October 11 Board of Directors Meeting

Johnson City Lions Club Board Meeting Notes (LCI No. 5093)
Date: Thursday, 10/11/2012

The Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 12:28 PM.

The Board Members who have a “P” after their names were in attendance.

President John Merriss-P

Immediate Past President Steve Campbell-

1st Vice-President Paul Easlic-

2nd Vice-President Sterling Winn-

3rd Vice-President George Winton-

Secretary Paul Easlic-

Projects Treasurer Ed Gibbons-P

Administrative Treasurer Debbie Shipley-

Tail Twister Ken Gough-P

Lion Tamer CB Willis-P



2 Year Director Lynda Gochenouer-P

(2nd Year of Two Year) John Vandreumel-

(2nd Year of Two Year) Debbie Merritt-

Special Two Year Director CB Willis-P

Also in attendance was Lion Jerry Lonon.

1. Minutes of Business Meeting: Minutes from the Last board Meeting held on

August 9, 2012 were read and approved.

2. Projects Treasurer: Income $ 202.85 Expenses $ 3705.00, Loss $ 3502.15 Total Liabilities and Equity $18,024.73

3. Administrative Treasurer: No report

4.  As required in Article VI in the Club’s constitution the following active Lions were reported to have missed the past four consecutive meetings or more without makeup; Janice McClanahan, James Lonon, and Mark Fox.

5.  As required in Article VI in the Club’s constitution no Lions were reported to be in arrears in membership dues or any other money owed the club .

6.  Committee Reports:

Eyeglasses Recycling: Lion Gough reported that we now have       well over 3,300 pairs of glasses for the trip on November 10th with three at least three Lions making the trip.Contact Lion Ken if you can go; with at least 3,500 pairs going more help is needed.

Membership and Retention: No Report.

Sight Conservation: No Report.

Budget and Finance: No Report.

Pecans:  Lion CB Willis asked for help in securing a place to receive the pecan shipment  due to arrive on or about the first of November.  Lion Jerry Lonon said he would secure a dock at his old warehouse and the those present said they would help deliver them (the pecans) to the storage facility on Princeton Road.

Turtle Derby: Lion Brandon Johnson is organizing students from ETSU  to help at the Turtle Derby.

Zone Meeting: No Report.

Lions Signs: No Report.

Membership: No Report.

New Member Training: No Report.

Health and Welfare: No Report.

Nuts and Bolts: No Report.

Conventions and Training: No Report.

Kid’s Sight Vision Screenings: No report

Little League: No Report.

LCIF: No Report.

7. Old Business: None

8. New Business:

A motion to accept the resignation request by Lion Paul Easlic  was made by Lion Gough, seconded by Lion Gibbons and passed unanimously.

A motion to designate Lion Brandon Johnson as an associate member of the Johnson City Lions Club with no fees and no meal charge was made by Lion Gough and seconded by Lion Gibbons and approved unanimously.

A motion to contribute $1,000.00 to LCIF was made by Lion Gibbons and seconded  by lion Gough and passed unanimously.

A motion to contribute $1,000.00 to District 12-N Charities  was made by Lion Gibbons and seconded  by lion Gough and passed unanimously.

The Board accepted Lion Johnson offered to assist the President in performing many of the duties of President for the balance of the year.

Lion Jane Myron, our newest member will be inducted at next week’s meeting.

Meeting was adjourned at 1:05.

Our next regular meeting will be on Thursday October 18th.

Our next regular Board of Directors’ meeting will be on Thursday November  8th.

Respectfully submitted October 11, 2012.

Lion John Merriss

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