††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION



September 16, 2008

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, Darlene Lee-Omana, was present.


INTRODUCTIONS:Six members present.


BIRTHDAYS AND RAFFLE:No birthdays this month.


PROGRAM:Kim Wilburn, CCA- Installation of Officers

††††††††††† President- Darlene Lee Omana CCA, CIT, CCRRC

††††††††††† Vice President- Barbara Taylor- CIT

††††††††††† Secretary- Vickie Thompson

††††††††††† Treasurer- Virginia Llanas

††††††††††† Board of Directors- Lisa Huerta and Kim Wilburn, CCA


MINUTES:††† The Minutes for July, 2008 were approved via internet.


CORRESPONDENCE: Correspondence was read with no required action.




PRESIDENT:President, Barbara Taylor CIT reported that:

APC- Ft. Worth- November 7 and 8, 2008

Nancy Eaton is visiting Corpus Christi September 30- October 2, 2008.She is going to contact her and invite her to dinner with chapter members.

President Taylor Thanked the Board and went over high-lights of the year.

VICE PRESIDENT:Vice President, Virginia Llanas reported the next business meeting will be held October 21, 2008 at City Diner.Contact her if you know of any new places to hold meetings. Program will be Bold Future (of Corpus Christi)


SECRETARY:Darlene Lee Omana, CCA, CIT, CCRRC read a letter from the former Coastal Bend chapter of CFMA that included their donation to us.

TREASURER:Treasurer, Vickie Thompson- July and August treasurerís reports were approved via internet.



Membership:Darlene Lee Omana reminded everyone that dues must be submitted before September 30, 2008.Monica Sanderson and Bria Whitmire sent in their application to join and renewal time is right around the corner.Vickie Thompson is going to contact National and try to get their start date changed to 10-1-2008 so they wonít have to pay double.

Professional Education:Incoming Vice President Barbara Taylor CIT asked members to give her ideas on interesting programs for next year.TRCC will give our program at the November 18, 2008 meeting on the County Inspection Program.She will try to get publicity on the program and we will open meeting to everyone interested.

Publicity: President, Barbara Taylor, CIT discussed publicity items sent in.Bria Whitmire sent information to Barbara on ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)

Barbara sent Jack Lloyd Reilly article to NAWIC National and Luci Roberts.

Recycle:Darlene Lee Omana CCA, CIT reported income of $ 8.25.

CAD:Barbara Taylor CIT reported that we received responses from: Carroll, King, and Bruni High Schools.Barbara has been named the Regional CAD Chairman.Congratulations!

Block Kids:Brenda Garcia with Prescott School has scheduled Block Kids for January 31, 2009.Ms. Reyna with Southpark School might bring some of her students to participate.

Ways and Means:Committee Chairman, Darlene Lee Omana, AGC/NAWIC sale will be October 11, 2008.Gail Hoffman is retired and the new director is Jennifer Storm.We need to get out flyers on the sale and members need to start collecting merchandise to sell.We will ask AGC to handle the monies collected and they can split the profit after we pay for the ad for the sale. Hooks tickets need to be turned in so that Darlene can get them turned in.If Mona sold all her tickets, we ended up with $210.00 profit.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:Prescott School Nurseís Station is complete.Barbara had pictures of it for us with the new furniture in place.They send a big Thank You for our remodel.Virginia announced that Valero is still looking for a lot for Habitat for Humanity.We can partner with them when they build the house.

NEW BUSINESS: Rockport-Fulton ISD and San Benito ISA have asked Barbara to speak at their schools.Barbara will be Ambassador for the Bold Future program in Corpus Christi, Texas.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:Virginia Llanes will be getting an award from TWC.

ADJOURNMENT:There being no further business to come before the assembly, the meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.


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Darlene Lee-Omana, Secretary†††††††††††††††††††††† Barbara Taylor, President

Members Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests Present:

Barbara Taylor, Cit

Virginia Llanas††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Darlene Lee Omana, CCA, CIT, CCRCC†††† †††††††††††

Vickie Thompson††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††

Kim Wilburn CCA

Kim Keplar††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††