2011 (April) Bylaws and Standing Orders Committee Minutes


Pittsburgh, Penn.
April 30, 2011

Call to Order

The meeting of the Bylaws and Standing Orders Committee was called to order by George Bishop (Va.) at the request of the chair, Bruce Jamerson (Va.), who was unable to attend the meeting.


The following members of the committee were present:


Bruce Jamerson (Va.), chair


Patrick O'Donnell (Neb.)


Paul Campos (Wash., vice chair


Don Richardson (Miss.)


Judy Barrows (Maine)


Sherry Rodriguez


Diane Bell (Fla.)


Pat Saville (Kan.)


George Bishop (Va.)


Susan Clarke Schaar (Va.)


Laura Clemens (Ohio)


Ron Smith (La.)


Bo Hoover (W.V.)


Patsy Spaw (Texas)


John McEnery Garrett (Va.)


Alfred Speer (La.)


Cheryl Laube (Ariz.)


Terry Spieler (Mo.)


Suzi Lowell (Alaska)


Karen Wadsworth (N.H.)


Jennifer Mertz (Ind.)


Jeannine Wood (Idaho)


Annette Moore (Utah)



Approval of Minutes

Upon a motion by Susan C. Schaar, seconded by Terry Spieler, the minutes of the last meeting, held Sept. 11, 2010, during the Professional Development Seminar in Milwaukee, Wisc., were approved.

Old Business

There was no Old Business before the committee.

New Business

The committee discussed the low turnout at the Spring Meeting. The committee voted to recommend to the Executive Committee that the Executive Committee discuss the feasibility of amending Section VIII, A2 of the Standing Orders to say that the “President shall may call either a spring or winter meeting of the Society.”


Upon a motion by Susan C. Schaar, seconded by Patsy Spaw, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
George Bishop (Va.)