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April 24 and 25 2015 Face to Face Board Meeting Minutes

CIT Board – Face to Face Meeting

Friday, April 24, 2015

 

At 1:29 pm the meeting was called to order by President L. Greer

 

Present: L. Greer, J. Beldon, J. Bentley-Sassaman, P. Lessard, C. Lazorisak, K. Hale, J. Rogers, K. Stewart, and W. Smith Jr.

 

  1. Began with icebreaker to get to know each other better as this is the first face to face meeting with this board.

 

  1. Approval of January, February, and March meeting minutes

 

  1. Discussion of the strategic plan, the goal is to be finished the summer.

 

  1. Discussion of proposals from the general business meeting. The board will work on all of those.

 

  1. Discussion of CIT representation at the StreetLeverage Conference in Boston for promotion of CIT and recruitment of new members. Our mission is aligned with this conference and we feel it is important to support StreetLeverage.

 

  1. Discussion of Deaf Interpreter conference, CIT will be represented there for promotion and recruitment. Our mission is aligned with this conference and we feel it is important to support the training of Deaf Interpreters.

 

  1. Discussion of CIT representation at the WASLI conference.

 

  1. Discussion CIT representation at the RID conference in New Orleans.

 

  1. Discussion of the Bylaws revisions made by the bylaws committee. Board made further revisions which will be sent to the membership.

 

  1. Secretary’s report – followed up with the action items.

 

  1. Treasurer’s report – discussion of debit cards, setting up a PO box, and the current balance of the CIT account.

 

  1. Discussion of upgrading the database

 

Adjourned at 5:01 pm by President l. Greer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 25, 2015 Meeting minutes

 

Present: L. Greer, J. Beldon, J. Bentley-Sassaman, P. Lessard, C. Lazorisak, K. Hale, J. Rogers, K. Stewart, and W. Smith Jr.

 

Meeting called to order at 9:00 am by President Geer

 

  1. Discussion Professional Development report – conference update: theme, responsibilities, plenary, keynote, and endnote discussion

 

Adjourned 11:49 – 1:30 for lunch by President L. Greer

 

Meeting called back to order at 1:37 pm by President L. Greer

 

  1. Discussion of the future of interpreter education AA and BA programs.

 

  1. Tech’s report – discussion of RID Liaison for the Certification Committee

 

  1. Membership’s report – discussion on setting up the membership directory, made sure other organizations are receiving the newsletter, discussion of voting system for next CIT conference, and demographics.

 

  1. Public Relations and Outreach’s report – RID sponsorship, DI conference sponsorship and StreetLeveage Sponsorship.

 

  1. Discussion of having a booth at the NBDA conference in Louisville, KY.

 

  1. Publication and Research’s report – discussion of IJIE regular publications and proceedings copyright laws and discussion of the editorial board.

 

  1. Discussion of future CIT online and face to face meeting dates

 

  1. Discussion of newsletter themes: summer: consumer perspectives through the generations.

fall: Deaf interpreters: the new norm

winter: Team teaching: Deaf and hearing teaching together

spring: Establishing relationships with the deaf community

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:05 pm by President l. Greer.