Minutes for Meeting of NNJM
When: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Where: Angela’s home (71 Becker Avenue, Rochelle Park, NJ)
Who attended: Robert Curtis, Angela Daidone, Bill Holzmann, Juliette Holzmann
Bob called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m. The memorandum in lieu of minutes from the November meeting (no quorum) were presented and accepted by unanimous vote.
Local Secretary’s report
Angela reported on testing, which has been going well. The next test date is scheduled for February 16. Proctor-in-training Franck Mounier will administer the February test, completing his training. Angela will submit his paperwork, recommending him for a proctor position. The library (where we hold test sessions) requested proof of insurance, which was provided and submitted by the national office. There has been an uptick of requests for candidates who wish to take the Culture Fair test, which Angela will look to schedule in March. Membership Chair was not present.
Bob shared that the parent volunteer Gifted Youth Coordinator will be scheduling the next meeting for Mensa youth. Jennifer continues to make strides in organizing events.
Bill presented a financial report which was unanimously approved by committee. He reported that our chapter’s membership numbers have gone down but we have seen a slight increase in electronic newsletter request. He also presented membership stats for the past several years as well as the budget proposal for 2019.
IMprint Editor’s report
Juliette reported that newsletter status has seen no major change. (see above note re: membership) She reported however, that she will look into securing a different printer for the newsletter as there have been some issues lately with delivery timing, etc.
Bob continues to post the minutes and other materials as needed. He will also look into posting candidate profiles for various positions on our website.
Program Coordinator’s report
Keith was not present. Bob advised he will try to reach out to him to discuss whether or not he has continued interest in the position.
Bill submitted receipts for last year’s picnic costs and Angela requested reimbursement of postage fees for the mailing of testing materials.
Bill is going to look into change of postage costs for the newsletter.
The next meeting of the Executive Committee has been scheduled for Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m. at Angela’s home.
Meeting was adjourned at 1:50 p.m. with Bill setting the motion and Angela seconding.