Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers
Board of Director
March 4, 2007

Present: P. Gunderson, K. Phipps, C. Garragues, R. Hankes, J. McCormick, D. Baker, J.Lacock

  1. The meeting was called to order at 12:40 p.m. by president Gunderson.

  1. Minutes of the previous meeting were unavailable.

  1. Treasurer’s report was accepted as distributed. The 2007 budget was discussed and approved. $500.00 will be budgeted for equipment, the dues will remain at $10.00 and $200.00 will be allocated for music. A discussion ensued regarding the need to increase the attendance at our spring and fall dances. No significant suggestions were forthcoming.

  1. New Business

  1. A demonstration dance is scheduled for the Siena Center on April 27, 2007. No plan for music, dancers or pairings was discussed.

  2. Teaching duties: The Board agreed to the following:

1. The first half of each teaching evening (Monday’s) will be the purview of the teacher, John McCormick, and others who are interested in standing for a teaching certificate.

2. The second half of the evening will have teaching/briefing duties distributed among others designated as the “teaching group”. Thus far that group consists of: P.Gunderson, D. Hankes, J. Lacock, and K. Phipps. Others will be solicited to join in the teaching duties. D. Baker will coordinate the assignment of dances to these people on a rotating basis.

  1. A Nominating Committee of D. Hankes (non-board member) and J. Lacock (Board member) was selected. Nominations are needed for the positions of Vice-President, Secretary and two at-large members of the Board of Directors.

1. J. Lacock agreed to stand for reelection as an at-large board member.

      1. The other positions will be solicited and reported to the Board.

V. Old Business: none

VI. The meeting was adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

Submitted by Diana Hankes

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