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

The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Roger Quitter at 9:07 am on October 04, 2007 at METRO Credit Union.

PRESENT:

Roger Quitter, Drema Isaac, James Safian, Lisa Pionk, Gail Hernalsteen, Gary Sylvester, Jim Shereda, Fran Pierce, Michele Myrick, Vicky McIntosh, Deidra Williams

COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:

Bonny Bileti, Jan Rose,

GUEST PRESENT

Ron Martin, Patty Campbell

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:

Motion made by Fran P. and seconded by Lisa P. to approve the minutes from the meeting held on September 06, 2007. Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:

Fran Pierce presented the September 2007 report.Motion was made by Jim Shereda and seconded by Gail H. to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.Motion Carried.

PROGRAM AND EVENTS:

Patty C. discussed the costs and attendance figures for the recent Thomas Faranda session. Also discussed was the remaining calendar of events for 2007, including International CU Day on October 18th. A CU participation schedule for events so far this year was also distributed and discussed.

LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:

Jim Shereda mentioned the upcoming Legislative breakfast to be held on October 26th @ Christian Financial CU.

MICHIGAN BRAND CAMPAIGN:

Roger Q. noted that the media drops commenced last month.

MCUL REPRESENTATIVE:

Ron Martin distributed a report handout which was discussed.

MCUL DIRECTOR:

Vicky Mc. reported that at their meeting of September 26th the draft of the 2008 MCUL Strategic Plan was worked on. The Board prioritized the main topics for 2008.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:

Roger Q. discussed that the Cooperative Advertising Campaign funding which is below expectations at this point. The goal was $926,000. The 2008 ads may run in the spring to avoid conflicts with the rash of political ads which will air in the fall. Roger also reviewed the final tallys on the September Golf Outing. The 2008 outing will be held as usual on the Monday after Labor Day.

OTHER MOTIONS

Martin Carter’s resignation from the Executive Committee was accepted as Research Federal CU is switching to the Oakland Chapter next month. As a result, a motion was made by Fran P., seconded by Gail H., to nominate Vicky McIntosh to fill Martins spot. Motion Carried. Welcome “officially” Vicky and a huge THANK YOU to Martin for his years of service to METROEAST.

OLD BUSINESS:

N/A

NEW BUSINESS:

Michele M. discussed the MCUA Review & Refresh Committee. She explained the topics that are under consideration for inclusion. Also, Michele wanted to know the preferences of the committee for notification and feedback as it evolves. Email with highlighted points/bullets was the suggested preference.

NEXT MEETING:

November meeting is to be held later than usual at Christian Financial CU on November 19, 2007 at 9:00am. This will incorporate our ½ day Planning Session and will include lunch.

ADJOURNMENT:

Motion was made by Fran P. and seconded by Lisa P. to adjourn this meeting at 10:00 am.Motion carried.

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Roger Quitter, Chairperson      James Safian, Secretary

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