MINUTES

MASWCD Reorganization

Tan-Tar-A Resort

Salon A

November 30, 2005

 

 Present

 

Steve Oetting President

Steve Radcliff, Area II Alternate

Bruce Biermann Area I

Henry Heinze, Area III Alternate

Tom Lambert Area II

Duane Ebeling, Area III 2nd Alternate

  Kenny Lovelace Area III

Sharon Clifford, Area VII Alternate

Beverly Dometrorch Area IV

Steve Hopper, Livingston County

George Engelbach Area V     

Roger Hansen, NRCS

Fred Feldman Area VI

David Dix, Treasurer

Ernie Calvert Area VII     

Peggy Lemons, Executive Director

Harry Robbins Area VIII

 

 

Current President Steve Oetting called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

He then turned the meeting over to Tom Lambert for the election of President.  He asked for nominations for President.  Fred Feldmann nominated Steve Oetting, this was seconded by Ernie Calvert.  George Engelbach 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.  Tom Lambert nominated Beverly Dometrorch. This was seconded by Fred Feldmann.  Ernie Calvert then moved nominations cease and she be elected by acclamation.  Motion Carried. 

 

Tom Lambert nominated Fred Feldmann for 2nd Vice President.  This was seconded by Ernie Calvert.  George Engelbach moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation.  Motion Carried.

 

Fred Feldmannn nominated Ernie Calvert for 3rd Vice President.  This was seconded  by Beverly Dometrorch.  Tom Lambert moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation.  Motion carried.

 

The NACD Board Member and Alternate were discussed.  A motion was made by Kenny Lovelace, seconded by Ernie Calvert, that Steve Oetting and Fred Feldmann finish the second year of the NACD Board terms.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The North Central Regional Board will meet in Chicago January 5 and 6.  Fred Feldman and Peggy will plan to attend, Steve Oetting cannot go.  This leaves the opportunity for another board member to attend.  Bruce Biermann said he would be able to go.  A motion was made by George, seconded by Tom, to approve Bruce attending the Chicago meeting.  Motion carried.l

 

The NACD National Meeting will be held in Houston on January 29 to Febraury 2.  Steve Oetting, Fred Feldman and Peggy will plan to attend. 

 

The NACD Spring Legislative Meeting will be held in Washington, DC on March 20-22.  Steve Oetting, Fred Feldmann and Peggy will plan to attend.

 

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

 

Steve Oetting appointed David Dix as treasurer for another year. 

 

A motion was made by Tom Lambert to move the Annual Meeting back to Tuesday afternoon of the conference.  This was seconded by Fred Feldmann.  After discussion a motion was made by George Engelach, seconded by Fred Feldmann, to table this and get input at the Area Meetings.  Motion carried.

 

A comment was made about needing ways to get in touch with Steve and Peggy during the conference.  Maybe cell phones, etc.  No decision was made.

 

New letterhead will be distributed.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:40 a.m.  Motion for adjournent made by Fred Feldmann, seconded by Ernie Calvert.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfuly submitted

 

 

                                                                                                                                               

Peggy Lemons, Executive Director                                  Steve Oetting, President