The meeting was called to order at 1:02 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, September 18, 2006, by President Hank Bersani.
Members present—Hank Bersani, president; David Rotholz, president-elect; Steve Eidelman, vice president; Joanna Pierson, secretary/treasurer; Sharon Gomez; Susan Havercamp; Diane Morin; Wayne Silverman; Michael Wehmeyer; Mark Yeager. National staff present—M. Doreen Croser, Maria Alfaro. Members absent—Valerie Bradley, past president; Bernard Carabello.
J. Pierson presented the minutes from the last Board of Directors conference call.
J. Pierson discussed the financial statements. Publications and the journals continue to do well, Membership, while increasing due to some staff efforts, still needs work. The deficit from the Montreal Conference continues to be a problem. There was discussion of the need to look at how we can continue to be successful into the future. The Board of Directors realizes that it needs to address this as...