NYSFAAA BUSINESS MEETING(36TH ANNUAL)

OCTOBER 29, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER – Miladin

 

APPROVAL OF 2003 BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES;  Motion to accept from Kerrie Cooper/Sue Sheehan.  Motion accepted.

 

ELECTION RESULTS –

 

          President -                             Judi Miladin

          1st Vice President              Joan Warren

          2nd Vice President   Karen Price-Scott

          Treasurer                      Samantha Veeder

          Secretary                      Carolyn Corcoran

 

At this time, an honoray presentation was made to outgoing President, Anne Barton.

 

PAST-PRESIDENT’S REPORT – Anne Barton

-         Mentioned NASFAA award for training of legislators

-         Financially, “we’re in good shape”

-         Retaining of attorney has helped , especially with conference contracts

-         IMN Solutions for conference services

-         New website went live in July 2004; Conference 2004 evaluation will be on the website

 

1st VICE-PRESIDENT’S REPORT – Kerrie Cooper

-1031 members for 0304; down slightly from prior year, most likely due to transition issue

 

2nd VICE-PRESIDENT’S REPORT – Mike Pede

-         several venues/formats have been tried over past few years

-         members wanted training “close to home” and four sites around the state seemed to satisfy that

 

TREASURER’S REPORT – Mike McGraw

-         “in excellent shape”; $72000 in cash, $19000 scholarship checking; $28000 transferred and additional $7000 transferred after June 30th

-         audits have been favorable; no areas of comment/concern

-         Exec Council rep. In each region can be contacted if any member wants to view past audit reports

 

OLD BUSINESS – None

 

NEW BUSINESS –

-Proposed Constitution and By-law changes for dealing with change in way we’ll be voting (electronically vs. paper) were passed around to all members in attendance

 

Motion to accept the proposed changes made by Howard Leslie/Gail Drapala; Motion accepted unanimously

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:30 a.m. made by Archie Cureton/Gail Drapala.  Motion accepted.  Meeting adjourned.