Board Minutes for March 2012

FOR: March 29, 2012

President Kit Harras called the Board meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. The roll was taken, and those present and absent are as shown. Board members are asked to read and coordinate corrections or changes with the Club Secretary before the Board meeting.



President Kit Harras


Vice President Ralph Woodard


Secretary Jean Marsh


Treasurer Jim Johnson


Prize Chair Judi Franklin


Director Mark Griffith


Director Jeff Jensen


Director Mike Marus


Director Doug McNutt


Director Jacqueline Monroe


Director Skip Mundy


Director Mark Pedri


Director Joe Staten





APPROVAL OF LAST MEETING MINUTES:  Minutes from last month’s Board meeting were approved as posted on the Website.

MEMBERSHIP 65 paid members

Membership: 66 Paid members
Balance $ 4,220.24
Pay Pal $ 414.00

A. Old Business

1. Up coming programs

a.  Mark Pimentel's presentation titled “Making iPhoto Books, Calendars, Cards and Posters ... " will be shifted to the May meeting.
b. April's meeting will focus on using your Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone as your shopping cart to save you time and frustration when looking to purchase things, get your photos printed or even reserve that book at the Pikes Peak Library. Also the concerns that some of us have on safety and security will be addressed.

1. Ralph will head a table for a new idea. BUG, Basic User Group. If this is well received and of interest to members we will see about schuduling regular monthly meetings as the SIG group does.

2. Kit, Jim, Jeff will head up tables of interest to all.

c. Financial software is tentatively shifted to June. iCloud to July and the pizza party of course is traditionally held in August.

d. SIG's meeting on Saturday April 7, will focus on iCloud.

2.  Charity

a. The Griffith Center for Children: Their computer environment maybe could use some attention. Possible several board members could consult with them and their IP person to find out what their long range goals might be, what the budget may look like and develop a potential plan to be implemented as resources allow.

3.  New Web Site  

a.  As the new site is very near ready various ideas, tweaks, things to include or exclude, to fix and/or add, whether certain items aught to be reserved for active paid members or open to all inquires were actively discussed among the board members.

B. Around the Table

1.  Meet-up  it appears that it's focus is a group for those interested in computer programing.
2. Voelker Research has donated a hard drive "My Book" for the group's use. It is large enough to back up various on going projects and such things as our web page.
3. FaceBook Ralph's site is still up and there is now a new one that is connected to our web page. Kit will get the list of members and check if they subscribe to it so that hits can be sent to them that may be of interest such as our monthly meeting.

NEXT MEETING: WHEN: April 26, 2012 @ 5:30 p.m. WHERE:  To be announced

ADJOURN @ 7:25 p.m.


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