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2012 CCS BOD Minutes

 

201201

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 1/14/2012
Term 2011-12  Meeting #3

Taken by Mick Hedrick Secretary 

 The President Paul Bernstein called board Meeting to order  01/14/2012 12:22  P.M..

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein

Region 1 Director -- Joe Vangsness

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guests No guests were present

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:

Informal Board Meeting:

   Prior to opening the formal meeting, the Board held an informal meeting for approximately 2 1/2 hours.   Many topics were discussed during this earlier meeting.  In the words of the President “We had a lively and very valuable discussion of enhancing and improving the quality of CCS offerings and hoping to increase membership at a very dramatic rate.  We came up with many very good ideas and concepts during this meeting”.

 Treasury Report:

    The Treasury report stated that as of 12/30/2011, CCS had a bank balance of $17,825.69.
Current CCS membership as of this date was 275.

 Regions:

   The Region 3 Access Sig conducted a meeting during December with the main presentation provided by a Medical Doctor.  The Doctor used Access to build a patient database that contained all the Doctor’s patient’s information, i.e. visits and diagnosis, prescriptions, and other pertinent information.  The members in attendance greatly enjoyed this presentation.   At the Westside Computer Club’s meeting a member gave the presentation on Microsoft Windows 8 and the changes we will experience. This also was a very well received presentation.

Google Apps Exploratory Course:

    John Owrey made a motion for the Board to give approval for him to apply for a Google Apps for Non Profits liscense.  He would use this information to see how it would improve the operation of CCS    The Board approved this motion.

 The meeting was adjourned at 12:34 P.M.

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201202

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 2/11/2012
Term 2011-12  Meeting #4

Taken by Mick Hedrick Secretary 

 The Vice President, Tim Kekeis called board Meeting to order  order 02/11/2012 10:20 A.M

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein(absent)

Region 1 Director -- Joe Vangsness

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey(absent)

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guests  Beata Kernan, Jack Kernan, and Tom Soltis

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:          

Meeting Chair:

                   The President could not make the meeting so the Vice-President Tim Kekeis convened this meeting.

 Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 01/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $15668.22..
Current CCS membership as of  01/31/2011 was 276.  

Regions:

The Region 1 Downtown Computer Club’s January 2012 meeting presentation was,  “Google Applications for Business”..   The February meeting’s presentation will be “How to build an Android App”..

The Region 2  SourhSuburban Computer Club conducted a meeting February 7 at which  Al Cheeks presented his Report on the Consumer Electronics Show.  On Feburary 21st Al Cheeks will present “How to Set Up and Use RSS News Feeds”.

  The Region 3 Digital Imagery Sig conducted a meeting in January during which they discussed the results of the December Photo Shoot.  The Westside Computer Club’s February meeting featured Al Cheeks Report on the Consumer Electronics Show.

New Region 1 Sigs:

 Joe Vangsness petitioned the Board for approval to form two new CCS Region 1 Sigs.  The Sigs, “Google  Applications for Business” and “Cloud Applications for Business” would be held at 20 W Kinsey on alternate months, and would incur no room expense.  The Board checked that the By-Laws were followed for the establishment of  new Sigs.  After finding that everything was in order the Board voted to approve the establishment of the two Sigs.

                Meetup.com:

Joe Vangsness .has  subscribed to meetup.com since July 2010, and Joe Hendrickson  has also subscribed to the service for several months.  Both have explored the use of this service to see if it will function as a tool to gain new CCS members.  To date the usefulness of this site to improve CCS visibility and membership seems to be in question.

Request for Meetup.com subscription payment:

Joe Vangsness .who has had a subscription to meetup.com since July 2010, made a motion that the Board approve payment to him for $250 to cover his past Meetup.com subscription fees.  The Board did NOT approve this motion and the subsequent payment.

   A motion was made that CCS pay both Joe Hendrickson, and Joe Vangsness  meetup.com subscription fees for 1 year beginning today, February 11,2012.  This motion was approved by the Board.

