High School Alumni Association, Inc.
10200 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40272
Board of Directors Meeting
May 19, 2011
A Board of Directors meeting of the Valley High School Alumni Association was held on May 19, 2011 at Valley Traditional High School’s Library. The Vice-President, Lee Reardon presided over the meeting as Acting-President. A quorum being present the meeting was called to order at 6:30p.m. The minutes from the previous meeting were approved as read by David Hittle.
Lee Reardon, introduced the Board of Directors and asked that the members present introduce themselves.
Lee Reardon, instructed the members present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
No Treasurer’s Report was given due to the absence of the Treasurer.
Lee Reardon, as acting President announced that herself as well as other Board Members will be meeting with the attorney to discuss the 501(c)(3)’s progress.
Mark Lynch, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee reported. Mr. Lynch reported that the Scholarship Committee had meet and had went over the scholarship applications received in the latest batch of scholarship applications. The Scholarship Committee recommended to the Board of Directors: 2011 Graduating Senior: Jessica Beld, to receive the Tom Troutman Memorial Scholarship and Santana Williams for the Beverly English Rich Memorial Scholarship – Granted by the Class of 1960. Mr. Lynch reported that the Scholarship Committee had wanted to speak at the graduation, and the presentation of the (2) scholarships. However, the school denied the request due to scheduling conflicts. Both Scholarships were read by members of the Scholarship Committee. After much discussion of the applicants and their essay’s Mark preceded:
Mark Lynch made a motion that the Board of Directors accept; the Beverly English Rich Memorial Scholarship – Granted by the Class of 1960 award winner Santana Williams. The motion was seconded and was approved by a vote of 4 to 1.
Mark Lynch made a motion that the Board of Directors accept; the Tom Troutman Memorial Scholarship award winner Jessica Beld. The motion was seconded and passed 5 to 0.
Mark Lynch made a motion that the Board of Directors approve of a “supplemental scholarship” of $389.74, to be added to the Beverly English Rich Scholarship in order to make the scholarship an even $1,000. The motion was seconded and was approved by a vote of 4 to 1.
David Hittle made a motion to accept Sharon Broussard’s Resignation from the Board of Directors. The motion was seconded and Sharon’s resignation was accepted by a vote of 5 to 0.
Mary Alvey made a motion to leave the Board of Directors vacancies open until the Annual Meeting in four months. This motion was seconded and passed 4 to 0 with 1 abstention.
Earl Wilhelm, made the Membership aware of the Construction Event which will take place at Valley High School on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 1 p.m.
Mark Lynch discussed the correcting of the Valley High School website. He also discussed “wifi” access for the Board of Directors.
Earl Wilhelm made a motion to adjourn:
The meeting was adjourned at 7:48 p.m.
David A.W. Hittle