Minutes of the March 27 meeting

Tar Heel Branch Minutes

First Annual Meeting of Tar Heel Branch

March 27, 2009

Wilmington, NC

The Tar Heel Branch met March 27, 2009 at the AAUWNC State Convention. Queen Thompson, Pat Abell, Doris Bernlohr, Nancy Shoemaker, Sheila Bassoppo-Moyo, Mary Fran Schickedantz, Mary Stephens, and Judy Atkinson were present representing a quorum. Doris called meeting to order and Mary Fran reported the branch has 29 members. Branch dues have been established at $5/yr starting July 1, 2009. One meeting will be held per year.

The Treasurer’s report is posted on line.

The president asked that the following election results be recorded at this annual meeting. A majority of members recently voted online to

  • Approve the proposed bylaws
  • Change the annual branch dues from $0 to $5 beginning July 1, 2009
  • Elect the following officers to lead the branch through June 30, 2010
    • President: Doris Bernlohr
    • Treasurer: Nancy Shoemaker
    • Membership: Mary Fran Schickedantz
    • Board Members: Pat Abell, Judy Atkinson, Birgit Pauli-Haack, Queen Thompson

In an earlier vote, the members had also elected Judy Atkinson as our second delegate to the state convention in Wilmington.

Doris also asked for suggestions for Public Policy Chair. She said that members need to be aware of Bylaws of the branch. She asked members to recruit new members for our branch. There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.

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