agency Operating Surplus/Deficit           644,346
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> YTD Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss            401,269
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> (Agency investments are marked to market value quarterly)
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> Total Agency Surplus/(Deficit) YTD          $1,045,615
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> (including unrealized investment gains or losses)
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> ***A MOTION to approve the Year-to-Date Financials from April, 2011 was 
> made
> by Gordon Cooley and SECONDED by Gwen McNeal. MOTION CARRIED.
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> a.      Transferring the Year End Excess Revenue over Expenses into the
> Board Designated Fund
> Kris Mooney reported that at the end of the agency fiscal year, once year
> end spending is complete, there may be a surplus for the agency. The
> practice has been to have the board vote to approve the transfer of any
> remaining surplus, not including investment activity - unrealized gains or
> losses. The surplus would be moved from operating to one of our investment
> accounts either with 5/3 or PNC. Currently we have a large amount of
> surplus, however, we do have dollars earmarked for several end of year
> spending items. These items include staff year-end bonuses of 
> approximately
> $240,000 and various facility improvements of approximately $180,000. 
> After
> these expenses the surplus amount would be moved into one of our 
> investment
> accounts which would be decided by the Audit & Finance Committee.
>
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> ***A MOTION to approve transferring the year end excess revenue over
> expenses into the Board Designated Fund was made by Beth Alberti and
> SECONDED by Leo Kujawa. MOTION CARRIED.
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> b.       2011-2012 Budget Presentation
>
> Kris Mooney presented the proposed budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year,
> beginning July 1, 2011 to the Board of Trustees for approval.
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> ***A MOTION to approve the 2011-2012 Budget was made by Dr. Myron Liner 
> and
> SECONDED by Dr. Peter Muller. MOTION CARRIED.
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> c.       Auction Update
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> Tina Collins provided update. The auction item list including the purchase
> amounts and the value was handed out. This was the best auction ever,
> raising more than $152,000. The year before was approximately $146,000. 
> Our
> expenses were down this year due to a few less people in attendance and
> being diligent on getting good printing costs. Our net revenue was about
> $125,000.
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> d.       Brooksie Way
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> Tina Collins communicated that walk participants need to register at the
> website and then they can personalize letters we have available in order 
> to
> solicit funds from family and friends. Materials will be provided to
> participants upon request. Tina reported that there is several staff that
> will be participating.
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>
> 5.      Personnel Committee (Reported by Jason Kaszubski, Human Resource
> Director)
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> a.      New Horizons 403b Retirement Contribution
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> 2010-2011 - 4%
>
> Last year New Horizons approved going from 2% to 4% match for the current
> year ending June 30, 2011. Under the normal plan, if a person puts in 4% 
> of
> wages, the plan will match 2%. New Horizons approved increasing the match 
> to
> 4% for this year only and would revert back to the 2% for the coming year.
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> 2011-2012 - 4%
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> Going forward for next year it is recommended again that if staff puts 4% 
> of
> wages into their retirement program, New Horizons would match that 4%. 
> Then
> the plan would again revert back to the normal 50% match on July 1, 2012.
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> ***A MOTION to approve that New Horizons will match 100% of eligible 
> salary
> deferrals up to a maximum of 4% of the employee's wages. This would equate
> to a maximum match contribution of 4% paid by the Agency for fiscal year
> 2011-2012. And effective for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, New Horizons would
> match 50% of eligible salary deferrals up to a maximum of 4% of the
> employee's wages. This would equate to a maximum match contribution of 2%
> paid by the Agency was made by Bill Goodman and SECONDED by John Kaplan.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> It is recommended that the $10,800 saved by changing the opt out option be
> applied to the health care stipend and taking it from $290 per month to 
> $310
> per month for all employees.
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> ***A MOTION to approve Health Insurance Contribution Increase from $290.00
> to $310.00 was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Gwen McNeal.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> c.      New Horizons Increase for Major Deductible from $500 to $1,500
>
> Last year there was a $1,000 deductible for Blue Care Network, staff paid
> the first $500 and New Horizons pays the second $500. This year the
> deductible has increased to $2,000, staff will still only pay the first 
> $500
> and New Horizons will pay the balance $1,500 if needed. New Horizons total
> liability for this plan is $100,000, it has been budgeted for $30,000 and
> the projected New Horizons liability cost is $21,000.
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> ***A MOTION to approve the Increase for Major Deductible from $500 to 
> $1,500
> was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by Dr. Myron Liner. MOTION CARRIED.
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> D. End of the Year Staff Bonus - $1,000 Net/Pro-rated
>
> Last year we did $1,000 cash bonus net as a surprise. This year New 
> Horizons
> is planning to do the same.
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> E.     Mileage Reimbursement for Staff
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> Mileage reimbursement will increase from .40 cents to .45 cents starting
> July 1, 2011.
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> F.      Staff Hiring Review
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> In the last two years we have hired 35.5 new staff. Last fiscal year we 
> had
> 197 staff, this year we have 203 staff. There are five new positions to 
> add
> for new projects, putting us at 208. Our turnover rate to date is 4.9% and
> has been going down over the past several years.
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> G.    Revised Personnel Policy Update and Approval
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> The majority of the change to the 37 page policy was adding a one page
> section on Electronic Communication Devices, which was handed out.  All
> other changes were cosmetic throughout the document. All personnel 
> committee
> members have received the revised document. Once approved it will be taken
> to staff to be reviewed and signed by them.
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> ***A MOTION to approve the Revised Personnel Policy was made by Michael
> Williams and SECONDED by John Kaplan. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 6.      Board Committee Reports
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> A. Program & Services Committee
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> Ron Storing reported on the state and federal budgets and that not much is
> known. An email was received from Lansing that they are going through with
> the re-appropriation for the DCH funds and we know that Oakland and Wayne
> will probably be the two counties hurt most. Nothing more is known.
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> ARRA projects should continue as long as MRS does not receive a 
> significant
> hit in their budget. It has been decided to take four positions out - two 
> in
> Oakland and two in the eastern division. The two Macomb projects that 
> ended
> in January have been picked up fee for service.
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> Transition expansion, the largest project at this time, is working 
> directly
> with Southfield schools and just confirmed taking a few students from
> Ferndale schools (approx.12-14 students). The Madison Heights branch is
> being used for this program. More School-to-Work programming may be picked
> up in Macomb. We are budgeting zero dollars for United Way (UW). However,
> during the past three years as UW funding has decreased, New Horizons has
> used its own dollars to supplement the UW Funding. We expect to continue
> this process since our investments returned almost four-fold during the 
> year
> and support projects with approximately ten Macomb School Districts and a
> larger number of high schools. Macomb CMH would like to do some business
> with us but in Oakland County. A qualifying packet is being prepared for
> them.
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> Overall believe we will do very well on the program side this year. Ron 
> will
> be serving on a task force to look at lowering the age from 26 to 22 in
> order to receive services.
