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ETSU Retirees Association
Board Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, February 24, 2004

 

 

Board Members present:  President Bill Fisher, Pauline Cross, George Granger, Art Hougland, Barbara Humphrys, Bill Miller, Betty Moore, Willene Paxton, Dorman Stout, and Betty Tester.  Others present: Edith Keys, Diana McClay, and Donna Williams

 

The meeting was called to order by Dr. Fisher at 12:10 p.m., February 24, 2004, at Shoney’s Restaurant.  Dorman Stout moved to accept the January minutes as mailed, and Betty Tester seconded the motion.  The motion passed.

 

Committee Reports:

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  Dr. Bill Fisher, Chair

 

No meetings.  Bill noted that he has challenged the University of Tennessee to consider any value in our having a joint meeting in the fall. 

 

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE:  Pauline Cross, Chair

 

Dr. Ed Williams will be asked to be a co-chair with Pauline Cross.

 

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE:  Bill Miller, Chair

 

The latest report was given out with no discussion.

As of February 24, 2004:

 

Operating fund............................................. $3,083.67

Life Membership Account:......................... $11,300.00

Scholarship Endowment Account:.............. $65,189.24

Endowment Interest Account:...................... $1,538.28

 

Total Assets.............................................. $81,111.19

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:  Ms. Betty Tester, Chair

 

Rosemary Barson was added to the committee to assist Betty.

 

TALES OF THE UNIVERSITY:  Dr. Willene Paxton, Chair

 

Dr. Paxton stated more stories are needed.  The Alumni Association has been contacted and asked to contribute to the “Tales.”

 

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE:  Dr. Barbara Humphrys, Chair

 

Dr. Humphrys stated that the attendance of the Eat & Chat today indicates that the Communications Committee is functioning.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE:  Dr. Dorman Stout, Chair

 

Dr. Stout reviewed what was noted at the last meeting.  Dr. Fisher noted that he had contacted Dr. Kerley as to the Senate’s progress with their visitation program for the homebound.

 

LIAISON COMMITTEE:  Dr. William Fisher, Chair

 

Dr. Fisher distributed a handout on the forthcoming “Personal Financial Counseling” to be held by TIAA-CREF; retiree yearly cost-of-living increases; and the Medicare Prescription Drug Bill at a glance. 

 

Dr. Fisher moved that the out-going Board plan the February Eat & Chat and promote it in the December newsletter.  This motion was seconded by George Granger.  Motion passed by a vote of the members present. 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 12:40 p.m.  The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 30, at 3:30 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George Granger

Secretary

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