GREENBELT INTERNET ACCESS COOPERATIVE
Annual Membership Meeting
June 6, 2000
The annual meeting of GIAC was called to order on June 6, 2000 at 7
p.m. by GIAC president Gilbert Lee, who gave a message, "State of
Annual reports were given by officers and committee chairpersons.
Vice-President Mary Camp gave a report on GIAC classes and Labor Day
Secretary and Webmaster Neil McLeod gave a membership report and
reported on Websites. Peggy Bates gave a treasurer's report. Neil
gave the ISP report.
The Legal Committee reported on the status of obtaining tax exempt
status. Peggy reported on distribution of member account journals,
the correction of payment coupons and the status of interest-bearing
The first order under new business was the presentation of
certificate of awards to Jim Bates for his contribution to the work
of the audit committee. A certificate was awarded to non-member
Mary Halford for the auditing of the books of the organization since
Approval was given to continue to seek tax exempt status.
A motion was made and seconded and approved that the Executive Board
brings to the members a proposal to change the By-law fixing the
number of directors at 9. The members present and voting want the
By-law changed to have the number of board members be 7.
By acclamation the following were eleced to fill vacancies on the
board: Peggy Bates, Maary Camp, and Doug Love.
By-law changes submitted to members prior to the meeting were
presented, with the action taken . A motion was made and seconded
and approved that the annual meeting shall be convened on a Tuesday
The second B-law change was approved after a motion was seconded,
that permits any direcor to be on the audit committee as chairman.
An appeal was made for volunteers to help with the tasks of the
organization. Norma Van Allen will act as secretary until someone
else volunteers. Carol Gordon volunteered to be on the audit
committee. Ray Stevens is willing to be on the audit committee.
Doug Love volunteered to help Norma welcome new members.
The new telephone number for GIAC is 301-419-8044.
Mary Camp announced a class to be given by her on June 30 at 7 pm at
the center to teach word processing.
As there were no more announcements and no more business, the meeting
adjouned until next June, 2001.
June 11, 2000