METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
February 01, 2007
The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Roger Quitter at 8:35am on February 01, 2007 at Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union.
Drema Isaac, Gail Hernalsteen, Jim Shereda, Lisa Pionk, James Safian, Nate Vinson, Gary Slyvester, Fran Pierce, Roger Quitter
COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:
Martin Carter, Jill Trebilcock, Bonny Bileti, Dave Rauch
Ron Martin, Vicky McIntosh
PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by Gail H. and seconded by Fran P. to approve the minutes from the Executive Committee meeting held on January 04, 2007 as corrected for minor typos. Motion carried. Note: on the motion of Fran P. seconded by Drema I. the minutes from the November 09, 2006 meeting were approved subject to an addendum detailing the Strategic Planning session discussions. This should be forthcoming by the March meeting. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Jim Shereda and seconded by Drema I. to accept the January 2007 report, as prepared by the Treasurer, Fran P. Motion carried. Also, a revised recap page 4 of all of 2006 income and expenses was presented, reviewed and ratified.
PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
Gail H. handed out and discussed a calendar of 2007 planned events
LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
Jim Shereda reported that the GAC in Washington DC is 02-25-07/02-28-07 and encouraged everyone to consider attending this worthwhile event. He reported on the 2006 statewide PAC results and a preliminary status of 2007. The State GAC will be March 14 &15 at Radisson Hotel in Lansing.
Jim also listed those chapter credit unions that made 100% of State or Federal PAC goals in 2006.
Drema discussed some upcoming NCUA regulatory items.
MICHIGAN BRAND CAMPAIGN
Roger Q. discussed the meeting of the forum he attended last week. It was noted that the MCUL has opted to donate $1,000,000 towards the campaign. If enough funding is received, the Detroit DMA could have all new TV ads. Also, there will be access to online printing materials for those credit unions who contribute any amount to the campaign,
Ron Martin handed out a report of upcoming league events for February and March.
Vicky McIntosh reported that the MCUL Board will meet next on 02-06-07. She reported on the MCUL District coordination analysis and movement.
Gail H. discussed the 01-23-07 organizational meeting and reviewed the meeting minutes handout.
Roger Q. reported on discussions with the Blue Water Chapter on merging into our chapter. It is moving towards completion, once the handling of the respective golf outings and key charity functions are resolved. A merger vote may be made soon, once they decide on who wants to sit on the Executive Committee.
Motion was made by Lisa P. and seconded by Drema I. to adjourn this meeting at 09:55am. Motion carried.
Thursday, March 08, 2007 at 8:30 am at Motor City Co-op Credit Union. Note second Thursday and use the front door entrance.
Roger Quitter, Chairperson James Safian, Secretary