FICRA BOARD MINUTES 3-10-2016

FICRA BOARD MEETING MINUTES 

 

Mar 10, 2016

 

Board Attendees: Jim Braden, Tony Moore, Hal Goodell, Gina Olson, and Howard Stapleton present.  Bob Bowser and Uwe Krohn, excused.

 

Elections: Nominating Committee as hosted by Juanita Bjork, Jerry Knight, and Jim Braden

 

The Nominating Committee presented their slate for FICRA Board open positions:

Jim Braden, candidate for President

Hal Goodell, candidate for VP

Mimi Miller, candidate for Treasurer

Denise Parrish, candidate for Secretary

Howard Stapleton, candidate for Director 1

Bob Bowser, candidate for Director 2

 

Uwe Krohn has agreed to stay on the Board as Immediate Past President.

 

There were three requests for nominations from the floor. None presented.

A motion was made and seconded to accept candidate slate by acclamation.  All members in attendance voted to accept by a voice affirmation (no nays).

 

The Nominating Committee presented their candidate for the Audit Committee:  Judy Kannick. There were three requests for nominations from the floor.  None presented.

A motion was made and seconded to accept the candidate by acclamation.  All members in attendance voted to accept by a voice affirmation (no nays).

 

Minutes from the Feb 11, 2015 meeting, unanimously approval.

 

President’s Report:  Jim Braden.  No report.

 

Consent Calendar: No items.

 

Treasure’s Report: Hal Goodell

BANK BALANCES:

FICRA  2-1 Checking: Bal: $33,591.72  2-29 Balance:$31,940.30

Money Market  2-1 Balance: $18,613.53    2-29 Balance: $18,615.01

PayPal Balance: 2-1 $414.16 2-29  Balance: $124.72

 

Current Membership 2015-16: 395    Past Due Members Total: 113

 

Committee Reports

Social Committee report: 

Magical Strings Concert this Sunday   Howard has been assisting in advertised this event.

 

Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Sat March 19th at 10 am sharp!  Event is intended for Fox Island kids though all arrivals are included.

 

Membership Committee: Bob Bowser, excused.

Bob and assignees are working to get previous members to renew.  Tony reports that of the 5 numbers he called, only 2 numbers were valid. Assignees are asked to report their findings to Bob.

 

Publicity: Jim Braden reports Lisa continues to manage the information flow to the public.  She keeps the FICRA FaceBook site up to date, and publishes the FICRA Flash. Howard helps by keeping the website current.

 

Student Speaker Contest: 

There is $1000/year available for “scholarship” to Fox Island HS students (juniors and seniors).  We host a FICRA Student Speaker Contest and the winners are awarded this money.

Bellermine, Annie Wright, Charles Wright, Henderson Bay and GHHS have been contacted. No FI residents currently attend PenHS.  Subject is “How would you promote Volunteerism on Fox Island?”  Applications date deadline is April 30th.

 

New Business: 

Patty Metzger offered her thanks to the Board members who have served over the last 2 years, specifically those not continuing with FICRA board, including Uwe and Gina

 

Motion approved to Adjourn at 8:45 PM.

 

Next Meeting is April 14, 2015.  

 

Respectfully submitted by Gina Olson, Director

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