29 December 2020 Meeting Minutes

CIT Online Meeting

Minutes

December 29th, 2020

Start time 11:08am EST

Roll Call, Present: 

  1. Jessica Bentley-Sassaman
  2. Stephen Fitzmaurice 
  3. Kim Kurz
  4. Rebecca Minor
  5. Francis Phiri  
  6. Carole Lazorisak
  7. Danielle Hunt 

Absent:

  1. Nicole Morgan

President Report:

Discussion of new webmaster proposal. Upfront costs then monthly maintenance.  Likely to save us money in the long run and give our website a fresh new look.   

Vice President’s Report:

No report 

Treasurer Report: 

No report

Secretary’s Report:  

Approval of November minutes. 

Directors:

Professional Development:

Discussion of December 2020 webinar.  It went great.  Next webinar will be in March. Goal is to plan 6 webinars in 2021. 

Research and Publications

The IJIE process is a bit delayed but still working on MOU.  The 2nd issue for 2020 will be posted soon.  Discussion of moving to new system with Clemson University Press.  Editor’s responsibilities will be revised and reduced.   

New Business: 

[Motion] Treasurer Fitzmaurice moves that we accept new proposal for Webmaster.  Francis Phiri 2nd. Passed unanimously

[Motion] Secretary Minor moves to approve the Minutes from November 2020 meeting. 2nded by Kim Kurz. Passed unanimously

[Motion] Treasurer Fitzmaurice moves that we provide a  $500 honorarium for the IJIE editors for each edition in 2021. And will research options for 2022. 2nd by Francis Phiri, Passed unanimously

Meeting adjournment moved by Francis Phiri.  Meeting adjourned by President Bentley-Sassaman at 12:07pm Eastern.