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May 3, 2019 ESP Pi Chapter Board Meeting Minutes

ESP PI Chapter Board Meeting Minutes May 3, 2019
On Call: Nathan Winter, Gwen Gmeinder, Mary Caskey, Anita Harris Hering, Rebecca Harrington, Suzanne Driessen, Sara Croymans, Marcia Woeste, Becky Hagen Jokela
Not on Call: Katherine Brandt, David Werner, Roselyn Biermaier, Robin Trott, Jody Horntvedt
Nathan called the meeting to order at 9:00 am via Google Hangout.
President’s Report - Nathan shared about his attendance at PILD - held Apr 14-17
M/S/C (Gwen, Suzanne) to approve the agenda.
Secretary’s Report M/S/C (Becky H/ Becky HJ) , to approve the Secretary’s Report for the March 1, 2019 PI Chapter Board meeting.
Treasurer’s Report -Mary Caskey emailed out the Treasurer’s Report. Balance - checking -$7,868.86; Savings - $4,017.51, and CD - $2,806.36
Committee Reports
Scholarship Committee - no report
Awards & Recognition Committee - Marcia shared she received notification from National that Pi Chapter needs to vote for awards; Marcia, Kia, Nathan & Sara will review; Due date -- May 15
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