Called to order at 12:13pm
Welcome by President Amy Holibaugh
Approval of agenda-Andrea Altman motioned to approve agenda, Maureen Slayton 2nd, all approved.
Recognition of special anniversaries with AMTA-VT.
Recognition of Chapter Volunteers- Amy recognized Jintina Sundarabhaya and LJ Stewart with the Presidents’ Award. Both will receive $50 gift certificates to Massage Warehouse.
Approve 2011 Business Meeting Minutes. Darlene Dehaut motioned to approve, Andrea 2nd, all approved.
-Review online elections-previously approved but no vote due to 1 candidate per position. President Amy Holibaugh did this to save money for the chapter.
-Committee appointments-looking for volunteers to head committees, no volunteers at meeting.
-Standing Rules (found on google docs), Amy gave a description of each standing rule to members and asked for questions/discussion. Laura Bull made a motion to approve the Standing Rules, Diane H. 2nd, all approved.
Committee chairs to gather with members for questions.
Review of budget by members.
Q: Where to we get income? A: Membership, New England Regional Conference (NERC), Annual Educational Event.
Suggestion of pre/post workshops at NERC
Suggestion of forming a VT MERT
Rich Royer made a motion to approve the budget, Laura 2nd, all approved.
President, open for nominations on the floor-none. Rich motioned to close, Maureen 2nd.
2nd VP-Maureen Slayton
3rd VP-Victoria O’Neil
Diane H. motioned to approve the slate, Darlene D. 2nd, all approved.
Oath of office by newly elected officers.
At this time since there is no one to go in the President’s role, Amy will stay in to finish business but will resign by the end of 2012. She will act as the Immediate Past President and follow instructions from Nationals.
Thank you present to Amy from BOD
Handing out of prizes and goody bags to membership.
Meeting adjourned at 1:23pm