USD of 1812 holds state board
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010 9:14 am
The President welcomed everyone. She recognized five State Honorary Presidents: Joan Hanks, Pat Rhoton, Aline Roberts, Janie York and Bettie Gustafson. She also Roberts and Gustafson who serve on the National Board
Bettie Gustafson, Teresa Deathridge and Kathy McClelland were appointed to approve the minutes.
State Recording Secretary Harriette Maloney reported minutes filed as approved by a committee.
State Treasurer Barbara Bishop presented the proposed budget as approved in the executive board. She remarked
that dues and project money are due by Nov. 1.
State President Mrs. Reynolds spoke on the past year’s work. She also read the awards presented at National Council.
We received awards for our outstanding work with Veterans, our excellent Public Relations and our growth with new members.
First Vice President Charlotte Miller reported 44 present for the session. The State Council will be March 3, 2011, in Chattanooga at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Second Vice President Regina East was absent. Third Vice President Linda Tripp reported that we have 349 members. The state yearbook scored 85 at National Council, but Col. Thomas Hart Benton Chapter won first place. Tripp remarked that no more state yearbooks are available.. If any chapter has an extra one, please share with new members
State fourth vice president announced that she has packets for chapter presidents to pick up. State Chaplain Betty Richards reported
one death, Mrs. Mary Jane Nave of the Thomas Ogle Chapter. Corresponding Secretary Carolyn C. Martin reported all call letters go by e-mail, except six that have to be mailed. State Registrar reported 24 new adults, four FADDS and one Junior member for a total of 29 new members. Historian Ann Kelly asked everyone to send her press release clippings for the scrapbook. Librarian Donna Cooley asked everyone to send books to national and state libraries and encourage people to read tand learn the history about the era. Curator Charlene Johnson was absent.
In unfinished business, the council voted to investigate and repair or replace the two 1935, 1812 markers found on Natchez Trace, for the bicentennial. Aline Roberts was appointed to see about these markers.
A motion was made to organize an activity for people waiting between the executive and general board
The meeting was adjourned, and Betty Richards gave the benediction.