MINUTES OF THE MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OF THE JOHNSON CITY LIONS CLUB HELD AT THE JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB ON June 9th, 2011
A Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 12:16 p.m. on this date by King Lion 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-P
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 DG Lion Bill McDonald, Lion Jerry Lonon and PDG Lion Dennis Powell
Minutes of Business Meeting:
1. The minutes from the last Board meeting held May 12th were read and approved.
2. Administrative Treasurer, Lion Debbie Shipley: May income $1254.57, Expenses $719.75, profit $537.82 and a $2186.83 checkbook balance
3. Projects Treasurer; Lion Eddie Gibbons: income for two months, 4/14/11 through 6/9/11, $2421.85, expenses $6891.38, Loss $4,469.53 and total assets of $25,484.60.
4. As required in Article VI in the Club’s constitution the secretary reported that the following active Lions have missed four consecutive meetings or more as of and including the first April regular meeting.
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 March:
6. Committee Reports:
Public Relations: No report
Eyeglasses recycling: Lion Gough announced that eyeglasses collections are at 1200 pairs so far he he expects us to hit 4000 by mid October/early November for our next recycling trip to Roanoke. Mark your calendar – we’ll need all hands on deck for that trip.
LVBI: No report.
Membership and Retention: No report.
Programs: No report
Sight Conservation: No report
Budget and Finance: No report
Turtle Derby: Lion Dr. Winton said the twenty m. turtles have been ordered but have not yet been paid for. .
Zone Meeting: No report.
Lions Signs: No report.
Membership and Retention: No report
New Member Training: No report.
Health and Welfare: No report.
Newcomers Outreach: No report.
Nuts and Bolts Committee: No report.
Conventions: No report
Vision Screening: Lion Gibbons reported that he has received a letter from Rachelle Das (202-7805), Washington County Health Council Member and IHN of Greater Johnson City thanking us for our willingness to provide free vision screenings at their Farmers Market event this year on Saturday, July 16th from 7AM to noon. We will need to be at the Farmers Market at 500 South Roan Street to set up. Also volunteer Lions and an eye chart will be needed. A sign-up sheet will be provided at next week’s meeting and the secretary will contact Lion Dr. Messimer who may have the eye chart or know where to find it. A sign- up sheet for volunteers will be passed around at next weeks meeting.
Little League: No report.
Old Business: No report.
Immediate Past President Lion Ken Gough presented Lion Eddie Gibbons a certificate of appreciation for his outstanding work as the Sight Conservation Chairman and the Projects Treasurer plus everything else he does for the club. Thank you Lion Ed for showing us how to lead and how to “really” serve.
DG Lion McDonald awarded IPP Lion Ken Gough the District Governor’s Medal of appreciation for all the good work and leadership he constantly provides and especially for the stellar job he did as President last FYE April 2011. Congratulations Lion Ken, as DG McDonald observed you deserved it as much as anyone in District 12N.
DG Lion McDonald reported that the grant money for Disaster Relief has been deposited but he has to follow guidelines provided in the grant re what he can use the money for and what is not allowed. This means a lot of the grant money will be spent on food purchased through Second Food Harvest and they will even include cleaning materials with the food shipment. Nine Lions will be needed from about 5PM to 8PM on Friday and from around 8AM and 1PM Saturday to distribute the food and cleaning materials in three locations; one in Washington County, one in Johnson County and one in Green County. A sign-up sheet to volunteer for this will be provided at the next regular meeting on June 16th provided the specific dates and locations have been agreed upon.
King Lion Campbell adjourned the meeting at 1: 16 PM.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Thursday, June 16, 2011.
John J. Merriss