New Business

Through APCUG Beata Kernnan signed up for an O’Reilly book subscription.  O’Reilly will send CCS 2 books and 3 Ebooks each quarter for a year..  The first quarterly shipment included 4 books and 3 Ebooks.  Two books on Web Sites were given to Joe Vangsness and Jerry Sass.  Beata and Terry Moye each took a book on Windows 7.  The three Ebooks were given to the Directors for Region 1, Region 2, and Region 3. 

 The meeting was adjourned at 11:55 A.M.

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201203

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 3/10/2012
Term 2011-12  Meeting #5

Taken by Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The President Paul Bernstein called board Meeting to order 03/10/2012 11:21 A.M..

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein

Region 1 Director -- Joe Vangsness(Absent)

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guest:  Tom Soltis

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:

Treasury Report:

 The Treasury report stated that as of 02/29/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $14,962.92.
Current CCS membership as of 02/29/2012 was 271.  

Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club conducted a meeting on February 21 during which Al Cheeks gave a presentation covering How to Set Up and Use RSS News Feeds.  A meeting March 6 Roger Hale’s presentation was “Understanding Windows Properties, Hot Keys and Ribbons”.   On Mar 20 Jerry Sass will give a presentation covering the Best Freeware and Utilities. 

The SouthSuburban Club on February 7th conducted a test of it’s newly acquired GoTo Webinar software.  This test failed due to problems with the Prairie State network.  The network was repaired and a successful test of Go To Webinar was completed. On March 6th.

  The Westside Computer Club meeting March 1st covered the use and capabilities of the various tablet computers on the market today.  Six members brought their tablets to the meeting and demonstrated the  features and capabilities of  their model.

 Joe Vangsness Resignation of CCS Tasks:

Joe Vangsness abruptly resigned in a letter to the President his involvement in CCS as Coordinator of The Downtown Computer Club, Editor of HardCopy, and procurer of the monthly Board meeting room. Joe further will NOT affiliate two special interest groups being formed even though he requested Sig status,

which was approved, for both groups.   Prior to the official opening of the Board meeting, discussion was held to determine the effects of Joe’s action and who will pick up his functions.

 Brainstorming Session:

 The majority of the official Board meeting was devoted to a brainstorming session on how to attract new CCS members.  The discussion centered around, the idea of providing free membership to students and involvement with the Peoples Resource Center. 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:16 P.M.

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201204

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 4/21/2012 

Term 2011-12  Meeting #6

Taken by Mick Hedrick Secretary 

 The President Paul Bernstein called board Meeting to order 04/21/2012 10:45 A.M..

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein

Region 1 Director -- Joe Vangsness(Absent)

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos(Absent)

Guest: No Guests were present

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:         

Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 03/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $14,573.76.
Current CCS membership as of 03/31/2012 was 269.  

Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club conducted a meeting on March 20  during which  Jerry Sass gave a presentation covering the Best Freeware and Utilities.  .  A meeting April 3 Al Cheeks presented “Windows 7 Tips”.  The April 17 Presentation by Al Cheeks was  “Fun using Google Maps,.  How applications are tied to Google Maps”.

  The Westside Computer Club meeting April 5th had a guest speaker Abby Stokes.  Abby presented material from her book “Is This Thing On?”., A computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming.   At the Digital Imaging SIG, Tom Soltis presented how to produce collages using ADOBE Elements   The Access Sig’s presentation detailed how to use Access to produce Excel Spreadsheets.

  John Owrey had a meeting with the Oakton College Computer club Coordinator, Ed Gallagher concerning the lack of Oakton Computer Club meetings.  . Ed indicated that he would try and have a Computer Club  meeting in May.

eHard-Copy:

    The April issue of eHard-Copy is nearly complete and should be released to the membership in: a couple of days.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:40 A.M.

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201205

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 5/12/2012 

Term 2011-12  Meeting #7

Taken by Mick Hedrick Secretary 

 The Vice President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 05/12/2012 10:40 A.M..

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein(Absent)

Region 1 Director -- Joe Vangsness(Absent)

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guest: Tom Soltis

 A quorum of the Board was present.

Discussions held:

Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 04/30/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $14,564.38.
Current CCS membership as of 04/30/2012 was 267.  

 Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club conducted a meeting on May 1st  during which an Avast

Representative, Norbert Gostischa gave a presentation  “The Avast virus software package and it’s many attributes and advantages.   At the May 15th meeting,  Al Cheeks described How to use Skype

 The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting May 3rd had as it’s guest speaker Avast Representative      Norbert Gostischa.   Norbert gave the presentation, ”The Avast virus software package and it’s many attributes and advantages”, essentially the same presentation he gave at the South Suburban Club on May 1st.

  John Owrey had a meeting with Norm Montgomery and Norm seemed interested in becoming the Coordinator of the Down Town Computer Club.

eHard-Copy:

     The May issue of eHard-Copy is nearing completion and should be released to the membership within a week.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 A.M.

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201206

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 6/23/2012 

Term 2011-12  Meeting #8

Taken by Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The Vice President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 06/23/2012 10:15 A.M..

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein(Resigned)

Region 1 Director -- Joe Vangsness(Absent)

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guest: Burt Goode

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:

Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 05/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $14,122.63.
Current CCS membership as of 05/31/2012 was not available.  

 Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club conducted a meeting on May 15th, the topic was how to use Skype.  Prairie State internet access problems prevented this demonstration.  At the Club meeting held on June 5th, Gene Barlow presented “how to organize, protect, and share your hard drive using Acronis.  The June 10th meeting was the Semi-Annual Club party, during which You Tube videos was some of the intertainment.

     The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting June 7th featured Al Cheeks presenting “Windows 7 Tips and Tricks”.  The June 18th Access Sig’s program was a webinar on Alpha5 software.  On June 20th the Digital Imaging Sig’s presenter described the techniques to use in embedding pictures into a word document.  The member used these techniques to produce a book that covered her Mother’s family history in great detail

  The Northwest Club conducted a meeting June 21st.  The first presentation was by John Nicoulakas, during which John described how he was able to lose weight.  The second presentation by Ed Keating described how exposed one’s information is when just using Facebook’s default settings.

 Region 1 Directorship vacated:

     A motion to remove the Region 1 Director from office was made and seconded,. This was followed by the Board voting, by more than the required two third majority, to remove the Region 1 Director from office for just cause.  The reason specified was the Director failed to execute his duties in accordance with the Society Bylaws and Policies

Board Meeting

                   The Board voted to skip the July meeting and next convene August 11th.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:45 P.M.

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201208

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 8/11/2012 

Term 2011-12  Meeting #9

Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The Vice President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 08/11/2012 10:30 A.M.

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein(Resigned)

Region 1 Director -- Vacant

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos (Absent)

Guest: Burt Goode 

A quorum of the Board was present. 

Discussions held:         

Treasury Report: 

The Treasury report stated that as of 07/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $12,853.04.
Current CCS membership as of 07/31/2012 was 265.    

Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club conducted a meeting July 10th,  during which Roger Hale discussed Microsoft Office Ribbons.  At the Club meeting held July 24th, Tim Kekeis’s presentation described preventative system maintenance techniques.   The August 7th presentation was conducted by Geeks-on-Tour and gave a tutorial covering the Picasa photo editing software package.  This presentation was well received by all that attended.    

    The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting for July was cancelled.  Bob Primak delivered the August 2nd meeting’s presentation.   Bob covered several of the new Windows 8 features.    The  Access Sig’s meetings were suspended for the summer.    The Digital Imaging Sig’ had a field trip of Fermi Lab and surrounding points of interest planned during July.  The excursion was cancelled due to the extremely hot and oppressive weather. .  

  The Oakton Club’s organizers will hold a meeting in September to plan Club activities.    

CCS Membership Benefits: 

    A large portion of the board meeting was devoted to identifying and quantifying CCS Membership Features/Benefits. Part of the discussion was used to determine the best method to conduct the upcoming September Election. 

CCS Student Membership: 

    The Board voted to establish a free Student Membership on a one-year trial basis, commencing October 1, 2012 through September 31, 2013.. John Owrey will be in charge of distributing the memberships to part-time students and under privileged young persons.  The memberships will have full CCS membership privileges and  will be assigned a number in the 20,000 range to identify them..

