Association of Alumni Executive Committee
Conference Call

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

11 a.m. - noon ET

Sue Finegan (President), Martha Beattie, Lorraine Buhannic, Alec Casey, Karen Francis-DeGolia, Mark Harty, Ken Johansen, Paul Killebrew, Andrew Son, Lynne Gaudet (secretary)

Sue Finegan opened the call.

  1. Approval of September 4, 2014 Conference Call Minutes
    The committee approved the Association of Alumni minutes of the September 4, 2014 conference call.
  2. Nominating Committee Report
    The Nominating Committee held a conference call on October 6 and decided to ask all eligible current Association of Alumni officers to run again. They all agreed to do so. Martha Beattie was not eligible to run again and the committee asked Meg Ramsden, assistant director of Alumni Leadership, to run as secretary. She accepted.

    The slate of officers was approved unanimously by the Executive Committee.

  3. Balloting Committee Report
    The website is up and running, and reflects the impact of the Association of Alumni constitutional amendments that were approved by alumni last spring. The Balloting Committee will hold its first conference call on November 10.
  4. Upcoming Association of Alumni Deadlines
    The 2014-2015 Association of Alumni timeline includes the following deadlines:

    November 14, 2014: Deadline to submit petitions to the Association of Alumni Executive Committee for constitutional amendments.

    November 26, 2014: Association of Alumni announces slate of nominated candidates and proposed constitutional amendments.

    December 15, 2014: Deadline for petition candidates to file for inclusion on the ballot

    December 19, 2014: Notice to all alumni about election of officers and constitutional amendments. If uncontested election, reminder to all alumni that there will not be an election.

    February 11 to March 14, 2015: Voting period if contested election and/or proposed association constitution amendments.

  5. Election Vendors
    Lynne has reached out to election vendors and received quotes.
  6. Annual Meeting
    The Association of Alumni will hold its annual meeting in Hanover on March 14, 2015.
  7. Next Conference Call
    The Executive Committee will hold its next conference call in December.

The conference call concluded.

(NOTE: These minutes were approved, electronically, by the Association of Alumni Officers and Executive Committee members on February 23, 2015)

Submitted by,
Olivier Gilloux
Administrative Assistant, Alumni Leadership