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Archived September 24, 2007 Meeting

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Board Meeting - September 24, 2007


The Board meeting was held at Diane and Ron Parson's house on Monday, September 24. Present were: Jill Murphy, President; Diane Maxim-Parsons, Vice-President; RoseMary Hopp, Secretary; Bob Sheap, Treasurer; and Donna Prince, member,

The meeting opened at 7;00 P.M. No minutes were read. Bob presented the treasurer's report which will be distributed at the annual meeting.

A brief report on the Australian exchange was made by Diane. It was agreed it was a great exchange. The surveys given to the ambassadors were very constructive with some helpful suggestions for the future.

A long discussion followed on the Open World program with positive and negative comments made and evaluated. More thought needs to be done in considering age of delegates and getting Atlanta to be more specific regarding theme of program.

There is going to be an inbound exchange Causeway Coast, UK in June, 2008. Exchange director is needed.

The out-bound exchange to Costa Rica was discussed. Jill and Ron are exchange directors and will have more information soon. It will take place the 3rd week of March, 2008 with one week of home hosting.

The annual meeting takes place on Friday, October 19 at Sam Corey's. at 6:30 P.M. It will be a potluck. Program for the evening is being negotiated.

Election of officers will take place at the annual meeting. All present officers have agreed to stay on unless someone comes forward and wishes to take on the job.

The next board meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 26. at the home of RoseMary & Tom It is designated as a "let us know what you think about Friendship Force and how to improve our club". Everyone is encouraged to attend.

The Christmas Party is scheduled for Friday, December 7--more details later.

The meeting adjourned at 9:30 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Rose Mary Hopp, Secretary

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