February Meeting Minutes 2022

Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Regular Schedule Meeting Minutes 
February 24, 2022

I. Board and Staff Member Attendance
Present:       
Cheri Blanchard – Chair    
Julie Falgout – Vice Chair                                                      
Joshua Ellender – Secretary/Treasurer
Randy Roth                 
Katherine Theriot      
Judy Smart                 
William Bisland
Margie Scoby

Staff:
Sondra Corbitt
Lindsey Loupe

Board Absent:
Andree’ B. Casey

II. Meeting call to order:  C. Blanchard called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
III. Roll Call:  Quorum was present.
IV. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:  C. Blanchard led the board in the Invocation. C. Blanchard led the board in the Pledge of Allegiance.
V. Public to be heard:  No one was present.
VI. Approval of December’s Minutes:  K. Theriot moved to approve December’s minutes.  Seconded by J. Ellender. Motion passed.
VII. Approval of January’s Minutes: J. Ellender moved to approve January’s minutes. Seconded by K. Theriot. Motion passed.
VIII. 2021 Final Amended Budget Approval: S. Corbitt provided an overview of Final Amended Budget for 2021. W. Bisland moved to approve the Final Amended Budget. Seconded by J. Ellender. Motion passed.
IX. 2022 Amended Budget Approval: S. Corbitt provided an overview of the 2022 Amended Budget. W. Bisland moved to approve the Amended Budget for 2022. Seconded by J. Smart. Discussion: insurance premium increase, grant programs, and Mardi Gras campaign. Motion passed. 
X. HACVB’s Bylaws Discussion: Board discussed language used on term limits in bylaws section.  Bylaws will be revamped by executive committee for approval at next meeting.
I. Executive Committee Bank Signature Authorization Approval: K. Theriot moved to approve the Executive Committee Bank Signature Authorization. Seconded by W. Bisland. Motion passed.
II. Sponsorship Application Rotary District 6200 Conference: S. Corbitt provided an overview of the sponsorship.  J. Ellender moved to approve the sponsorship application for $5000.00. Seconded by K. Theriot. W. Bisland abstained. Motion passed.
III. Sponsorship Application Pirates and Boots Festival: S. Corbitt provided an overview of the sponsorship. W. Bisland moved to approve the sponsorship application for $5000.00 Seconded by J. Falgout. Motion passed.
XI. Executive Director’s Report: S. Corbitt provided the monthly report. Discussion: Civic Pride Workshop, White Boot Stroll, Part-Time new employee, Graduation, WWLTV, and Accreditation. 
XII. K. Theriot moved to adjourn. Seconded by J. Ellender. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 9:45 a.m.