Rotary Club of Portland Maine USA

BOD Minutes - Oct 24, 2014

ROTARY CLUB OF PORTLAND, ME
Board of Directors Meeting
October 24, 2014
 
Meeting was called to order at 1:45 p.m.
 
Present: Kris Rosado, President; Bowen Depke, 1st VP; Laura Young, 2nd VP; Scott Blakeslee, Treas.; Loretta Rowe, Sec.; Mike Fortunato, Sgt-at-arms; Charlie Frair, Dir.; Julie L’Heureux, Dir.; Mac Collins, Dir.; and Elise Hodgkin, Admin. Coordinator  
 
Absent:   Steve Stromsky, Dir. (Proxy) and John Marr, IPP (Proxy)            
Guests:  Peter Goffin, Membership VChair
QUORUM was established with nine board members present and 2 proxies
 
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes of the September 19, 2014 Board meeting were accepted and approved.
 
FINANCIAL REPORT
The financial reports were tabled by the Club Treasurer, Scott Blakeslee, until the November board meeting.
 
BUSINESS:
            •  New Membership Applications - Carol Walker Aten (sponsor Laura Young) - moved/approved
                                                              Esther Hickman (sponsor Peter Goffin) - moved/approved
                                                              Troy Malbon (sponsor Peter Goffin) - moved/approved
            •  Resignations - None received
            •  Leaves of Absence - Don Mackenzie - effective 10/31/14 through 6/30/15 - citing business and professional reasons -                                   moved/approved.
            •  Membership dues: Four members are past due in dues remittance - Secretary, Loretta will contact those in arrears and inform                     that that their dues will need to be submitted or payment arrangements established by Dec. 1st or the board will consider                           termination of their membership from the club.
             •  Rule of 85 Requests: Jack Carr, David Clough, and John Perry. No action was required by the board. This is an advisement for                     recording purposes.
            •   Attendance requirements - Club will abide by the changes in the Club Constitution as amended by the Council on Legislation (see                 Club Constitution document for complete details)
 
ADJOURNMENT AND NEXT BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
Meeting was adjourned at 2:20 p.m. The next regular Board meeting will be held on November 21, 2014 at 1:35 p.m. 
 
Respectfully submitted
 
 
Loretta C. Rowe, Secretary
Rotary Club of Portland, ME