TIAR November 16, 2017


+People of Faith Working Together For Justice in Public Policy+


Board Meeting Minutes

November 16, 2017


Attending: D.Bird, R.Codding, R.Davis, B.Elwell, C.Garman, R.Herman, M.Howden, N.Jaschik, E.Johnson, E.Lemon, M.Morich, H.Parreño, M.Sutton, B.Swan and G.Wethers.    Guest:  Grania Marcus


1.     Opening Reflection-    By C.Garman.  


2.     Minutes:  Motion by B.Swan; seconded by R.Codding to approve the minutes of the October 11, 2017  Board meeting.  Approved unanimously.  


3.     Treasurer report-  D.Bird  reported that the current treasury balance was $2,884.48.


4.     The following items were reported on:  The Nominating Committee Chair for 2017-2018 will be H.Parreño;  The Annual meeting chair for the 2018 annual meeting will be H.Parreño.


5.     Green Light NY: Driving Together (Green Light)-  Grania Marcus representing the Rochester area advocates present the background, activities and goals for this program.


6.     Green Light -  Motion by R.Herman; seconded by H.Parreño for TIAR to endorse the Green Light program.  Approved unanimously.


7.     Gun Control Vigil- Motion by N.Jaschik; seconded by H.Parreño for TIAR to co-sponsor the Gun Control Vigil on12/14/17 at 7 PM at Martin Luther Park.  Approved unanimously.


8. Membership Report-  M.Morich reported.  96 renewals; removed 5 from roster; 7 new members (incl. in 96); roster now 115.



The next Board Meeting will be Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM at the Covenant United Methodist Church (Culver at Parsells).