NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
November 18, 2008
CALL TO ORDER: President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with nine members present, fifteen guests and two guest speakers. A quorum was established. Location of the meeting was the Bar-B-Q Man Restaurant. Secretary, Vickie Thompson, was present.
INTRODUCTIONS:† Self Introductions were made.
PROGRAM: Gloria Marrott and Joel Ettle from the TRCC presented on the Inspection Program
MINUTES: The October Minutes were approved via the internet.
CORRESPONDENCE:† No correspondence required action.
REPORTS OF OFFICERS
PRESIDENT:† President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT reported that she, Vickie Thompson, and Lisa Huerta attended APC. There were 59 members that attended APC.
She also reported that in Block Kids the kids can exchange blocks, i.e. color, size.
President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT reported that Director Julia Campbell would like to be copied on all minuntes.
VICE PRESIDENT:† Vice President Barbara Taylor CIT reported that she invited the Chapter to have the NAWIC Christmas party at her house. More details to follow.
The January 20th meeting will be the Texas Construction Association Inc on Lien Laws.
The February 17th meeting will be a presentation by Home Depot. They are a partner with NAWIC.
The March 17th meeting will be NAWIC 101 presented by Cathy Beaudin CCA, CIT
She also reported the we got Thank Youís from the two Texas A & M CC, Chase Halthorn, and Celina Lopez. Barbara Taylor CIT also
reported that on January 27, 2009
Texas A & M is having an Endowment Scholarship Banquet.†
TREASURER:† Treasurer, Virginia Llanas Octoberís treasurerís report was approved as corrected at the meeting.
Virginia Llanas will do the IRS e-postcard
Monica Sanderson made a motion to approve the 2008-2009 General Fund Budget.
Barbara Taylor, CIT seconded. Motion carried.
Membership: Cathy Beaudin CCA, CIT reported for that she will give every guest at the November meeting a membership packet.
Construction Professional and Education:
CAD: Barbara Taylor CIT reported that there was another addendum to the project. She sent them to the teachers. December 5 is the deadline to register.
BLOCK KIDS: Barbara Taylor CIT reported that Block Kids will be held 8:30 AM
January 31, 2009 at Prescott Elementary. She also asked for judges.
Lisa Huerta said Whataburger would supply breakfast.
Vickie Thompson will do the certificates and name badges.
Scholarship: Barbara Taylor CIT reported we received Thank Yous from the two
Texas A & M CC scholarship recipients, Chase Halthorn, and Celina Lopez.
Barbara Taylor CIT also reported that on January 27, 2009 Texas A & M is having an Endowment Scholarship Banquet.†
Community in Schools: Barbara Taylor CIT reported that Christmas around the World will be December 6, 2008 8am Ė 11:00am. NAWIC and Gill Roofing will represent Spain.
President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT said to bring little thing to hand out to about 200 kids. Please come out Friday December 5, 2008 to decorate Spain style.† †
Bylaws: Vickie Thompson made a motion to approve the Bylaws as presented. Virginia Llanas seconded. Motion carried.
Vickie Thompson will send them to Director Campbell to review.
Publicity: Barbara Taylor CIT, discussed publicity items sent out. She said Fanny from the CC Caller Times won an award.
Region 7 Fund: Vickie Thompson said that at APC they would like each member to pay $ 5.00 to the Fund. All members should give their money to Virginia Llanas.
WIC Week: Monica Sanderson will chair this committee. It will be March 2-6, 2009.
Roster: President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT said to update your information and give it to Kim Wilbur.††††††
Unfinished Business: Barbara Taylor CIT said they are still working on the audit for last yearís General Fund.
Kim Kepler reported that the CIS roofing project was canceled till further notice.
NEW BUSINESS:† Barbara Taylor CIT asked the Chapter if we wanted to build a playhouse for the Cattle Baronís Ball March 9, 2009 for their fundraiser. The Chapter thought that would be a good project for WIC WEEK. More information to follow.†††††††††††
ANNOUNCEMENTS: President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT reported that NEF is working on an accounting program for 2011.
Vickie Thompson will take care of the Region 7 website.
The address is www.nawicregion7.org
ADJOURNMENT:† There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
Vickie Thompson, Secretary†††††††††††††††††††† Darlene Omana CCA, CIT, President
Members Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††† Guest Present:†††††††††††††††
Darlene Omana CCA, CIT†††††††††††††††††† See Attached sign in sheet.†††††††
Cathy Beaudin CCA, CIT
Lisa Huerta †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Barbara Taylor, CIT†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††