MINUTES OF THE MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
OF THE JOHNSON CITY LIONS CLUB
HELD AT THE JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB ON MAY 10th, 2012
The Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 12:26 PM on this date by King Lion John Merriss.
The Board Members who have a “P” after their names were in attendance:
PRESIDENT John Merriss-P
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT – Steve Campbell-P
1ST VICE Paul Easlic-
2ND VICE PRESIDENT Sterling Winn –
3RD VICE PRESIDENT George Winton –
SECRETARY Paul Easlic –
PROJECTS TREASURER Debbie Shipley –
ADMINISTRATIVE TREASURER Debbie Shipley-
TAIL TWISTER Ken Gough -P
LION TAMER Jim Paveglio –
2 YEAR DIRECTOR Lynda Gochenouer –
(2nd year of Two Year)John Vandreumel-P
(2nd year of Two Year)Debbie Merritt- P
SPECIAL TWO YEAR DIRECTOR CB Willis -P
Also in attendance were Lions Ann Vandruemel Jerry Lonon,
Minutes of Business Meeting:
1. The minutes from the last Board meeting held March 12th were read and approved.
2. Projects Treasurer: 4/12/2012 to 5/10/2012
Income $509.19, Expenses $935.00, Loss $425.18. Total Liuabilities and Equity $21953.11
3. Administrative Treasurer: No report.
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, Gayle Cox and James Lonon
5. As required by Article VI in the Club’s constitution Membership Director Lion Steve Campbell reported that Glynetta Shepherd is $68.00 in arrears for the months of Jan. through April. .
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 he is working with Lion Harry Ennis of the Kingsport club to establish a date in October to schedule the fall trip to Roanoake. October 20th is out because it’s the day after the Turtle Derby and November 3rd is out because it will be snowing something awful that day. More to follow.
Membership and Retention: No report.
Programs: No report.
Sight Conservation: No report.
Budget and Finance: Lion Campbell said he and Lion Gibbons will submit a budget at the next Board Meeting.
Turtle Derby: Lion Campbell reported that the offical date for the Turtle Derby is still Friday, October 19th. .
Zone Meeting: No report.
Lions Signs: No report.
Membership: A discussion about conducting a membership dinner or lunch was ended with general agreement that such a dinner or lunch should be planned and conducted sooner than later.
New Member Training: No report
Health and Welfare: No report.
Nuts and Bolts Committee: No report.
Conventions and training: Liions Gibbons, Jerry Lonon, Vandreumel and Merriss attended the state Convention last weekend in Kingsport. Lion Lonon did ral good selling TFTBF merchandise.
Kid’s Sight Vision Screenings: CB Wiillis reported that the first successful eye screening was completed with 43 screenings and that another session will be conducted next Wednesday at the same place (ETSU Child Learning Center) at 8:00 AM.
Little League: No report.
Pecans: No report
LCIF: No report.
7. Old Business: None
8. New Business:
Lion Gough announced that he has entered the Tour de Cure bike ride on June 9th in Knoxville which is being held as a fundraiser by the American Diabetes Association. He needed $150.00 (about $3.49 for each mile he will ride). Lion Gibbons moved that the club donote $150.00 to support Lion Gough’s effort as long as no one else in the club has to ride. The motion was seconded by Lion CB and approve unanimously.
It was agreed to provide two sign up sheets at next week’s regular meeting:
1. For the Blue Plum Festival on Friday June 1 and Saturday June 2nd.
2. For the Health Fair at the Farmers Market on Saturday July 14th from 6:30 to 11:00 AM.
Lion Merriss adjourned the meeting at 1:02 PM.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Thursday, May 17th , 2012
Respectfully submitted May 10th, 2012
John J. Merriss