USITT Ohio Valley Section
Board Meeting Minutes
Submitted by Steven Pauna
May 11, 2021
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER 3:03PM
Kathe DeVault, Ken Clothier, Sarah Russell, Caila Yates, Miriam Patterson, Karen Glass,
John Seaman, Sabrina Hykes, Marly Wooster, Elynmarie Kazle, Dave Glowacki,
Ronnie Chamberlain, Caleb Stroman and Steve Pauna.
$23,612.54 Current holdings
($452. 30) Deficit
Fall Conference: $7000.00 spent, $6424 brought in.
$264 Income from membership
ELECTIONS COMING UP
VICE CHAIR OF COMMUNICATIONS
VICE CHAIR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS
Steve Pauna, Ken Clothier and Karen Glass will not be seeking re election.
Marley will run for office again.
For Secretary, Steve P. nominates Mr. Alex Barnhart, who is interested in the position.
NATIONAL COLLABORATORS CONF. 500+ attendees
12 educational institutions
20 international attendees
FALL CONFERENCE THIS YEAR
- “Smaller”, meaning regular size
-Pre-register for sessions to control room occupancy
-OCTOBER 9TH: Ohio Northern U. in Ada.
-Have an online component as well
WEBSITE is functional and there has been some “traffic.”
The one year extended memberships will expire soon.
BOARD: get the word out and have people go the site and add to mailing list.
They do not have to be members.
We need to rebuild our mailing list.
ARCHIVE PROJECT: John got some boxes from Kim’s office. They are in storage and safe.
John suggests we set up a small committee to decide how to set up the mailing list.
BALTIMORE CONFERENCE: March 2-5 2022
ST. LOUIS CONFERENCE March 13-17 2023
COLUMBUS 2024 – 2025?
3@ $750 each.
Decided to offer it online
Have an audio component
We would like to have it decided earlier so board members aren’t doing the judging at the conference.
Kathe is looking into shortened training for the board.
For members, we pay
OSHA 10 TRAINING POSSIBILITIES
It could be in person, online or hybrid.
But Dave must get permission from OSHA to offer it online.
Dave needs to know 1) When it is happening and 2) Size of the class in order to move forward.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Use the next two weeks to add nominations.
Have the meeting after the elections.
Need to have the meeting before JUNE 30th according to by laws (yearly non fiscal calendar).
MEETING ADJOURNED AT 4:07 PM (relatively shorter meeting this time)