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Minutes-January 2014

Conference of Interpreter Trainers

On-line Board Meeting

January 19, 2014

Present:  Leslie Greer, Wink Smith, Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Carole Lazorisak, Samond Bishara, Kimberly Hale

Excused Absence:  Jimmy Beldon, Cindy Volk, Richard Laurion

The meeting was opened at 3:32 pm PST by President, Leslie Greer.

President Report – Leslie Greer

  1.  Board meeting minute approval will be postponed until the face to face meeting in February.
  2. Discussion regarding which CIT board members will be attending RID regional conferences.
  3. CIT board members are to refer to Carole if anyone needs to contact the conference hotel.  She will be the liaison.
  4. Discussion regarding online email motions.
  5. The pro-tactile conference will be a pre-conference instead of a post-conference due to room and finance issues at the hotel.
  6. The board approved that the 2016 CIT conference will be held in Lexington, KY. (B2014:01)

Director of Communication and Technology Report- Wink Smith

Wink reported that he is working on website database issues with Doug.

Director of Membership Report- Jessica Bentley-Sassaman

Jessica reported that she is also working on the website database issues with Doug related to membership.

Director of Professional Development Report – Carole Lazorisak

  1.  Carole is going to develop action items related to the conference for all CIT board members.
  2. ASLTA members will get the same discount as CIT members for the 2014 conference.

Director of Public Relations and Outreach- Samond Bishara

Samond will be making videotapes related to the CIT conference for the website.

Director of Research and Publications – Kimberly Hale

We have not received any applications for proceedings editors at this point.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:45 pm PST.