June 10, 2008, Conference Call
Present: John Mathias, Doug Keare, Cheryl Bascomb, Ron Schram, David Spalding, Otho Kerr, Kaitlin Jaxheimer, Veree Brown,
Marian Baldauf, Ron Harris
Present by proxy: Marian to John Mathias; John Engelman to
John Mathias; Otho Kerr to John Mathias; Ron Harris votes yes,
or to John Mathias
Ron Harris was on briefly, but had to drop off.
The meeting convened at 6:05 pm.
John Mathias congratulated the group for their efforts and proposed the following two resolutions:
RESOLVED, that effective immediately any and all authority previously delegated to Frank Gado to act in any manner for the Association of Alumni of Dartmouth College ("Association of Alumni") as Liaison for Legal Affairs ("Liaison") or in any other capacity in connection with (a) the lawsuit filed by the Association of Alumni in New Hampshire Superior Court (Docket No. 07-E-0289) against the Trustees of Dartmouth College ("the Lawsuit"); or (b) the law firm of Williams & Connolly and/or Hatem & Donovan, including but not limited to all authority delegated by the resolutions of the Executive Committee of August 23, 2007 and October 2, 2007, is hereby revoked and rescinded.
RESOLVED, that effective immediately the Executive Committee hereby designates the President of the Association of Alumni of Dartmouth College ("Association of Alumni"), John Mathias '69, as its Liaison for Legal Affairs, and delegates to him full power and authority (1) to oversee and direct the work of Williams & Connolly and Hatem & Donovan; (2) to take any and all actions necessary to obtain the prompt dismissal of the lawsuit filed by the Association of Alumni in New Hampshire Superior Court (Docket No. 07-E-0289) against the Trustees of Dartmouth College ('the Lawsuit"); and (3) at his discretion, to engage new or additional counsel to represent the Association of Alumni in the Lawsuit.
John Mathias stated these are important resolutions and we should act immediately. Ron Schram moved the first motion, which was seconded by Otho Kerr. Approval was unanimous.
John Mathias is pleased to take on the role of legal liaison. Ron Schram moved the second motion, which Kaitlin seconded. The motion was approved unanimously.
Doug Keare made a motion to adjourn the meeting.The motion was seconded by Ron Schram and was approved unanimously. The time of adjournment was 6:13 pm.
Secretary-Treasurer for the Association of Alumni