MINUTES OF THE MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OF THE JOHNSON CITY LIONS CLUB
HELD AT THE JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB ON October 13th, 2011
A Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 12:30 p.m. 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
1ST VICE PRESIDENT JOHN MERRISS-P
2ND VICE PRESIDENT PAUL EASLIC-
SECRETARY JOHN MERRISS-P
PROJECTS TREASURER ED GIBBONS-P
ADMINISTRATIVE TREASURER DEBBIE SHIPLEY-
TAIL TWISTER STERLING WINN-P
LION TAMER CB WILLIS-P
MEMBERSHIP CHAIR JOHN MERRISS-P
(2nd year of Two Year term) Director ANN VANDREUMEL-P
(2nd year of Two Year) SPECIAL TWO YEAR DIRECTOR JOHN VANDREUMEL-P
SPECIAL TWO YEAR DIRECTOR DR. GEORGE WINTON-P
ONE YEAR DIRECTOR LION DEBBIE MERRITT-P
Also in attendance were Lions Jerry Lonon and Debbie Merritt.
Minutes of Business Meeting:
1. The minutes from the last Board meeting held September 8th were read and approved.
2. Administrative Treasurer, Lion Debbie Shipley: Sep. income $1253.28, Expenses $1665.51, Payments to Project Fund, 735.00, loss $412.23 and a $1543.62 checkbook balance
3. Projects Treasurer; Lion Eddie Gibbons: 9/8/11through 10/13/11, income of 735.00, expenses $2913.69 for a 2178.69 loss and total Liabilities and Equity of $18,763.05.
Lion Ken Gough moved to accept the treasurers’ report as submitted. The motion was seconded by Lion Don Raines and it was approved unanimously. Lion Ed Gibbons moved to accept the Admin report as submitted. The motion was seconded by Lion CB Willis and it was 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 James Lonon Mark Fox
5. As required by Article VI in the Club’s constitution Membership Director Lion Steve Campbell reported that three Lions who are in arrears in obligations owing to the Club as of the end of the month of July:
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/about/
Eyeglasses recycling: Lion Gouge reported that two Lions are signed up to go on the fall trip to Roanoke on October 29th but he needs many more. So far he has more than 3000 pairs and he suspects many more will be added. Please collect any boxes or glasses for the trip and bring them in to next week’s meeting.
LVBI: No report.
Membership and Retention: See old business.
Programs: No report.
Sight Conservation: No report
Budget and Finance: No report
Turtle Derby: King Lion Campbell announced total turtle sales are at 475 thus far. Only 25 more to hit 500 –just one more per Lion!!!
Lion Gough needs as many Lions and their compatriots as he can get to do set up tomorrow; if you can do some lifting just be at the Brooks Gym between 4:30 and 5:30 PM.
Lion Gough moved that Lion Debbie Merritt be entrusted with $200.00 with the understanding that she will be frugal, to purchase door prize for the Derby, Lion Winn seconded the motion and it was approved with only one no vote.
Lion Willis announced that he passed out posters and tickets to promote the Turtle Derby this week to as many schools as he could find that were not closed due to spring break and that Lion Gibbons pitched in by getting tickets and posters to the Boys and Girls club and that Lion Dennis Powell did likewise with Coalition For Kids. Pray for a good turn out.
Zone Meeting: No report.
Lions Signs: Lion Winn announced that the wind had played havoc with some of the signs at Lions Park and he will get things right soon.
New Member Training: No report.
Health and Welfare: No report.
Nuts and Bolts Committee: No report.
Conventions: No report
Vision Screening: Lion CB Wills announced that there will be a Site Screening in early November at some day care and pre-schools in the area for children between four and six years old. Lions Willis and Powell who are spearheading this effort need Lions to learn how to operate the camera for these and future screenings. See Lion Willis if you can help with this very worthy occupation. This will be an easy and fun trade.
Little League: No report
Pecans: No report.
Disaster Relief: No report
LCIF: No report.
7. Old Business: Some letters have been mailed out with no inquires so far. More on this at the next BOD meeting.
8. New Business: No report.
King Lion Campbell adjourned the meeting at 12:56 PM.
And for the very last time this year…
KEEP SELLING THEM THERE TURTLES!!!!
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Next Thursday, October 20 , 2011.