The Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators

General Meeting Minutes

April 8, 2000

The Spring 2000 meeting of the Association was held on April 8th , 2000 at Indiana University. The meeting convened at 1:00 pm.

The minutes of the April 6th, 1999 were approved without change.

A treasurer's report showing a balance of $4,256.54 was accepted.

David Hutchens presented the slate of officers: (President: David Hutchens, Vice President: Thomas Cunningham, Secretary: Mary Robinson-Slabey, 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.

David Hutchens thanked all involved in coordinating the Indiana conference and programming contest

The following motion was approved:

Replace the quorum requirement of the by-laws(section 3.502) with a requirement that "at least 1/4 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 Spring 2001 PACISE conference will be hosted by Edinboro University.

Joe Thomas presented information about the next workshop in the summer of 2000 on NT 4.0 that will be held from August 14th to August 18th or 17th. The workshop will consist of three 3-hr sessions on administration, and five 3-hr sessions on technical aspects of NT 4.0 and its installation

A motion from the floor was made by Gary Buterbaugh:

"The host school for the 2001 conference (Edinboro) is to invite faculty from other 4-year institutions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to attend the PACISE conference. Further move that the Executive Board bring to the next conference a proposal that would open membership in PACISE to any department with a computer BS program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Executive Board is encouraged to look for ways to keep control of the organization within the departments in schools within the SSHE".

The motion was approved.

The General Meeting adjourned at 1:35pm

Respectfully submitted,

Deborah L. Whitfield