MINUTES - CFCT Board Meeting - Monday, March 19, 2012 – 7:00 p.m.
Present: Jean Carlisle, Cary Darrah, Bill Dawson, Brent Hansen, Sue Jorgensen, Marnell Lyle, John Roth, Kristin Teig-Torres, Tony Tomlyanovich Staff: John Luzaich and Liane Nichols Excused: Lori Adams, Jan Andersen, Gary Chambers, Greg Humble, Jim Newcomb, Tom Strub Called to order at 7:10 p.m. by John Luzaich, chair pro tem.
Approval of Minutes. Motion (Bill/Kristin) to approve minutes of February meeting. Motion carried. Vice President Brent Hansen arrived and assumed the chair.
Iver Christoffersen Scholarship Committee Report –Marnell outlined the history, revised guidelines and application process. The scholarship will now hold a separate line in financial statements to accrue interest, receive donations and carry funds forward from. Traditionally $500 is awarded annually. Revised guidelines broadened the eligibility and former applicants are welcome to apply again. Application deadline is April 16.
Building Committee will meet on Monday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby.
Treasurer’s Report. John R noted that $14,353 in Applaud dues was received in February. Total Applaud dues will top $20,000 for the year. Motion (Bill/Brent) to accept the Treasurer’s Report. Motion carried.
General Manager’s Report: The March movie series closed; total attendance for the family series was approximately 100. The series will return in the Fall.
A special thanks to Doug Nichols, Matt Nelson and John Waltz who installed the new sound system. The system debuted on March 17 at the Celtic Music/Dance Concert. Approximately 330 attended the concert which yielded $1762. During the April meeting, the Board will vote to provide complimentary season tickets to Doug and Matt.
April 14/15 Columbus High Footloose
April 16/17 Auditions for Oliver
April 21 Chicago pianist Richard Sladek
April 27/28 UNI Orchesis Dance Company
May 2 Applaud annual meeting/dinner
May 6 RED, a Skelton Tribute
May 16 Annual Applaud Golf Tourney
Artistic Coordinator’s Report. Liane reported that The Government Inspector was well received. Dr. Leonard Upham will direct the pit for Oliver and she is in conversation with a possible vocal coach. Work continues in the costume shop/annex and Liane will be meeting soon with a potential new member of the team. Steve and Mary Cittaa have agreed to be musical directors for White Christmas. The 2013 season ticket brochure will be mailed by April 1.
Old Business – potential board members. The following have agreed to serve:
Motion (Cary/John) to accept the nominations of Schilling, Mudd and Hansen. Motion carried. All will be invited to April board meeting.
New Business - Government Inspector recap:
Total attendance = 1236 Net profit = $10,520
Nominations for Officers: Kristin was nominated for Treasurer for next year. John R will serve in the interim.
Jean has agreed to continue as Secretary. If you have other nominations for officers, please contact John as soon as possible. Election of new members and officers will take place during the April meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m. Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.