Minutes
NAAE Board of Directors Conference Call
November 21, 2002

The NAAE Board of Directors conducted a conference call on November 21, 2002.  All members of the board and the executive director participated in the call including: Sarah Osborn Welty (MD), President; Allan Sulser (UT), Region I Vice President; Larry Long (OK), Region II Vice President; Chuck Stranberg (MN), Region III Vice President; Jeff Maierhofer (IL), Region IV Vice President; Roger Teeple (NC), Region V Vice President; Terry Hughes (NY), Region VI Vice President; and Jay Jackman (VA), Executive Director.  Also on the call was Coleman Harris, United States Department of Education.  The minutes of the meeting are as follows.

1.    Call to Order—President Sarah Osborn Welty called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m. and welcomed the board members to the meeting.

2.    401(k) Plan—Regarding NAAE’s 401(k) plan, Roger Teeple moved, Jeff Maierhofer seconded, that there will be no discretionary contribution to the NAAE Profit Sharing Plan for the plan year ending December 31, 2001.  The motion carried.

3.    2002 NAAE Convention Session Planning—The board reviewed the session agendas for the 2002 NAAE Convention and made specific assignments to the board members.

4.    2002 NAAE Convention Program Planning—The board reviewed the entire program for the 2002 NAAE Convention and made final plans for the event.

5.    “Roll-out” of NAAE Relocation to Kentucky—It was agreed that a statement from Sarah Osborn Welty would be sent to the state ag ed association presidents regarding the relocation of the NAAE office to Lexington, Kentucky prior to the 2002 NAAE Convention.  The mailing should go out about November 25, 2002.

6.    2003 NAAE Convention Location—Jay Jackman presented a report on the bid process for the location of the NAAE convention in December 2003.  Roger Teeple moved, Chuck Stranberg seconded, to select the Caribe Royale Resort Suites for the 2003 NAAE Convention.  The motion carried.

7.    Adjournment—With no further business to transact at this time, Chuck Stranberg moved, Roger Teeple seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried.  President Sarah Osborn Welty adjourned the conference call meeting at 5:20 p.m.