A Regular Meeting of the DACS Board of Directors was held at the Resource Center on November 13, 2000. Present were Messrs. Bovaird, Buoy, Cohen, Gingras, Heere, Ostergren and Setaro. President Allan Ostergren presided, Secretary Larry Buoy kept the record of the meeting. The minutes of the October 9th meeting were approved.
Treasurer Charlie Bovaird reported
combined checking and postal balances of $21,196.38 plus postage
on hand of $120.81, a total of $21,317.19, less prepaid dues
of $7,331.25 for a net cash position of $13,985.94. He also reported
current membership of 541.
Following a report by the nominating committee, several suggestions were made for nominees for election as Director to fill vacancies that will exist as of the Annual Meeting of the Membership to be held at the December General Meeting.
Potentials for the distribution and use of the CD-ROMs obtained from APCUG, some of which are at hand and have been screened for viruses, were discussed. It was agreed that these CDs be offered for sale to members at $5.00, as incentive to any member renewing membership, any new membership or any other promotional purpose deemed appropriate by this Board or, when expedient, any officer of DACS.
President Ostergren announced that the planned presentation for the February General Meeting was Assistive Technology and that special effort should be made to promote same with regional educational and special needs services such as Datahr, hospitals, SeniorNet, etc.
President Ostergren also advised the meeting that, in addition to a revival of the Mac SIG, he had received a proposal for a possible "Women in Computing" SIG.
A true record.