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> B.  Executive Committee
>
> Bud Keller reported the majority of the Executive Committee meeting was
> spent reviewing the financial statements, year to date and talking about 
> the
> upcoming budget and all matters pertaining to that. A good amount of time
> was also spent talking about personnel changes and proposals that have
> already been discussed earlier in this board meeting. Ron Storing also
> provided an update on the ARRA funds and the Michigan budget for the
> upcoming year as it was known at that time.
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> C. Nominating Committee
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> Stan Gramke noted that we are looking to start holding a nominating
> committee meeting in the next month or so. Doug Otlewski is the chair for
> that committee. We do have two resignations this year, as well as a
> potential new board candidate. Doug Otlewski asked board members to work
> together and offer names of potential candidates that would be a great 
> asset
> to the New Horizons Board of Trustees.
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> 7.  Adjournment
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> ***There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Gordon Cooley and
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> SECONDED by Michael Williams to adjourn the June 1, 2011 Board of Trustees
> Meeting at 8:00 PM. MOTION CARRIED.
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> BOARD OF TRUSTEES
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> MEETING MINUTES
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> March 16, 2011
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> 1.      The meeting was called to order by Bud Keller, Chair at 7:00 PM.
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> Present:                Bud Keller, Chair
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>                              Daniel Pienta, Vice Chair
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> Charles Stenback, Treasurer
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> Paula Somerville, Secretary
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> Gordon Cooley, Mbr at Large
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> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley, Mbr at Large
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> Shon Halacka, Mbr at Large
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> Dr. Myron Liner, Mbr at Large
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> Beth Alberti
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> Clare Evans
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> Betty Fisher (Call in)
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> Peggy Griffin
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> John Kaplan
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> Daniel Knott
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> Leo Kujawa
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> Gwendolyn McNeal
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> Dr. Peter Muller
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> John Pajak
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> Lauren Scarpace (Call in)
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> Rick Van Heukelom
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> Absent:                  Sarah McClure, Mbr at Large
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> Doug Otlewski, Past Chair
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> Steven Bruyn
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> Richard Ciaramitaro
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> William Goodman
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> John Larson
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> William McCaffrey
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> Lynne Portnoy
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> Michael Williams
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>                              Mark Woods
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> Also Present:        Stan Gramke, President/CEO
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>                              Ron Storing, Vice President
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> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations
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> Marjon Davis, Director of Development
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> Charlesetta Edwards, Flint/Macomb Branch Manager
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>                              Tim Hatfield, Springfield Branch Manager
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>                              Jason Kaszubski, Human Resource Manager
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> Greg Kriovan, Director of Quality Assurance
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> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance
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> Tom Paskiewicz, Manager Community Based Program
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> David Stoker, Director of Manufacturing
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> MOTIONS
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> The following MOTIONS were made, SECONDED and CARRIED at the Board of
> Trustees Meeting on March 16, 2011.
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> 1.                              Approval of Agenda:
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> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Chuck Stenback 
> to
> approve the agenda for the March 16, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting. 
> MOTION
> CARRIED.
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> 2.                              Approval of Minutes:
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> A MOTION was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by John Pajak to approve 
> the
> minutes from the January 19, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting. MOTION 
> CARRIED.
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> 3.               Approval of the Year-to-Date Financials:
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> A MOTION to approve the Year-to-Date Financials from the February, 2011 
> was
> made by Gordon Cooley and SECONDED by Dr. Peter Muller. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 4.      Adjournment:
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> There being no further business, a MOTION was made by John Kaplan and
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> SECONDED by Shon Halacka to adjourn the March 16, 2011 Board of Trustees
> Meeting at 8:00 PM. MOTION CARRIED.
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> 1.      Bud Keller, Chair, called the Meeting to order @ 7:00 PM.
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> 2.      Approval of Agenda:
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> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Chuck Stenback 
> to
> approve the agenda for the March 16, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting. 
> MOTION
> CARRIED.
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> 3.      Approval of Minutes:
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> A MOTION was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by John Pajak to approve 
> the
> minutes from the January 19, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting. MOTION 
> CARRIED.
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> 4.      Audit & Finance Committee Report
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> A.  Year-to-Date Financials (Reported by Chuck Stenback, Treasurer)
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>      For the Month of February 2011
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> Program Fees & Revenue                              $637,043
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> Community Program Revenue                         144,343
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> Industrial Revenue                                            334,810
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> Other Revenues                                                    9,659
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> Total Expenses                                              1,126,148
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> Operating Surplus/(Deficit)                                    (293)
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> Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss                                 -
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> Agency Surplus/(Deficit)                                $     (293)
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>            Consolidated Balance Sheet
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> As of February 28, 2011 the cash on hand was $1,093,166 with $4,087,296 in
> the New Horizons Investment Fund. Cash investments total $5,180,462. Net
> Accounts Receivable is currently $1,812,187 and current liabilities are
> $1,014,457.
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>       Fiscal Year to Date Agency Information:
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> YTD Operating Revenue                            $9,674,257
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> YTD Operating Expenses                             9,343,157
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> YTD Program Excess/Deficit                          331,100
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> YTD Other Agency Revenue
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> Fundraising, Interest, donations           142,501
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> YTD Agency Operating Surplus/Deficit           473,601
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> YTD Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss            307,953
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> (Agency investments are marked to market value quarterly)
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> Total Agency Surplus/(Deficit) YTD          $781,554
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> (including unrealized investment gains or losses)
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> A MOTION to approve the Year-to-Date Financials from February 28, 2011 was
> made by Gordon Cooley and SECONDED by Dr. Peter Muller. MOTION CARRIED.
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> a.      Investment Accounts
> Chuck Stenback, Treasurer reported we now have two investment funds. We
> approved a second investment fund with PNC, as we have an existing fund 
> with
> Fifth Third. Depending on how things go, there might be some adjustments
> between one or the other as to who will manage the most money.
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> b.       Budget 2011-2012
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> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance reported we are starting the planning for
> the budget for the next fiscal year. The plan is to have a budget prepared
> for the preliminary approval process and recommendation at the Audit &
> Finance Committee and then be presented at the board meeting to be held 
> June
> 1, 2011.
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> c.       Additional Item - PNC Women Who Achieve
>
> Bud Keller, Chair reported that Kris Mooney, Director of Finance was
> selected by PNC bank to represent their Women Who Achieve and will be on
> PNC's website beginning next week. This is a selection of women that are 
> in
> the workplace, customers of PNC, that are honored for their achievements.
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> 5.      Board Committee Reports
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> A. Executive Committee
>
> Bud Keller, Chair reported the Executive Committee reviews the meetings of
> the other committees. In our last meeting, we reviewed the School-to-Work
> Program status along with the auction and how that is coming. We reviewed
> the new Investment account at PNC as well as a ways of communicating
> closings of the branches when we have snow days as we did this last 
> winter.
