Minutes - Election Committee

Election Committee

September 13, 2017 – 1:00 P.M.

Eldorado Community Center Conference Room


  1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Chair Bette Knight at 2:08P.M.  Members present were Butch Gorsuch, Mary Cassidy, Kathie Graham and Jeanne Calzada.  Board Liaisons were not able to attend.

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes

The minutes for August 9, 2017 were approved via email and were posted to the website.

  1. Approval of Agenda

Motion was made by Jeanne and seconded by Mary to approve the Agenda as presented.  Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote  


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


5    Board Liaison Report


  1. Old Business
  2. Bylaws proposal - Agreement to Serve

Proposed language will be added about the Agreement to Serve in Article II and also in Articles V and VIII.

  1. New Business
  2. Article for VISTAS

Our draft of an article to be used will be forwarded to the Information Committee.

  1. Liaison Letter to Board of Directors

The Committee reviewed and agreed to deliver this letter to the Board President John Henriksen.

  1. Bylaws Review

      Article XI to the end

With various inputs, the Election Committee has a proposed rewrite of Article XI addressing standing and ad-hoc committees.

Electronic meetings were discussed but the consensus is no addition to Bylaws will be proposed.


  1. Adjournment

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Eldorado Community Center Conference Room.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:08 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Graham, Secretary