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Minutes - Chapter #1011 2014 08-18

Author:
Esther Freeman (Esther is currently servicing as chapter president and secretary. She has been a USA Dance chapter member since 1995)

USA Dance Chapter #1011

Board Meeting

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Freeman Home in Medford, Oregon

CALLED TO ORDER:

Esther called meeting to order at 6:15 pm. Everyone is busy and we decided to meet anyone simply because there are several topics that need discussion. Attendance of 3 officers and 3 others meets quorum requirement.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

This board meeting originally scheduled for July 28 was postponed until today because the board members were too busy to meet. Minutes of both July 14 and August 18 meetings will need to be approved at next meeting.

ATTENDING:

  1. Esther Freeman, President

  2. Jenny Childers, Vice President

  3. Tanya DeHart, Treasurer

  4. Maie Grynick, Board Member at Large

  5. June Kranenburg, Board Member at Large

  6. Larry Nadig, Board Member at Large

    ABSENT:

    (7) Jeri Capuzo, Board Member at Large

    (8) Jean-Paul Baarsma, Board Member at Large

    (9) Tara Behnke, Board Member at Large

    TREASURERS REPORT:

  7. Bank balance as of July 31, 2014 was $11,304.

  8. Scholarship request from Donn Knokey for west coast swing dancers Darren and Margaret Goheen in amount of $200 was discussed and payment was authorized.Future scholarship requests will be reviewed and approved by chapter board and forms will be revised.

    OLD BUSINESS:

  9. Budget was discussed even though final numbers are not available.

  10. There was discussion regarding the youth competition and 50% split of expenses was suggested and generally agreed as workable. Jenny and Cori have been discussing this and Jenny will follow up with Cori.

  11. We will have more discussion regarding USA Dance membership and when it is a requirement.

  12. There was discussion regarding a set "step-list" for teaching in the schools so it would match the steps taught for the youth competition.It was generally agreed that would not work at this time.

  13. June will contact Dennis Murphy at South High School to see if a PE coach has been hired so we can move along with planning that project for the upcoming school year.Esther and June met with Hal Jones, Ass't Principal on May 21st before school finished in the spring.

  14. Not discussed at meeting but discussed in email with board members is the decision of Matt Simpson to proceed with DWRVS event without seeking the help of USA Dance Chapter.Some community dancers are involved and we fully support the event.

    NEW BUSINESS:

  15. Dale Swire, a previous USA Dance member from Ashland is working to reviving the monthly tea dance at the Ashland YMCA. We discussed lending our support.

  16. We are delighted to learn that a new social dance teacher Jennifer Berry has moved into the area and is currently teaching at the Evergreen.Esther invited her to join some dancers at the Tuesday afternoon dance at Square Dance Center on Table Rock.Esther, June, Larry and Maie are all planning to attend.

    SET NEXT MEETING:

    Next board meeting will be held on August 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM at Esther's home.

    ADJOURN:

    Meeting adjourned at 7:30 PM

    Minutes respectfully submitted by:

    Esther E Freeman, Chapter President

    MINUTES APPROVED AT AUGUST 25, 2014 BOARD MEETING