The Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators

General Meeting Minutes

March 28, 1998

The Spring 1998 meeting of the Association was held on March 28th, 1998 at Shippensburg, PA. The meeting convened at 12:25 p.m.; Erik Wynters, President, presided.

A motion was approved to approve the Spring 1997 minutes of the General Meeting.

A treasurer's report showing a balance of $2,209.29 was accepted.

Erik Wynters thanked everyone involved in coordinating and managing the conference and programming contest. This year, sub-committees were created to assist the host site in the organization of the conference and contest.

The results of the programming contest were announced. 16 teams competed and worked on solving six problems. The 1st place winner was from Shippensburg and solved five problems, the 2nd place winner was from IUP and solved three problems, the 3rd place winner was from Edinboro and solved two problems.

Erik Wynters presented the current slate of officers (President: Erik Wynters, Vice President: Dave Hutchens, Treasurer: Joe Thomas, Secretary: Deborah Whitfield) and requested further nominations from the floor. The current slate of officers were voted on and approved to serve a 1-year term.

For the first time, PACISE will be hosting a summer workshop in Kutztown. The four-and-a-half day workshop topic will be Microsoft's Visual C++ and be held from August 10th to August 14th. The cost of this workshop is $200; more information may be obtained by contacting Joe Thomas (

The Spring 1999 conference will be held in Millersville PA, Dave Hutchens is the contact for that conference.

A committee consisting of Thomas Cunningham, and James Emert was created to examine the PACISE constitution and by-laws. This committee will make recommendations for changes. The membership must be notified six weeks prior to any meeting where amendments are made. If you have any questions or suggestions, e-mail Thomas ( or James (

The General meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Deborah L. Whitfield