METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
December 1, 2011
The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Drema Isaac at 11:04 a.m. at Andiamo.
Drema Isaac, Lisa Burroughs, Marty Winiarski, Jim Safian, Gail Hernalsteen, Fran Pierce and Gary Sylvester
COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:
Carolyn Edwards, Kathie Trembath, Patty Campbell, Jan Rose and Vicki McIntosh.
Crystal Gracz, Jenny Bulgrien, Lauren Vance, Donna Siejutt and Ron Martin.
PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by Marty and seconded by Jim to approve the minutes of the Executive Committee Meeting held on November 3, 2011. Motion carried.
The Treasurer’s Report for November was presented. A motion to approve the report was made by Marty and seconded by Gail. Motion carried.
Marty made a motion that we leave the current funds in the Charity Account, Fran seconded and the motion passed.
PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
We are ready to start with our Facebook page and plan to have it implemented by the time we have BINGO. There are 115 registered for our Holiday Luncheon.
GOVERNMENT & POLITICAL FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
There was no report.
CU DIFFERENCE CAMPAIGN:
Jenny reported that the Detroit DMA will not have additional funds requested for the campaign. In addition Jenny provided information about the effectiveness of the campaign with 44% of consumers reporting top of mind awareness of Credit Unions. This compares to 18% top of mind awareness in 2004.
The written report was presented to the Committee. We agreed to invite Dave Adams to the February meeting.
Crystal reported that we raised over $11,000 for Phone Home for the Holidays. Volunteers are still needed for December 6 to sort food at the Macomb Food Bank.
No formal report.
Marty made a motion that we appoint Patty as our representative to the Government and Political Forum. Gary seconded and the motion passed.
The January 5, 2012 meeting will be at Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union starting at 9:00.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 p.m.
Minutes prepared by Lisa Pionk, Secretary