Minutes of the Spring Meeting
of the Heartland Chapter of the American Society for Indexing
April 9, 2011
MCL Cafeteria, Richmond, IN
Note: Minutes of the most recent business meetings have not yet been approved. Until approved, they should be considered to be provisional minutes.
Members and guests attending: Joe Augustin, Marilyn Augst, Barbara Bushnell, Cherry Delaney, Laura Ewald, Sharon Hilgenberg, Maureen Johnson, Paula McCoy, Meridith Murray, Mary Peterson, Carol Reed, Kay Reglein, Cathy Seckman, Rachel Shaw, Julie Stowers, Devon Thomas, Patti Thum, Margie Towery, Kelly Whitaker.
Devon Thomas presided for an abbreviated business meeting. Members did not approve the minutes of the previous meeting, and did not set a fall meeting date, due to the absence of three officers.
Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Mary Peterson reported a balance of $2,594.84, and members approved the verbal report.
Newsletter Report: Carol Reed is planning a survey on newsletter use and format, and mentioned that any Heartlander is welcome to contribute articles to the newsletter, especially for Meet a Heartlander profiles.
Election Results: Devon Thomas announced the new junior co-president will be Meridith Murray. There was a brief discussion of the new election procedure, and it was agreed that members should receive at least one “remember to vote” e-mail between the initial mailing and the deadline. Any questions on voting procedures can be addressed to the secretary.
New Business: Margie Towery announced plans for a mock Wilson judging at her home July 16, and said all Heartland and Chicago members are welcome to attend. More details will be available through the Heartland list/serv.
Submitted by Cathy Seckman
Sandy Topping notes: “Many thanks to Cathy Seckman for taking the minutes in my absence. I really appreciate her help.”