June 21, 2010
Council of Pheathers Meeting
President Lisa Schott, Vice President Scott Lance, Secretary Laurie Ramsteck, Membership Occifer Mary Libbey, Treasurer Colene Clark, Keeper of the Phlock Edi Meadows, Executive Occifer Joe DiLuzio, Member Advocate Jackie Dorsey, Jim Thomas, Josh Ramsteck
CALL TO ORDER:
Lisa Schott called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.
Laurie Ramsteck reported that the April and May minutes have been posted to the website. We have a problem with January’s minutes showing up on the website. Mary Libbey will look at the problem. Scott Lance made a motion to accept the report and Mary Libbey seconded the motion and it was passed unanimously.
Colene Clark experienced some computer issues and was not able to distribute copies of the report. She verbally reported that the Club has $3,390 minus approximately $650 (checks she has written since last report). Colene will e-mail the report to the Council when her reports are available. Mary Libbey made a motion to accept the report pending any questions regarding the hard copy. The motion was seconded by Scott Lance and the motion was passed unanimously.
MEMBERSHIP OCCIFER’S REPORT:
Mary Libbey reported that we have 2 new memberships and 3 new members since our last report. We have our first members from Nebraska! Jim Thomas made a motion to accept the report and it was seconded by Colene Clark and the motion was passed unanimously.
KEEPER OF THE PHLOCK REPORT:
Edi Meadows reported that the entertainment for the rest of the year has been secured. Council discussed the raffle table process. There is confusion of who is buying the items and who is running the raffle. The Keeper will buy the raffle items unless otherwise noted. Also, Council discussed that Joe DiLuzio will be in charge of the 50/50 raffle. Joe will not have to do it; just find someone to do it. Scott Lance made a motion to accept the report and it was seconded by Colene Clark and the motion was passed unanimously.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT:
Scott Lance reported that he needs updates community service numbers. It was suggested that he look at the calendar and contact the chair parrots of the events we have had. Scott also commented that our Search Committee has gone nowhere. Council discussed that issue doesn’t seem as important right now. Council and members should always keep new locations in mind when we are out and about. Mary Libbey made a motion to accept the report and it was seconded by Jim Thomas and the motion was passed unanimously.
EXECUTIVE OCCIFER’S REPORT:
Joe DiLuzio reported that he still needs an update on the Club’s assets. Will send out another e-mail to the Phlock and make an announcement at our next Phlocking. Scott Lance made a motion to accept the report and it was seconded by Laurie Ramsteck and the motion was passed unanimously.
MEMBER ADVOCATE’S REPORT:
Jackie Dorsey reported that there were no issues or concerns to address since our last report. Discussed showing the Coconut Telegraph again at our next Phlocking.
Lisa discussed with Council having a Club newsletter again. At this time, Council decided that we do not need one. We discussed recognizing members’ birthdays on our website and to announce birthdays at the Phlocking. Council also discussed putting all of the birthday names for the month in a drawing for a free drink.
Lisa also discussed that we had a great turnout for the Beach Clean up, a poor turnout for the Street Clean Up and Give Kids the World. We discussed an idea of having a quarterly pool party for GKTW instead of the landscaping work day.
A1A Volleyball Tournament – We have 4 teams and a t-shirt sponsorship.
Golf Tournament – We donated 2 FITA registrations.
Club will do a basket for the Charlotte Harbor Birthday Bash and for Red, White and Tunes.
Tax Returns – Tony has all of the information he needs for the returns. We may amend our by-laws regarding our taxes at our next meeting.
Finally, Lisa thanked each officer for their dedication, hard work and time commitment. Colene Clark made a motion to accept the report and it was seconded by Scott Lance and the motion was approved unanimously.
MUD VOLLEYBALL UPDATE:
No update this month
JULY PHLOCKING PHUNDS:
The phunds will go to the March of Dimes for July. Our Lucky Stars will be the Russell Home.
Lisa Schott obtained the information and at this time they won’t underwrite us since there is only one person designated to control our monies. We discussed having an independent person to review our statements. Jim Thomas made a motion to have the Club Secretary independently review the bank statements on a monthly basis. The motion was seconded by Scott Lance and the motion was approved unanimously.
PHCF REUNION UPDATE:
Our November Phlocking (November 12th) has be designated for this event. Jim Schlegel is our Chair Parrot for this event. We have secured T. Scott Walker for our entertainment. We need volunteers to contact former members and invite them. Also discussed contacting news channels and radio stations for coverage. Jackie Dorsey to assist with this. Also discussed making commemorative nametags.
POKER TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE UPDATE:
No update this month.
FLORIDA’S LEADER’S CONFERENCE:
Deadline is June 30th to register. Edi Meadows said she registered. Laurie Ramsteck will be there Friday night only for the Meet and Greet.
Report is due by July 31st.
Lisa brought up that we only have 10 members registered so far. Will send out an e-mail reminding members and letting new members know about the event.
Jim Thomas said that member Carol Yarborough had some items that we have used in our parades. Joe DiLuzio will arrange to get them.
Jim Thomas expressed interest in running for the office of Vice President. Council gave Jim our support.
Jim also mentioned that long time area band, The Snooks, is having a benefit concert for one of their members that has cancer. The event will be July 11th at Dubsdread.
Council discussed incorporating “established in 1992” into our Club logo.
Laurie Ramsteck made a motion for the meeting to adjourn and it was seconded by Scott Lance and the meeting was adjourned at 8:52pm.