Board Meeting 2/16/2023 10:00am

Board Meeting 02/16/2023 10:00 am

Members in attendance: Joe Orabona, Maynard Maxwell, Morris Armstrong, Mike O’Leary, Jonathan Leone, Amanda Evans,

Members not in attendance: Ray LaLuna, Laura Caiafa,


  • Review and approval of prior month’s minutes
  • President’s Update (Amanda)
  • Planning for 2023 Annual Meeting (Amanda)
  • SB814
  • Cooperation between societies/chapters (Morris/Amanda)
  • Chapter financials (Morris)
  • Technology: Wild Apricot, Database/CRM (John/Maynard)
  • Education Update (Mike)

Discussion regarding SB814. Some members submitted testimony opposed to the bill. Discussions members have had with their contacts in the legislature suggest that the bill is not expected to become law.

May flyin. Ray and Joe are planning on attending. Amanda will talk with Ray regarding what expenses the chapter has paid for in the past.

review of prior month’s minutes. Minutes were approved with 1 dissenting vote.

Discussion regarding ce certificate program and cost. In the prior month it was decided to use the software at $50 per month. Lower tier alternatives were discussed.

discussion on wild apricot. Butch wants to discuss with members about the potential uses for the website. He recommended allowing the subscription to lapse and he’ll reconstruct it later
Motion from Butch to authorize payments to wild apricot to extend the membership for 3 months.

Bank changes. No association debit card at this time. The bank’s bill pay and paypal are currently being used instead. Account holders will be changed after the next board is installed.