METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
February 9, 2006
The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Roger Quitter at 8:41 AM on February 9, 2006 at Christian Financial Credit Union.
Roger Quitter, Drema Isaac,Dave Rauch, Jill Trebilcock, Jim Shereda, Larry Philippi, Nate Vinson
COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:
Fran Pierce, James Safian, Martin Carter, Gail Hernalsteen, Lisa Pionk, Bonny Bileti
Patty Campbell, Vicky McIntosh, Dennis Moriarity, Lori Bahnmueller (MCUL), Sean Smith (PFCU)
PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by Dave Rauch and seconded by Drema Isaac to approve the minutes from the Executive Committee Meeting held on January 5, 2006.Motion Carried.
December’s Treasurer’s Report was presented by Roger Quitter in Fran Pierce’s absence.Motion was made by Dave Rauch and seconded by Jill Trebilcockto approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
Patty Campbell presented the calendar of events for the first half of 2006.She noted that there are now 12 members on the Programs and Events Committee.Patty also presented a plan to generate more participation from non-participating CUs.Three free vouchers will be sent to each non-participating CU to have three employees attend a training session.Also, one free voucher will be raffled off at each training session to be used by the winning CU at a future training session.
LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
Jim Shereda reported the Lansing G.A.C. is March 29 and 30.Roundtable discussion is on Wednesday, March 29.Drema Isaac reported that legislation requiring the titling of snowmobiles has had significant roadblocks.Other Legislative topics discussed were; deposit Insurance reform is on the way which may increase the coverage on IRAs to $250,000;another bill pending may require that all High School Seniors have a class in personal finance; municipalities, police departments and other departments with seized monies may be allowed to deposit the seized funds to earn interest.;Financial Institutions may be required to notify credit card holders if Visa/MasterCard incur security breaches; F.A.S.B. pushed back to Jan, 2007; DFCU Owners United Committee organized to promote information on the conversion process of DFCU.It was also discussed how the MCUL has responded.
COOPERATIVE ADVERTISING FORUM:
No report, Ron Martin not present.
Vicky McIntosh reported on the five year agreement between CUcorp and AAA.CMG meeting scheduled for mid February to discuss $1,400,000 from the Joint Marketing Agreement and how to distribute to the Participating Michigan CUs.CUcorp is looking at other options for Bond Coverage.
Roger Quitter discussed that there are Committee Members who are up for re-election.The Nominating Committee will consist of Jill Trebilcock, Chairperson, Larry Philippi and Dave Rauch.Roger also informed the group that three delegates and one alternate are needed as ACE representatives.Roger reported on the current discussions regarding Chapter consolidation.
The next meeting is Thursday, March 2, 2006 (1st Thursday) at Michigan Schools and Government CU and will be a 2006 Chapter Planning session.
Another Legislative Breakfast is being planned for March 20, 2006 at Christian Financial CU.
Motion was made by David Rauch and seconded by Larry Philippi to adjourn this meeting at 10:05 AM.Motion carried.
Roger Quitter, Chairperson James Safian, Secretary