HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETINGJanuary 24, 2010 7:00 P.M.
Meeting called to order by Alumni President, Bonnie McElroy. Those present included: Lana Bucher, Rose Ward, Linda Hall, Sandra Craven, Callie Manier, Sandra Manier, Bonnie McElroy, Terry Flowers, Paul Ice, Rachel Ice, Kay Honeycutt, Sidney Ann Bridges, and Virginia Clark.
Minutes of the November 24, 2009 were presented. Motion made by Sidney Ann Bridges, seconded by Lana Bucher to approve minutes. Motion passed.
Treasurer's report was presented. Motion by Terry Flowers, seconded by Paul Ice to approve treasurer's report. Motion passed.
Motion made by Paul Ice to not publish the February 2010 newsletter, seconded by Linda Hall. Motion passed.
Sandra Manier presented a list of changes that the committee would like to see implemented for the Alumni activities in 2010.The changes would be to have a mixer from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. The mixer would come to order at 3:00 p.m. for a business meeting and for the classes that would be honored that year to present a speaker if so desired.
There would be finger foods only and no banquet on Saturday night. There will be no music gala on Friday night. There will be no Educator-Of-The-Year selected for this year.
Motion by Rose Ward to accept the proposed changes for the Alumni activities as printed above, seconded by Terry Flowers. Motion passed.
Motion by Sandra Manier to raise annual dues to $10.00 per person, not family, seconded by Lana Bucher. Motion carried.
Motion by Paul Ice to propose a change to the by-laws Article V, Section 3 that reads "The annual Alumni Homecoming shall be the first weekend of October each year" to read that the Alumni Homecoming does not have to be held the first week-end of October, seconded by Lana Bucher. Motion passed. The motion will be voted on in the February 2010 meeting as to the proposed change.
Motion by Virginia Clark to adjourn,