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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
May 03, 2007

 

The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Roger Quitter at 8:40am on May 03, 2007, at Christian Financial Credit Union.

PRESENT: 
Roger Quitter, Drema Isaac, Gail Hernalsteen, James Safian, Lisa Pionk, Bonny Bileti, Fran Pierce, Deidra Williams, Jim Shereda, Gary Sylvester

COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED: 
Martin Carter, 2 vacancies

GUEST PRESENT:
Ron Martin – MCUL, Vicky McIntosh

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by L. Pionk and seconded by D. Isaac to approve the minutes from the Executive Committee meeting held on April 04, 2007 with the following correction: remove Gary Sylvester as being present for the meeting. Motion Carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:
Fran Pierce presented the April 2007 financial statements to attendees. Motion was made by J. Shereda, and seconded by L. Pionk to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.  Motion Carried.

PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
G. Hernalsteen reviewed the Generations at work seminar results which was held on April 26th.

LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
J. Shereda reported that we have raised $5,056 or 46% of our Mich. PAC goal with 5 chapter credit unions already exceeding their goal. The GAC conference received a 96% favorable rating by attendees. Thank you letters will be sent to the legislators who met attendees in Washington. The Hike the Hill program is June 20 & 21st.

D. Isaac reported that the Grand Raffle starts next week. Snowmobile titling is still being worked on in the legislature. The Michigan CU Act may be re-opened in order to review/upgrade a few clauses. Also, the Legislative Breakfast will be held June 1st at Christian Financial CU.

MICHIGAN CU BRAND CAMPAIGN:
Roger Quitter informed the committee that the annual meeting is scheduled for next week. While the forum remains functional, the DMA committees have been disbanded.

MCUL REPRESENTATIVE:
Ron Martin informed us that CuCorp Board self-nomination forms are available. Also, Dave Adams is available to attend and speak at any of our chapter meetings.

MCUL DIRECTOR:
V. McIntosh reported that the Board approved the 2006 Audit at their 04-25 meeting. Their will be a by-law amendment presented at the upcoming AC&E conference re. the time and place of the Annual Meeting. Also, a resolution re Hostile mergers/takeovers.

CHARITY COMMITTEE:
G. Hernalsteen distributed a handout of their 04-17-07 meeting minutes and also one for the Gleaners Food Bank February project results.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:
Roger Quitter advised that we need 19 of our 36 chapter credit unions to vote in favor of our merger with the Blue Water Chapter. So far, 15 have voted in favor of it.

OLD BUSINESS:
N/A

NEW BUSINESS:
L. Pionk made a motion, seconded by G. Hernalsteen to elect the current slate of chapter officers for the upcoming year. Roger, Drema, James and Fran all accepted and the motion carried.

NEXT MEETING:
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 at Michigan Schools & Gov’t.  CU.

ADJOURNMENT:
Motion was made by F. Pierce and seconded by L. Pionk to adjourn this meeting at 9:35am.  Motion carried.

 

_______________________________            ______________________________
Roger Quitter, Chairperson                          James Safian, Secretary

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