The meeting came to order at 12:06 p.m. Present were: President Mike Bader, Vice President Richard Jackson, Members-at-Large Bob Clyne and Sharan Kalwani, SIG-Computing Chairman Jeff Marraccini, SIG-Programming Representative Sikander Rashid and Secretary Julie Comptois.
Bob Clyne gave the Treasurer’s report in Brian Brodsky’s absence. Inflow was $30.00 and outflow was $57.92 for a net loss of $27.92. The balance in the checking account was $6,252.88 and the balance in the CD accounts was $4,766.08 including $1.07 in interest, for a total of $11,018.96.
Currently there are 55 members.
Bob Clyne moved that the board authorize reimbursement of $57.92 to Carol Sanzi for refreshment supplies. Jeff Marraccini seconded and the motion carried.
Bob Clyne moved that the board authorize the purchase of one roll of first class stamps. Sharan Kalwani seconded and the motion carried.
Bob Clyne moved to post the Board minutes on a public area of SEMCO’s website. Sharan Kalwani seconded and the motion carried.
There was discussion about publishing a membership directory. Bob Clyne moved that SEMCO publish a membership directory and post it in PDF format in a private area of SEMCO’s website and mail a printed copy with the election ballots. Sharan Kalwani seconded and the motion carried.
Sharan Kalwani proposed that someone be an assistant/understudy to the treasurer. This idea was deferred to the next meeting.
A new chairman for SIG-Linux is needed. Richard Jackson suggested asking the membership to see who would be willing to do it.
Bob Clyne reported that a member asked why the E-mail Update is coming from vanders.com and requested that it come from semco.org. Jeff Marraccini said that for the e-mail lists it should be possible to make changes so that the messages come from semco.org. Jeff and Richard will work on making the necessary changes.
Bob Clyne moved to adjourn. Jeff Marraccini seconded. The meeting ended at 12:45.
Notes written by Julie Comptois, SEMCO Secretary