Fort Western Unit 183

Board Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2009







Present:†††††††††† Tom Nute, Mary Hoger, Kay Jones, Max Jackson,Steve Shirey,

††††††††††††††††††††††† Tom Hughes and Margot Hirsch


Absent:††††††††††† Katye Kowierschke




Tom Nute called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm.The June 17, 2009 minutes were approved and have been posted.Mary Hoger presented the treasurerís report and it was approved.The Grand Opening and the Fort Worth Sectional was a huge success.


Tom Hughes gave a status that everything for the Regional is on schedule.


Grady Fuller appeal was introduced again at the meeting, and the board stated that no action by the board will be pursued.Tom Nute will notify Mr. Fuller of this action.


Tom Nute will work with Katye Kowierschke to develop a checklist for Directors.


Tom Nute will try looking for a new Hospitality Chairperson.


Details of Mike Lawrence Seminar have been decided.Cost of one session is $35.00 or both for $50.00.The seminar will be held at the studio on Sept 19th and 20th.Posters will be developed and distributed both electronically and snail mail by Steve Shirey and Tom Hughes.


Tom Hughes will be the chairperson for the election committee.


The board agreed to rescind the vote when the Unit needs the studio for an event.†† We voted that a reasonable fee based on normal table count will be offer to the Director.




There will not be a Newcomer & Intermediate reception at the Regional.†††


Tom Nute will assign a Unit Recorder Assistant as soon as possible.








Bob Marvin has requested and the board agreed to allow Bob to edit published documents for the Unit.†††


The meeting was adjourned at 6:44 pm.


Respectfully submitted,


Carolyn Pinto

Secretary-Unit 183