The regular business meeting of OutWorlders was held on Sunday, 17 October 2004, at 2:00 p.m. at the Atlanta Diner, the President being in the chair and the Secretary being present. Sponsoring members present: Mike Allgood, Ray Berg, Bil Boozer, Ed deGruy, Kris Harter, William Shepard, Alan Siler, Jeff Smith, Amanda Wiggins.
Jeff Smith presented a proposed budget for 2005.
Public Relations Chair Report
Ray Berg reported that he has submitted announcement of the weekly “Lost” gathering to Creative Loafing, which had posted notices of our “Buffy” gatherings back in the day.
Bil Boozer reported that the writers’ group had met and that it would meet again.
Bil Boozer reported that the readers’ group had met and that it would meet again.
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Mike Allgood reported that no action had been taken since the last business meeting.
Proposals for Consideration
Ed deGruy introduced the following proposals for consideration at the December meeting.
Author: Ed deGruy
Resolved, THAT the OutWorlders, Inc. bylaws be amended in the following way: Add to Section 6, Officers, Part B, Appointment, “The Vice President shall oversee the activities of the appointed officers.”
Author: Ed deGruy
Resolved, THAT the OutWorlders, Inc. bylaws Section 6, Officers, Part C, Duties, be changed from “No member of the organization may serve in more than one officer position simultaneously” to “No member of the organization may serve in more than one elected officer position simultaneously.”
Nominations for 2005 Elected Officer Positions
At the end of the meeting, the following people had been nominated for 2005 elected officer positions: Mike Allgood for president; Chris Coppeans for vice-president; Ken Fernandez for vice-president; Jeff Smith for treasurer; and Bil Boozer for secretary. Nominations are now closed. Amanda Wiggins was appointed Election Coordinator.
The meeting adjourned at 2:20 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Bil Boozer, Secretary