29th Board of Directors Meeting
DATE: April5,2001 PLACE: Belvedere Restaurant - Clifton,New Jersey
Frank Stark, David Hassert, Steven Nussear, Carolyn Cavallo, Diane Sciortino, John Niedzinski, Ken LaScalia, Katherine Cousineau, Lissy Philip, Edward Lee, Marcia Hodulik, Patricia Dalli, Connie Rush, Garland Dance, Sheila Rager, Camille Daugherty, Albert Leisz, Dennis Fox, Jim McVey, Norman Norton
1. Call to Order
The 29th NJSPS Board of Directors Meeting called to order by President David Hassert at 9:00 p.m.
Secretary Frank Stark stated we have a quorum with 5 board members present and 0 board members absent.
3. Routine Business
3a. Review and Approval of Agenda
Steven Nussear made a motion to approve the agenda, John Niedzinski seconded the motion and carried unanimously.
3b. Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes from November 19, 2000
Pat Dalli made a motion to accept the meeting minutes as is, seconded by Norman Norton and carried unanimously.
3c. Reading of Communications
4a. Officers of the Board
President - David Hassert - No Report
Past President -Sheila Rager - No Report
President Elect - Position Open
Secretary - Frank Stark
Frank hasnt mailed out the new renewal notices for a few reasons. First, all the officers arent in place yet, so there still isnt an official letter head. Frank will need to discuss issues with the officers regarding the renewal notices and dues. After this meeting the renewal notices will be sent out soon.
Treasurers Report - Garland Dance
Beginning Balance $ 3,717.11
Deposits $ 1,830.00
Withdrawals $ 596.21
Ending Balance $ 4,950.90
4b. Standing Committees
Education/Planning Committee - Sheila Rager - No Report
Bylaws/Ethics Committee - David Hassert
Dave revised the Bylaws to eliminate the position of Vice President.
John Niedzinski made a motion to accept the revised bylaws, seconded by Steven Nussear and carried unanimously.
Membership/Credentials Committee - Frank Stark - No Report
4c. Special Committees
Web Site - Garland Dance - No Report
Newsletter - Garland Dance - No Report
5. Business Arising From Previous Meeting -
John Niedzinski volunteered to serve as President Elect for 2001 and President for 2002. Ken LaScalia made a motion to approve, seconded by Carolyn Cavallo and carried unanimously.
6. New Business -
John Niedzinski is in the process of arranging the spring IABP Seminar but has no date yet.
7. Review of Concluded Business
7a. John Niedzinski volunteered for the position of President Elect and carried unanimously. John will begin serving his term immediately.
7b. Frank Stark has yet to send out this years renewal notices. Upon resolving specific issues, the new renewal notices will go out soon.
7c. Treasurers Report:
Beginning Balance $3,717.11
Withdrawals $ 596.21
7d. The Following positions and Committees have been eliminated or combined.
Vice President - Eliminated
Membership Committee - Eliminated
Fundraising Committee - Eliminated
Nominating Committee - Eliminated
Ethics committee will be combined with the Bylaws Committee
Officers/Trustees/Committee members for the year 2001 beginning January 1st
President - David Hassert
President Elect- John Niedzinski
Secretary - Open (Frank will continue to act on an interim basis)
Treasurer - Garland Dance
Education/Planning Committee - Chair - Sheila Rager
Bylaws/Ethics Committee- Chair David Hassert, Frank Stark, Steven Nussear
8. Scheduling of Next Meeting
DATE: Thursday, June 7, 2001
TIME: 6:30 PM
Steven Nussear will contact Medtronic and ask them to sponsor the next meeting.
David Hassert made a motion for adjournment, seconded by Marcia Hodulik, carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned by President David Hassert at 10:20 p.m.
Frank Stark, CCP