MINUTES OF THE MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
OF THE JOHNSON CITY LIONS CLUB
HELD AT THE JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB ON APRIL 12, 2012
The Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 12:26 PM on this date by King Lion Dr. Steve Campbell. The Board Members who have a “P” after their names were in attendance:
PRESIDENT DR. STEVE CAMPBELL-P
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT – KEN GOUGH-P
1ST VICE PRESIDENT JOHN MERRISS-P
2ND VICE PRESIDENT PAUL EASLIC-
SECRETARY JOHN MERRISS-P
PROJECTS TREASURER ED GIBBONS-P
ADMINISTRATIVE TREASURER DEBBIE SHIPLEY-P
TAIL TWISTER STERLING WINN-
LION TAMER CB WILLIS-
MEMBERSHIP CHAIR JOHN MERRISS-P
(2nd year of Two Year term) Director ANN VANDREUMEL-
(2nd year of Two Year) SPECIAL TWO YEAR DIRECTOR JOHN VANDREUMEL-
SPECIAL TWO YEAR DIRECTOR DR. GEORGE WINTON-P
ONE YEAR DIRECTOR LION DEBBIE MERRITT-
Also in attendance were Lions Jerry Lonon, Mark Fox, Clem Wilkes, and Jim Paviglio
Minutes of Business Meeting:
1. The minutes from the last Board meeting held March 8th, 2012 were read and approved.
2. Projects Treasurer: 3/8/2012 to 4/12/2012
Income $205.50 Expenses $9,086.94 Loss $8881.14 Total Liuabilities and Equity $22,378.92
3. Administrative Treasurer: March 2012 report. Income, $670.60. Expenses, $925.62 Checkbook balance, $2569.84.
Lion Gough moved to accept both treasurers’ reports as prepared and submitted. The motion was seconded by Lion Merriss and approved unanimously.
4. As required in Article VI in the Club’s constitution the secretary reported that the following active Lions have missed the past four consecutive meetings or more without a makeup.
Janice McClanahan, Mark Fox, Gayle Cox and James Lonon
5. As required by Article VI in the Club’s constitution Membership Director Lion Steve Campbell reported no Lion is in arrears in obligations owing to the Club as of the end of the month of March, 2012.,
6. Committee Reports:
Public Relations: No report
Website: The web site is www.johnsoncity.tnlions.org but to get to it you’ll need to type http://johnsoncity.tnlions.org/news/.
Eyeglasses recycling: Lion Gough reported a successful trip to the recycling center in Roanoake with over 2000 pairs of glasses from this club on the 24th of March.
Membership and Retention: No report.
Programs: Lion Shipley announced a speaker for the last regular meeting in April.
Sight Conservation: Lion Gibbons said he will continue to chair this committee but will need to relinquish it as he moves closer to the time he will serve the as District Govenour. He said whovever takes it over will need to be someone with a staff that can take calls every day and process applications. Lion Gough said that, having chaired the committee for three years, it is, without a doubt, the most challanging job in the club and requires the most time, attention and emotional investment.
Budget and Finance: No report
Turtle Derby: Lion Campbell reported that the offical date for the Turtle Derby will be Friday, October 19th.
Zone Meeting: No report.
Lions Signs: No report.
Membership: No report
New Member Training: No report
Health and Welfare: No report.
Nuts and Bolts Committee: No report.
Conventions and training: No report.
Kid’s Sight Vision Screenings: The new camera has been purchased and is here. Lions Paveglio and Merriss took a trip to Knoxville on the 11th of April to get instructions from PDG Lions Jim McFarland and his wife, Lion Sharron, for doing screenings and filing reports for the doctors at Vanderbuilt. Anyone who can serve as a screener olease let Lion Powell Know ASAP. Lion Jim Paveglio has accepted a position with the District as the District Camera Coordinator so we will have an opportunity to often use two cameras for screenings which will reuce the time needed to do exames. Anyone who can serve as an operator of the camera please let Lions Powell or Paveglio know so we can start doing weekly screenings.
Little League: No report.
Pecans: No report
LCIF: No report.
7. Old Business: None
8. New Business:
The incoming president announced that he will soon publish a list of committee chairs for the new year beginning May 1st.
It was decided to do the installation of officers at the first regular meeting in May (5/3/2012) so there will not be a speaker that day.
King Lion Campbell adjourned the meeting at 12:57 PM.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Thursday, April 19th , 2012
John J. Merriss