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> B.  Program & Services Committee
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> Ron Storing, Vice President reported that our next Program & Services
> meeting will be April 8, 2011. We've held off having a meeting waiting to
> see what's happening at the federal and state level. Ron will send an 
> email
> out when the next meeting is finalized.
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> C. Personnel Committee Scheduled
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> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley, Committee Chair reported the next meeting will be
> held on May 10, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. We have three agenda items, open
> enrollment, policies and procedures, and open staff issues or concerns.
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> D. Golf Committee Formation
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> Stan Gramke, President/CEO asked for volunteers who would like to serve on
> the committee. Although typically held in Grand Blanc at Woodfield, we are
> open to moving it closer toward Auburn Hills/Rochester Hills. However the
> cost does increase. We would like to find ways to enhance the event. The
> date is currently scheduled as September 9, 2011.
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> 6.      Administrative Update
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> A. Federal Budget
>
> Ron Storing, Vice President reported that at the federal level, they are
> currently working on a two week extension of the 2010 budget. Not directly
> affecting New Horizons at this time. This extension expires on March 18,
> 2011 and most likely another extension will be enacted. An approved 2011
> budget is not expected to be approved any time soon.
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> B.  State Budget
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> Ron Storing, Vice President reported that at the State level, the Governor
> Snyder has given two executive orders that will eliminate the Department 
> of
> Energy, Labor and Economic Growth as we have known it. This will take 
> effect
> on April 24, 2011. DELEG will become part of the Department of Licensing 
> and
> Regulatory Affairs or LARA. The Medicaid budget may or may not be cut. 
> Some
> reports state that there may be a 2% increase, and some that there is
> likelihood that a 3% decrease may take place.
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> Ron passed out a list of the current who's who in Michigan state 
> government
> from Lansing. We need to pay attention to what is happening and make phone
> calls to let them know the importance of the issues that affect us. Doug
> Smith, former Oakland County Deputy Executive, is now in Lansing and is a
> strong advocate for Oakland County and Southeastern Michigan.
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> C. ARRA Funds
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> Ron Storing, Vice President reported the ARRA dollars will disapate
> September 30, 2011.
>
> At the local level, we are working with MRS in determining how the 
> projects
> started with ARRA funding can be maintained. Management meetings with MRS
> Michigan Eastern Division are being held. Our projects in Macomb County 
> will
> continue through fee for service arrangements. In Oakland County we are
> looking at maintaining some positions, while others may be eliminated. The
> final budget for 2012 will have a lot to do with the final decisions.
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> E. Additional Item - Southfield Schools
>
> We are close to coming to an agreement with Southfield Schools in 
> developing
> a new transition program for special education students. We hope to have 
> an
> agreement completed by April. Traditionally our Madison Heights facility 
> has
> been the least used as far as capacity. We will be starting a facility 
> based
> project with about 40 students. They will be bussed to our facility. The
> program is modeled after a program that was run when Ron first started 
> with
> New Horizons. We will have a teacher and a half on board to provide
> educational components right in the facility to meet their educational 
> hours
> that are required each day. They will structure it to have 20 students in 
> a
> classroom and 20 students working and then switch them, so they are only
> bussing them one time there and back.
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> F. Staffing Changes
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> Stan Gramke, President/CEO reported that his key contact person has 
> changed
> and is now Marjon Davis. Janis Coschino has left employment and has 
> accepted
> a position at another business.
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> G. Weather Closures
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> Jason Kaszubski, Human Resource Manager reported what we normally do in 
> the
> event of a closure. Jason calls the state police and they send our name up
> to Lansing and we hope we will show up on channel 2,4, 7 and the radio
> stations. A new procedure is being put in place where if Jason gets the 
> call
> from Stan or Ron that we are closed, he will call in from home to each
> branch and select from three pre-recorded phone messages that notify
> consumers and staff what is happening. We are also working on some type of
> link on our website that will give the same notification as the phone
> messages. Finally, we are looking at using an automated phone tree. All of
> these should improve communication concerning closures.
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> 7.      Public Relations /Fund Raising
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> A. Charity Auction 2011 Update
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>                                                                        a.
> Overview
>
> Staff passed out triangle showing where sponsorships are so far. We are
> doing well and almost at $80,000. Last year we were close to $100,000 and
> that is our goal this year. Committee members are soliciting the 
> outstanding
> sponsors that donated last year. If you know of any possible sponsors, let
> us know. 200 letters just went out from Michael Williams list of contacts.
>
>                                                                        b.
> Items
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> Staff passed out list of items received so far. We are a little concerned
> with this, we only have about 48 items so far and the "rock star" is Chuck
> Stenback. He has brought in most of our items so far. We really need
> everyone to look at what they promised to get in and really go after it. 
> We
> also need some good live items. We did get a few yesterday, one from
> Guardian Alarm - a whole system for a house, Lear Corp. - suite at a Tiger
> game, and PNC - 4 Piston floor seats. Get items in by mid-April so we can
> get them in the program. We will add an addendum to the program - but 
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> Sponsors
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> Covered under a above.
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> Donations
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> Covered under a above.
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> Additional Item - Tables/Tickets - please let us know what you want to do.
> If you donate $1,000 you get six tickets & the ad in the program. If you
> purchase a table, it is $700 for 10 tickets and no ad. We will try to
> accommodate you if you need more tickets than the six for your $1,000
> donation, however if you do not let us know ahead of time, we cannot 
> promise
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>                        Additional Item - New Horizons Shirts
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> Polo shirts are available in various sizes for $20 each.
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> 8.  Adjournment
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> There being no further business, a MOTION was made by John Kaplan and
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> SECONDED by Shon Halacka to adjourn the March 16, 2011 Board of Trustees
> Meeting at
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> MEETING MINUTES
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> January 19, 2011
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> 1.      The meeting was called to order by Bud Keller, Chair at 7:00 PM.
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> Present:                Bud Keller, Chair
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>                              Daniel Pienta, Vice Chair
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> Doug Otlewski, Past Chair
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> Paula Somerville, Secretary
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> Beth Alberti
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> Steven Bruyn
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> Clare Evans (Call in)
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> Betty Fisher (Call in)
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> William Goodman (Call in)
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> Peggy Griffin
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> John Kaplan
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> Daniel Knott
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> Leo Kujawa
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> William McCaffrey
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> Dr. Peter Muller
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> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley
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> John Pajak
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> Michael Williams
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> Absent:                  Gordon Cooley
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> Richard Ciaramitaro
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> Shon Halacka
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> John Larson
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> Dr. Myron Liner
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> Sarah McClure
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> Gwendolyn McNeal
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> Lynne Portnoy
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> Lauren Scarpace
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> Charles Stenback, Treasurer
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> Rick Van Heukelom
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>                              Mark Woods
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> Also Present:        Stan Gramke, President/CEO
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>                              Ron Storing, Vice President
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> Janis Coschino, Administrative Secretary
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> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations
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> Marjon Davis, Director of Development
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>                              Tim Hatfield, Springfield Branch Manager
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> Greg Kriovan, Director of Quality Assurance
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> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance
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> Tom Paskiewicz, Manager Community Based Program
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> David Stoker, Director of Manufacturing
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> Dennis Winkler, Madison Heights Branch Manager
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> MOTIONS
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> The following MOTIONS were made, SECONDED and CARRIED at the Board of
> Trustees Meeting on January 19, 2011.
