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IEEE Virginia Mountain Section
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
January 17, 2002.
Clarion Hotel Roanoke Airport
Call to Order
5:41 pm
In Attendance
Shawn Addington, Mark Shepard, Howard Moses,
 Dave Livingston, Dave Geer, Dan Jackson, Ira Jacobs
Minutes from November Meeting - Howard Moses
The minutes were reviewed, and were approved with one 
revision: (there were no commitments to the Student Paper
Night received from VWCC)
Financial Status - Mark Shepard
2001 actuals are almost complete - EOY is approximately $20 to the good
Mark presented a handout, including the 2002 budget that was approved in Nov. 2001
Feb. 22 deadline for L-50 - action: Howard, Mark, Shawn
Check deposit occurred in Oct. 2001 from an unknown source - possibly rebate
Concentration Account EOY approximately $7k
Investment Account EOY approximately $1 1k
Transition Steps - Howard Moses
Financial issues - action: Mark, Shawn
Meeting planning - action: Howard, Mark
Ira to confirm March/April meetings
Meeting Report to be submitted for each meeting - action: Shawn
Officer Confirmation Report to be submitted - action: Shawn
Is John Fennick willing to continue serving as Newsletter Editor?
Student Judges and Prizes - Howard Moses, Ira Jacobs
Judges will be selected from outside academia
$750 total in prizes (from "Student Activities" category in budget)
6 papers: 1 first place ($225), 2 second place ($150 ea.), and 3 third place ($75 ea.)
Prize expenditures and allowance of judges' discretion in awards approved
Committee Chairs, including Student Activities Chair, in need of review
Chapter Activities - Howard Moses
Industry Applications (Cy) - needs two meeting
Industrial Electronics/Computer/Control Systems (Dave G.) 
- looking for 2 spring meetings
LEOS (Ira) - coming along well
Microwave (Dam) - no news
All chapters are requested to advertise meetings in the newsletter
VA Council Report - Dave Geer
Richmond Section needs a chair - reactivation in progress
Boy Scout Jamboree was very successful
Section Congress - Dan Jackson
Triennial affair (once every 3 years)
2002 meeting (October 18-21, 2002 - Washington DC) targeted 
for the incoming chair for 2003 - action: Mark, Shawn
Funds have been budgeted; region to assist with expenses
Region 3 Activities - Dan Jackson
Recommend pursuing Exemplary Section Award - action: Dan, Dave K.
VA Council is in need of an Education Chair - Russell Churchill now 
serves as VA Council Education Chair and
Education Committee Chair - more to be discussed in Feb.
Goal Preparation Committee - Howard Moses
Executive Committee to be asked for comments (via e-mail), regarding goals
Committee Chairs to be finalized
Adjourn
6:30pm

Respectfully Submitted,
J.	Shawn Addington
Secretary/Treasurer IEEE Virginia Mountain Section - 2002


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