Valley High School Alumni Association, Inc.
September 16, 2010Minutes
The 2010 Annual Meeting of the Valley High School Alumni Association was held on September 16, 2010 at Valley Traditional High School's Auditorium. The President Norman Hartman presided over the meeting. A quorum of the membership being present the meeting was called to order at 7:15 PM. The Minutes from the previous meeting were not read due to his being the first annual meeting.
The President of the Valley High School Alumni Association welcomed the membership to the meeting. He introduced the individual board members, and then introduced the guest speaker: Mr. Gary Hurt, Valley Principal.
Mr. Hurt, spoke about the school and how it has been designated a Medical Magnet School. He also spoke about the $26 million renovation that has been approved by the Board of Education; as well as many other things.Annual Treasurer's Report
The annual treasurer's report showed a balance in the General Fund of $2,635.73 and a Scholarship Fund balance of $2,077.27, with a FY 2010 New Worth of $4,713.00. The report was filed for audit.
Joe Goodin, the chairman of the Finance Committee, reported.
The report is filed with the minutes of this meeting.Committee Reports
Lee Reardon gave the nominating committee report to the membership. She announced that the nominating committee had approved the following Board Members for the ballot: Lee Reardon, David Hittle, Earl Wilhelm, Mary Alvey, Sharon Broussard, Rich Fowler, Jim Segrest, Norman Hartman, Joe Goodin.Unfinished Business
There was no unfinished business due to this being the first annual meeting.New Business
Norman Hartman made a motion to "remove the ineligible member's name (Robert Thrasher) from the ballot to be used at the Annual Meeting and limit votes to be case by each member voting to nine (9)." This motion passed 7-0 with 1 Member abstaining from the vote.
Norman Hartman, president, explained the election as well as the voting process.
Norman Hartman, then opened the floor for nominations.
Mr. Jim Segrest made a motion that "the nominees presented by the nominating committee be accepted by acclimation." This motion was seconded, and presented much discussion from the membership. However this motion was defeated unanimously by the membership who stood in acceptance or denial.
Mr. Richard Fowler nominated: Russell Kersey from the floor.
Ms. Mary Alvey nominated: Beverly Imus Jaggers from the floor.
Russell Kersey nominated: Tom Troutman from the floor.
Jim Segrest made a motion to: "close the floor for nominations." It was seconded, the nomination were closed by a majority vote.
Mr. Norman Hartman, placed the meeting into recess until the ballots had been tallied. [No Vote Was Held]
Mr. Harman, called the meeting back to order, for the report of the teller's. [No Vote Was Held]
Mr. David Hittle (Teller read the Official Teller's Report which is seen below:Teller's Report
(4) Teller's were allowed to report* and those people were: Mr. Bob Henderson, Mr. Joe Goodin, Mr. David Hittle and one other member.
Number of votes 291
Numbers of ballots cast 35
Necessary for election Top 9 Candidate
Mr. Wilhelm received 33
Ms. Alvey received 32
Mr. Hittle received 30
Mr. Troutman received 30
Ms. Reardon received 28
Ms. Broussard received 28
Ms. Jaggers received 27
Mr. Kersey received 25
Mr. Fowler received 22
Mr. Segrest received 12
Mr. Hartman received 12
Mr. Goodin received 12
Illegal Votes 0no
votes, rejected 0
*In the end not all of the Teller's reports added up 100% correctly the official numbers were taken from comparing the reports and choosing the number which received the most votes, each time this was a majority of the four reports.Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 9:07 PM [No Vote Was Taken]David A.W. Hittle
David A.W. Hittle
September 16, 2010approved on: Oct. 21, 2010