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> 1.                              Approval of Agenda:
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> A MOTION was made by Dr. Peter Muller and SECONDED by Michael Williams to
> approve the agenda for the January 19, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 2.                              Approval of Minutes:
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> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Leo Kujawa to
> approve the minutes from the November 17, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 3.               Approval of the Restructuring of New Horizons Operating
> Accounts:
>
> A MOTION was made by Michael Williams and SECONDED by John Kaplan to
> recommend to the Board of Trustees restructuring of the New Horizons
> Operating Accounts by moving a total of 1.5 million into PNC Investments
> which will be regulated by the New Horizons Investment Policy Statement
> dated January, 2005. In Favor = 17, Opposed = 0, Abstained = 1. MOTION
> CARRIED.
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> 5.                  Approval of By-Law Revisions
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> A MOTION was made by Doug Otlewski and SECONDED by Dr. Peter Muller to 
> adopt
> the New Horizons By-Law revisions dated January 19, 2011.
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> 5.               Adjournment:
>
> There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Doug Otlewski and
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> SECONDED by John Pajak to adjourn the January 19, 2011 Board of Trustees
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> 2.      Approval of Agenda:
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> A MOTION was made by Dr. Peter Muller and SECONDED by Michael Williams to
> approve the agenda for the January 19, 2011 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 3.      Approval of Minutes:
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> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Leo Kujawa to
> approve the minutes from the November 17, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
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> 4.      Audit & Finance Committee Report
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> A.  Year-to-Date Financials (Reported by Kris Mooney, Director of Finance)
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> For the Month of November 2010
> Program Fees & Revenue                                    $640,550.00
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> Community Program Revenue                               176,666.00
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> Industrial Revenue
> 708,764.00
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> Other Revenues
> 9,753.00
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> Total Expenses
> 1,362,326.00
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> Operating Surplus/(Deficit)                                    173,407.00
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> Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss                                      -
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> Agency Surplus/(Deficit)                                       $173,407.00
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> Consolidated Balance Sheet
> As of November 30, 2010, the cash on hand was $2,090,302 with $2,422,485 
> in
> the New Horizons Investment Fund.  A total of cash investments of
> $4,512,786. Net Accounts Receivable is currently $2,057,828 and current
> liabilities are $864,475.
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>       Fiscal Year to Date Agency Information:
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> YTD Operating Revenue                                   $6,438,418.00
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> YTD Operating Expense                                      5,979,356.00
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> YTD Program Excess/Deficit                                 459,062.00
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> YTD Other Agency Revenue
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> Fundraising, Interest, donations                    83,877.00
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> YTD Agency Operating Surplus/Deficit                  542,939.00
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> YTD Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss                   161,701.00
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> (Agency investments are marked to market value quarterly)
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> Total Agency Surplus/(Deficit) YTD                 $704,640.00
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> (including unrealized investment gains or loses)
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> a.      5/3 Investment Performance
> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance reported Pete Gargasoulas, 5/3 Senior
> Portfolio Manager presented to the Audit & Finance and Executive Committee
> the Fifth Third Investment Fund performance. Mr. Gargasoulas reported on 
> the
> State and National platforms as well as detailed data on the New Horizons
> Investment Funds. Specific information regarding the fixed income and
> alternative overviews were presented.
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> is
> fixed and is receiving good returns based on current markets. The equity 
> is
> diversified within the New Horizons Investment Policy guidelines. Once the
> equity reaches benchmark allocation of 60% they will realign equity into
> short term fixed income.
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> The committees discussed the need to obtain a higher rate of return on the
> agency's Operating Fund.
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> b.       Restructuring New Horizons Operating Accounts
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> John Kaplan, Audit & Finance Committee Vice Chair reported on the proposal
> made by PNC to the Audit & Finance Committee with regard to investing $1.5
> million into a balanced portfolio. At this time the Audit & Finance
> Committee recommends to the Board that New Horizons invest $1.5 million 
> with
> PNC in an Investment Portfolio, leaving approximately 1.0 million dollars 
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> A MOTION was made by Michael Williams and SECONDED by John Kaplan to
> recommend to the Board of Trustees restructuring of the New Horizons
> Operating Accounts by moving a total of 1.5 million into PNC Investments
> which will be regulated by the New Horizons Investment Policy Statement
> dated January, 2005. In Favor = 17, Opposed = 0, Abstained = 1. MOTION
> CARRIED.
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> 5.      Board Committee Reports
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> A. Executive Committee
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> Bud Keller, Chair reported the Executive Committee met December 13, 2010 
> at
> a joint meeting with the Audit & finance Committee at which time PNC
> Presented their investment portfolio. The status on the Auction's progress
> was presented as well.
>
>
>
> B.  Program & Services Committee
>
> Steve Bruyn, Chair reported they had not had a Program & Services Meeting
> for a while and are waiting to hear what information comes out of the new
> Governor's office.
>
>
>
> A.      Meeting Date Revisions
>
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO reviewed the enclosed handout containing the 
> 2011
> committee & board meeting dates with the Board. Elaina Fraga-O'Malley
> requested the December 20, 2011 Executive Committee Meeting be reviewed as
> the date is quite close to Christmas.
>
>
>
> 6.       New Horizons By-Law Update & Changes
>
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO reviewed the proposed By-Law updates and 
> changes
> with the Board, noting the Audit & Finance Committee and Executive 
> Committee
> have approved the changes and has sent them to the Board for approval, 
> John
> Cashen, LLC, New Horizons legal counsel has also made his final revisions
> and has approved all changes.
>
>
>
> A MOTION was made by Doug Otlewski and SECONDED by Dr. Peter Muller to 
> adopt
> the New Horizons By-Law revisions dated January 19, 2011.
>
>
>
> 7.      Public Relations /Fund Raising
>
> a.      Development Activities
>
> Marjon Davis, Director of Development reported she is currently working on 
> a
> $10,000 Grant from PNC that will support the School to Work Program. New
> Horizons is also applying for the Mutual of America Community Partnership
> Award which is due by April 1, 2011. New opportunities are always being
> sought after.
>
>
>
>
>
> b.      2011 Brooksie Way
>
> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations reported New Horizons will be
> participating in the Brooksie  Way for fundraising opportunities, the 
> Board
> may sign up to take part in the race to walk or run. New Horizons will
> provide information for you to send out to your sponsors.
>
>
>
> Brooksie Way will charge an entrance fee and New Horizons will receive
> donations from sponsors from each participant representing New Horizon, 
> the
> event is scheduled for October 2, 2011. Registration usually begins around
> April/May, keep checking their website, www.thebrooksieway.com for
> registrations forms and information.
