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ETSU Retirees Association
Board Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, April 27, 2004



Board Members present: President Bill Fisher, Pauline Cross, Joan Dressel, George Granger, Barbara Humphrys, Harold Johnson, Betty Moore, Willene Paxton, and Edwin Williams. Others present include: Diana McClay.


The meeting was called to order at 3:32 by President Bill Fisher.  Dr. Fisher made note of the desire to have each of our email addresses.


Harold Johnson moved and second by Betty Moore to accept the minutes as distributed.  Motion passed.


Committee Reports:


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  Dr. Bill Fisher, Chair


Dr. Fisher explained the selection process for members to the Membership Committee.




The committee met prior to the Board meeting and they are now ready to contact all non-members prior to the picnic.  They will be invited to the picnic as our guests.  A full list of current members was distributed.


FINANCE COMMITTEE:  Bill Miller, Chair


Bill left a copy of the financial report in his absence.  The report shows:


Operating Fund Account                       $ 3,350.94

Life Membership Account                      11,550.00

Scholarship Investment Account             65,079.35

Endowment Interest Account                   1,969.64


Total Assets                                        $81,949.93


PROGRAM COMMITTEE:  Ms. Betty Tester, Chair


In her absence several mentioned possible programs for both the picnic and the fall annual meeting.  Bill is to share this input with Betty.


TALES OF THE UNIVERSITY:  Dr. Willene Paxton, Chair


Willene asked that the following be stricken from her committee:  Anita Crawford, Ambrose Manning, and Mary Manning.


COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE:  Dr. Barbara Humphrys, Chair


Barbara reported that Mrs. Carsie Lodter be stricken from her committee.




No report.


LIAISON COMMITTEE:  Dr. William Fisher, Chair


Bill had no handouts. He verbally shared two or three retirement benefits and costs.


Edwin Williams moved and Joan Dressel seconded that we charge $5.00 for the picnic.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:10 p.m.  The next meeting will be Tuesday, May 25, at 3:30 p.m. in University Advancementís conference room.


Respectfully submitted,




George Granger



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