The regular business meeting of OutWorlders was held on Sunday, 16 January 2005, at 2:07 p.m. at the Atlanta Diner, the President being in the chair and the Secretary being present. Sponsoring members present: Mike Allgood, Bil Boozer, Ed deGruy, Ken Fernandez, Mike Henigan, Kelly Hilliard, Robert Marshall, William Shepard, Alan Siler, Jeff Smith
Mike Allgood announced the appointment of the following sponsoring members to officer positions:
Mike Henigan, for events coordinator
Kris Harter, for historian
Michael Green, for internet coordinator
Alan Siler, for public relations coordinator
Jeff Smith reported the organization’s bank balance as $1,247.35.
Bil Boozer reported that the writers’ group would be meeting Wednesday, 19 January, to discuss works submitted by members as well as to select a theme for this year’s Dragon*Con project.
Bil Boozer reported that the readers’ group had met on 09 January to discuss Magic’s Pawn (which had received decidedly mixed, extreme reviews) and that it would meet again on 13 February to discuss Ethan of Athos by Lois McMaster Bujold.
Proposals for Consideration
Ed deGruy introduced Proposal 05-01-01 and 05-01-02 (see attached for text) for consideration at the February business meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 2:24 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Bil Boozer, Secretary
Proposals for Consideration 20 February 2005
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.”