February 20, 2007



CALL TO ORDER:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Location of the meeting was the City Diner.  Secretary, Lisa Huerta, was present.


INTRODUCTIONS:  Self Introductions were made.


MINUTES:    The Minutes were approved as written.


CORRESPONDENCE:  Correspondence was received and no action needed.  No outgoing correspondence. 




PRESIDENT:  President, Barbara Taylor CIT reported that a delegate and an alternate need to be selected for Forum.  Treasurer Vickie Thompson made a motion that Barbara Taylor be made a Delegate and Celina Romay be named as Alternate to Forum.  Lisa Huerta seconded the motion.  President Barbara Taylor, CIT requested that we attend City Hall on Tuesday, April 17 when the Mayor will give a proclamation for the 50th Anniversary of NAWIC.


VICE PRESIDENT:  Virginia Llanas, V. President announced that the next meeting will be held March 20, 2007 at the City Diner.


TREASURER:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson handed out the Treasurers Report. And they were approved as written.


COMPANY SPOTLIGHT – Vickie Thompson presented her company Texas Steel.



Budget:    No report.

Professional Education: No Report

Membership: Committee Chairman, Lisa Huerta, reported that prospective members were contacted. 

Block Kids: President, Barbara Taylor reported that the Block Kids Contest was held January 20, 2007 at Prescott Elementary.  She also reported that Lego’s with 10, 6 & 8 posts and goody bag items were needed for the next Block Kids Event in 2008.  Mary Castille volunteered to print the color books.

Forum: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson, passed out the forum budget.  Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that she will be the Liaison to the Hotel.  Lisa Huerta, Celina Romay and Virginia Llanas volunteered to be pages.

Badges & Identification:  No Report.

Publicity:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the Block Kids event was in the January 29, 2007 edition of the Caller Times.

Education:  No Report

Recycle:  Treasurer, Vickie Thompson reported that $15.00 was raised for recyclables sent in.  She also collected other recyclables brought in by members.

CAD:  President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that submissions were received and the projects must be submitted by March 23, 2007.  Mary Castille reported she will try to get award donations from her company.

Social:  No Report.

Roster: No Report. 

Ways and Means:  No Report

Communication:  Celina Romay reported someone she contacted would update and run our website at no charge.  Celina Romay will forward information to Vickie to investigate.

Friendship:  V. President, Virginia Llanas sent a card to member Elaine Hoffman who won Contractor of the Year and also to Todd Brendalin who won Architect of the Year at the AGC Awards.

Website: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson reported that the website has been updated.

Trash Off:  Committee Chairman, Lisa Huerta, reported that the sign was up. She scheduled next Clean-Up for March 17 and March 31. at 9:30 a.m.

Tabs: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson Collected tabs from member.

WIC Week: Barbara Taylor reported that the Tennis Success project will be on Saturday, February 24th at 9:00 a.m.

Construction Industry: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that $3000.00 was raised in the sale of T-Shirts for the Junior League.  Secretary, Lisa Huerta expressed concerns that we not partner with anyone else so we may save resources for NAWIC projects only.


PROGRAM:  Virginia Llanas gave a presentation of Lighted Wine Bottle decorations and Lisa Huerta gave a presentation on cross stitch to raise money for Chapter Sales at Forum.






ANNOUNCEMENTS:  No announcements.


ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 9:00 p.m.


___________________                                  ____________________

Lisa Huerta, Secretary                                      Barbara Taylor, President


Members Present:                                         Guests Present: Peggy

Barbara Taylor CIT                                          Peggy Sumner                                                 

Virginia Llanas                                      Kim Keplar                                         

Vickie Thompson

Lisa Huerta

Celina Romay

Mary Castille