Minutes - Election Committee

Election Committee

October 8, 2017 – 2:00 P.M.

Eldorado Community Center Conference Room


  1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 1:04 P.M.  by Chair Bette Knight.  Butch Gorsuch, Mary Cassidy, Kathie Graham and Jeanne Calzada were present. A quorum was established.  Board Liaison Mike McDowell was present. 

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes

The minutes for October 11, 2017 and October 30, 2017 were approved via email and have been posted on the website.

  1. Approval of Agenda

Motion was made by Butch and seconded by Mary to amend the Agenda adding 6A. Bylaws Review Action List.  Motion carried by voice vote 5-0.  


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


5    Board Liaison Report

Liaison Mike McDowell said the organization of the Board of Directors' comments regarding the proposed Bylaws will be completed tomorrow due to complications. 

  1. Old Business
  2. Bylaws Review Action List

      Bette quickly reviewed the List noting that the date for the Board's receipt of the Proposed Fifth Amended and Restated Bylaws can be changed to reflect the task has been completed.

  1. New Business
  2. Charter Review

      The Charter was discussed and minor changes were made.  Jean moved to update the Charter and send it to Liaison Mike McDowell for presentation to the Board for approval.  Mary seconded the motion.  Motion was carried by voice vote, 5-0.

  1. Nomination Petition Update

      The document was reviewed with appropriate dates and other items corrected.  The target date for posting the document on the website for Members to view or download is January 3, 2018.  Butch will complete the corrections and email it to Liaison McDowell to present to the Board for approval.

  1. Bylaws Review

The final review of the Committee's responses to Board comments on the proposed Bylaws was completed for the November 14th discussion.

  1. Adjournment

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. at the Eldorado Community Center Conference Room.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:38 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Graham, Secretary