CAPITAL DISTRICT KIWANIS FOUNDATION, INC.
The 188th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Capital District Kiwanis Foundation was held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Hospitality House in Fredericksburg Va. President H.L.Marks opened the meeting at 10:04 AM. Roy Sheets led the Pledge of Allegiance and Brian Bell gave the invocation.
The following members were in attendance:
Approval of the Amended Agenda: Motion by Ron Reynolds and seconded by Don Dudey to accept the amended agenda as circulated to the Board. Motion passed.
Minutes of the February 4, 2012 meeting: Motion to approve the minutes as circulated was made by Carolyn Richar and seconded by Ron Reynolds. Motion passed.
Treasurer Report: Stan Miller, in the absence of Marion Allen, presented the Treasurer’s report to the Board for the period ending March 31, 2012. Revenues, gains and other support totals is $22,229.63. Total expenses were $11,256.91. There are total assets of $677,396.17 and liabilities of $26,233.00. The complete Treasurer’s report is made a permanent part of the minutes. Brian Bell moved to accept the report. Seconded by Mike Dasovich. Motion passed.
Life Membership: No report. Secretary Charles Adams will provide a report at the DCON Convention in August.
Caring Corner: No Report.
Ducky Derby: Joe Maranto reported that since all the Regional conferences are now over, we need to concentrate on selling the Ducky Derby tickets. Prizes are needed in addition to cash. All prizes and cash are to be delivered/mailed to Joe as soon as possible. A discussion was followed as to how to properly utilize the ducks that are no longer in use.
Teenager of the Year: Roger Diehl reported that only one application has been received to date. He encourages all the Trustees to place this item on their agenda when communicating with clubs in their divisions.
Founder’s Society: No report
Bylaws and Policy Committee: Ron Reynolds, Chairman, reported the following:
Travel: Any Trustee driving three plus (3) hours to the three board meetings in Fredericksburg, Va. will be reimbursed up to one (1) night’s lodging of $75.00 upon request. (Whenever possible, Trustees must agree to share a room to cut down CDKF expenses.) There will be no reimbursement for the District Convention.
Proposed Policy change- Section 5 Committees: Finance-Investment Committee.
Proposed Policy change – Section 5 Committees:
All Grant recipients are to submit to the CDKF Secretary a “Project Completion Report” within forty-five days of their completed project. The CDKF Secretary is to receive notification of continuing projects every 90 days with a full report on their progress to date. The Grants Chairman is responsible for following through with project completion reports. Motion approved.
Proposed Policy change – Section 3 Officers and Positions:
Ellis Stroup/TOY Scholarship Award: No Report
Financial Advisor: Bob Cressy’s report was read with his comments and viewpoints.
Grant Committee: Don Jones reported that there were only two grants received and reviewed this past quarter. Unfortunately, both were rejected due to lack of commitment on the part of the recipients.
Fund Raising committee: Harry Kriemelmeyer motioned that the Fund Raising Committee raise the $2.00 member campaign to $3.00 effective October 1, 2012. After much discussion, the motion was not approved.
Motion to place our Minutes and Quarterly Statements online:
Accept PayPal Donations:
Project Eliminate- Comments by John Tyner: John spoke on Project Eliminate Operations. Each Division should have an Eliminate representative whose job is education. To date, the Eliminate Project here in the Capital District has raised over $370,000. The cost of the Zeller Award is $1250.00 and so far there are 71 Zeller Award Recipients.
H.L. advised the Trustees that he has formed a Member Benefits Committee to be chaired by Harry Kriemelmeyer. This committee will address “Making the CDKF a more relevant organization” by providing a channel to better inform the public what the Foundation does and how it operates.
There being no further business to come before the Board, President H.L. Marks adjourned the meeting at 11:55 AM.
The next Board meeting will be August 24, 2012 at the District Convention in Reston, Va.
Respectfully submitted by