12-7-11 Meeting Minutes

Present: Mary, Cinda, Marcia, Julie, Colleen, Fellene, Beth, Francine, Karen Absent: Lynn Guest: Barbara Miller, Interior Designer, creator of “Yes Spaces” Barbara is the mother of 5; has a book pending; written an article for national publication; presenting at national interior design conference; getting ready to launch brand. YESspaces.com/blog NETWORKING & INTRODUCTIONS Introductions commenced to familiarize Barbara with members’ affiliations. NEW BUSINESS Minutes: Most recent minutes still need to be posted. From this point forward Francine will email draft minutes to all members; everyone can then review and send corrections, revisions, etc back to Francine. Final minutes can be posted Sign In to Read More

9-8-11 Meeting Minutes

PRESENT:  Mary, Terry, Karen, Cinda, Beth, Lynne, Francine
EXCUSED: Fellene, Monique

VISITORS:
Marcia Solberg, Send Out Cards Independent Distributorship for this online greeting card company. Users go on line (over 16,000 card templates available), put message in with own handwriting and signature and mail. Marcia’s ideal client is someone who has a network of people that need to stay in touch with clients, families and friends; busy people are great.  Marcia is a former music teacher (16 years in Beaverton School District).

Colleen Thompsen, Thompsen and Associates Tax and Accounting; focusing on tax, trust and nonprofit work; wants women to understand money; likes clients to understand the process and understand money.  Colleen is a Licensed tax consultant. Continue reading “9-8-11 Meeting Minutes”

8-11 Meeting Minutes

The meeting began at 6:49 pm at Macadam Bar and Grill. Attending: Francine Raften, Karen Bolin, Monique Hendrick, Beth Erlendson, Mary Burger, Terry Burke, Lynne Grigsby, Fellene Gaylord. Absent: Jan Giunta, Cinda Stevens Lonsway Old Business: Review of the minutes, they are accepted as is. 30 word description of our perfect lead due by the next meeting. Send them to Fellene@sirius-media.com New Business: Jan has resigned her position and is leaving the group due to her changing role in local politics. We have currently $270 in the account. The issue of quarterly dues was discussed. Should we continue to collect Sign In to Read More

6-9-2011 Meeting

Attending: Mary Burger, Beth Erlendson, Cindy Stevens Lonsway, Francine Raften, Lynne Grigsby, Karen Bolin Cindy suggested we move the meeting start to 6:30 pm. Everyone agreed. Old Business: Minutes were accepted as is. New Business: Mary introduced the review of the Bylaws, which had been modified by the board at the Board meeting last week. Proposed change in the new member invitation procedure. Membership Chair will review and approve new members in advance of their attendance at the meeting. New potential members will have two meetings to attend before they need to join or quit coming. This process will help Sign In to Read More

5-26-2011 Meeting

Attending: Mary Burger, Monique Hendrick, Lynne Grigsby, Cinda Stevens Lonsway, Fellene Gaylord, Jan Giunta, Beth Erlendson, Francine Raften, Terry Burke, with guests Teresa Lunch, and Karen Bolin. Introduction of new members and guests: Teresa Lunch, aka “T”, is a producer from KGW. She is a friend of Francine Raften. Karen Bolin, is a member of EWGA, and a financial planner for Edward Jones. She knows Beth through golfing events. Old Business: Old minutes were approved, but not many people had seen them. We should send minutes out with the agenda in the future. Fellene needs to update the Connectors maillist Sign In to Read More

5-12-2011 Meeting

Attending are Mary Burger, Lynne Grigsby, Monique, Beth Erlendson, Fellene Gaylord, expected Jan Guinta, and Cinda Stevens Lonsway. Old Business Minutes from the last meeting were accepted as is. Fellene explained new features of the website, the event calendar and plans for future members only content. New Business Monique suggested that we reduce frequency of meetings during the summer to once a month, or allow members to attend only once a month. From June – August? Plans were made to have the next Quarterly Mixer at Trader Vic’s on June 23. We hope it’s open by then. We want Pupus! Sign In to Read More

4-28-2011 Meeting

Attending Terry Burke, Francine Raften, Beth Erlendson, Lynne Grigsby, Cinda Lonsway, Mary Burger and Fellene Gaylord. Meeting was in the dining area of the Macadam Bar and Grill because the back room had been used by another group. Beth made sure we were signed up for the next few months before we sat down. Old Business Minutes for the last meeting were reviewed and accepted. Website Fellene explained about the new event calendar and how it can be used to link to online ticket sales tool Eventbrite as needed. Fellene reminded Terry and Francine that 150-200 word bios are needed Sign In to Read More