May 15, 2007



CALL TO ORDER: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m. Location of the meeting was the City Diner. Secretary, Lisa Huerta, was present.


INTRODUCTIONS: Self Introductions were made.


PROGRAM: Cad Participants received awards and gave a short narrative of their project.


MINUTES: The Minutes were approved as written.


CORRESPONDENCE: No correspondence received.




PRESIDENT: President, Barbara Taylor CIT reported results of the proposed national by-law changes. She also reported that a 4% increase in dues had passed.


VICE PRESIDENT: President Barbara Taylor CIT reported that the next meeting will be Tuesday June 19, 2007.

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


COMPANY SPOTLIGHT Celina Romay will give a presentation of her company at the next meeting.




Professional Education: President Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that John McCoy of AG Edwards will be next months speaker.

Membership: Membership Chair, Lisa Huerta, presented certificates of membership to new members and gave a certificate of appreciation to Melissa Womble for her work in the Power of One program. Darlene Lee- Omana was recognized for being a member for 30 years.

Block Kids: President, Barbara Taylor stated that items are still needed for the goody bags and more Legos are needed.

Forum: Forum Chair, Vickie Thompson discussed the highlights of forum and gave results on money made from Chapter Sales.

Badges & Identification: Lisa Huerta will check on price of nametags for new members.

Publicity: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT discussed publicity items sent in.

Education: Chair Cathy Cetchum-Bodine will get updated information on education classes and report at next meeting.

Recycle: Treasurer, Vickie Thompson reported that she can no longer do recyclables. Secretary, Lisa Huerta volunteered to take overt the project. Lisa Huerta also collected recyclables brought in by members.

CAD: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that information for the the next CAD competition will be available in August 2007.

Social: No Report.

Roster: Lisa Huerta will send information on new members to Roster Chair Kim Wilburn.

Ways and Means: Committee Chairman, Darlene Lee Omana reported that Casino Night will be held July 27, 2007. She also gave out tickets to Corpus Christi Hooks games to sell.

Communication: No Report

Friendship: No Report.

Website: Committee Chairman, Vickie Thompson reported that pictures are still needed from forum to update the website.

Trash Off: Darlene Lee- Omana reported that 12 bags of trash were collected. Lisa Huerta, reported that the next clean up will be in August and will give exact date at the next regular meeting.

WIC Week: Barbara Taylor reported that the Tennis Success Project is completed and there will be an open house at a later date.

Construction Industry: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that she will be attending the last meeting on May 21, 2007 regarding the skate park.

Building Together: Lisa Huerta suggested that since we have not received any contact from them in months that we drop this project.





ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 9:18 p.m.


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Lisa Huerta, Secretary Barbara Taylor, President


Members Present: Guests Present:

Barbara Taylor, CIT Kim Keplar

Vickie Thompson Lea Lenalan

Lisa Huerta Alexa Dench

Darlene Lee Omana, CCA, CIT

Cathy Ketchum-Bodine CCA, CIT

Mary Castille

Melissa Womble

Christine Lyle