Minutes of JVFOA board meeting: March 6, 2016
Meeting called to order by Gailen Vick, President. After roll call, a quorum was declared met.
First discussion: Annual Meeting
Place: Ft.Wayne, IN
Site: Luxbury Motel (Best Western) on Coventry Lane
room rates: King bed = $95 per night Double Queen = $105 per night
Shuttle cab for movement to Genealogical Library downtown.
**Moved by Gailen Vick; seconded by Phil Vick**Passed by voice vote
other details: Keynote speaker will be John Beatty
Saturday sessions will all be at the library in multiple meeting rooms
Workshops are 1 to 3 PM and 3to 5PM. These are the sessions advertised to the public to establish/meet our stated purpose as an educational organization.
Treasurer's Report: present funds $8,913.43
registration for annual meeting = $60.00 Early registration discount = $10.00
registration includes Dinner Friday night and Lunch and Dinner on Saturday.
January issue is waiting for some finishing touches, but essentially ready for distribution.
April issue should be completed by the end of March
FYI=== 23andMe has a new, complete genome mapping service available for roughly $1,000
If you have any PR announcements published in your area, please send Victor a copy
Web site: Each member of the board is able to edit their respective area on the site
Jerry Vick is considered “chaplain” to maintain contact with members that are more 'shut-in' than not. If necessary [and able to find them], he plans to make contact with the their children to have an update on their status (health, location, deceased, etc.).
Research: continues with Robin Yaklin's articles in newsletter
==>History: Henry Gray Vick has a new address
Legal Counsel: no report
No old business remaining
No new business brought forward
To meet articles of incorporation requirement of a quarterly meeting, the annual is designated to fulfill that requirement.
Motion to adjourn moved by Lauri and seconded by Phil.