The meeting was adjourned at 12:52 P.M.

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201209

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 09/08/2012 

Term 2011-12  Meeting #10

Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The Vice President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 09/08/2012 10:20 A.M.

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein(Resigned)

Region 1 Director -- Vacant

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey(Absent)

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos (Absent)

Guest: Burt Goode 

A quorum of the Board was present.

Discussions held:

Treasury Report:

       The Treasury report stated that as of 08/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $14,609.43.
                        Current CCS membership as of 08/31/2012 was 263.  

Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club held a meeting August 21st, with  25 members in  attendance.  Vicki Panazzo conducted an open session Question and Answer forum on Microsoft Excel.  Roger Hale was the presenter at the September 4th meeting.  The topic was Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks with 28 members in attendance.    Tim Kekeis will give a presentation September 18 during which he will describe the various Internet Browsers and the difference between them.

    The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting for September Jerry Sass provided the presentation “How to Clean Up Your Computer Leaving Windows Installed”.   At the September Digital Imaging Sig  Sanford Kolinek lead an impromptu group presentation  “Introduction to Photoshop Elements”. Sanford had little prior knowledge of Elements, but with assistance from the group gave a very effective and enjoyable presentation.

Tom Soltis Expenses Approved:

The board approved expenses of $30 for the upcoming fiscal year for Tom Soltis.  Tom performs the   Graphic Design and Pre-Press Assembly of the CCS eHard-Copy Magazine

 The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 P.M.

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201210-1

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 10/13/2012 

Term 2011-12  Meeting #11

Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The Vice President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 10/13/2012 10:12 .

Board members in attendance:

President - Paul Bernstein(Resigned)

Region 1 Director -- Vacant

 

Vice President - Tim Kekeis

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guests: Burt Goode, Tom Soltis

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:

                               CCS Region Director Election Results:

With acceptance of the Board of Directors for the period October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013, the election results are:

                                CCS President                      Tim Kekeis

                                CCS Vice President             Burt Goode

With acceptance of the Board of Directors for the period October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2014, the election results are:

 Region 1 Director –            No candidate

 Region 2 Director –            Joe  Hendrickson          

 Region 3 Director –            Jerry Sass          

 Region 4 Director –            John Owrey          

Region 5 Director –             John Nicoulakos                                       

The CCS Board for the 2010-2012 Term was thanked and retired.

The CCS Board for the 2012-2014 Term was welcomed and installed.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:17 A.M.

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201210-2

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 10/13/2012 

Term 2012-13  Meeting #01

Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 10/13/2012 10:18 A.M.

Board members in attendance:

President - Tim Kekeis

Region 1 Director -- Vacant

 

Vice President - Burt Goode 

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guest: Tom Soltis

 A quorum of the Board was present.

 Discussions held:

 Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 09/30/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $16,986.93.
Current CCS membership as of 09/30/2012 was 264.

 Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club held a meeting September 18th, with  34 members in  attendance.  Tim Kekeis provided the presentation during which he covered the various internet browsers and the difference between them,.  On October 2nd   Jerry Sass provided the presentation “How to Clean Up Your Computer Leaving Windows Installed” with 40 members in attendance    The October 16th meeting planned to have a presentation: Windows 8 Overview”.  Currently the presenter is having difficulty getting Windows 8 to function properly so the meeting topic will default to an open forum.

    The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting for October Joe Nowak provided the presentation “Office 2003 Tips and Tricks”.   At the September Digital Imaging Sig  the presentation covered the software Windows Movie Maker,  The Access Sig is still on Summer vacation so no meeting was held

   The Region 4 Oakton Club held an organization meeting in September, with Ed Gallagher as the Sponsor.  At the first scheduled meeting the plans are to have a Microsoft representative whom will  present a program on Windows 8.

