MINUTES

MASWCD Reorganization

Tan-Tar-A Resort

Salon A

December 1, 2004

Present

Steve Oetting President Peggy Lemons Executive Director
Eli Mast Past President David Dix Treasurer
Donald Jordan Area I Kathryn Braden Area VI Past Director
Tom Lambert Area II Steve Radcliff Livingston County
Jim Hubert Area III Henry Heinze Area III Alternate
Beverly Dometrorch Area IV Steve Huber Area VIII Alternate
Laura McKeever Area V  
Fred Feldmann Area VI  
Ernie Calvert Area VII  
Harry Robbins Area VIII  

 

 

Current President Steve Oetting called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m.

Since the minutes from Monday’s meeting had already been reviewed by the

Board he asked for approval of those minutes. A motion was made by Tom

Lambert, seconded by Donald Jordan. Motion carried.

He then turned the meeting over to Kathryn Braden for the election of President. She asked for nominations for President. Tom Lambert nominated Steve Oetting, this was seconded by Beverly Dometrorch. Donald Jordan moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. Motion Carried.

Steve Oetting then took over the meeting and asked for nominations for 1st Vice President. Beverly Dometrorch nominated Tom Lambert. This was seconded by Donald Jordan. Laura McKeever then moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. Motion Carried.

Tom Lambert nominated Beverly Dometrorch for 2nd Vice President. This was seconded by Donald Jordan. Ernie Calvert moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. Motion Carried.

Donald Jordan nominated Jim Hubert for 3rd Vice President. This was seconded by Tom Lambert. Fred Feldmann moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. Motion carried.

The duties of the NACD Board Member and Alternate were discussed. Jim Hubert nominated Eli Mast for NACD Board Member. This was seconded by Tom Lambert. Fred Feldmann nominated Steve Oetting for Board Member. This was seconded by Donald Jordan. A ballot vote was taken with Steve Oetting being selected as the NACD Board Member.

Beverly Dometrorch nominated Fred Feldmann for NACD Board Alternate. This was seconded by Tom Lambert. Laura McKeever moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. Motion carried.

The North Central Regional Board will meet in Chicago January 6 and 7. Steve Oetting, Fred Feldmann and Peggy will plan to attend.

The NACD National Meeting will be held in Atlanta on Febraury 5-9. Steve Oetting, Fred Feldmann and Peggy will plan to attend. Auction items are needed for this meeting. Tom Lambert made a motion to approve up to $150 be spent on the auction items. This was seconded by Donald Jordan. Motion carried.

Peggy will make travel arrangements and take care of hotel reservations and meeting registrations for these meetings.

The NACD Spring Legislative Meeting will be held in Washington, DC on April 3-5. No decisions were made on that meeting at this time. It will be discussed at the next meeting.

The Education Seminar was discussed. The date has not been set yet, will be set after legislative session starts in January. The Board discussed inviting the Senators and Representatives who sponsor the sales tax legislation to attend the evening meeting for the Education Seminar. These plans will be made as soon as possible after the beginning of the Legislative Session.

Steve Oetting read an invitation from Farm Bureau to attend the Ag-Leaders Lunch at the Farm Bureau Conference next week. Steve Oetting indicated he will try to attend.

The Board agreed that in the future a parliamentarian should be asked to be at the Annual Meeting.

Steve Oetting appointed David Dix as treasurer for another year. A motion was made by Donald Jordan, seconded by Tom Lambert to approve this appointment. Motion carried.

Steve Oetting appointed Peggy Lemons as Executive Director for another year. A motion was made by Beverly Dometrorch, seconded by Laura McKeever to approve this appointment. Motion carried.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 11:30 a.m. Motion for adjournent made by Laura McKeever, seconded by Ernie Calvert. Motion carried.

Respectfuly submitted

                                                 

Peggy Lemons, Executive Director                                             Steve Oetting, President