Minutes for Meeting of NNJM

When: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Where: 71 Becker Avenue, Rochelle Park, NJ (Angela’s home)

Who attended: Robert Curtis, Angela Daidone, Bill Holzmann

Bob called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m. The minutes of the November 26, 2017 meeting were presented and accepted by unanimous vote.

Local Secretary’s report

·         Nisha Zoeller has once again done a terrific job in gathering essay contestants for the scholarship award. Judging sheets are due on February 12 from participating judges. 

·         Angela informed the committee that she continues to have interested parties for testing and she is planning to set a date in March at the Rochelle Park Library. The last test session in January was again a success. Bill brought forth a suggestion that we send a small token of appreciation to the library staff for their willingness to help us. We will discuss further at the next meeting.

·         Stephanie is on hiatus for a while from the Gifted Youth program.

·         Central New Jersey Chapter continues to reach out to Bob about their beer and whiskey tasting events, which we are announcing in IMprint.

Treasurer’s report

Bill presented a financial report, including a proposed budget for 2018. All were unanimously approved by the committee.

IMprint Editor’s report

Juliette was not present for the meeting. However, Bill informed us that she will be following up on postage costs and mail drop dates to help ensure timely arrival and better affordability of the newsletter.

Webmaster’s report

 Bob continues maintenance of the website and posting of relevant information as it arrives.

Program Coordinator’s report

Keith was not present for the meeting.

Old Business

None

New Business

We discussed several ideas to expand our program offerings for our adult members.

Membership Chair Lynn Cutler was again absent from the meeting. Bob proposed she be eliminated from voting on committee matters. Angela seconded the motion and all were in agreement.

The next executive committee meeting is scheduled for Sunday, May 20 at 1 p.m. at Angela’s home.

Angela moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:45 p.m. with Bill seconding the motion.