Call to Order: Tammy Kitterman 8:01 PM
Conflicts: No conflicts to the agenda
Present: Molly Black, Sandra Salerno, Jessica Lynch, Tammy Kitterman, Dixie Stachnik, Gordon Boe, Johnine Bickaskus, Julia Murray, Juli Baumgarner
Excused: Meg Myers, Lisa Lopatofsky
Approval of October Minutes
Motioned - Johnine Bickaskus
Seconded – Gordon Boe
All in favor to approve the October 2022 minutes as written.
TREASURER'S REPORT: - Gordon Boe
Approval of October, 2022 Treasurer’s Report
Motioned – Molly Black
Seconded- Dixie Stachnik
All in favor.
*All committee action plans are saved in the shared drive
Membership (Tammy Kitterman, Patti McGowan, Sandra Salerno) Annual membership drive is now occurring with emails sent to the listserv to remind members to renew their membership starting December 1. Discussed giving away free memberships for all attending FLC.
Outreach (Patti McGowan, Molly Black, Sandra Salerno, Johnine Bickauskas) No regional gatherings occurred in Fall due to lack of participants. The plan is to revisit this in the spring. Discussed possibility of giving out a book to families relevant to DeafBlindness. Will revisit shoutouts in January (adding this to January agenda).
Fundraising (Gordon Boe, Johnine Bickauskas, Lisa Lopatofsky, Julia Murray) Gordon researched Walmart grant program, and found that it needs to benefit people at the local Walmart only. He will continue to research fundraising opportunities.
Advocacy (Lisa Lopatofsky, Meg Meyers, Johnnie Bickauskas)
Molly and Gordon completed FATE training.
OLD BUSINESS: 8:30-8:40
NEW BUSINESS: 8:20-8:45
Holiday cards- Jessica Coffin - will mail by December 1st.
Committee Action Plans - Individual committees need to meet in Q4 to update 2023 goals.
Shout Outs/Newsletters - The board agreed to add the topic of discussing the possibility of reinstituting “Shout Outs” for the next meeting.(January 2023)
GOOD OF THE ORDER:
Congratulations to Lisa Lopatofsky on the birth of her daughter Cassidy. Tammy motioned and Molly seconded to send flowers to Lisa at the hospital with a budget of 75 dollars. All board members approved.
ADJOURNED: 8:45 pm