CARP Chapter 48 Board Minutes
June 21, 2012
(continued) Page 3A subcommittee to prepare draft bylaws and proposed Board structure was struck consisting ofKim Richter (Chair), Evan Brett, Kathy Reddington, Cathleen Vecchiato, Joe Zaccaria and GordZacher. This Bylaws & Board Structure subcommittee will report back to the next Board meetingwith their recommendations. Kim Richter will obtain and circulate the White Rock Chapter 11Bylaws to the subcommittee members as a start point for their discussions. As the next Boardmeeting will be in August 2012, the subcommittee will do their work and meet in July 2012. KimRichter will make arrangements for this subcommittee meeting.4.
Chapter Events: Summer and Fall 2012
The White Rock Chapter extended an invitation toparticipate with them and other area CARP Chapters at a CARP booth at the BC SeniorsGames in Burnaby in August 2012. Kim Richter will obtain additional details and circulate it tothe group. Kay Holtz, Leo Mitrunen, Mary Scott, Meg Sherring, and Patricia Tallman expressedinterest in helping out at this booth. The group also discussed other local opportunities to set upa CARP booth at community events to increase local awareness of CARP and to sell CARPmemberships. Events discussed included the Langley International Festival (August), LangleyCity Cruise-In (September), Cranberry Festival (October)
, Langley Farmers’ Market
and theLangley City Arts Alive Festival. Kim Richter will research each of these and report back to thegroup at the next Board meeting.Kim Richter reported that the Chapter will have to hold an AGM in September or October 2012and another public/educational event in November 2012 preferably before the NovemberZoomer Show in Vancouver. These will be planned at the next Board meeting in August 2012.5.
Board Meeting Schedule: Preferred frequency, times and days
The group discussedpreferred meeting days and times. It was decided that the next Board meeting would be ineither the second or third week of August at Township Hall from 6 to 8 pm. A preference for aday other than Thursday was expressed by some members. Kim Richter will arrange a meetingroom. Joe Zaccaria will research the availability of alternate Board meeting locations and willreport back at the August meeting on this.6.
- Questions were raised about the legal structure/status of CARP (Is it aSociety?) and liability insurance for CARP Chapter Board members. Kim Richter will contactToronto, obtain clarification on these questions, and report back at the next meeting.
Bob Richter distributed a list of “30 Great Reasons to Join CARP”
along with the latest CARPmembership offer of $24.95, the latest issue of Zoomer Magazine and official CARP pens.7.
Next Meeting -
The next meeting will be held on
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 6 to 8pm in the Yorkson Creek Meeting Room
Floor- Langley Township Hall)8.
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.