Meeting Minutes › July 11, 2020 General Membership Meeting Minutes – Virtual Meeting
Ron Kearns called the meeting to order at 10:00am
There were 26 participants
Dennis Simpson read the Santa Claus oath
Ron introduced John LoPorto and Mike T. who gave a presentation on Talk to Santa.
Ron talked about the cancellation of the annual conference at the Great Wolf Lodge. We have booked for 2021.
Ron shared that we have worked out a possible virtual workshop presentation with John Chilson.
Participation would be $25, and include a copy of John’s book.
After discussion a poll was taken to see how many would attend. Poll results were favorable with 23 yes and 1 no.
The board will work out the details and have registration forms available soon.
Discussion on holding our annual picnic in-person
Poll on catered Picnic August 1st. at 11:00am, need minimum 20 paid attendees
Poll results: 12 not attending
2 individuals attending
9 couples attending
Minimum met, will have the meeting and contact the caterer.
Jerry Nebel gave a great presentation on the 6 things that are key to Santa’s success to strengthen his incredible Santa Organization.
Meeting ended at 11:20
Chat contents for meeting:
Transcript of Chat
10:00:04 From Dan Burke : I use a whitening rinse as well as the blue shampoo
10:31:26 From Randy and Marsha : Are there specific lighting requirements?
10:35:09 From Randy and Marsha : So does Amazon differ greatly from Zoom?
10:41:25 From David Hardwick : Sounds like fun, but the Zoom fatigue for a schedule like that could be significant.
10:41:57 From Jerry Nebel : Agree David
10:42:19 From Mark DeMonbrun : But you could pick and choose which sessions you like to attend
10:42:35 From David Hardwick : That sounds better.
10:42:44 From DanB : I’m in
10:43:06 From Randy and Marsha : I’d be up for that!
10:43:16 From David Hardwick : The dates?
10:44:11 From Marshall Dunston : I’ll only come on the Saturday since I won’t take a vacation day for a video conference!
10:44:39 From Russell Albright : https://societyofsanta.org/john-chilson
10:44:51 From Jerry Nebel : We can also promote world wide and have a LARGE attendance. Santa’s are always looking for this type of opportunity.
10:45:34 From Russell Albright : Polling results for Virtual Conference:
Yes (23) 96%
No (1) 4%
10:46:59 From David Hardwick : How soon and how do you want the funds?
10:49:45 From davem : what will the picnic date be?
10:50:40 From Russell Albright : August 1st 11am
10:56:01 From Russell Albright : Poll results for Picnic at Ernie’s
Will not be attending: (12) – 52%
1 Person (2) – 9%
2 Persons (9) – 39%
Minimum 20 person has been met.
11:08:50 From Tami McKinley : I don’t see any documents in the chat
11:09:01 From David Hardwick : me either
11:09:05 From Santa Gene : should be at the top
11:09:07 From Russell Albright : It is at the beginning of the chat
11:09:18 From Russell Albright : But if you don’t see it, it will be included in the minutes
11:09:22 From Gary & Bob : probably NORPACchat
11:09:27 From Tami McKinley : I just logged on so maybe that’s why I don’t see it
11:09:34 From David Hardwick : It probably was before I joined
11:11:31 From Tami McKinley : That is helpful for saving the chat but since I logged on later the chat starts from when I was able to log on
11:12:33 From Chuck Parrish : email@example.com
11:13:04 From Jerry Nebel : Lone Star have been doing them for awhile now. Alumni of Robert’s Christmas Performer Workshops have been doing learning sessions.
11:14:25 From David Hardwick : I think you just posted to me privately Chuck. 🙂
11:16:10 From David Hardwick : looks like virtual money Jerry
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