July’s Board of Director’s Meeting
Houma Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Regular Scheduled Meeting Minutes
July 27, 2019
I. Board and Staff Member Attendance
Katherine Gilbert – Chair
Andrée Casey – Vice Chair Judy Smart
Dr. Brenda Babin
Sondra Corbitt, Executive Director
Joey Pierce, Assistant Director
Bobbie Smith, Financial/Office Manager – Minutes Clerk
Joni Duet, Public Relations Manager
Angela Morehead, Convention and Meetings Sales Manager
Harold Moser, Group Tour Sales Manager
James Dillon Hughes, Visitor Services Manager
Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer
Charles Wilson, Sr.
Mary Lynn Bisland
Others in Attendance
Mr. Berkeley Young – Young Strategies
II. Call to Order
K. Gilbert called to order the regular meeting of the HACVB at 8:47 am on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at HACVB Visitor’s Center Conference Room.
III. Roll Call
B. Smith conducted the Roll Call. A quorum was present.
IV. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:
K. Gilbert led the Invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance.
V. Public to be Heard
No one from the public present to be heard.
VI. Approval of June 2019 Minutes and May 2019 Financial Reports
The June 2019 minutes were not approved as presented.
A. Casey suggested to write the minutes in third person and prepare it to be signed by the Secretary. A motion from B. Babin to have suggested corrections made was seconded by J. Smart and passed unanimously.
May 2019 Financial reports which include the following reports:
• Balance Sheet
• YTD Income Statement Comparison
• Income Statement Previous Year Comparison
• Income Statement YTD Budget vs. Actual
• Income Statement MTD Budget Performance
These reports were provided prior to the meeting. The Financial Reports reflect the budget-to-actual comparisons for the General Fund and were approved as provided by motion of B. Babin and seconded by A. Casey and passed unanimously.
VII. Young Strategies Research Presentation
S. Corbitt introduced Berkeley Young. Mr. Young presented his findings and led discussions.
C. Blanchard left at 12:35 pm.
It was motioned to adjourn the meeting at 1:10 pm by A. Casey and seconded by J. Smart and the motion carried.
Terrebonne Parish Government
Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
Visit Louisiana Coast
Louisiana Charter Boat Association
Louisiana State Office of Tourism
Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
Southeast Tourism Society