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1. Treasurer (Appointment of Sibyl Tilson). Governor Crocker moved, Governor Reeder seconded, and the motion passed unanimously, that Sibyl Tilson will replace Pat Purcell as Treasurer. Thanks to new Treasurer Tilson.
2. Law Recruit Program. President R. and VP Jefferson met with T.J. Halstead and Kevin Greely; it is time to extend the program and management wants to recruit law clerks. VP Jefferson reported that the program looks good (frequency is dependent on funding in any given year). Governor Smole moved, Governor Crocker seconded, and the motion passed unanimously, that the program be extended for a year with the additional recruiting category of law clerks.
3. IFPTE Per Capita Increase.IFPTE is requesting a per capita increase of 15 cents (per member per month); this is to enable a buyout of IFPTE pension obligations from what is now a rapidly collapsinginvestment vehicle. Governor Crocker moved and Governor Harlan seconded that we vote no on the increase. After discussion, Governor Crocker moved to table the vote while Treasurer Tilson inquires about the plans for the pension obligation once it is bought out. The motion to table passed unanimously.
4. Bargaining Update. Bargaining team has met and is discussing ground rules. Negotiating training will be Friday, September 10, with four slots available beyond the team members.
Meeting adjourned at 12:45 p.m.