Report of Actions at NAWCC Outgoing/Incoming Council Meetings

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  1. The following is from NAWCC President Judy Draucker
    mailto:jdraucker@richmondva.org


    Following is a recap of actions taken at the NAWCC Council Meetings in
    Charlotte, North Carolina. The name in parentheses following each motion is
    the presenter of the motion.

    OUTGOING COUNCIL MEETING -- July 1, 2003

    Motions approved:
    (1) To suspend the rules at this meeting with respect to untimely agenda
    items to allow for discussion and action. (Draucker)
    (2) To express the Council's agreement in principle with the proposal for
    merger with the NWCM, as represented in Term Sheet Revision 5, as amended,
    subject to preparation of full documentation of a Plan and Agreement for
    Merger which will be further subject to final approval by the Council of the
    NAWCC, the Trustees of the NWCM, and the members of the NAWCC, and further
    that Council of the NAWCC herewith direct the joint Task Force to oversee
    the preparation of said documents on behalf of the NAWCC. (Hubby)
    (3) To adopt a statement of policy regarding the minimum NAWCC financial
    reserve level. (Wood)
    (4) To remove the link to the NAWCC Members' Forum on the NAWCC website and
    to remove the NAWCC name from the venue, i.e. NAWCC Members' Forum.(Orr)
    Motion to table failed. (Hubby)
    (5) To delay action on two motions approved at the July 2002 Council meeting
    pending the outcome of current merger activity between the NAWCC and the
    NWCM. (NOTE: The previously approved motions relate to (a) the size of
    Council and (b) the election of officers and Directors. (Ankrum) Motion
    to amend to rescind two previous motions failed. (Wahlner)
    (6) To approve the budget for the 2004 NAWCC National Convention/Oklahoma
    City. (Orr)
    (7) To approve changes to the procedure for holding electronic meetings, as
    shown in the supporting document. (Hubby)
    (8) To approve a resolution recognizing retiring NWCM Trustees Chairman
    Ralph H. Fletcher, Jr. for his service to NAWCC and the NWCM. (Draucker)
    (9) To approve a resolution recognizing retiring NAWCC Secretary Nancy
    Ankrum for her service to NAWCC. (Draucker)

    Other actions:
    (1) Certification of the 2003 Election of Officers and Directors as well as
    approval of a Bylaws amendment.
    (2) Judy Draucker was installed as President of NAWCC.


    INCOMING COUNCIL MEETING -- July 1-2, 2003

    Motions approved:
    (1) To suspend the rules at this meeting with respect to untimely agenda
    items to allow for discussion and action. (Hubby)
    (2) To approve a resolution recognizing NAWCC Immediate Past President Doug
    Cowan for his service to NAWCC. (Hubby)
    (3) To approve the nominations of the following Committee Chairmen:
    Awards-James Gilmore (CA); Bylaws and Procedures-John B. Connolly (Canada);
    Convention-Nick Bonura (LA); Craft Contest-James Reid (NM);
    Editorial-William F. Keller (IL); Education-Michael Dempsey (WI); Ethics-Tom
    L. Brown (AR); Investment-David H. Wood (PA); Legal Advisory-Myron J. Mintz
    (DC); Long-Range Planning-John S. Hubby (TX); Mart Publication-Michael W.
    Tyler (VA); Membership and Publicity-Charles W. Buttz (PA); Nominating and
    Elections-David L. Morgan (NJ); Program-Lee Yelvington (NC);
    Research-Snowden Taylor (NY); Seminar-Ralph Pokluda (TX); Adhoc NAWCC/NWCM
    Merger Task Force-John S. Hubby (TX); Adhoc Web and Technology
    Committee-Thomas M. McIntyre (MA). (Cowan)
    (4) To reaffirm the previous Council's agreement in principle with the
    proposal for merger with the NWCM. (Curtin)
    (5) To approve the budget for the 2003 Ward Francillon Time Symposium to be
    held October 23-25 in St. Louis, Missouri, and titled "The Torsion Pendulum
    Clock and Its Place in Horology". (Hubby)
    (6) To approve an educational position in the NWCM, contingent upon raising
    funds to support the position. (Del Greco)
    (7) To approve a new NAWCC chapter to be known as Berkshire Chapter (NOTE:
    General location is western Massachusetts. (Overton)
    (8) To approve the elimination of non-current motions from the existing
    Operations Manual preparatory to the establishment of Standing Rules to be
    appended to the Bylaws. (Wahlner)
    (9) To standardize the management practices of standing and ad hoc
    committees, that the standardization be completed by March 31, 2005, and
    that full implementation occur within the following year. (Del Greco)
    (9) To approve a resolution recognizing retiring NAWCC Treasurer David Wood
    for his service to NAWCC. (Fanchamps)

    Motions tabled:
    (1) To adopt as a Permanent Rule of Council a procedure for censure,
    suspension or expulsion of a Member of Council for misconduct in office.
    (Del Greco) Motion to table. (McIntyre)
    (2) To amend the merger agreements regarding minimum number of elected
    Directors. (McIntyre) Motion to table. (McIntyre)

    Motions withdrawn:
    (1) To establish a file retention procedure. (Cowan)
    (2) To amend merger documents to state qualifications for election as
    Directors. (McIntyre)

    Reported by Judy Draucker, NAWCC President‡
     

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