League of Women Education Fund Board of Trustees

Board Meeting

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Renaissance M Street Hotel

Washington, DC

 

Board Present:

Elisabeth MacNamara

Patricia Donath

Marcia Merrins

Judy Duffy

Peggy Hawkins Hill

Marlene O’Brien

Judy Davis

Mary Klenz

Norman Turrill

Susan Morris Wilson

Janis McMillens

Elaine Wiant

 

 

Diane Wheatley-Giliotti

 

Staff Members Present:

Nancy Tate, Zaida Arguedas, Greg Leatherwood, Cyndie Cota

 MacNamara called the meeting to order at 9:12 a.m.

 Minutes

 Wilson moved that the Minutes of the June 17, 2011 meeting of the LWVEF Board of Trustees be accepted as corrected.  Seconded. Passed.

 Wilson moved that the Minutes of the June 20, 2011 meeting of the LWVEF Board of Trustees be accepted as corrected.  Seconded. Passed.

 Financial

 Wilson moved that the Financial Report dated August 31, 2011 of the LWVEF be accepted as presented.  Seconded. Passed.

 Leatherwood noted that unrestricted operating income through August 30, 2011 is $39,395, representing 6% of the annual budgeted amount.  Total unrestricted operating expenses through August 30, 2011 were $127,932, representing 11% of the annual budgeted amount.  The change in unrestricted net assets from operations was ($88,537). Investments decreased in value by $235,452.   

 Education Fund Committee Report

 Nancy Tate gave an overview of the Education Fund projects.

 Davis moved that the Voters’ Guides: Advertising Guidance be approved.    Passed.

 Turrill moved that the Guidelines for State and Local League Debates, including “empty chair” Debates be reaffirmed.  Passed

 McMillen moved that the policy titled Projects Involving Presidential Candidates Committee be accepted as corrected. Passed

 Wiant moved that the 2012 Presidential Candidate Participation Guidelines be accepted as corrected. Passed

 Turrill moved that the LWVUS join the Vision 2020 Partnership. Passed.

  National Studies

 McMillen moved that the consensus questions for the Privatization Study as amended be approved.  Passed.

 MacNamara adjourned the meeting at 11:45 AM

 Submitted by

Susan Morris Wilson

Secretary/Treasurer

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