The regular business meeting of OutWorlders was held on Sunday, 17 October 2004, at 2:00 p.m. at the Atlanta Diner, the Vice-President being in the chair and the Secretary being present. Sponsoring members present: Mike Allgood, Ray Berg, Bil Boozer, Michael Green, Robert Marshall, William Shepard, Alan Siler, Jeff Smith.
Alan Siler announced an upcoming event: Members Hal and Charles were hosting a viewing of “Farscape: Peacekeeper Wars” on 17-18 October 2004.
Jeff Smith reported that the organization’s account balance was $1427.35.
Bil Boozer reported that the writers’ group was scheduled to meet on Wednesday, 20 October 2004, at 7:30 p.m.
Bil Boozer reported that the readers’ group had met on 10 October 2004 to discuss Science Fiction Culture by Camille Bacon-Smith and that it would be meeting on Sunday, 14 November 2004, to discuss Lilith’s Brood by Octavia Butler.
Gaylactic Outpost Atlanta
Alan Siler reported that the group members were continuing to work on plans for Gaylaxicon 2007.
Consideration of Proposal
Kris Harter had introduced the following proposal at the September meeting.
Author: Kris Harter
Resolved, THAT OutWorlders, Inc. allot $30 towards purchasing a second album for use and additional pages for the current album and the future album. These will be used in continuing the visual history of the group and be for the use of the historian in creating that record.
Absentee ballots from the following sponsoring members were included in the voting: Amy Coppeans, Chris Coppeans, Wendy Darling, Ed deGruy, Ken Fernandez, Kris Harter, and Beth Newton. The proposal was adopted with a vote of 14 in favor, 0 opposed, and 1 present.
Call for Nominations
Alan Siler called for nominations for officers for the 2005 year. Nominations remain open until the end of the November business meeting.
Alan Siler announced that a group of members would be meeting on 28 October at his home to review the bylaws.
Respectfully submitted, Bil Boozer, Secretary