General Meeting Minutes & Financial Reports

Club Español

General Meeting Minutes

February 5, 2020

SPANISH CLUB GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 

President Lee Howard called the meeting to order at 5:20 PM. 114 members and guests were present.

The minutes of the January 15, 2020 meeting were approved. The names of the new BOD officers were read and approved.

Treasurer Mary Mann gave the Financial Report and stated the current balance in the club’s bank account is $5,866.26.

Fiesta chairperson, Jo Keitges stated that the income from the Fiesta was $1500 with expenses yet to be calculated.

Acknowledgement of teacher, Keka Wessman who is retiring at the end of February. Introductions and thanks to new members, teachers and helpers.

Gypsy Jazz tickets discussed.

Paul Voorhees discussed the Cuba trip ( March 16-30) and how basic necessities needed by Cuban citizens can be packed in checked luggage. A list of those suggested items will be provided to classes and on website.

Jo Keitges presented the date for the next Fiesta (April 15th), and plans to send out info 2 weeks before. Reminders and requests for volunteers will also be sent out.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:43 PM.

Respectfully submitted, Sue Bendix

General Meeting Minutes

December 10, 2019

President Lee Howard called the meeting to order at 6:02PM.  Present were 104 members.

The minutes from the previous general meeting were approved by acclamation.

Member positions were discussed, including the current need for a Membership Chair.

Dolores Hudson, our outgoing Treasurer, was thanked for her continuing service to the club in many capacities.

The following club officer slate for 2020 was approved by the membership: 

  • PRESIDENT – LEE HOWARD
  • VP – MIMI WILLIAMS 
  • TREASURER – Mary Mann
  • SECRETARY   – PAUL VOORHEES
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS – DIANE HEISNER
  • FIESTA CHAIR – JO KEITIGES
  • LANGUAGE CLASS ADMINISTRATO – DONNA HOWARD
  • MEMBER AT LARGE – (TBD)

Tickets for the January Jazz concert were announced, and available now to members.  They are $20 each, for either the afternoon or evening performances.

A new class based on the Destinos program was announced for 2020.  Members need to sign up as the class is limited to 20 people.

The Spanish immersion trip to Seville, Spain was discussed.  Members should contact Eleine Greene to sign up.

The Cuba trip was briefly discussed, noting that there are 15 club members going on March 16, 2020.

Six gift baskets were given away based on a drawing.

The meeting adjourned at 6:31PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Paul Voorhees

General Meeting Minutes

November 18, 2019

President Lee Howard called the meeting to order at 5:51PM.  Present were 124 members.

The minutes from the previous general meeting were approved by acclamation.

It was announced that the Holiday Fiesta would now be held on December 10th at the RHJohnson Social Hall.

A reminder was given that the Mexican Train board game would be at 1PM at the Chicory Room at Beardsley.

Board members and teachers were introduced so new members would know who they were.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:04PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Paul Voorhees
Secretary

 

CLUB ESPANOL REUNION & REGISTRATION MEETING MINUTES

OCTOBER 11, 2019

President Lee Howard called the meeting to order at 1:13PM.

The Treasurers Report and the previous general meeting minutes of April 12, 2019 were approved by acclamation.

The current Board members were recognized:

  • PRESIDENT – LEE HOWARD
  • VP – MIMI WILLIAMS 
  • SECRETARY   – PAUL VOORHEES
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS – DIANE HEISNER
  • FIESTA CHAIR – JO KEITIGES
  • LANGUAGE CLASS ADMINISTRATO – DONNA HOWARD
  • MEMBER AT LARGE – TISH IWASZUK

Other volunteers that assist with club functions were also recognized:

  • LANGUAGE CLASS ORGANIZATION – MARYANN JASKEN
  • LANGUAGE CLASS STUDENT ADVISOR – BRENDA MELCHER
  • CLUB PHOTOGRAPHER – HARRY THOMPSON
  • FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIES – AUSTIN MCGEARY
  • MEXICAN TRAIN – ARLINE FOSTER
  • BOOK CLUB – JO KEITGES/ PAUL VOORHES
  • TRAVEL  – JIM KAHMI
  • COOKING CLASSES – KAREN BROWN
  • VOLUNTEER  COORDINATOR – TISH IWASZUKSLATE 

The current slate for 2020 Club Officers was provided:

  • PRESIDENT – LEE HOWARD
  • VICE PRESIDENT – MIMI WILLIAMS
  • TREASURER – MARY MANN
  • SECRETARY – PAUL VOORHEES
  • LANGUAGE CLASS ADMINISTRATOR – DONNA HOWARD
  • MEMBER @ LARGE –  (TBD)

President Lee Howard walked through the 2020 registration form, emphasized the need for volunteers and emphasized the following:

  • Dues are $15 for calendar year 2020
  • A club roster will be provided this year for all those who want to be included; if you do not want some or all of your information, check the appropriate box on the registration form.
  • Also, if you do not want to be included in club pictures, please check that box.
  • The volunteer section is very important.  Obviously the club operates entirely on volunteer effort.  Please check the boxes to indicate what you would be willing to help with.  We will have a volunteer meeting on October 18th at 1pm at the Lecture Hall to discuss those areas, and those checking boxes will be invited.
  • The form requests your previous volunteer and professional experience.  Situations often arise where the expertise of our members would be very helpful.  

