Minutes - Election Committee

Election Committee

January 10, 2018 – 2:00 P.M.

Eldorado Community Center Conference Room

  1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Vice Chair Butch Gorsuch at 2:08 P.M.  Members present were, Mary Cassidy, Kathie Graham and Jeanne Calzada.  Bette Knight is excused.  Board Liaison David McDonald was present. 

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes

The minutes for December 13, 2017, were approved via email, 3-0, and were posted to the website.

  1. Approval of Agenda

A motion was made by Mary and seconded by Jeanne to approve the Agenda as presented.  Motion carried by voice vote 4-0.


  1. Open Forum (5 minutes per person, 20 minutes maximum)


5    Board Liaison Report

David again thanked the Election Committee for our work reviewing the Bylaws for proposed amendments.

David reported the Board interviewed David Yard as the only candidate for an appointment to the Board of Directors vacancy. 

The Board was contacted by a woman who is interested in running for the Board this year.  David and Jody will be meeting with her this week to provide information regarding being a Board member.

  1. Old Business
  2. Bylaws Review Action List

            Butch reviewed the list noting the completed tasks and that we are on schedule.

            Bette received an email from a member offering some critiques and we suggest she be invited to the forum to offer her suggestions.

            Butch suggested we might meet immediately after the forum to consider suggestions in a timely manner.

  1. Election Checklist

            A review of this checklist shows we are on schedule for the spring election.

  1. Bylaws Forum

            The forum will be held January 16th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Railroad Room.  It is strongly suggested potential speakers be recognized by the Moderator before speaking.

  1. New Business
  2. 2018 Ballot

            Using the 2016 ballot as a format, Butch edited the appropriate dates, number of open positions and other appropriate changes.


  1. Election Procedures

      We continued the review of the Election Procedures and will begin next meeting with Section 7.

  1. Adjournment

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Eldorado Community Center Conference Room.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:59 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Graham, Secretary