NLS Board Minutes: Teleconference
April 13, 2008
Board met by teleconference at 8:00 p.m. E.D.T.
Present: Tracy Schmidlin, Pastor John Propst, Nanette (Nu) Helgager, Dave Erdman, Katie Sistar, Jerry Lemcke, Judy Laabs-Foss, Bob Northrup
Pr. John Propst opened with prayer.
Report: Katie Sistar stated that the February 10 teleconference
minutes were approved and sent to the web site and the newsletter.
Administration Report: Nu Helgager reported that Joyce
Dickerson is meeting with the Host committee regularly and it is
Report: Jerry Lemcke reported the funds are as follows:
Report: Dave Erdman reported that the Journey In Faith group in
western Pennsylvania has finished their constitution and by-laws and
will likely be presented as a new affiliate in Phoenix.
Pr. John suggested a conference call between Heart of Florida Lay Director, Steve Buemer and three of the board (Tracy Schmidlin, Dave Erdman, and Pr. John Propst) to share information about Via de Cristo weekends and to assist them in planning.
Spiritual Director’s Report: Pastor John Propst is praying for people and areas that the board has requested and is talking with people in different areas as needed.
Editor’s Report – Judy Laabs-Foss: Newsletter deadline is April
Coordinator – Bob Northrup: Bob Northrup is stepping down from
the Web Page Coordinator position. The position is to be posted on
the web page and added to the newsletter. Tracy and Bob will review
applications as they are received for this appointed position.
Tracy will continue to encourage the National Coordinator Committee to move forward with this endeavor and to work toward having a report for the Annual Meeting.
The Nominating Committee consists of Ed Brostl of Colorado and Blake Ozias of Washington, and one more person is needed to complete the committee. They will be looking to confirm nominations for VP Administration, Treasurer and National Spiritual Director. Nu Helgager has agreed to be nominated to serve another two years for the job of VP Administration.
Tracy suggested doing a 20 minute presentation of Eduardo Bonin and
the history of Cursillo/Via de Cristo Movements. The board agreed
to do this before worship on Saturday night. The installation of
officers will also take place on Saturday night at the annual
Pastor John closed with prayer.
Meeting adjourned at 10:40 p.m.