March Meeting Minutes 2021

Houma Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Regular Schedule Meeting Minutes
March 25, 2021

I. Board and Staff Member Attendance

Present:     
Andree Casey-Chair                           
Cheri Blanchard-Secretary/Treasurer                         
Josh Ellender     
Mary Lynn Bisland          
Julie Falgout 
Judy Smart  

Staff Present:
Sondra Corbitt
Lindsey Fruge’                                                       

  
I.     Meeting call to order:   A. Casey called the meeting to order at 8:40 a.m.
II.    Roll Call:  Quorum was present. 
III.   Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:  M. Bisland led the board in the Invocation.  A. Casey led the board in the Pledge of Allegiance.
IV.   Public to be heard:  No one was present.
V.    Approval of Minutes:  M. Bisland moved to approve February’s minutes.  Seconded by:  J. Ellender.  Motion passed. 
VI.   Approval of Financial Reports: M. Bisland moved to approve January’s Financial Reports. Seconded by: J. Falgout. Motion passed.
VII.  Executive Director’s Compensation Protocol: Executive Director’s evaluation and protocol was discussed and implemented.
VIII. Vice Chair Approval: Board voted on J. Falgout becoming the new Vice Chair. All in favor; motion passed.
IX.   Sponsorship Applications:
A)    TFAE 5K Run for Excellence:  S. Corbitt provided an overview of the sponsorship application and scope of work. M. Bisland moved to approve the application in the amount of $ 1,000.00.  Seconded by C. Blanchard.  Abstained: A. Casey. Motion passed.   
X.    Executive Director’s Report:  S. Corbitt provided the monthly report – discussion followed:  occupancy update, financial reports, new hire Nina Hymel, crawfish trail launch, audit update, upcoming events in Terrebonne Parish, ethics and sexual harassment training for board, upcoming schedule, web site highlights, and staff updates.  
XI.   J. Falgout moved to end the meeting.  Seconded by:  J. Smart.  Motion passed.  Meeting ended at 9:15 a.m.