>
>
>
> c.      Charity Auction 2011 - Breakout Sessions
>
> Tina Collins reported the New Horizons Charity Auction is May 6, 2011 at 
> the
> Pontiac Centerpoint Marriott. A packet was distributed to the Board
> containing forms that may be needed by Board Members when collecting
> donations. Reserve your tables early, $1,000 gets you six tickets.
>
>
>
> Sponsorships - Lear $15,000., MJacobs $10,000, PNC $10,000, there is a
> strong start so far with $40,000 in commitments.
>
>
>
> Michael Williams, Auction Chair stated New Horizons asks Board Members 
> once
> a year to support them; the target amount is $1,000 each Board Member. The
> Committee is not necessarily looking for cash out of your pocket; you can
> get donations or sponsorships to meet this commitment. This is the major
> fundraiser New Horizons has for the year.
>
>
>
> Attendees of the meeting were broken up into small groups to brainstorm
> donation ideas for the Auction.
>
>
>
> 8.      Political Climate & Changes
>
> Ron Storing, Vice President stated there are many "unknowns" at the 
> Federal
> & State levels. Rumors are there will be department realignments. State
> employees will be looking at potential concessions. The Department of
> Energy, Labor and Economic Growth possibly restructured. The AARA dollars
> will need accounting attention; the tracking of these funds has not been 
> up
> to par at the State level.
>
>
>
> At the Federal State legislative there will be many new people coming into
> office due to term limits. Expect lots of change due to the unseasoned
> decision makers.
>
>
>
> 9.      Break Out Session Wrap Up
>
> Attendees reassembled and discussed ideas given during the breakout 
> session.
> The final date to get Auction donations to Tina or Marjon is April 15, 
> 2011.
>
>
>
> 8.  Adjournment
>
> There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Doug Otlewski and
>
> SECONDED by John Pajak to adjourn the January 19, 2011 Board of Trustees
> Meeting at
>
> 8:45 PM.  MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
>     Reviewed & Edited 2/23/11
>
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>
>
> ________________________________
> ___________________________
>
> Paula Somerville, Secretary
> Date
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> BOARD OF TRUSTEES
>
> MEETING MINUTES
>
> November 17, 2010
>
>
>
> 1.      The meeting was called to order by Bud Keller, Chair at 7:00 PM.
>
>
>
> Present:                Bud Keller, Chair
>
>                              Daniel Pienta, Vice Chair
>
>                              Charles Stenback, Treasurer
>
> Gordon Cooley
>
> Clare Evans
>
> Betty Fisher
>
> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley
>
> Daniel Knott
>
> William Goodman
>
> Shon Halacka
>
> John Kaplan
>
> Leo Kujawa
>
> Dr. Myron Liner
>
> Gwendolyn McNeal
>
> John Pajak
>
> Lauren Scarpace
>
>
>
> Absent:                  Beth Alberti
>
> Steven Bruyn
>
> Richard Ciaramitaro
>
> Peggy Griffin
>
> Doug Otlewski, Past Chair
>
> John Larson
>
> William McCaffrey
>
> Sarah McClure
>
> Dr. Peter Muller
>
> Lynne Portnoy
>
> Paula Somerville, Secretary
>
> Michael Williams
>
> Mark Woods
>
> Rick Van Heuklom
>
>
>
> Also Present:        Stan Gramke, President/CEO
>
>                              Ron Storing, Vice President
>
> Janis Coschino, Administrative Secretary
>
> Karen Blum, Novi Branch Manager
>
> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations
>
> Marjon Davis, Director of Development & Fundraising
>
> Charlesetta Edwards, Employment Services Manager
>
>                              Tim Hatfield, Springfield Branch Manager
>
>
>                              Jason Kaszubski, Human Resource Manager
>
> Greg Kriovan, Director of Quality Assurance
>
> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance
>
> David Stoker, Director of Manufacturing
>
> Dennis Winkler, Madison Heights Branch Manager
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> MOTIONS
>
>
> The following MOTIONS were made, SECONDED and CARRIED at the Board of
> Trustees Meeting on November 17, 2010.
>
>
>
> 1.                              Approval of Agenda:
>
> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Bill Goodman to
> approve the agenda for the November 17, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 2.                              Approval of Minutes:
>
> A MOTION was made by Gordon Cooley and SECONDED by Shon Halacka to approve
> the minutes from the July 21, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting.  MOTION
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 3.                              Approval of Year To Date Financials:
>
> A MOTION was made by Dr. Myron Liner and SECONDED by John Pajak to
>
>
>                        approve the Year To Date Financials. MOTION 
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 4.               Adjournment:
>
> There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Shon Halacka and
>
> SECONDED by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley to adjourn the November 17, 2010 Board 
> of
> Trustees Meeting at 8:15 PM.  MOTION CARRIED.
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> 1.      Bud Keller, Chair, called the Meeting to order @ 7:00 PM.
>
>
>
> 2.      Approval of Agenda:
>
> A MOTION was made by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley and SECONDED by Bill Goodman to
> approve the agenda for the November 17, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 3.      Approval of Minutes:
>
> A MOTION was made by Gordon Cooley and SECONDED by Shon Halacka to approve
> the minutes from the July 21, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting.  MOTION
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 4.      Audit & Finance Committee Report
>
>
>
> A.  Year-to-Date Financials (Reported by Kris Mooney, Director of Finance)
>
>
>
> For the Month of October 2010
> Program Fees & Revenue                    $696,740
>
> Community Program Revenue               176,063
>
> Industrial Revenue                                    26,175
>
> Other Revenues                                         5,317
>
> Total Expenses                                       994,241
>
> Operating Surplus/(Deficit)                     (90,508)
>
> Investments Unrealized Gain/Loss
>
> Agency Surplus/(Deficit)                         ($90,508)
>
>
>
> Consolidated Balance Sheet
> As of October 31, 2010, the cash on hand was $2,444,896 with $2,422,485 in
> New Horizons Investment Fund.  A total of cash investments of $4,867,381.
> Net Accounts Receivable is currently $1,427,148 and current liabilities 
> are
> $7,029,257.
>
>
>
> Fiscal Year to Date Agency Information:
>
>
>
> YTD Operating Revenue                                  $4,912,439
>
> YTD Operating Expenses                                   4,613,503
>
> YTD Program Excess/Deficit                                298,936
>
> YTD Other Agency Revenue
>
> Fundraising, Interest, donations                  74,123
>
>
>
> YTD Agency Operating Surplus/Deficit            373,059
>
>
>
> YTD Investment Unrealized Gain/Loss                161,701
>
> (Agency investments are marked to market value quarterly)
>
>
>
> Total Agency Surplus/(Deficit) YTD                $534,760
>
> (including unrealized investment gains or loses)
>
>
>
> A MOTION was made by Dr. Myron Liner and SECONDED by John Pajak to
>
>
>                        approve the Year To Date Financials. MOTION 
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> a.      Budget Forecast 2010-2011
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO stated New Horizons business with the 
> government,
> NISH as well as the consumers served (MORC & MRS), and transition programs
> are all expected to be strong and status quo with no problems foreseen for
> this fiscal year. The only concern, due to the new Governor, is the 
> unknown
> status of the State Budget for October 1, 2011.
