Insurance Women of San Antonio
General Assembly Meeting Minutes #828
Anne Marie’s@Devonshire Place

12475 Starcrest, San Antonio TX
Date: September 28, 2017


Meeting called to order by Lucy Martinez, President Elect, in place of President April Massey at 12:01 pm
Tammy Esquivel gave the invocation.

President Elect, Lucy Martinez, announced the upcoming CE class and provided a flyer with information for the next CE class that will be held Tuesday October 24, 2017 from 9:30-11:30 at Anne Marie’s Celebration Room.

1st Vice President Kamie Clark announced our guest speaker Nangie Lowrie COO of Alpha Home and Sara Wilson the Executive Assistant of Alpha Home. Brian Skelly with Rimkus Consulting was also a guest. Kamie announced member birthdays for September, Deni Townsend, Nicole Bell and Virginia Linley. Enterprise Rent a Car sponsored the September birthday gifts.

President Elect, Lucy Martinez announced that the August General Assembly minutes were posted on the IWSA website. There were no corrections to the minutes. The minutes will be filed as posted. The August Treasurer’s report was read at the Sept Board meeting and has been filed subject to audit.


2nd Vice President, Lisa Bumpas, announced the upcoming Fall Fun Raffle and the FIWT Convention $100 raffle. Tickets were available to purchase at today’s luncheon and winner will be announced on 10/29 at convention. She also advised that we will be having a Liquor Wagon Raffle at the Christmas Luncheon, and the raffle tickets will be $2 each or 6 for $10 and will be available to sell the 2nd Tuesday of October. She also reminded everyone about the Golf Tournament on 5/2/18 with more info to come.

Community Service-Sam Lozano was not in attendance but it was stated that due to the Convention in October and the Bras for the Cause donation, there would be no fundraising activity. Clothing donations for Dress For Success were collected at the luncheon to be delivered to their location by Kenna Rickett.

Corresponding Secretary Ana Tomes was not present, however Kamie stated our next General Assembly meeting will be October 24th. We have 44 members and 5 associate members.

Liz Dunn presented the budget and made a motion to accept. Lucy Martinez, President Elect stated a motion was made to accept the 2017-2018 Budget as presented. There was no discussion and a second motion was made and seconded to accept the 2017-2018 Budget as presented.

Convention Advisor – Sue Finke reminded everyone about the 73rd Annual FIWT Convention October 26-29, 2017 and to please let her know if you are going to attend.

Parliamentarian, Shelley Hine, stated that we were in order. There were no other committee reports.

Susie Hollingsworth introduced the guest speaker Nangie Lowrie of Alpha Home who shared her personal story on how and why she became involved with Alpha Home, the non-profit residential substance abuse center.

There was no unfinished business.


Under Announcements, Deni Townsend, Golf Chairman stated that everything was going well with the Golf Tournament. She currently has 8 hole sponsors and 53 golfers signed up. She stated she needs 4 more hole sponsors.

The Community Service Raffle tickets were sold for $1 each or 6 for $5 at the luncheon. Community Service Raffle proceeds of $60 will go toward Community Service Funds. Raffle prizes were sponsored by Sue Finke and some winners re-donated their prize to Dress For Success.

Hearing nothing further, meeting was adjourned by Lucy Martinez, President Elect at: 1:07 pm.


Respectfully submitted,
Kenna Rickett
IWSA Recording Secretary 2017/2018


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