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September 2010 Minutes

 

DRAFT MINUTES – NOT YET APPROVED


National Chimney Sweep Guild
Board of Directors Meeting
September 16, 2010
CSIA Technology Center, Plainfield, IN


President Brooks called the meeting of the National Chimney Sweep Guild Board of Directors to order at 8:05 am.

Directors Present: Jeremy Biswell, Randy Brooks, Dennis Dobbs, Bob Fleer, Mark Maynard, Diane Pilger, Jay Walker and Howard Rowell (ex-officio)

Directors Absent: Russ Dimmitt (excused), Phil Mitchell (excused), Marge Padgitt

Staff Present:  Mark McSweeney, Melissa Heeke, Judy Thompson, Ashley Eldridge

A motion was made by Dennis Dobbs and seconded by Mark Maynard to accept the minutes of the May 2010 meeting. Voting in favor: All in favor. Motion carries.

President’s Report: As presented by Randy Brooks

Treasurer’s Report: As submitted by Jay Walker A motion was made by Dennis Dobbs and seconded by Bob Fleer to accept the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Voting in favor: All in favor. Motion carries.

Executive Director’s Report: As submitted by Mark McSweeney

Legal Report: As submitted by Art Garrett

A motion was made by Dennis Dobbs and seconded by Jay Walker to accep the consent agenda as presented with the exception of the Governance Committee report. Voting in Favor: all in favor. Motion carries.

Governance Committee: Presented by Howard Rowell. He noted that candidates have been identified for the Region 5 and Supplier Representative seats for the upcoming election cycle. 

New Business

FY2011 Budget Approval
A motion was made
by Jeremy Biswell and seconded by Bob Fleer to accept the FY10-11 budget as presented. Voting in favor: Jeremy Biswell, Randy Brooks, Dennis Dobbs, Bob Fleer, Mark Maynard, Diane Pilger, Jay Walker Motion carries.

Confirmation of Interim Officer Appointments
A motion was made
by Dennis Dobbs and seconded by Bob Fleer to accept Randy Brooks’ appointment of Jay Walker as Vice President and Mark Maynard as Treasurer. Voting in favor: Jeremy Biswell, Dennis Dobbs, Bob Fleer, Mark Maynard, Diane Pilger, Jay Walker Motion carries.

Randy Brooks appointed Howard Rowell to lead the Future Organizational Efficiencies Taskforce and appointed the following to serve on the taskforce: Jay Walker, Dennis Dobbs, Mark Maynard

A motion was made by Diane Pilger and seconded by Bob Fleer to accept the appointment of the Future Organizational Efficiencies taskforce and its members. Voting in favor: All in favor. Motion carries.

Past-Presidents Complimentary ESCHFOE Registration Policy
A motion was made by Dennis Dobbs and seconded by Jeremy Biswell to amend
the existing policy providing past-Presidents complimentary registration for the ESCHFOE conference to require past-Presidents of the organization to submit their written intention to attend the following year’s ESCHFOE conference during the annual budgeting process for planning purposes. Voting in favor: Jeremy Biswell, Dennis Dobbs, Bob Fleer, Mark Maynard, Diane Pilger, Jay Walker. Motion carries.

Date for November Meeting: Conference Call
The next meeting of the National Chimney Sweep Guild board of directors will be held November 3, 2010 at 1pm Eastern online and via teleconference.

A motion was made by Dennis Dobbs and seconded by Jeremy Biswell to adjourn the meeting. Voting in favor: All in favor. Motion carries.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:44 am.

DRAFT MINUTES – NOT YET APPROVED
- Not to be relied on as official board action. -