>
>
>
> The ARRA funding for the Thumb Area will be expiring this year. It is
> expected that due to the high level of satisfaction of the MRS Director in
> that area New Horizons will hopefully maintain those services.
>
>
>
> Ron Storing reported Bloomfield Hills Schools have contacted New Horizons 
> to
> replicate our program with the Holly Schools Program.
>
>
>
> b.      5/3 Investment Performance
>
> Bud Keller, Chair stated there would be a presentation by Pete 
> Gargasoulas,
> Vice President of 5/3 on December 13, 2010 to review the performance of 
> the
> New Horizons accounts. This will be a joint meeting of the Executive and
> Finance Committee.
>
>
>
> c.      PNC Investment Account
>
> Bud Keller, Chair reported the Audit & Finance Committee is in the process
> of reviewing the potential of opening an investment account for
> approximately 1.0 million dollars.
>
>
>
> 5.      Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Board Structure
>
> a.      By-Law Review
>
> Bud Keller, Chair reported during the Strategic Planning Meetings it was
> revealed that it was time to review the New Horizons By-Laws. It has been 
> 10
> years since the By-Laws had been last reviewed; the language, committees 
> and
> employment practices need to be reviewed and updated.
>
>
>
>b.      Committee Structure
>
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO referenced the handouts and asked if there were
> any questions from the Committee to please let him know.
>
>
>
> c.      Proposed Meeting Dates
>
> This document was included with the meeting packet for today; please add 
> in
> the section of Special Events: September 29, 2011 to the Annual Meeting.
>
>
>
> 6.      Board Committee Reports
>
> A. Executive Committee
>
> Bud Keller, Chair reported the Executive Committee Meeting on August 24,
> 2010 was devoted to the "draft" of the Financial Statements. Industrial &
> Program reports were given and the Nominating Committee brought 
> Nominations
> forward.
>
>
>
> B.  Program & Services Committee
>
> Ron Storing, Vice President reported the Committee met on October 19, 2010
> the main item discussed was the formal report received from CARF. The
> following were the three recommendations made to New Horizons: 1.) We 
> should
> have a no reprisal statement in the consumer handbook when a recipient
> rights complaint is filed. 2.) We should have a no retaliation statement 
> in
> the handbook if a consumer files a formal grievance.3.) We should have
> documentation stating if a consumer or their parent/guardian agrees with
> service plans developed to reduce the possibility of risks identified when
> consumers are participating in community-based programs.
>
>
>
> The first portion of the CARF Report will be copied for the Board of
> Trustees.
>
>
>
>
>
> C.  Nominating Committee
>
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO complimented Doug Otlewski, Committee Chair for
> the selection of new Board of Trustees, they will do a good job 
> representing
> New Horizons. All the new members are settling in and contributing to New
> Horizons.
>
>
>
> 7.       Public Relations/Fund Raising
>
> a.      2011 Charity Auction
>
> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations reported the auction will be 
> held
> May 6 at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint. The Auction
> Committee had their first meeting on November 9, 2010. Lear Corporation 
> will
> be the title sponsor with a donation of $15,000, and M. Jacob & Son has
> committed to a donation of $7,000
>
>
>
> The Committee's goal is to get our first mailing out to past supporters 
> the
> first of December and committee members will make follow-up phone calls. 
> At
> this time the committee would like to encourage the Board of Trustees to
> begin working on getting items for the live and silent portions of the
> auction
>
>
>
> Bud Keller, Chair explained the expectation that each Board of Trustee
> contribute in some manner to the Charity Auction; his goal is 100%
> participation.
>
>
>
> b.      November Appeal Letter
>
> Marjon Davis, Director of Development stated the New Horizons Appeal 
> Letter
> focused on transportation and our need for new vans was mailed out Monday,
> November 15, 2010.
>
>
>
> The look of the Appeal Letter mirrors the Annual Report using the graphic
> from the cover and also the tag line "Putting People Back to Work"
>
>
>
> c.      2011 Brooksie Way
>
> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations offered the Board an 
> opportunity
> to participate in the Brooksie Way as well as help support New Horizons
> through donations. So far there is not a confirmed date for next year's
> event, however, this year the event was the first week of October.
>
>
>
> Look for information to be distributed after the first of the year with
> sponsorship letters that will allow the Board to go out and solicit
> donations for their participation. Kris Mooney offered trainings those
> interested in running in the race.
>
>
>
> d.      New Donor Software Program
>
> Marjon Davis, Director of Development reported there was a product called
> Altai chosen as the New Horizon new database management software. This
> software will sit on top of our CRM platform.
>
>
>
> Tuesday, November 9, 2010 was the first assessment meeting, held with 
> Altai
> and The TM Group going over a questionnaire with Altai to help define our
> specific needs and requirements. We are now waiting on the summary of
> results and more accurate cost estimate, now that there is a better
> understanding of our needs.
>
>
>
> e.      New Horizons Open House
>
> Tina Collins, Director of Public Relations reported Open Houses were held 
> at
> all four main branch locations on October 22, 2010 to help celebrate
> National Disability Employment Awareness Month, cider and doughnuts were
> served.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> The event was well received by everyone that attended.
>
> .         More than 100 people attended.
>
> (Contact information was gathered for the New Horizons database).
>
> .         The majority of attendees were parents or family members of
> consumers.
>
> .         Partners from various school districts, Michigan Rehabilitation
> Services, etc. also attended.
>
> Tours were given and information about New Horizons was available for our
> guests, such as our Annual Report and Outcomes. Guests enjoyed being able 
> to
> see and touch the manufactured products that our consumers produce.
>
>
>
> 8.        Rehabilitation Update
>
> a.      United Way Funding
>
> Ron Storing, Vice President reported United Way was having financial
> difficulties; some of the concerns were that New Horizons had to contact
> United Way to receive their campaign information. Presentations to New
> Horizons employees will take place next week for the 2010 Campaign.
>
>
>
> Funding for New Horizons has been reduced $25,000. Mr. Storing projects 
> June
> 30, 2011 that New Horizons will no longer receive United Way funding. Some
> of the programs New Horizons currently funds with United Way dollars is 
> the
> Macomb County programs, MRS, Michigan Commission For the Blind all match
> programs.
>
>
>
> Dr. Myron Liner, Board of Trustee suggested potentially using the New
> Horizon Endowment dollars as match dollars to replace the United Way 
> money.
>
>
>
>
> b.      MRS Staff Changes
>
> Ron Storing, Vice President reported due to the new Governor being elected
> there is an expectation that there will be leadership changes in many
> government agencies, due to the government department and bureau heads 
> being
> selected by the Governor.
