General Membership Meeting – January 17, 2010
was hosted by Annette Trujillo at the Firehouse in Talent, Oregon.
meeting was called to order by Penelope Dews, President, at
New members introduced themselves.
Dates for general meetings were chosen:
March 20 – Shirley and Jerry Huft’s home in Grants Pass – Pot luck and Pit Fire – .
May 16th – Kathy Harvey’s home in Medford – .
July 14 – Susan Casaleggio’s home –
October 17 – Booth pick.
23, 2011 – – Post-show/Christmas meeting.
Positions open : Workshop chair, program chair, splash page
chair and empty bowls chair. Phil Fishwick volunteered for workshop chair.
Interested members are encouraged to check with the current chair
regarding duties and time frames.
Proposed change in the bylaws to have two treasurers was presented to the
membership and voted on (44 yes votes).
Ray Foster presented the figures from this
year’s show. See attached.
Regarding the 2010 show, changes will be made to the application
The gallery is out for the present time and the
door prize is in. A new committee will be formed for the door prize (a
chair and one member) Points for this committee will be discussed by the
Two weeks before the show, no booth changes may
be made. People may still drop from the show but no one will be allowed
to make a change in their booth.
For fairness at the booth pick, booths will
still be picked by points but if the member is not present and has not
designated another member to pick their booth they will be passed over in
favor of those members who are present or have a designated member
picking their booth. After those present has chosen, the remaining booths
will be assigned according to the members points.
Clayfolk has two Easy-Ups in storage. These
will be made available to the membership for rent on a
first-come-first-served basis for a $50 deposit and a rental fee of $25.
Scholarship update – Bonnie Morgan
raffle at the show was suggested by committee member Larry Sullivan. Two
baskets were created and the scholarship raised $695. The current scholarship
that is given out is $1000 and the committee wanted to beef this up. Ideas for
the scholarship raffle next year
a.Sell tickets early to raise most of the
money before the show.
b.Add information to the program.
c.Put a jar in each member’s booth for
donations to increase visibility of this service.
members have ideas, they are encouraged to contact Bonnie.
Program – Nancy Ingram shared slides of her tiles.
Members are encouraged to give programs to the
membership at general meetings. Contact Shirley Hurt.
Library Committee submitted list of books
purchased for the local libraries.