Minutes Of The WCPCA Board Meeting, November 12, 2012
The home of Dorothy Soper
Miriam Aiken, Keith Beyer, Josette Green, Dale Morse, and Dorothy
Juliet Bender, Charles Goldsmith, Patty MacAfee, Lori Matthew
book group meeting in November had 3 more participants. The next
meeting will be in January 2013 at Dorothy’s home. The title
of the book to be discussed is: The
of a Dream: A Peace Corps Story
by Lora Perisien Begin.
The group received a letter from the Peace Corps Partnership office
thanking us for our contribution to the PCP in Costa Rica; helping
to build a classroom for computer
newsletter contributions are due to Dorothy.
7th is the next potluck with election of board members.
10th is the final board meeting for the 2012 board.
and expenditures are on target for the year. The board moved and
passed a motion to add a $50 donation to the Beryl Brinkman Memorial
Fund. A donation of $20 had already been added to the fund. A
motion passed to add another $30 to the fund to make an even $100
will be asked to send Maggie Keenan 3 – 5 photos of themselves
at their Peace Corps sites. The slides will be incorporated into a
power point presentation for the potluck. Dorothy will send a
special email to the newest members, most of whom are newly returned
PCVs. The potluck will be held at Joyce Leader’s home.
portion of the December 7th
December potluck fulfills the requirement of the group Annual
will be a brief summary of the year’s activities,
of the candidates for the 2013 board, and,
of the new board.
of calendar and tee shirt sales
75 of the 200 calendars that were ordered have been sold.
Dorothy will bring calendars to the December potluck. James
Cloutier said that he would be in charge or selling bulk quantities
to Eugene retailers. Dorothy will check with him on that.
shirts: Tee shirts will be sold at all events.
Corps Partnership Project to fund in December
organizer is Anna Steeves-Reece, a Eugene PCV. Her project is not
yet listed with the PCPP but it should be there by the December
board meeting. The total cost of the project is $1,500 and she has
already secured funding for $1,000 of that. WCPCA might consider a
contribution of $250 when the project is posted. The project is to
purchase a mill, which will help fund a maternal heath care center
Letter to President Obama about Peace Corps funding and new Peace
motion was made and carried, to add WCPCA’s name to a letter
drafted by the NPCA to President Obama to continue funding of the
Peace Corps at the highest level, and to appoint a Peace Corps
Director who is a Returned Volunteer. Dorothy will sign and send a
copy of the letter approval to the NPCA by December 3. (A copy of
the letter is attached to the agenda.)
of draft WCPCA Final Report for 2011
members were asked to review the draft Annual Report for WCPCA and
submit changes or fill in the blanks before the potluck.
2012 board meeting
incoming and outgoing boards will meet together on December 10th.
Anna Steeves-Reece will be a guest at the meeting to talk about
her PCPP in Nicaragua. See item 8 above for a description of the
joint meeting will be to make plans for 2013 and learn from the
experience of the new board. Dale will present a draft budget.
planning for 2013.
gave Patty an outline of the procedures that were used to plan the
potlucks in 2012. This included a list of members who were
willing to open their homes for the potlucks as well as some tips
about using disposable plates and dinnerware versus washable
was adjourned a little after 9:00 pm. The next meeting will be
at 7:00 pm at Dorothy’s home.