The Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators

General Meeting Minutes

March 6, 1999

The Spring 1999 meeting of the Association was held on March 6th, 1999 at Millersville University. The meeting convened at 1:00 pm.

The minutes of the March 28th, 1998 were approved without change.

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

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

Erik thanked all involved at Millersville University for hosting a successful conference.

Joe Thomas presented information about the next workshop in the summer of 1999. A Visual C++ workshop will be held from August 16th to 20th at Kutztown University. Faculty and students from all PACISE institutions are invited to attend.

The Executive Board recommends that the by-laws be modified so that institutional dues be increased from $50 to $80. All institutional members were notified that this change would be voted on at the annual meeting. The board's recommendation was passed.

The board requested that those in attendance tell their departments that at the next annual meeting the members present will be asked to replace the quorum requirement of the by-laws (section 3.502) with a requirement that "at least of all members of the executive board and a majority of those present at an officially scheduled meeting are needed to approve motions at Executive Board meetings".

The programming contest winners were: 1st place -- Indiana University team 3 , 2nd place -- Shippensburg University team 1, and 3rd place -- Millersville University.

Tom Cunningham requested bios and slides from all presenters to be placed on the web.

The board and members thanked Erik Wynters for his service as president.

The annual meeting adjourned at 1:20 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Deborah L. Whitfield