Following is a summary of the December 10, 2009 Executive Board Meeting. To view the entire minutes, please see the attached minutes (under “Minutes” section).
— Carol Ann Burtness, Secretary
National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences – MN Affiliate
Board Meeting Executive Summary
(Refer to complete minutes for more details)
Thursday – December 10, 2009 Via UM-Connect
o Reviewed current status of accounts, recent income and projected budget expenditures.
o Tri-State Funds: Matt Musel, U of MN Foundation reviewed options. Motion made and passed: “transfer money out of the Money Market Savings Account (~$10,034.53) to the University of Minnesota Quasi-Endowment Fund.” A “Memorandum of Agreement” will be developed to specify what the Fund can be used for.
· Board Orientation:
o Board members/Committee Chairs will develop “Duties and Timelines”.
· Committee Reports:
o Awards/Membership Goals: Increase membership; Increase award applications; Enhance communications with life members/retirees; Request support for NEAFCS membership and professional development participation.
o Professional Development: Preliminary planning for 2010 Professional Development Day. Potential theme: “Aging and Technology”.
o Public Policy/Public Relations: Promote 2010 PILD participation.
o Ad hoc – Revenue Generation (“Living Well, More than a Cookbook”): Pre-sales orders = 106 books. MN Affiliate received $7/book = $770 to Treasure. Motion made and passed to “Give one complimentary book to Karen Shirer and one complimentary book to Dean & Director, Bev Durgan.”
· New Business:
o Area Reps reports: Metro = no issues or concerns; South = Send pictures and any/all information (i.e. names and dates) to Kay Lovett for NEAFCS-MN Affiliate scrapbook; North = concerns about maintaining membership.
o Board developed 2009-10 Goals
o Central Region Director, Peg Ehlers is asking for input about the future. Survey will be developed for membership.
o Board members and committee chairs will communicate to membership via the Blog.
· Administrative Liaison Discussion:
o Reviewed expectations for Administrative Liaison role
o Reviewed focus of March 2010 Family Development Conference. Potential collaboration between NEAFCS-MN Event and Conference.
o Encourage co-workers to proceed through academic promotion process.
o Reviewed participation in out-of-state professional development opportunities and membership support.
· Set future NEAFCS-MN Affiliate Board meeting dates.