Dec. 3, 2012

2012 Former-LEE Board Meeting Minutes

The Meeting was called to order by President Randy Casey at 12:05 p.m. Board members present: Tracy Anderson, Randy Casey, Joan Linares, Mike Nebgen, Frank McCloskey, Tim Planty, Renee Rhodes, James Tubbs, and Kimberlee Whittington

Also present from the Lee College staff were Ginni Whitten, Windi O’Shields, Kerri Hurlbut, Donna Zuniga, Dean of the LCHC campus, was a special guest.

Due to the absence of Pat Mann, Windi O’Shields was named Acting Secretary. Minutes of the Oct. 22 board meeting were read and approved on a motion by Renee Rhodes, seconded by Frank McCloskey.

The Agenda reported that we have 128 members, including 64 Lifetime.

President Casey led a group discussion about the upcoming recruitment activities, and how to increase membership. Ginni reported that she has asked to be on the Professional Development day agenda on Jan. 8 to promote F-L and to invite all faculty and staff to join. According to the college’s HR policy, the employee directory is not for distribution. Efforts are being made to schedule F-L presentations at clubs and other venues.

The Board agreed to the following upcoming activities:

  • Basketball VIP Night – Wednesday, January  30; Iguana Joe’s will cater meal at 6 p.m.; game starts at 7 p.m.
  • Former-LEE Lifetime Member event, Saturday, March 9, tentatively at 5 p.m., before the Texas Tenors’ concert that begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • April 8 – Annual meeting and Distinguished Alumni event; committee(s) will be needed to plan and implement the event.
  • Speed Networking – date to be announced.

Donna Zuniga spoke about the prison education programs and the Britt-Hodgin scholarship at LCHC.  In addition, Ms. Zuniga gave a report about the first former students meeting that was held on Nov. in Conroe.

The next meeting was set for Monday, Feb. 11. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 12 p.m.  A motion was made at 1:01 p.m. to adjourn the meeting.

Respectfully submitted,
Windi O’Shields, Acting Secretary