K. Parker, R. Pullyblank, P. Holden. R. Bonner, D. Polo, D. Szemcsak , K. Pullyblank, A. Shustack, , S. Yerk, B. Turner, L. Connelly , S. Eakin, L. Schulte , N. Wright, J. Tabler, D. Markovitz, F. Ackley, C. Vitale, M. Bispels, J. Wunder, F. Toth, and T. McGarrigle
The monthly Treasurer’s Report was distributed and the balances are as follows: Checking: $11, 199.45; Savings: $8560.37 Philanthropic: $6218.85
Correspondence – N/A
A. Negotiations: N/A.
B. Grievance: N/A
C. Membership: Membership is at 100%.
D. Pride: Our association sponsored 5 basketball teams at the Lower Township Rec Center for this winter.
E. Social: The social this year will be held at the Ferry Terminal again on Saturday, February 28 from 6:00-10:00PM. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.
F. Professional Rights and Responsibilities: NA
G. Scholarship: Just a reminder that our association is selling scripts to Acme and Shoprite. Please see M. Ludgate or L. Schulte.
H. Board Liaison: K. Parker will be scheduling another meeting with the board.
I. Election: N/A
J. LAT: C. Vitale reported that there is nothing new happening but there are still several concerns with pension reform/state contributions.
K. Cape May County Rep Council: The County is sponsoring an overnight stay at the Grande in Cape May the first weekend in March that will include workshops, guest speakers, and local legislators. More information to follow. Anyone interested can contact Pat Holden.
L. Professional Development Committee – The committee has met twice and is in the process of gathering evaluation data(gender, subject area, time of evaluation, evaluator, etc..) The purpose of collecting the information is to see if there are any trends and get a better understanding of how are members are being evaluated.
1) Insurance Update. K. Parker reported that everyone received a paper copy of their insurance information before the Christmas break. We continue to wait for copies of prescription and insurance cards,
2) Evaluation. K. Parker discussed the importance of providing/sharing evaluation data and/or responses. The Evaluation Committee continues to collect data.
3) By-Laws Voting Update. An election will be held to approve the changes in the Bylaws sometime in March.
Good of the Order-
1) Vending Machines. A discussion was held about the income produced from the vending machine. D. Polo will look into this.
A motion was made and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 4:55
Pat Holden, Secretary