>
>
>
> Jennie Tunnell, MRS District Manager will be retiring; her efforts have
> resulted in much growth in the Macomb Area for New Horizons. Ms. Tunnell
> took the time to thank her partners; Mr. Storing felt it was a very
> thoughtful and classy thing for her to write New Horizons a letter of 
> praise
> and support.
>
>
>
> 9.  Adjournment
>
>     There being no further business, a MOTION was made by Shon Halacka and
>
>     SECONDED by Elaina Fraga-O'Malley to adjourn the November 17, 2010
> Board of Trustees
>
>     Meeting at 8:15 PM.  MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
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> ___________________________
>
> Paula Somerville, Secretary
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> BOARD OF TRUSTEES
>
> ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES
>
> September 30, 2010
>
>
>
> 1.      Bud Keller, Chair, called the Meeting to order @ 6:00PM.
>
>
>
> 2.   Introduction of Guests and Staff
>
>                  Bud Keller, Chair introduced the representatives from
> Doeren Mayhew, Patrick
>
> Fuelling CPA, Partner and Melissa Kyewski, CPA.  Also attending, Leo 
> Kujawa
> and Lauren Scarpace, Board of Trustee Nominees.
>
>
>
> 3.   Approval of Agenda:
>
> A MOTION was made by John Pajak, and SECONDED by Bill Goodman
>
> to approve the agenda for September 30, 2010, 46th Annual Board of 
> Trustees
> Meeting.  MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 4.      Approval of Minutes:
>
> A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback and SECONDED by Beth Alberti to 
> approve
> the minutes from September 24, 2009, 45th Annual Board of Trustees 
> Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 5.      Nominating Committee Report - Election of Executive Officers
>
>
>
> A.   A MOTION was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by Bill Goodman
>
> to elect the following members of the Board of Trustees to serve on the
> Executive Committee, for fiscal year 2010-2011. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> Bud Keller - Chairperson
>
> Daniel Pienta - Vice Chair
>
> Chuck Stenback - Treasurer
>
> Paula Somerville - Secretary
>
> Doug Otlewski - Past Chair
>
> Gordon Cooley - Member at Large
>
> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley - Member at Large
>
> Shon Halacka - Member at Large
>
> Dr. Myron Liner - Member at Large
>
> Sarah McClure - Member at Large
>
>
>
>                   B.  A MOTION was made by Doug Otlewski, and SECONDED by
> Gordon Cooley to
>
>       elect the nominees Leo Kujawa, Lauren Scarpace, Rick Van Heukelom,
> term to 2013 to
>
>                   the Board of Trustees. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>                   C.  A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback, and SECONDED by
> Beth Alberti to
>
>                   accept the resignation of Joe Pallischeck and Ed Pugh,
> Jr.  with regret, the Board
>
>                   expressed appreciation for their service.  MOTION
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
> D. A MOTION was made by Bill Goodman and SECONDED by Shon Halacka to elect
> Joe Pallischeck to Emeritus Status for the Board of Trustees. MOTION
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> E.  A MOTION was made by Gordon Cooley, and SECONDED by Beth Alberti to
> re-elect the following Members to the Board of Trustees for term of
>
>                   offices ending 2011, 2012, 2013. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> Term to 2011              Term to 2012                  Term to 2013
>
>
>
>
> Steven Bruyn              Beth Alberti                       William 
> Goodman
>
> Gordon Cooley            Richard Ciaramitaro       John Larson
>
> Clare Evans                Marvin Keller                    William
> McCaffrey
>
> Betty Fisher                 Daniel Knott                     Gwen McNeal
>
>
> Peggy Griffin               Dr. Peter Muller                Douglas 
> Otlewski
>
> Shon Halacka              Elaina Fraga-O'Malley    John Pajak
>
> John Kaplan                Daniel Pienta                    Mark Woods
>
>
> Dr. Myron Liner           Lynne Portnoy                  Leo Kujawa
>
> Sarah McClure            Charles Stenback            Lauren Scarpace
>
> Paula Somerville         Michael Williams              Rick Van Heukelom
>
>
>
> 6.      Independent Auditor Report  By Doeren Mayhew
>
> Patrick D. Fuelling, CPA, Partner
>
> Melissa Kyewski, CPA
>
>
>
> The firm of Doeren Mayhew, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants,
> audited the statement of financial position of New Horizons FY 2009-2010.
> The statement of activities, statement of financial position and statement
> of cash flow for the year were presented to the Board of Trustees, with 
> the
> results of the Audit Report as required under professional standards.
>
>
>
> Patrick Fueling, Partner recognized Kris Mooney, Director of Finance, and
> the New Horizons staff for an outstanding job. Independent auditors report
> gave an unqualified opinion on the financial statements. Statements are in
> conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
>
>
>
> The Balance Sheet reflects the cash and marketable securities totaled $4.2
> million. The figure is a picture of very solid organization. Net assets of
> $7 million represent accumulations of revenues over expenses, from 
> inception
> to June 30, 2010. Net assets are approximately 42% of the total asset 
> base.
> These are strong examples of a well-run organization.
>
>
>
> Changes in net assets are a positive $518,886 which includes the $195,192
> unrealized gains on investments due to the market.
>
>
>
> A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback, and SECONDED by Dr. Myron Liner to
>
> accept the Fiscal Year Audit Year-End 2009-2010. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 7.      President/CEO Remarks
>
>
>
> Past Year Highlights
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO presented the 2010 Program Highlights and
> accomplishments to the New Horizons Board of Trustees. Over all 
> highlighting
> the high level of consumer satisfaction of 98%, and job placements for 549
> consumers.  New Horizons served a record number of consumers with 3,212
> served. The total number of programs delivered increased to an all time 
> high
> of 4,660.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> PRESIDENT/CEO REMARKS CONTINUED
>
>
>
> Actual Revenue grew by 20% over the previous year to a record $11,975,723
> due to expansion of our services. Revenue over expenses increased from
> $23,206 in 2009 to $518,886. A record number of building and program
> improvements were made at all locations which included paving, painting, 
> and
> computer/software program equipment, along with phone system upgrades.
>
>
>
> During one of the most challenging economic years our 2010 Annual
> Auction-Make a Difference raised a record $147,525.  We had a sell out
> audience of over 370.
>
>
>
> New Horizons received the honor of being voted one of Metropolitan 
> Detroit's
> 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2010 (5th time in 10 years).
>
>
>
> Staff hired FY 2009-2010 - 33 new staff (not including 16 sewers)
>
>
>
> There was a retention rate of staff at 95% and a turnover rate of 5.3%. 
> All
> staff received a $1,000 bonus check at year end.
>
>
>
> This year teamwork and partnerships were fundamental in maintaining very
> good relationships with our funding sources. New Horizons also initiated a
> major project in conjunction with MRS Eastern Michigan Division that
> encompasses the thumb area of Michigan.
