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20 November 2019 CIT Meeting Minutes

CIT Online Meeting

Minutes

November 20, 2019

7:00pm EST

 

Roll Call, Present:

  • Jessica Bentley-Sassaman
  • Stepehen Fitzmaurice
  • Kim Kurz
  • Rebecca Minor
  • Francis Phiri
  • Sarah Wheeler
  • Nicole Morgan

Excused: Carole Laszorisak

  • President – Bentley-Sassaman
    • Updates on the partnerships
    • Updates for our upcoming December meeting. We will focus on two items 1. Conference updates and strategic plan.
  • Vice President – Kurz
    • Bylaws update
    • Awards Updates
    • Teaching Certification Committee Updates – discussion of how to poll the membership for their opinions on this suggestion. 
  • Secretary – Minor
    • Discussion of how to welcome community college faculty to the conference
  • Treasurer – Fitzmaurice
    WF                  $ 19,674
    SAV                $ 7,374
    PP                   $ 55,535
    Total   $ 82,583

Update on audit report

Directors:

  • Communication – Morgan
    • None
  • Professional Development – Lazorisak
    • none
  • Public Relations & Outreach – Phiri
    • Clarification on the pay it forward and scholarship criteria
    • Discussion of recognizing folks who donated to pay forward at conference
  • Publications & Research – Wheeler
    • Developing the structure for canvas site to send to PEP.
    • Spotlight on the authors from the previous proceedings.
    • Canvas resource site to provide tech support for the presenters
  • New business
    • Move to accept the October meeting minutes ~ Fitzmaurice/Phiri Passed
    • Move to change organizational language on CIT homepage to: “Primarily focused on interpreters working between American Sign Language and English, CIT is a professional organization dedicated to laying the educational foundations for interpreters to build bridges of understanding.”  Fitzmaurice/Phiri Passed
    • Move to “save recorded Zoom meetings for 1 week and then delete.  The link will be sent to each Board member to review and/or download as needed.”  Fitzmaurice/Wheeler Passed
  • Next meeting:
    • December 30, 2019 11:00 am – 5:00 pm eastern
    • January 15, 2020 6:30 – 9:30 pm eastern

Meeting adjournment moved by Secretary Minor – meeting adjourned by President Bentley-Sassaman at 8:15pm Eastern