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Conference of Interpreter Trainers
Online Board Meeting (AIM Chat Room)
November 11, 2006

Persons present:  Carolyn Ball, Brian Morrison, Cindy Farnham, Cindy Volk, Doug Bowen-Bailey, Laura Covell, Kellie Stewart

Vacant:  Director of Research and Publications, Director of Public Relations and Outreach

President Ball called the meeting to order at 6:23 pm CST.

  1.  New Board of Directors
    1. Vice-President Morrison reported that there are two vacancies:  Director of Research and Publications and Director of Public Relations and Outreach.  Several individuals have submitted applications.  Covell moved (seconded by Farnham) to invite Leslie Greer to be the Director of Research and Publications and to invite Annette Miner to be the Director of Public Relations and Outreach. Motion carried.  Vice-President Morrison will extend the invitation to them.
  2. Discussion Items
    1. Discussion regarding letters of support for ITP programs.  Morrison will send out the letter to the DOIT center.
    2. Discussion about the need for a new logo and letterhead. (This will be addressed by the new Director of Public Relations and Outreach).
    3. Discussion of CIT support of “Support the Gap” training in Pennsylvania.  Morrison moved (seconded by Stewart) to send them $250 for this training.
    4. Discussion of Critical Link International Conference sponsorship.  Bowen-Bailey will draft a policy regarding levels of support for training and conferences. Farnham will investigate the financial aspects of the support.
    5. Discussion of a face-to-face meeting to be held in Arizona in January or February.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:20 pm CST.