- Category: Executive Committee Minutes
April 21, 2012
The meeting was called to order at 2:07 p.m. by President Chuck Horner.
Members present: Bayle Emlein, Jan Fagerholm, Sally Holt, Chuck Horner, Diane George, Elsie Smith, Tom Smith. Absent: Sid Jordan.
The minutes of the March 2012 meeting were approved.
Diane is finalizing the updated membership form as an interactive PDF. She has fixed the tab-through sequence. The form can be submitted manually by printing and mailing (with payment).
Digital Photo Contest Deadline: 5/11/12
Early Bird Registration Ends 5/21/12
Hotel Conference Rate through 5/26/12.
President's Report - Chuck Horner:
Chuck will have shoulder surgery on June 14. He plans to be around, but semi-operational for a few months.
Executive Vice President – Sally Holt:
Sally saw a 4 pound Samsung laptop at the Microsoft store for $900.
Treasurer - Tom Smith:
As of April 21, 2012:
Tom received a card from Pat O'Sullivan who reports that he is no longer driving. The members of the EC wonder if anyone who lives in Oakland could pick him up, in central Oakland, and bring him to the Main Meeting.
Secretary - Bayle Emlein:
The Microsoft RRP Windows license problem has been worked out and the Clubhouse has resumed refurbishing and placing computers in the community.
VP Clubhouse - Sid Jordan:
Sid reports that they are in negotiations with Alameda County for a space.
VP Marketing – Position open:
VP Membership - Jan Fagerholm:
Member count as of April 21, 2012.
Jan is planning to transition the membership database to Excel.
VP Newsletter - Elsie Smith:
April 21, Saturday midnight, March Newsletter
May 19, Saturday midnight, June Newsletter
VP Special Projects - Bayle Emlein:
See Secretary's report.
Webmaster - Diane George:
Diane is planning to move the Web site to a new version of Joomla and make some adjustments to the look of the site and is working to keep the site accessible according to ADA standards. She would
like recent photos to update the pictures on the Web site. If anyone has any to share, please send them to her. She will need to have the site down for a few hours during the transition. Diane and Jan will coordinate strategies for updating information on the Web site.
Jan will check with Sid about updated Clubhouse information for the Web site and Newsletter.
See the Web site for the latest updates and changes in SIG meetings.
The Mobile SIG is meeting, as is the Linux SIG.
May: Diane will talk about the LDS volunteer project for indexing old census and other public records, such as draft records, for the genealogy site familysearch.org.
May: 32 GB Lexar USB 2.0 Flash Drive.
New Business: None.
Date and Time of Next Meeting:
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., 28924 Ruus Road, Hayward.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:10 p.m.
Bayle Emlein, Secretary