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MCUL Metro East Chapter
District VII
Michigan Credit Union League
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METRO EAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
June 06, 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 June 06, 2007, at Michigan Schools & Government Credit Union.

PRESENT: 
Roger Quitter, Gail Hernalsteen, James Safian, Lisa Pionk, Bonnie Bileti, Jim Shereda, Fran Pierce, Gary Sylvester

COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED: 
Drema Isaac, Martin Carter, Deidra Williams, + 2 vacancies

GUEST PRESENT
Patty Campbell, Lee Ann Mares and Mary Davis of the Cooperative Advertising Forum

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by Gail H. and seconded by Jim Shereda to approve the minutes from the Executive Committee meeting held on May 3, 2007.  Motion Carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:
Fran Pierce presented the May 2007 financial statements to attendees. A Motion was made by Bonnie B. and seconded by Lisa P. to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.  Motion Carried.

PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
Patty C. handed out and reviewed a 2007 CU participation Analysis to attendees.

LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
Jim Shereda reported on the Grand Raffle participation to date, as well as, Pac pin sales. He reminded everyone about the Hike the Hill in Washington DC coming later this month. It was noted that the Legislative breakfast will be deferred until October ‘07 or perhaps March ’08.

COOPERATIVE ADVERTISING FORUM:
Lee Ann Mares and Mary Davis gave an extensive presentation on the 2007 Campaign. The primary goals of the campaign were discussed as were some items for the 2008 season. Funding so far is proceeding towards the goals. The media release is planned for September 15-November 15, 2007. Collateral materials will be available on the web site after July 02, 2007. These can be used and/or customized by any credit union.

MCUL REPRESENTATIVE:
Ron Martin was absent, no report.

CHARITY COMMITTEE:
Gail H. handed out a press release re the March of Dimes Walk America at Metro Beach on April 28th. A Purpose Statement for the group is being drafted. Also, a reminder that June’s charity is the CMN.

MCUL DIRECTOR:
Lisa P. reported that all officers were re-elected. Also, scheduling the Annual Meeting for July 2009 in Traverse City was approved.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:
Roger Q. reported that the chapter golf outing will be held on September 10, 2007 at Bolder Lakes Golf Club, preparations are underway. The merger of the Blue Water chapter into Metro East has been approved by 22 of our member credit unions so far. We will have an organizational meeting at our August regular meeting.

OLD BUSINESS:
N/A

NEW BUSINESS:
Jim Shereda and Fran P. made a motion to spend up to $300 for a new Credit Union banner for the Walk America event. Motion carried.

NEXT MEETING:
No July meeting scheduled.   The next meeting will be held August 02, 2007 at Christian Financial CU.

ADJOURNMENT:
Motion was made by Lisa P. and seconded by Bonnie B. to adjourn this meeting at 10:15am.  Motion carried.

 

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Roger Quitter, Chairperson                                      James Safian, Secretary

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