Rotary Club of Portland Maine USA

BOD Minutes - Nov 20, 2015

ROTARY CLUB OF PORTLAND, ME

Board of Directors Meeting 

November 20, 2015

 

Meeting was called to order at 1:45 p.m.

Present: Bowen Depke, President; Laura Young, 1st VP; Don Zillman, 2nd VP; Loretta Rowe, Ex. Sec.;  Scott Blakeslee, Treas.; Mike Fortunato, Sgt-at-arms; Julie L’Heureux, Dir.; Jan Chapman, Dir.; Bruce Moore, Dir.; IPP Kris Rosado and Elise Hodgkin, Admin. Coordinator   

Absent:   Mac Collins, Dir. 

Guest: Amy Chipman, Foundation Committee Chair 

QUORUM was established with 8 board members present and 1 proxy.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

The minutes of the October 23, 2015 Board meeting were approved as submitted.

FINANCIAL REPORT

The financial reports were reviewed by the Club Treasurer, Scott Blakeslee.

 

BUSINESS: 

• New Membership Applications - Tom Conley - sponsor Peter Goffin - app was withdrawn by prospect for now.

                                                 Courtney Bell - sponsor Kathy Grammer - moved and approved.

• Resignations - None received.

• Leaves of Absence - None received.

• Rule of 85 - notifying board of requests for status from Dave Putnam and Tom Talbott.

• Foundation Committee Chair, Amy Chipman, presented District Foundation spending options - after much discussion, it was moved and voted for the Club Foundation Committee to submit recommendations to the District Foundation.

Vision Chair - the Board had previously voted and approved the position to be held by the Second VP each year, but the vote was rescinded to make it an appointed position. 

 

ADJOURNMENT AND NEXT BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Meeting was adjourned at 2:07 p.m. The next regular Board meeting will be held on December 18, 2015 at 1:35 p.m.  

 

Respectfully submitted

Loretta C. Rowe, Secretary

Rotary Club of Portland, ME