[Nfbmo] Meetings at the convention
jamesmmoynihan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 14:48:58 UTC 2014
Perhaps the diabetes network and resolutions committee could meet by
If there is a diabetes seminar you have to arrive a day earlier on Thursday.
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From: "Chris" <cktisdal at charter.net>
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> Hey Gary,
> Well, oh wise one, I don't reqally know if there is a correct answere or
> I have seen Dog Guide meet at sic o'clock, Membership meet mor an hour, to
> talk about whatever program they were doing and fund raising, however,
> they may hold a conference call before convention a time or two.
> Ways and Means usually works on who might work on the auction and as you
> said giving out the tickets. That is if I remember this correctly.
> So I guess for what it is worth, maybe some of these committees could
> really meet by conference call instead of at convention. Perhaps, that
> might even cut down on room cost, if there is a cost.
> Hope this is of help and not too long of babbling!!!
> From: "Gary Wunder" <gwunder at earthlink.net>
> Sent: Friday, February 21, 2014 6:01 PM
> To: "'NFB of Missouri Mailing List'" <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
> Subject: [Nfbmo] Meetings at the convention
>> For a very long time now we have had meetings on Friday evening of what
>> consider our core committees:
>> Ways and Means, Membership, and Resolutions. When we started forming
>> divisions, we put them there as well: Dog Guide, Student, and Merchants.
>> problem is that the time between 7 PM and 10 PM has not expanded along
>> our demands-three hours is still just 180 minutes. We have tried to allot
>> more time by saying we will move some activities to Friday afternoon.
>> like this idea until it gets close to convention, at which time they
>> they won't or can't arrive at the hotel before four or five o'clock, so
>> don't want meetings that start before they have had a chance to check in
>> the hotel and perhaps have some food.
>> My question is whether all of the committees that traditionally meet need
>> do so at the convention? Does the Membership Committee conduct business
>> is enhanced by the in-person meeting on Friday evening? Ways and Means
>> have a time and place to distribute tickets; is the convention meeting on
>> Friday the best time for that? Are any of the divisions able to meet
>> in the day, thereby making it possible to meet longer and to let members
>> belong to more than one division or committee participate in them?
>> In some science fiction the characters are good about manipulating space
>> time. I am less talented than they are. I welcome your creative
>> and comments.
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