>
>
>
> School to Work Services were expanded to include Work Based Learning
> Services for Holly Area Schools for approximately 43 students on a daily
> basis as well as expanded the School to Work Programs in Macomb County 
> with
> the East Detroit, Lake View and Lake Shore School Districts.
>
>
>
> New Horizons began a new Ability One Project, the manufacturing of the GEN
> III Grid Fleece Drawers. This new business allowed us to expand our sewing
> capabilities into our Auburn Hills facility. The electrical and pneumatics
> were updated to accommodate the new sewing equipment which included 16 new
> sewing machines as well as several new staff to run this assembly line.
>
>
>
> Mr. Gramke recognized the excellent Management Staff and dedication and
> commitment of the New Horizons employees as well as the Board of Trustees
> for the agencies success.
>
>
>
> Bud Keller, Chair on behalf of the Board of Trustees recognized and 
> thanked
> Mr. Gramke, President/CEO, Ron Storing, Vice President and all the New
> Horizons Staff for all their efforts towards an outstanding year.
>
>
>
> 8.      Adjournment
>
> There being no further business, a MOTION was made at 6:40PM by Doug
> Otlewski and SECONDED by Paula Somerville to adjourn the September 30, 
> 2010,
> 46TH Annual Board of Trustees Meeting.  MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Present:                      Marvin Keller, Chair
> Peggy Griffin
>
>                                    Daniel Pienta, Vice Chair
> Shon Halacka
>
>                                                Charles Stenback, Treasurer
> John Larson
>
> Paula Somerville, Secretary               Dr. Myron Liner
>
> Doug Otlewski, Past Chair                 Gwen McNeal
>
> Beth Alberti                                          Dr. Peter Muller
>
> Gordon Cooley                                    John Pajak
>
> Betty Fisher                                         Joseph Pallischeck
>
> William Goodman
>
>
>
> Absent:                        Steven Bruyn
>
>
>                                    Richard Ciaramitaro
>
>
>                                    Clare Evans
>
>
> Elaina Fragga-O'Malley
>
> John Kaplan
>
> Daniel Knott
>
> William McCaffrey
>
> Sarah McClure
>
> Lynne Portnoy
>
> Ed Pugh, Jr.
>
> Mark Woods
>
> Michael Williams
>
>
>
> Also Present:
>
> Stan Gramke, President/CEO
>
>                              Ron Storing, Vice President
>
>                              Karen Blum, Novi Branch Manager
>
>                              Janis Coschino, Administrative Secretary
>
> Charlesetta Edwards, Employment Services Manager
>
>                              Tim Hatfield, Springfield Branch Manager
>
>
>                              Jason Kaszubski, Human Resource Manager
>
> Greg Kriovan, Director of Quality Assurance
>
> Kris Mooney, Director of Finance
>
> Tom Paskiewicz, Manager Community Based Program
>
> David Stoker, Director of Manufacturing
>
> Dennis Winkler, Madison Heights Branch Manager
>
>
>
>      Guests:                 Leo Kujawa & Lauren Scarpace, Board Nominees
>
>                                    Patrick Fuelling CPA, Audit Director,
> Doeren Mayhew
>
> Melissa Kyewski, CPA, Doeren Mayhew
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> MOTIONS
>
>
> The following MOTIONS were made, SECONDED and CARRIED at the Board of
> Trustees Meeting on September 30, 2010.
>
>
>
> 1.                              Approval of Agenda:
>
> A MOTION was made by John Pajak, and SECONDED by Bill Goodman
>
> to approve the agenda for September 30, 2010, 46th Annual Board of 
> Trustees
> Meeting.  MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 2.                              Approval of Minutes:
>
> A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback and SECONDED by Beth Alberti to 
> approve
> the minutes from September 24, 2009, 45th Annual Board of Trustees 
> Meeting.
> MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> 3.                              Nominating Committee Report - Election of
> Executive Officers
>
>
>
> A.  A MOTION was made by Beth Alberti and SECONDED by Bill Goodman
>
> to elect the following members of the Board of Trustees to serve on the
> Executive Committee, for fiscal year 2010-2011. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>                        Bud Keller - Chairperson
>
> Daniel Pienta - Vice Chair
>
> Chuck Stenback - Treasurer
>
> Paula Somerville - Secretary
>
> Doug Otlewski - Past Chair
>
> Gordon Cooley - Member at Large
>
> Elaina Fraga-O'Malley - Member at Large
>
> Shon Halacka - Member at Large
>
> Dr. Myron Liner - Member at Large
>
> Sarah McClure - Member at Large
>
>
>
>                        B.  A MOTION was made by Doug Otlewski, and 
> SECONDED
> by Gordon Cooley to
>
>            elect the nominees Leo Kujawa, Lauren Scarpace, Rick Van
> Heukelom, term to 2013 to
>
>                        the Board of Trustees. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>                        C.  A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback, and
> SECONDED by Beth Alberti to
>
>                        accept the resignation of Joe Pallischeck and Ed
> Pugh, Jr.  with regret. The Board
>
>                        expressed appreciation for their service.  MOTION
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
> D. A MOTION was made by Bill Goodman and SECONDED by Shon Halacka to elect
> Joe Pallischeck to Emeritus Status for the Board of Trustees. MOTION
> CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> MOTIONS CONTINUED
>
>
>
> E.  A MOTION was made by Gordon Cooley, and SECONDED by Beth Alberti to
> re-elect the following Members to the Board of Trustees for term of
>
>                        offices ending 2011, 2012, 2013. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
> Term to 2011              Term to 2012                  Term to 2013
>
>
>
>
> Steven Bruyn              Beth Alberti                       William 
> Goodman
>
> Gordon Cooley            Richard Ciaramitaro       John Larson
>
> Clare Evans                Marvin Keller                    William
> McCaffrey
>
> Betty Fisher                 Daniel Knott                     Gwen McNeal
>
>
> Peggy Griffin               Dr. Peter Muller                Douglas 
> Otlewski
>
> Shon Halacka              Elaina Fraga-O'Malley    John Pajak
>
> John Kaplan                Daniel Pienta                    Mark Woods
>
>
> Dr. Myron Liner           Lynne Portnoy                  Leo Kujawa
>
> Sarah McClure            Charles Stenback            Lauren Scarpace
>
> Paula Somerville         Michael Williams              Rick Van Heukelom
>
>
>
>  4.             A MOTION was made by Chuck Stenback, and SECONDED by Dr.
> Myron Liner to
>
> accept the Fiscal Year Audit Year-End 2009-2010. MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>  5.            There being no further business, a MOTION was made at 
> 6:40PM
> by Doug Otlewski and SECONDED by Paula Somerville to adjourn the September
> 30, 2010, 46TH Annual Board of Trustees Meeting.  MOTION CARRIED.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> ___________________________
>
> Paula Somerville, Secretary                                       Date
>
>
>
>
>
> jac/12-17-10/my documents/minutes 9-30-10/annual bot meeting
>
>
>
>
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