Minutes - Election Committee

Election Committee

August 9, 2017 – 2:00 P.M.

Eldorado Community Center Conference Room

  1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Chair Bette Knight at 1:06 P.M.  Members present were Butch Gorsuch, Mary Cassidy, Kathie Graham and Jeanne Calzada.  Board Liaison Pam Henline and Alternate Liaison Mike McDowell were present. 

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes

The previous minutes 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 printed.  Motion carried by voice vote 5-0.  


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

Jeanne expressed her perception and concern as this Bylaws review seems to becoming a revision.  Bette agreed and encouraged the committee to keep that in mind.

5    Board Liaison Report

There were no more comments from the Board regarding the Bylaws review except to encourage the committee to continue on.

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

            After discussion, Butch moved to communicate to the Board asking:  A. Should language be added to the Bylaws to require all Directors to sign the Agreement to Serve at the Organizational Meeting?; and/or  B. Should a new subsection be added to Article VIII, Section 1 adding failure to sign the Agreement to Serve as cause for removal by the Board.  Mary seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

  1. New Business


      Bylaws Action Review List  has no new changes.

  1. Bylaws Review
  2. Article VI - VIII

            Amended wording of a number of sections was finalized to include in our presentation to the Board.  

            Articles XI to XIX to be discussed at the September meeting which will begin at 1:00 P.M., instead of 2:00 P.M.

  1. Adjournment

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Eldorado Community Center Conference Room. 

The meeting was adjourned at 3:50 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Graham, Secretary