MINUTES OF THE MCCPTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Thursday, May 4, 2006 at the Carver Educational Services Center

 

(The following motions and resolutions were passed at the May meeting.)

 

Approval of Minutes:

The April 6, 2006 Board of Directors meeting minutes were distributed. Corrections made were: Treasurer’s report should read “…with about $5,000 tied up in CDs”; Vice President – Educational Issues – correct spelling is Dr. Robert Bastress; and Training Committee report’s first motion should read,  “…to attend spring training, June 7, on a trial basis.”  The minutes stand approved as amended.

 

Treasurer’s Report:

The treasurer’s report was filed.

 

Business Items:

Officer Reports:

Suzanne Weiss made a motion to send a letter of congratulations to Kimberly Oliver inviting her to be our guest at the presidents and principals dinner. It was seconded and passed by a voice vote.

 

Ted Willard made a motion that we send letters of congratulations to the winners of the Montgomery County Teacher of the year and the Agnes Meyer award winners. It was seconded and passed by a voice vote.

 

New Business:

National PTA Convention:

Marney Jacobs made a motion that if the treasurer can find the money to send two people to the National PTA convention, we’ll send two, but if not we’ll send one. It was seconded. It passed by a voice vote.

 

Ted Willard made a motion that the first preference be given to Executive Committee members and beyond that to members of the Board of Directors. It was seconded and passed by a voice vote.

 

Awards:

Juan Johnson made a motion to spend $180 for three lifetime MD PTA awards for the presidents and principals dinner. It passed by a voice vote.

 

Committee for Montgomery:

Juan Johnson made a motion that MCCPTA pay $60 membership to the Committee for Montgomery for the MCCPTA Vice President for Legislation to hold a board of directors’ position representing our organization regardless of who holds that position. It passed by a voice vote.

CIP:

Marney Jacobs made a motion to send this letter out of committee in response to the proposal of actions to redistribute students and close one school. We ask the Board to consider all options except closing of schools. It was seconded.

 

Ted Willard made a motion to send a general letter based on our previous position opposing closing a school and dispersing children around an already overcrowded cluster and setting a precedent without any process of allowing a PTA or the whole county to weigh in on those decisions. It was seconded and passed by a voice vote.

List Serv:

Patti Twigg made a motion to put the IRS fact sheet on the MCCPTA website as soon as possible. It was seconded and passed by a voice vote.