Annual Meeting of Members

Published: December 15, 2019

INTA President David Lossignol called the meeting to order at 8:30 am on November 19, 2019, at the Fairmont Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas, then turned the meeting over to Secretary Dana Northcott.

Ms. Northcott certified that the official notice of the Annual Meeting of Members was mailed on October 28, 2019, and requested a motion that the notice be filed as part of the minutes of the meeting. Joan Pinaire moved that the notice of the 2019 Annual Meeting of Members be filed as part of the minutes of the meeting, and Michael Graham seconded. The motion was passed on a voice vote.

Ms. Northcott reported that the total number of INTA Regular Members was 1,186 and that a quorum of Regular Members as defined in the Bylaws was present in person or by proxy. Mr. Lossignol declared the meeting regularly and lawfully convened and open to transact business.

Mr. Lossignol reported that the minutes of the 2018 Annual Meeting of Members were published and circulated to the members and asked for any amendments or corrections. There was none. Melody Schottle moved that the minutes be approved as published and Ms. Pinaire seconded the Motion. The motion was passed on a voice vote.

Mr. Lossignol called on Treasurer Jomarie Fredericks to deliver the 2019 financial report on the affairs of the Association. Ms. Fredericks made the report and Mr. Lossignol called for a motion to approve it. Mr. Graham moved that the report be approved and Ms. Schottle seconded the motion. The motion was passed on a voice vote.

Mr. Lossignol stated that the President’s report on the activities of the Association during the 2019 year would be presented at the Opening Ceremonies of the Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at 4:30 pm at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore.

Tish Berard, Chair of the Nominating Committee, presented the report of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Lossignol advised that no nominations for these elected offices were made other than those proposed by the Nominating Committee. Ms. Schottle moved that a single vote be cast for the Nominating Committee’s slate of candidates for election to the INTA Board of Directors and Mr. Graham seconded. The motion was passed on a voice vote and the Directors were elected.

Mr. Lossignol asked if there was any new business and there was none. He asked for a motion to adjourn. Ms. Pinaire so moved, Ms. Schottle seconded, and the motion passed.

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