Posted by Rita Brown
Here are the highlights from the May 12 board meeting.
Call to OrderKen Dysert
President Dysert called the meeting together at 11:33 AM.  Members present:  Carol Buettner, Anne Decker, Peggy Ehora, Andy Farley, John Ficorilli, Jeff Fitzgerald, Jed Metzger, Theresa Schnipke, and Paul Swartz.  Also incoming members Keith Horner and  Andy Wannemacher attended along with Treasurer Dan Best and Secretary Rita Brown.
Secretary’s Report  Rita Brown
Attendance report
The club held no meetings during April.  Three members left the club – two resigned and one was moved to Honorary Status.  The month ended with 156 active members with 5 Honorary Members for a total of 161.
President's Report  Ken Dysert/John Ficorilli
Annual Meeting Updates
According to the Lima Rotary Club’s bylaws, the Club’s Annual Meeting must be held before May 1st each year. 
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, the Board approved a delay for a period of one month at the April Board Meeting.   As the Club will not be meeting on May 25th because of Memorial Day, Metzger made a motion to schedule the Annual Meeting for Monday June 1, 2020, during the regular Club Meeting.  The Meeting will be held using Zoom format.  Meeting Agenda, Introduction and Resolutions will be sent to the club members during the week of May 18th.  Members who wish to submit questions before the meeting should email them to Club Secretary, Rita Brown at   Swartz seconded the motion.  Board approved.  As a quorum of 52 members attending is required, members are encouraged to attend.
Board Reports  All Board Members
      Club Service Nominations and Voting                                                Rita Brown
The list of candidates nominated for the Club Service Awards by Club Members for this year was reviewed by the members.  Those selected will be honored at the Club’s Changing of the Guard Party held in late June.
Vice President Report                                                                       John Ficorilli
  1. Membership Dues Update
Ficorilli and Treasurer Best reviewed Membership Dues for the April, May and June Quarter.  With the shelter-in-place order, the Club has not met at the VMCC since March 9th.  Member dues statements for the quarter were delayed.  District 6600 waived dues for the quarter but Rotary International has not.  The Board reviewed the savings to the club for the period of time.  Charges for the month of April were taken out of the equation.   Ficorilli made a motion to charge the Active and Active Corporate Primary Members $100 dues for the remaining two months.  Corporate Associate Members will be charged at the rate of $25 dues for the remaining two months.  Voluntary dues will also be included on the statements.  Schnipke seconded the motion.  Board approved.
  1. Club  Meeting Format – May 18, 2020
As we still are an active club, we will begin holding club meetings using Zoom.  Our May 18th Club Meeting will be the first.  Members will be receiving an email invitation.
  1. Committee Chairs for 2020 – 2021
Details about the Committee Chairs for the upcoming year will be released soon.
  1. Golf Outing Update    
Wannemacher stated the Rex Perry Memorial Golf Outing is scheduled for July 22, 2020.  A rain date has been set for August 26, 2020.                                                   
  1. Social Hour Update
A Social Hour using Zoom will be held Thursday May 14th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.  Invitations to join have gone to the members. 
Treasurer Report  Dan Best
Best reviewed the Balance Sheet.  Payment of funds held for the Foundation will be paid bringing the amount owed to the Foundation to a zero balance.  Best stated the Club operates on a very slim margin.  Fitzgerald made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.   Schnipke seconded the motion. Board approved.
New Business: Rita Brown
There was no additional New Business at this time.  Dysert adjourned the meeting at 12:24 PM.
Respectfully submitted
Rita Brown
Club  Secretary.