   The region 5 North West Suburban Computer Club’s September presentation by Ed Keeting covered “How to take Remote Control of your PC”.  Ed covered several different software packages, both free and paid versions, covering the difference in functionality between the various packages,

Annual Christmas Lunch: 

 Terry Moye was selected as a committee of one to search locations to host the Annual Christmas luncheon.  It was suggested that the attending members pay $10 each to defray the cost of the party.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:51 A.M.

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201211

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 11/10/2012 

Term 2012-13  Meeting #02

Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 11/10/2012 10:17 A.M.

Board members in attendance:

President - Tim Kekeis

Region 1 Director -- Vacant

 

Vice President - Burt Goode 

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey (Absent)

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guest: None

A quorum of the Board was present.

Discussions held:

Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 10/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $17,305.43.
Current CCS membership as of 10/31/2012 was 262.

Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club held a meeting October 16th, with  23 members in  attendance.  The meeting was an Open Forum, which was a last minute replacement program for the scheduled Windows 8 Overview presentation.   The Windows 8 presentation was cancelled due to System Failure (didn’t work)..  The  November 6th meeting was cancelled due to the Presidential election  The December 4th Windows Sig will attempt to replace a Hard drive clean and restore.  The steering Committee met and planned meeting presentations through April 2013.

    The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting for October John Spizzirri, a member of the CAEUG Computer Club, provided the presentation during which he demonstrated and explained the virtues of several different LINUX systems.  The Digital Imaging Sig had a special meeting October 17th at Colbert Custom Framing.  The staff  provided a detailed explanation of the services they provide at the Framing shop as well as a presentation of Photoshop CS5 and many of  the software’s valuable features.  The ACCESS Sig did not meet in October.

   The region 5 North West Suburban Computer Club’s September presentation by Ed Keating covered “A presentation describing how you can use available products (some free) to remote control a PC from another PC”  Ed covered several different software packages, both free and paid versions, covering the difference in functionality between the various packages.    Burt Goode provided a presentation of Windows Surface RT at the  CCS Computing Tips/Fixes Special Interest Group Sig

Annual Christmas Lunch: 

 Terry Moye who was selected as a committee of one to search locations to host the Annual Christmas luncheon, reported that Portillo’s could accommodate our party.   But they required that there would be a minimum charge for 30 persons.    Past attendance was in the 15 – 20 area so it was decided to select an alternate restaurant with no minimum.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:54 A.M.

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201212

CHICAGO COMPUTER SOCIETY

Highlights of Minutes of the Board Meeting of 12/08/2012 

Term 2012-13  Meeting #03

Mick Hedrick Secretary 

The President, Tim Kekeis,  called board Meeting to order 12/08/2012 12:27 P.M.

Board members in attendance:

President - Tim Kekeis

Region 1 Director -- Vacant

 

Vice President - Burt Goode 

Region 2 Director –  Joe Hendrickson

 

Secretary - Mick Hedrick

Region 3 Director –  Jerry Sass

Treasurer - Terry Moye Region 4 Director – John Owrey

 

 

Region 5 Director -- John Nicoulakos

Guest: Al Cheeks, Stan Hugness,  Roma Moye, Jane Smith, and  Tom Soltis

A quorum of the Board was present.

  The December Board Meeting was held at The Rock Bottom Restaurant in Downers Grove.

Discussions held:

Treasury Report:

The Treasury report stated that as of 11/31/2012, CCS had a bank balance of $17,161.04.
Current CCS membership as of 11/31/2012 was 239.

Regions:

The Region 2  SouthSuburban Computer Club  December 4th Windows Sig demonstrated how to replace a Hard drive clean and restore.  The steering Committee met and planned meeting presentations through April 2013.  The Southside Christmas party will be held December 18th.

    The Region 3 Westside Computer Club meeting for December John Nicoulakas  provided the presentation  which covered the major features of Facebook .  


   The region 4’s Oakton Computer Club held a kickoff meeting With Edward Gallagher as the principal speaker.  There were approximately 100 persons in attendance and Microsoft provided many door prizes

Harold Driscoll Award:: 

 The 2012 Harold Driscoll award was presented to Mick Hedrick

               President’s Award:

The 2012 President’s Award was presented to Al Cheeks

The meeting was adjourned at 12:48 P.M.

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