METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
January 10, 2008
The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Vice-Chairperson Drema Isaac at 9:05 AM on January 10, 2008 at E & A Credit Union.
Drema Isaac, James Safian, Bonnie Bileti, Lisa Pionk, Vicky McIntosh, Gail Hernalsteen, Jim Shereda, Fran Pierce, Michele Myrick, Jan Rose
COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:
Roger Quitter, Gary Sylvester, Deidra Williams
Patty Campbell, Ron Martin
PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
A Motion was made by Gail H. and seconded by Jan R. to approve the minutes, as amended, from the regular Executive Committee Meeting and the Strategic Planning Meeting both held on November 19, 2007. Motion Carried.
Fran P. distributed and discussed both the November and December 2007 Reports. A Motion was made by Jim Shereda and seconded by Michele M. to accept and approve the reports as presented. Motion carried.
PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
Patty C. reported that 110 people attended the December 6, 2007 luncheon meeting at Andiamos.
The group’s next meeting is set for 01/24/08. They hope to finalize the 2008 schedule of events at that time. The Annual Chapter Meeting is tentatively set for April 10th, at an as yet undetermined location and speaker.
LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
Jim Shereda reported that the next meeting is set for 01/14/08 where the discussion will focus on restructuring the Forum and GAC into one committee with appointed, not elected positions. This should eliminate duplicate positions and redundant tasks. Our Chapter PAC goals stand at 86% for the State fund and 87% for the Federal fund for 2007. The Legislative Breakfast will be held at Michigan Schools & Government CU on April 25th at 8:00AM.
MICHIGAN BRAND CAMPAIGN:
Gail H. noted that the next meeting is set for February 28th. She reminded everyone that the target is for all contributed funds to be received in February in order to fund the spring advertising campaign.
Ron Martin handed out a report of upcoming events and noteworthy items.
Vicky Mc. noted that the MCUL building in Northville is still unsold or leased. The final approval of the 2008 budget was made at the last meeting.
Gail H. reported that the group’s next meeting is scheduled for 01/15/08 @ Motor City Co-op CU. The first charity for 2008 is the Crohns and Colitis Disease Charity. There will be a golf outing to raise funds on May 17, 2008. The MOD Walkathon is set for April 27th @ both Metro Beach and Port Huron. A motion was made by Lisa P. and seconded by Jim Shereda to allocate $4,000 for these checkpoints and expenses. Motion carried.
No report, Roger Q. excused.
There are 2 educational sessions scheduled after this meeting. The Mortgage Crisis Summit and the FACT Act webinar.
The next meeting is Thursday, February 7, 2008 to be held at Michigan Schools & Government Credit Union.
Motion was made by Lisa P. and seconded by Vicky Mc. to adjourn this meeting at 9:47 AM. Motion carried.
Drema Isaac, Vice-Chairperson James C. Safian, Secretary