American Local History Network, Inc.
Board of Directors Meeting
March 1, 2000
The meeting was conducted in a temp chatroom at beseen.com.
It was called to order by Roxann-Gess-Smith at 9:00 PM
Roxann-Gess Smith, President; David Peterson, V.
President; Tracy Putnam, Sec; Members: Pat Sabin, Norm
Vance, Jan Cortez, Patricia Neal. Barb Lavin was excused
due to illness.
Lucy Dill, Treas. joined the meeting at 9:17 pm.
Minutes to previous meeting were approved. The agenda was
approved. President called for a treasurers report, however
Lucy had not yet joined the meeting.
A motion was made by Pat Sabin to appoint a committee of 3
board members and 3 volunteers to revise the ALHN Inc.
bylaws. This motion was seconded by Jan Cortez. Before
Voting began on this motion, Tracy Putnam asked that
discussion take place first. All agreed. Discussion ensued
as to the breakdown of volunteers vs. board members on the
by-laws committee, Pat Sabin expressed concern that there
were also issues pertaining to the board of directors that
needed to be addressed. After discussion of the motion a
vote was taken and the motion failed.
A motion was then made by Pat Sabin that a committee of 2
board members and 3 volunteers be formed to review and
revise the present ALHN inc. bylaws
This motion was seconded by Tracy Putnam. A vote was called
for. The motion passed.
Again much discussion was held about the need for a better
vehicle for conducting meetings. The board members were
having a hard time staying in the chatroom due to tech,
Based on the above, Dave Peterson made a motion to table
the agenda and meet again next week. Pat Sabin seconded the
motion. A vote was called for. Motion passed.
Meeting adjourned approx. 10:15 PM eastern time.