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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
November 5, 2009


The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Drema Isaac at 9:06 am on November 5, 2009 at Central Macomb Community Credit Union.

PRESENT:  
Drema Isaac, Fran Pierce, Lisa Pionk, Gail Hernalsteen, Vickie McIntosh, Gary Sylvester, Michele Myrick, Jan Rose, James Shereda, James Safian, Patty Campbell. Jackie Ford.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:  
None

GUEST PRESENT
Ron Martin, Kathy Figgs, Maureen Lafrinere, Heather Bade

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by Vickie and seconded by Gail to approve the minutes from the Executive Committee meeting held on October 8, 2009.  Motion Carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:
The Treasurer’s Report was presented by Fran Pierce.  Fran asked that everyone get their final Cedar Pointe tickets and money in to her.  We also reviewed the profit and loss of our events so far in 2009. A Motion was made by Jim Shereda and seconded by Michele to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.  Motion Carried.

PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
Kathy discussed the topics that the committee is discussing for next year.  Our next event is our Holiday Party to be held on December 3 at Andiamos.  

GOLF OUTING:
Lisa reported that our contact person at Boulder Lakes is no longer there.  We have the date penciled in, but we will need to make the final arrangements in the Spring.

GOV’T & POLITICAL FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
Michele reported that the Legislative Breakfast that was held on October 30 went well.  Michele asked if the Chapter would be interested in having a more active participation with Candice Miller.  We will plan that for after the first of the year.  The CUNA GAC is coming up in February and housing information has already gone out to credit unions.  Currently our chapter is at 78% of our goal for the Federal PAC and 72% of our goal for the State PAC.  

CU DIFFERENCE CAMPAIGN:
Heather introduced Maureen from the MCUL.  Maureen discussed the CU Difference Campaign and the plans for 2010.  She also reviewed the results of the research for the campaign.  She urged everyone to get their 2010 money in by the deadline to ensure that the funds are matched by the league.  There was also some discussion regarding Save to Win.

MCUL REPRESENTATIVE:
Ron Martin distributed and discussed various MCUL affairs via a handout report detailing the information.  

MCUL DIRECTOR:
Vickie reported that The League Board met on November 3.  The primary topics for the meeting were to review the strategic plan for 2010 and to review the preliminary budget.  

CHARITY COMMITTEE:
Gail reported that the Charity Committee is currently working with Gleaners as our final charity for the year.  She distributed a list of items needed and explained that monetary contributions are also very helpful.  Gail asked that Credit Unions consider sending additional participants to the Charity Committee meetings.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:
Drema announced that she received a letter of resignation from Jeremy who will be working at Dort Federal Credit Union in Flint.   We still have one more seat available on the Committee if you know any Credit Union people that are interested in serving.  

OLD BUSINESS:
None

NEW BUSINESS:
None

NEXT MEETING:
At our Holiday Luncheon at Andiamo’s on December 3.
January 7, 2009 @ 9:00 am at Detroit Metropolitan Credit Union in Detroit.

ADJOURNMENT:
A Motion was made by Gail and seconded by Jan to adjourn this meeting at 10:00 am.  Motion carried.

Minutes taken by Lisa Pionk, Secretary.

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