1998 NAAE Convention--Business Sessions Minutes

New Orleans, Louisiana
December 9-12, 1998

 

Wednesday, December 9, 1998

 During tThe first session of the 1998 NAAE Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, NAAE President Duane Fisher presented the report of the nominating committee.  Tom Kremer was nominated for 1998-99 NAAE President.  Marc Beitia and Mike Cox were nominated for 1998-99 NAAE President Elect. 

 Thursday, December 10, 1998

 During the second session of the 1998 NAAE Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, by general consensus, nominations were closed and these individuals were placed officially in nomination for the respective offices:  Tom Kremer for 1998-99 NAAE President; and Marc Beitia and Mike Cox for 1998-99 NAAE President Elect.

 Saturday, December 12, 1998

 During the third and final session of the 1998 NAAE Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, the following business was transacted.

President Duane Fisher seated the official convention delegates and established the counts needed for majority and two-thirds majority votes.  There were 155 official voting delegates present.  For a majority, 78 votes would be needed; for a two-thirds majority, 104 votes would be needed.

 Duane Fisher appointed Dan Leinen (IA) to be parliamentarian.

 Duane Fisher announced that the Committee of Tellers would be Jeff Maierhofer (chair) (IL), Elizabeth Morgan (ME), and Denny Wallace (WA).

 Duane Fisher called for votes for president and president elect, respectively.  The tellers were excused to count the votes.

 Committee reports (copies attached) were presented as follows: 

Finance—Chairperson Dick Aide (WI) presented the report, which was approved as presented.

 

Policy and Bylaws—Chairperson Elaine Lewis (WA) presented the report, which was approved as presented.

 

Diversity—Chairperson Susan Crank (OH) presented the report, which was approved as presented.

 

Public Relations—Chairperson Rick Bockhop (WI) presented the report, which was approved as presented.

 

Member Services—Chairperson Cherylann Stewart (IA) presented the report, which was approved as presented.

 

Legislative Affairs—Chairperson Chuck Stranberg (MN) presented the report, which was approved as presented.

 

Strategic Planning—Chairperson Brenda Oldfield (KY) presented the report, which was approved as presented. 

Duane Fisher announced the results of the vote for president.  Tom Kremer was elected 1998-99 NAAE President. 

Duane Fisher announced the results of the vote for president elect.  Mike Cox was elected 1998-99 NAAE President Elect. 

Duane Fisher welcomed Tom Kremer, 1998-99 NAAE President, Mike Cox, 1998-99 NAAE President Elect, Sue Poland, 1998-2001 NAAE Region I Vice President, and Ray Chelewski, 1998-2001 NAAE Region VI Vice President. 

With no further business to transact, newly elected NAAE President Tom Kremer declared the meeting adjourned at 2:45 p.m.