2010 January Executive Committee Minutes

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Monday, January 10, 2010

7:00 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church

6800 Washington Ave.

Saint Louis, MO 63130


Dean: Charles (Chuck) Peery

Secretary: Bill Wade

Sub-Dean: Henry Evans

Treasurer/Registrar: Dennis York

Executive Committee: Brent Johnson, Regina Morris, David Erwin, Bob Chamberlin, Dawn Riske, Cathy Cassy,

Committee Directors: Wayne King, Newsletter Editor; Ren Zajner,

Absent/Excused: Father Joseph Havrilka, Bill Stein, Shawn Portell

Call to Order: CP called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM

Review of Minutes: Minutes of November 9, 2009 meeting were reviewed. The minutes were corrected to reflect the dates of the POE to include the 13th through the 18th of June 2010. The Minutes were approved as corrected. (DY motioned to accept, DR seconded; Motion carried by voice vote).

Treasurer.s Report: DY provided balance sheets as of January 10, 2010 and profit and loss budget vs. actual for July through January 10, 2010. The net income for July through
January was $3,849.15. Our current balance sheet shows total assets of $20, 061.88. The treasurer.s report was approved. (CC motioned to accept, BJ seconded; Motion carried by voice vote).

Dean.s Report: CP reported that the 2010 POE planning is on track. The date has been set as June 13-18, 2010. Brochures are scheduled for distribution this month. Donation request letters have been sent. All interested AGO members may attend the POE sessions.

Sub-Dean.s/Program Committee Report: HE reports that attendance has been good at the programs. He is still looking for a student to play for Lynne Davis on 3/1/10 for her masterclass program. Discussion ensued about a French themed menu for the program on 3/1/10. Our caterer will be consulted regarding the feasibility of this.

Committee and Special Services Reports:

Website Update: BJ reported that the new website is up and functioning. Each member has an account set up for them. Accessible content varies for the general public and members who are signed in. On behalf of the Board, CP congratulated BJ on the website and thanked him for his work in the seamless transition and expansion of the website. BJ reported that the ability to pay dues and renew membership online is forthcoming.

OPUS Newsletter Report: January issue is in the mail. The deadline for the February issue is 1/31/10.

New Business: The nomination committee will begin its work under the leadership of Martha Shaffer. The 3 member at-large class of 2013 is to be chosen this year. The office of Sub-Dean also needs to be filled. The newsletter contains procedural information for nominations from members for the elected positions. The ballot will be approved at the March meeting and will be mailed in May.

Next AGO Executive Board meeting: Monday, March 15, 2010, 7:00 PM, Trinity Presbyterian Church

Adjournment: 7:46 PM (DY motioned, HE seconded; Motion carried by voice vote.)

Minutes submitted by Bill Wade, CAGO