NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
November 20, 2007
CALL TO ORDER: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT called the meeting to order at 5:50 p.m. Location of the meeting was the City Diner. Secretary, Darlene Lee-Omana, was present.
INTRODUCTIONS: Seven members present
PROGRAM: Chere Large with Gulf Coast Nut & Bolt Supply gave program on all aspects of motivation.
MINUTES: The Minutes for October, 07 were approved as written.
CORRESPONDENCE: Correspondence was read and none required action.
REPORTS OF OFFICERS
PRESIDENT: President, Barbara Taylor CIT reported that:
VICE PRESIDENT: Vice President, Virginia Llanas reported that there will not be a regular business meeting in December. We will have a Christmas party on December 14, 2007 at the home of Celina Romay- 4302 Acushnet. Bring a $10.00 construction related gift for you and your guest if you bring one. The next business meeting will be held January 15, 2008 at City Diner.
TREASURER: Treasurer, Vickie Thompson was absent. Treasurer’s business was tabled until January, 2008. Barbara Taylor submitted bills for Block Kids to be forwarded to Vickie.
Audit: President Barbara Taylor reported that books for audited and found to be in order. Darlene turned over the books to Kim Wilburn so she could get started on the tax return.
Professional Education: Virginia Llanas had nothing to report at this time.
Membership: Membership Chair, Lisa Huerta reported on two new members: Chere Large with Gulf Coast Nut & Bolt Supply and Kim Keplar with Bluebonnett Remodeling. It was decided that the large membership packets would be given out at meetings instead of mailing them. Because of illness in her family, she has not been able to contact some potential members and new member Chere Large offered to be on her committee and help her.
Block Kids: President, Barbara Taylor reported that she had found some blocks, but still needed more. She found a sale at Toys R-Us and got two of the prizes we give on sale. She also reported that Brenda Garcia from Prescott Elementary will host our Block Kids competition again on January 19, 2008. Judges were lined up. Chick Fil-a has offered to furnish breakfast. All members should try to get there early to help set up. Sam Beecroft with Beecroft Construction made a donation of $100.00 for Block Kids.
Badges & Identification: Lisa Huerta offered to take chair.
Publicity: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT discussed publicity items sent in.
Education: No report
Recycle: Lisa Huerta: More recyclables were also collected.
CAD: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported that the deadline for CAD applications is December 9, 2007. She got some ideas for judges.
Social: Christmas Party- December 14, 2007: 7:00 pm. 4302 Acushnet. Celina will assign food.
Roster: Darlene offered to let Kim Wilburn know about the two new members. The new year roster will be available as soon as Kim gets the list of renewals.
Ways and Means: Committee Chairman, Darlene Lee Omana asked for any ideas for the next fundraising project. New member Kim Keplar will follow up on possible interest from motorcycle clubs for a “Charity Run” and will report at the January meeting. Send Darlene any information on a golf tournament. Darlene suggested a large rummage sale in the spring. Get contractors and suppliers to donate old merchandise that is not moving or is outdated. Start working on your suppliers now. Celina is going to check on her parents business location.
Communication: No Report
Friendship: No Report.
Website: Celina Romay suggested chapter sales be sold on website.
Trash Off: Lisa Huerta reported the next clean up will be on January 12, 2008: 9:00 am.
WIC Week: Three items
were brought to the table for Wic Week and Construction Project. Membership decided to go for all three. Start with the
BUSINESS: President, Barbara Taylor,
CIT, Virginia Llanes and Kim Keplar showed the presentation for the
NEW BUSINESS: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT reported:
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Celina Romay thought that we should contact Del Mar West for possible new members from the Trades.
Darlene Lee Omana announced that one of our volunteers,
William Palmos had died. A Memorial Service will be held, Sunday,
November 25, 2007 at 1:30.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 9.15 p.m.
Darlene Lee-Omana, Secretary Barbara Taylor, President
Members Present: Guests Present:
Barbara Taylor, CIT
Darlene Lee Omana, CCA, CIT, CCRCC