METRO EAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
August 02, 2007
The regular meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of the METROEAST CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS was called to order by Chairperson Roger Quitter at 8:30am on August 02, 2007, at Christian Financial Credit Union.
Roger Quitter, Gail Hernalsteen, Lisa Pionk, Bonnie Bileti, Jim Shereda, Fran Pierce, Drema Isaac, Martin Carter
COMMITTEE MEMBERS EXCUSED:
Gary Sylvester, Deidra Williams, James Safian + 2 vacancies
Patty Campbell, Ron Martin, Vicki McIntosh
PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
Motion was made by Gail Hernalsteen and seconded by Lisa Pionk to approve the minutes from the Executive Committee meeting held on June 06, 2007. Motion Carried.
Fran Pierce presented the June and July 2007 financial statements to attendees. After explanation a motion was made by Gail Hernalsteen and seconded by Lisa Pionk to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted. Motion Carried.
PROGRAM AND EVENTS:
Patty Campbell handed out and reviewed upcoming Chapter events.
LEGISLATIVE FORUM REPRESENTATIVE:
Jim Shereda reported on the Grand Raffle participation to date, as well as, Pac pin sales. Central Macomb and Research Federal have reached 100% of both their Federal and State Pac goals.
It was also noted that ARC, Christian Financial, Eastpointe, Michigan Schools, Premier Financial have reached 100% of their State Pac goals. Drema reported the third annual Community Reinvestment Initiative (CRI) survey will be out in September. She encouraged everyone to take the time to complete the survey.
COOPERATIVE ADVERTISING FORUM:
Gail Hernalsteen reported Chapter concerns regarding the lack of communication with vendor participation toward the campaign were elevated to Dave Adams. Discussion occurred regarding the “Friends of Credit Union” vendor affiliation. Vendors would be able to invest corporate funds toward Cooperative Advertising and the foundation.
Ron Martin presented MCUL education opportunities and updated the Chapter on regulatory affairs contact information.
Gail Hernalsteen presented minutes from the June 5, 2007 meeting. The committee is currently promoting “Tools for Schools” and will implement “Phone home for the holidays” in October.
Vicki McIntosh reported on items discussed at the June 26, 2007 League meeting which included, the Blue Water/Metro East Merger, Bylaw Committee and new merger disclosure. The MCUL Annual Meeting will be held in Grand Rapids in 2008, Traverse City in 2009 and Metro Detroit in 2010.
Roger Q. reported that the chapter golf outing will be held on September 10, 2007 at Bolder Lakes Golf Club, preparations are underway. The organizational meeting for the Blue Water and Metro East Chapter merger will be at our September Executive meeting.
A Chapter Structure Task Force meeting will be held this month.
Golf outing will be held September 10, 2007, with good participation.
The next meeting will be held September 6, 2007 at Michigan Schools and Govt. Employees.
Motion was made by Lisa Pionk and seconded by Bonnie Bileti to adjourn this meeting at 9:45 a.m. Motion carried.
Roger Quitter, Chairperson Drema Isaac, Vice Chairperson