Association of Alumni Executive Committee
Conference Call
October 16, 2013
3-4 PM ET

Participants: John "J.B." Daukas (president), Gersh Abraham, Martha Beattie, Jeff Crowe, Mark Harty, Gary Love, Kate Strayer-Benton, Pete Bleyler, Lynne Gaudet (secretary)

John "J.B." Daukas opened the call.

1. Approval of September 12, 2013 minutes

The committee approved the minutes of the September 12, 2013 Association of Alumni Executive Committee conference call.

2. Nominating Committee Report

The Nominating Committee is composed of Jeff Crowe, JB Daukas, Kate Strayer-Benton, and Gary Love. Nominating Committee chair Jeff Crowe reported that the committee has asked Mark Harty (executive committee), Karen Francis-DeGolia (executive committee), and Martha Beattie (secretary/treasurer) to run again in the next election and they have all agreed to do so. The Nominating Committee has also confirmed candidates for the other three officer positions (president, first vice president, second vice president) and one of the executive committee positions. They have identified four people for the remaining executive committee openings whom they plan to approach within the next week. They plan to present the entire nominated slate to the executive committee at the next conference call in November.

3. Constitutional Amendment

The committee discussed the proposed constitutional amendment and the explanatory document that JB Daukas had drafted. The committee approved the proposed constitutional amendment and agreed to put it forward for alumni to vote on during the 2014 AOA election. JB Daukas reported that he plans to make a presentation about the proposed constitutional amendment to the Dartmouth Alumni Council at their upcoming meeting in Hanover on October 26th.

4. Election Vendor

The committee approved retaining TrueBallot, Inc as the election vendor for the 2014 AOA election.

5. Annual Meeting

During a previous conference call, the committee had approved the date of the annual meeting which will be held in Hanover on Saturday, March 15th. They approved the time of the meeting which will be 11 AM.

6. Next Conference Call

The next Association of Alumni conference call will be held on November 7, 2013.

The conference call concluded.

Submitted by,
Lynne Gaudet
Director, Alumni Leadership