1. Call to Order —
President Sarah Osborn Welty called the meeting to order at 3:07 p.m.
and welcomed the board members to the meeting.
2. Approve Minutes of the March 11,
2002 NAAE Board Conference Call — Roger Teeple moved,
Chuck Stranberg seconded, to approve the minutes of the March 11,
2002 NAAE board conference call. The motion carried.
3. NAAE Staff Situation Report
— Jay Jackman reported that he interviewed with the University of Kentucky for a new
faculty position in agricultural education on March 25-27. Jackman
assured the board that they would be among the first to know the final
outcome of this employment situation.
4. Keynote Speaker for 2002 NAAE Convention
— The board agreed to have Sarah Osborn Welty and
Jay Jackman make appropriate contacts to see if NAAE could secure
Patrick Moore to be a keynote speaker at the 2002 NAAE Convention.
Terry Fleck, the Attitude Doctor, was also mentioned as a potential
5. Convention Registration Fee — Roger Teeple moved, Chuck
Stranberg seconded, to make the registration fees for the 2002 NAAE
Convention $175 for preregistration and $200 for on-site registration.
The motion carried. (Spouse registration fees will remain at $40
preregistration and $60 on-site.)
6. Budget —
Jay Jackman presented the proposed 2002-03 NAAE budget (July 1, 2002
30, 2003). Jackman recommended some changes to the proposed budget pertaining to the
modifications in the convention registration fees and staff travel.
Chuck Stranberg moved, Jeff Maierhofer seconded, to approve the proposed
budget with flexibility to reflect the convention registration fee
adjustments and staff travel adjustments. The motion carried.
7. Dues Increase Proposal from Mike
The board discussed a memo they received from Mike Cox, former NAAE
president, regarding a proposal to increase NAAE dues in order to
add an additional NAAE professional staff position. The board asked
Jay Jackman to develop a position paper detailing all of the issues
regarding the dues increase proposal. The board agreed to include
the proposal on their agendas for their regional meetings.
8. Legislative Fund
— The board discussed the
legislative fund and reminded the executive director that a complete
report on the transactions to and from the legislative fund for the
past two years is to be presented at the regional meetings.
9. Adjournment — With no further business to transact at this time, Chuck
Stranberg moved, Allan Sulser seconded, to adjourn. The motion carried.
President Sarah Osborn Welty declared the conference call adjourned
at 4:40 p.m.