February 16, 2010


CALL TO ORDER: President Darlene Omana CCA, CIT called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with six members, and one speaker. A quorum was established. Location of the meeting was the City Diner Restaurant. Secretary, Lisa M Huerta was present.


PROGRAM: Suzette F Chopin PH.D., M.B.A. gave a presentation on Healthy Aging and Brain Health.


Skills USA presented our chapter with a plaque for recognition for our involvement with them.


MINUTES: The January 2010 minutes were approved as corrected. The November 2009 minutes were approved.


Correspondence: No correspondence that required action was received.



VICE PRESIDENT: Vice President Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the next meeting will be held March 16, 2010.


TREASURER: Virginia Llanas presented the October 2009 Treasurer Report. It was approved as corrected. She reported that the Franchise Tax was sent in. She also reported that the $15.00 for gifts was sent. She also said that the storage was paid for one full year.




Membership: Vickie Thompson reported that Kerrie Holmes and three engineers from Kiewit were very interested in NAWIC and may become members.


Publicity: Barbara Taylor, CIT sent a press release for the February meeting date.


Cartridges: Barbara Taylor, CI T reported that cartridges have been turned in for credit.


Block Kids: Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the project was a success and thanked all members and judges that had participated in the event.


Carol A Kueker Visionary Award Barbara Taylor reported that she sent in a nomination form for Mr. Gonzales for his work with the CAD program.


CAD: Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that 13 persons have signed up to participate in the event.


New NAWIC Shirts: President, Darlene Lee Omana and other members have expressed the need for new shirts. President Darlene Lee Omana will look into finding an embroidery shop to make new shirts.


Salvation Army VCR Tapes: Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that we have 21 Boxes collected. President, Darlene Lee Omana reminded everyone to be at the Salvation Army on February 22, 2010 for the donation.


Junior League Art Center Barbara Taylor suggested options for a new WIC Week project that involved constructing a CMU wall for the Garcia Art Center.



Dates to Remember:


February 22, 2010 Salvation Army VCR Tape Donatation 5:30 p.m.

April 9, 2010 - NEF Certification Testing

April 9-10, 2010 Region 7 Forum Dallas TX

September 1-4, 2010 Annual Convention Louisville KY


Adjournment: 8:00 p.m.


___________________ ____________________________________

Lisa Huerta, Secretary Darlene Omana, CCA,CIT,CCRRC President


Members Present:

Darlene Omana CCA, CIT, CCRRC

Barbara Taylor, CIT

Virginia Llanas

Lisa Huerta

Vickie Thompson

Cathy Beaudin CCA, CIT