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201202 - Minutes, Veterans Advisory CommitteeMinutes from the Veteran’s Advisory Committee meeting December 2, 2020 Meeting was called to order at 1830, it was determined that a quorum was present. Members present Greg Edens Laura Lane-Unsworth Jacob (Jake) Demers William Ruland David Swain Starlene Hamilton Jeff Cline Teresa Spruill Members absent Stephanie Pulver (previous commitment with Board of Education committee) Mental health (member hasn’t been identified yet) Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs (position currently vacant) Agenda for the night 1. Introductions of all members 2. Review of by-laws 3. Select our chair, vice chair and secretary Introductions Each member introduced themselves to the group to the group. Review of by-laws Members all indicated that they have reviewed the by-laws. After some discussion a motion was made by Laura that we will keep these by-laws as written until such time as we can meet in person to discuss them further. The motion was seconded by David. A vote was held. The motion passed by unanimous vote. Selection of the leadership positions Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary A general discussion was held amongst the membership to identify persons who were interested in holding these positions. At the end of the discussion the volunteers for these positions are: Chair Jacob Demers Vice Chair Greg Edens Secretary William Ruland A motion was made by Laura to elect these individuals for these as a slate. The motion was seconded by David. A vote was held. The motion passed by unanimous vote. Addition to the agenda: Need to determine a fixed date and time for future meetings. A motion was made by Teresa that we hold all future meetings on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 1830. The motion was seconded by Laura. A vote was held. The motion passed by unanimous vote. Need for a roster of members and their contact information. This was agreed on as a needed item. It was decided that all members would send their preferred contact information to Teresa and she would compile the list and forward that list along with the minutes for this meeting. At 1720 a motion was made by Starlene to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by David. A vote was held. The motion passed by unanimous vote. Next meeting is scheduled for January 6, 2021 at 1830. This will be a virtual meeting. Platform invitation will be sent closer to meeting date.