Minutes Of The WCPCA Board Meeting, October 18, 2010
Location: Home of Michael Kresko & Shannon Micheel
Miriam Aiken, Jim Beyer, Keith Beyer, Nick Bosustow, James Cloutier,
Maggie Keenan, Felicia Kenney, Michael Kresko, Ted Kulongoski, Jack
Meacham, Wendy Nelson, Dorothy Soper, Wayne Thompson
Cloutier opened the meeting at 7:05 PM. There were no additions to
presented a summary of his role as the nominating committee for the
upcoming board elections, and an update of the plans of current board
Bob Watada, and John Hofer plan to continue their roles as at-large
plans to continue as Vice President of the board, but with the
caveat that some of her duties may be shifted to other members.
no longer wishes to be President, but will remain on the board as an
plans to continue as secretary for the short-term, but may be
stepping down mid-year.
plans to step down.
plans to continue as Communications Officer, but indicated a desire
to pass the writing of the newsletter on to someone else.
plans to continue as an at-large member, mainly focusing on the
Peace Corps 50th celebration.
Jack Meacham no
longer wishes to be treasurer, but will remain on the board as an
and Shannon Micheel have not yet decided on their plans.
Dorothy and James
spent some time explaining the role of board members, as there were
several potential members present. The role consists mainly of
helping to plan social, fundraising, and volunteer events, as well as
working with the UO campus recruiter.
Plans for the
Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Celebration
Weekly has agreed to give us a 4-page insert in their publication
the week before our March 1 celebration. Maggie and John will be
meeting to discuss the content of the insert.
We will be
manning the non-profit booth at the Eugene Saturday Market on
November 16, as a way to bring more visibility to our event. Anyone
who wishes to volunteer is encouraged to contact Maggie.
that Niki Harris deserves our thanks for her assistance with the
development of the graphic we are using to promote the 50th.
Dorothy moved that we give her a $25 gift certificate to Sweet Life
Bakery. Felicia seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. The
cost will come out of the 50th fund.
We still have
$900 budgeted for our 2010 project distribution. Shannon Micheel will
bring a list of potential projects to the next meeting, for our
potluck was very successful, with about 65 people in attendance,
including UO undergraduates. There was a last minute need for Dorothy
to rent a sound system for $90. Jack moved that the board reimburse
her for that expense. Felicia seconded the motion, and it carried
potluck and annual meeting will take place on November 12 at the home
of Dorothy Soper. The meeting will include a brief report of our
accomplishments to date, an update on the 50th
celebration, the election of board members and officers, and a guest
speaker and/or show and tell.
that the OLLI presentation will take place on a Friday in mid to late
February. Howard Schuman has agreed to be the moderator of the
discussion, which will include Tom English, Nancy Meyer, Laura
Massengale, and Justin Overdevest as panelists.
mentioned that we currently have about 120 members. Six new members
have joined in the past month
Meeting: Monday, November 15, at the home of Felicia Kenney.
November 12, at the home of Dorothy Soper.
The meeting was
adjourned at 8:50 PM.
submitted by Wendy Nelson.