Jo Keitges described the upcoming fiestas and explained the role of and need for volunteers to make them successful.

Jim Khami talked about the club travel opportunities and mentioned the travel meeting on October 24th to discuss future travel.  Paul Voorhees addressed the planned trip to Cuba in March of 2020.

Eleine Greene discussed the plan for a Spanish language immersion experience in Seville for 2020.

The general meeting was adjourned at 1:46pm, and class registration was then discussed for those enrolling in language classes. 

Respectfully submitted,

Paul Voorhees

Secretary

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9/29/19-Revised Treasurer’s Report
January 1, 2019 – September 28, 2019

Savings Account Balance:                                   $505
Beginning balance:                                                                      $4757.23
Revenues/Income
Books                                                                  $699.50
Dues                                                                    $848.00
Copy                                                                      324.20
                              Total                                     $1871.70

Expenditures/Outgo
Donna Howard-1/16                                           $377.11
UPS-1/28                                                              $418.43
Mary Ann Jasken                                                 $  59.43
Donna Howard-4/21                                            $233.87
UPS-4/28                                                               $356.96
Fluency Matters-6/12                                          $129.36
Perfection Learning                                           $1173.20
Books $                                                                   68.70
                          Total                                            $2817.06

Fiesta/income   Total                                         $1864.00

Fiesta/Outgo
Terry Hudson                                                        $    10.39
Personal Touch Catering                                    $1890.00
Thompson Ranch                                                 $  250.00
Jo Keitges                                                             $  115.00
Jo Keitges                                                             $  252.75
Terry Hudson                                                        $    59.54

                       Total                                                $2577.68

Checkbook balance as of Sept. 28, 2019                                     $3098.19

Submitted by Dolores Hudson, Treasurer, October 4, 2019

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Spanish Club General Meeting Minutes

 April 11, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 6:12PM by President Lee Howard. Approximately 120 members were in attendance.
There were no additions or corrections to the minutes of the previous General Meeting, and a motion was made and passed to accept the minutes as submitted.

Jim Khami provided an overview of the club’s Mexico City trip of April 1-7, 2019.  He stated it was a great success and that all 22 participants enjoyed the trip.

MaryAnn Jasken provided an overview of classes being offered for the Summer.  Everyone had received the schedule for the classes.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:24PM.
Respectfully submitted,
Paul Voorhees, Secretary

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December 7, 2018

This general meeting was held in conjunction with the Holiday Fiesta.

Paul Voorhees called the meeting to order.

  • The minutes of the November 8, 2018 meeting were accepted without change.
  • An additional person has accepted being the nominee for the position of Treasurer 2019 Spanish Club Board of Directors.  Delores Hudson will be that nominee allowing Olivette Miller to retire after 5 years of faithful service.  The complete slate of nominees is
  • President: Lee Howard
  • Vice-President: Miriam (Mimi) Williams
  • Secretary: Paul Voorhees
  • Public Relations: Diane Heisner
  • Fiesta Chair: Jo Keitges
  • Language Class Administrator: Donna Howard
  • Member at Large: Tish Iwaszuk

The slate of nominees was accepted by voice vote and will take office at the beginning of 2019.

  • The Spanish Club will co-sponsor the Flamenco/Gypsy Jazz Concerts scheduled for February 5, 2019 at the Palm Ridge Rec Center in the Summit Room.  Ellen Zacko had helped arrange for the sponsorship with the Zymurgy Club and was available at the fiesta to sell tickets for the concerts.  Tickets will be made available in each Spanish classes in the coming weeks.
  • Paul extended a special thanks to Jo Keitges for her work preparing for the Holiday Fiesta and all of the work she has done throughout the year preparing for all of the fiestas.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Submitted by Jim Dodson, Secretary

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Spanish Club SCW – General Meeting Minutes

November 8, 2018

This General Meeting was held in conjunction with the Fall Fiesta.

Paul Voorhees called the meeting to order and the following items were presented.

  1. The minutes of the October 11, 2018 meeting were posted at the back of the room.  Paul asked
         if there were any changes needed.  There being no changes put forward, the minutes were
         accepted without change.
  2. The Treasurer’s report was also posted and is shown below
  1. It was announced that the Holiday Fiesta will be held on December 7, 2018 at the
         Grandview Terrace
  2. The Nomination Committee presents the following slate of candidates for the Spanish
         Club Board of Directors.
  • President: Lee Howard
  • Vice President: Miriam (Mimi) Williams
  • Treasurer: Olivette Miller*
  • Secretary: Paul Voorhees
  • Public Relations: Dianne Heisner
  • Fiesta Chair: Jo Keitges
  • Language Class Administrator: Donna Howard
  • Member at Large: Tish Iwaszuk
  • *The new Treasurer selected by the Nomination Committee had to bow out for personal
    reasons that will prevent her from participating in club activities.  Olivette will continue
    in the position until a new candidate can be found.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Submitted by Jim Dodson, Secretary

Club Español Financial Report

Jan 1 to Oct 31, 2018