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MCUL Metro East Chapter
District VII
Michigan Credit Union League
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MCUL METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES
April 04, 2007


The Annual Meeting of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Roger Quitter at 7:25 pm on April 04, 2007 at the Gazebo Hall, Warren, MI.

Roll Call

Secretary James Safian conducted a roll call of the credit unions represented.  The following credit unions were represented.

 

 ARC  Central Macomb Community
 Christian Financial  Eastpointe Community 
 Michigan Schools and Government  LEO XIII KC
 IM Detroit District  Belle River
 Premier Financial  Tandem Federal
 St Angela Parish  E & A
 Unity  PAC
 Research Federal  

A quorum of credit unions was declared present, totaling 73 individuals. Also, the MCUL/CuCorp and CUVillage were represented with 11 individuals.

Approval of Previous Annual Meeting Minutes:
The minutes of the previous Annual Meeting held on April 05, 2006 were distributed and approved on a motion by Dominic Monterosso and supported by Fran Pierce.

Elections:
The Nominating Committee consisted of Lisa Pionk, Chairperson, and members Drema Isaac from Central Macomb and Bonnie Bileti from Eastpointe Community.

Election Results:

Executive Committee:
Nominations Chairperson Lisa Pionk advised members that;

Roger Quitter, President/CEO, Christian Financial
James Safian, President/CEO, Premier Financial
Gary Sylvester, President/CEO, Leo XIII KC
Jim Shereda, Board Chairman, ARC
Fran Pierce,  President/CEO, ARC
Deidra Williams, President/CEO, METRO

are all candidates for the six, two-year term, executive committee positions.  All candidates had previously accepted their nominations.   Lisa Pionk asked for additional nominations from the floor three times.   No new nomination was made.  A motion to close the nominations for the executive committee was made by Fran Schulte and supported by Michael Deyak.  Motion carried.   All six candidates were elected to the executive committee by acclamation.

Delegates to the MCUL AC & E:
Nominating Committee Chairperson, Lisa Pionk, advised the members that;

Bonnie Bileti, President/CEO, Eastpointe Community CU
Roger Quitter, President/CEO, Christian Financial CU
Drema Isaac, President/CEO, Central Macomb CU

are all candidates for three, one-year term, Delegate positions.  All candidates had previously accepted their nominations.   Lisa Pionk asked for additional nominations from the floor three times.   No new nomination was made.  A motion to close the nominations for the Delegates was made by Dennis Moriarity and supported by Pete Gates.  Motion carried.   All three candidates were elected as Delegates to the MCUL AC & E by acclamation.

Legislative Forum Representative and Alternate:
Nominating Committee Chairperson, Lisa Pionk, advised the members that;

Jim Shereda, Board Chairman, ARC CU
Drema Isaac, President/CEO, Central Macomb CU

are the sole candidates for these respective positions.  The candidates had previously accepted their nominations.   Lisa Pionk asked for additional nominations from the floor three times.   No new nomination was made.  A motion to close the nominations for the Legislative Forum Representative and Alternate was made by Barb Shereda and supported by Kevin Reilly.  Motion carried.   The candidates were elected as Legislative Forum Representative and Alternate, respectively, by acclamation.

Alternate Delegate to the MCUL AC & E:
Nominating Committee Member, Drema Isaac, advised the members that;

Lisa Pionk, COO Michigan Schools & Gov’t CU

Is the sole candidate for this position.  Lisa had previously accepted her nomination.  Drema Isaac asked for additional nominations from the floor three times.   No new nomination was made.  A motion to close the nominations for the Alternate Delegate to the MCUL AC & E was made by Jim Shereda and supported by Martin Carter.  Motion carried. Lisa Pionk was elected as an Alternate Delegate to the MCUL AC & E by acclamation.

Committee Reports:

Roger Quitter presented an extensive overview of Chapter functions, committees and events.
An outline of the discussion topics is attached to these minutes and marked as Attachment A.

Old Business:

No old business

New Business:

Roger Quitter asked for a moment of silence to honor Larry Philippi of Leo XIII KC CU who passed away this past year.


Speaker:
Roger Quitter introduced the guest speaker, Mr. Tim Skubick, who gave an entertaining update on the Michigan Economy and Political Environment.

Adjournment:
The Annual Meeting was adjourned at 8:40 pm on a motion made by Heather Bade and seconded by Dominic Monterosso.  Motion carried.  

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Roger Quitter, Chairperson                             James Safian, Secretary

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