Officers and Board Members present: Patrick Buckley (Pres.), Western Washington U.; Tom Chow, Edmonds C.C.; Chip Dodd (Treas.), Shoreline C.C.; JW Harrington (VP), U. of Washington; Nancy Hultquist, Central Washington U.; David Jeschke, Green River C.C.; Kerry Lyste, Everett C.C.; Todd R. Wright (Sec.)
Others present: Tom Edwards, Microsoft; Jubel Harpster, City of Bellevue; Gordon Kennedy, Washington State Dept. of Transportation; Gunter Krumme, U. of Washington; Wadell Patterson, United Farm Workers of America; Richard Tebbetts.
Patrick Buckley called the AWG Autumn meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. immediately following the General AWG Autumn Meeting, which was held on the Edmunds C.C. campus, hosted by Tom Chow.
The following six items were presented as suggested revisions to AWG’s by-laws.
Note that all positions (officers and other board members) with the exception of the WAGA representative, will be voted on by the entire membership. WAGA will appoint its representative to the board.
Following a discussion of the six items above, David Jeschke moved to accept the revisions. Nancy Hultquest second the motion and the Board unanimously approved. The motion was carried.
Election of officers and Board members
Subsequent to the newly passed by-law revisions, nominations were declared and votes were openly cast, resulting in the following AWG Officers and Board members for 2004 – 2006:
Spring Board Meeting
To date, the Spring Board Meeting has been scheduled to take place at the University College of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia. JW agreed to follow up with UCFV to confirm their intent to host the Spring meeting. Should UCFV agree, April 24th has been tentatively set for the meeting, which will direct its focus on students by providing a venue for both undergraduates and graduates to present their work, i.e. presentations and posters.
Other proposed events for the meeting included a discussion of a border crossing field trip to Vancouver BC’s Gaslamp Quarter.
A two hour interim meeting will be held at Bellevue Community College on 13 December, 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to further discuss the details regarding the Spring Meeting.
David Jeschke motioned to increase the AWG’s membership fees from $10.00 to $12.00 for non-students and $5.00 to $6.00 for students. The Board unanimously approved the motion. Motion carried.
Gunter Krumme raised the issue of the association’s website, which resulted in discussion and a general agreement to regroup and focus on the content of the website, including to:
The meeting adjourned at 3:58 p.m.