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NLS Board Minutes: Miami, FL

July 25, 2009 - Saturday Night Board Meeting

Tracy called the meeting to order with prayer at 10:10 p.m.

Present: Tracy Schmidlin, Dave Erdman, Pr. Doug Givan, Bob Northrup, Katie Sistar, Steve Gielda, Larry Conway, Judy Laabs-Foss, Diane Purcell

Tracy thanked Dave for his past service and welcomed Steve Gielda to the Executive Board Each one gave an introduction.

Judy updated the letterhead with new information for names, addresses and phone numbers.

The time was set for the Mid-Year Meeting with Minnesota Host Committee:

November 6-8, 2009.

The conference call schedule was set up for Sundays at 7:30 p.m. ET:  Sept. 13, 2009,

Jan. 24, 2010, Mar. 21, 2010, and May 23, 2010.

Newsletter deadlines: Aug. 15, 2009, Nov. 15, 2009, Jan. 15, 2010, Apr. 15, 2010.

Doug explained that the video by pastors that he did was to help in recruiting new pastors.

At the Mid-Year meeting, the board will meet with the Host Committee, visit the site at Northwestern College and set the agenda for 2010.  The board discussed who needed to be there and the time frame. It was discussed that the Lay directors signed the bid to host the NLSAM and then were responsible for delegating the responsibilities to the Host Committee.

Bob Northrup moved that the board accept Nanette Helgager’s resignation from the office of Vice President Administration with regret.  Katie Sistar seconded.  Motion passed. After discussion concerning the vacancy, the board has chosen not to fill the VPA position at this time with the intention of filling the position at the 2010 annual meeting when the position is up for election.

Bob Northrup moved that we adjourn.  Katie seconded. Motion passed.

The board closed with prayer at 11:30 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted,

Katie Sistar


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