Meetings and Events
Board of Director & Membership Meetings
EDCEA, Local #1 has a Board of Directors (BOD's) that meet on a monthly basis along with EDCEA staff, on the first Tuesday of every month with occasional exceptions. All meetings are held via Zoom.
All MEMBERS are welcome to attend. To request a link to the meetings please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Present: Marcia Woods, Rebecca Klare, Helen Keith, Byron Saylor, Greg Hicks, Karen Bender, Debbie Touchette
INTRODUCTION OF VISITORS SALUTE TO THE FLAG
ADOPTION OF AGENDA, CHANGES AND/OR DELETIONS
Byron moves to accept, Debbie seconds, motion passes.
MINUTES: October 3, 2023
Karen moves to accept, Greg seconds, motion passes
Rebecca moves to accept, Byron seconds, motion passes
REPORTS OF PRESIDENT & OFFICERS—Separate handout
STAFF & COMMITTEE REPORTS—Separate handout
BOD elections committee and review of nominations
There are no contested positions, several positions including Treasurer and Secretary did not have any nominations.
Rebecca moves to accept the candidates, Debbie seconds, motion passes
Have the installation at the end of the December meeting over Zoom, Rebecca seconds, motion passes. The plan will then be to hold several lunch and learns throughout the County to introduce new officers to the members.
Membership Drive/Member Appreciation
Had previously planned to do a Thanksgiving member appreciation, but Thanksgiving is now approaching, appreciation will now be a generic holiday appreciation following the schedule below:
Purchase tickets - Marcia will do this
Design card - Helen will do this by Friday, November 10th and send to Byron for printing quotes
Purchase other materials (cards, envelopes) - copy of latest newsletter, greeting card, and any other swag. - Byron will have printing quotes by November 22, then the Board will confer by email and decide on a vendor for printing.
Package gifts and envelopes - volunteers will come to the office during lunch or after work to package things up. If it is not completed by Saturday December 9th, then Helen, Marcia, Rebecca, and anyone else who is willing will meet on Saturday, December 9th to stuff the remaining envelopes.
Ship out to members - December 15th
Greg moves to allocate funds for the holiday member appreciation not to exceed $4,000, Karen seconds, motion passes.
CORRESPONDENCE GOOD & WELFARE
Greg is hosting a lunch & learn in Building C on the 15th 12-1, Pack room by restrooms. Anyone can come.
Byron moves to adjourn, Greg seconds, motion passes, meeting adjourns at 7:11PM
What is a Lunch & Learn Meeting?
A lunch and learn meeting is an informal meeting that takes place over lunch and/or breaks. Members provide their own lunches, and . come to learn about specific issues.
Organizing Committee Defined
A strong organizing committee is the foundation for creating a powerful, democratic and active union. The organizing committee is the engine that drives the direction of any organizing efforts. The committee’s role is to motivate and unify the membership to take action for the betterment of all EDCEA members in El Dorado County.