Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Monthly Board of Director’s Meeting

February 03, 2017

  1. Call to Order:  M. Bisland called the meeting to order at 8:34 a.m.
     
  2. Roll Call:  Quorum was present. A. Casey entered the meeting at 8:36 a.m.
     
  3. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:  K. Gilbert led the board in the invocation and M. Bisland led the board in the Pledge of Allegiance. 
     
  4. Approval of Minutes/Financial:  D. Norred made a motion to approve the minutes.  Seconded by:  A. Picou.  Motion carried.  A. Picou made a motion to approve the financial report.  Seconded by:  M. Wayne.  Motion carried.
     
  5. 2016 Final Amended Budget:  S.Corbitt provided an overview of the 2016 final amended budget.  K. Gilbert made a motion to approve the 2016 final amended budget. Seconded by:  A. Picou. Motion carried.
     
  6. HACVB Policies Approval:  S. Alford provided an overview of the HACVB policy.  D. Norred made a motion to approval the HACVB Policy changes.  Seconded by:  M. Wayne.  Motion carried.  Discussion followed:  Travel time, overtime, out of town written policy clarifications, non-compensational time, conference events, sales personnel vs. promoters.  C. Wilson entered the meeting @ 9:07 a.m.
     
  7. Executive Director’s Report:  S. Alford provided her monthly report. Discussion followed:  Visitor’s Center update, Occupancy report, Marketing promotions – King Cake Social Media, Meetings – IEDC webinars, Geocaching – GeoGras and upcoming Geocaching’s events.
     
  8. Adjournment:  A. Casey made a motion to end the meeting at 9:22 a.m.  Seconded by:  A. Picou.  Motion carried.

 

Staff Members Present:
Sharon Alford – Executive Director
Sondra Corbitt – Deputy Director

Members Present:     
Mary Lynn Bisland - Chairperson  
Katherine Gilbert Theriot - Vicechair   
Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer     
Mary Wayne     
Andree Buquet-Casey    
Cheri Blanchard
Mark Pitre
Charles Wilson Sr.
Anne Picou


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Terrebonne Parish Government
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Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
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Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
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Louisiana Charter Boat Association
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Louisiana State Office of Tourism
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Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
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Southeast Tourism Society
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