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June 30, 2011

Annual Membership Meeting Minutes

NCDA Annual Membership Meeting

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Lone Star DEF, 2nd Level

 

10:22 am: Meeting Called to Order (Butler)

 

Approval of Agenda

Motion to Approve 2011 Annual Meeting Agenda made by: Michelle Beese, California

Seconded by: Marsha Boettger, Michigan

Motion Carries

 

Approval of 2010 Annual Membership Meeting Minutes

Motion to Approve 2010 Annual Meeting Minutes made by: MargeDussich, Georgia

Seconded by: Mark Danaher, Connecticut

Motion Carries

 

Membership Report

June NCDA membership 5,071

 

Treasurer’s Report

Questions from the Floor:

Robert Chope, California What explains the variability on the Marketable Securities? Who makes decisions on those? Do we make sure that those investments are consistent with NCDA values? Answer: NCDA’s Finance Committee (Executive Committee) is responsible for reviewing investments annually and ensures they are consistent with the NCDA Financial Policy.  In addition, NCDA does have a financial advisor who also supports the Executive Director.  Both funds are in very conservative investment accounts.

 

Old Business

None

 

New Business

Motion to accept the establishment of a state charter for the Arkansas Career Development Association (ACDA) made by Ron Cathey, Louisiana

Seconded by: Tina Johnston, Texas

Motion Carries

 

Nominations and Elections

President-Elect

Mark Danaher

Lisa Severy

 

Secretary

Cynthia Marco-Scanlon

Belinda McCharen

 

North Atlantic Region Trustee

Lourdes M. Rivera

Ellen Weaver Paquette

 

Southern Region Trustee

Ron Cathey

Tom Stowell

 

 

Motion to Close Nominations made by: Marsha Boettger, Michigan

Seconded by: Pat Henderson, Texas

Motion Carries

 

Volunteers to join the 2011-2012 Nominations & Elections Committee:

1. Marie Zimenoff, Colorado

2. Brian Hutchison, Missouri

Motion to Accept Volunteers made by Marsha Boettger, Michigan; Seconded by David Blustein, Massachusetts; Motion Carries

 

Question from the Floor: Given the labor dispute issues in which Hyatt Hotels has been involved, what is NCDA’s relationship with Hyatt and how have we dealt with the controversy? The board addressed these concerns with Hyatt management in conference calls and it is our understanding that those disputes with Hyatt have been resolved.

 

Presidential Status Update

 

Motion to Adjourn made by: Janet Wall, Maryland

Seconded by: Deeta Lonergan, Alaska

Motion Carries