Insurance Women of San Antonio
General Assembly Meeting Minutes
Anne Marie’s@Devonshire Place
12475 Starcrest, San Antonio TX
Date: February 21, 2018
Meeting called to order by President April Massey at: 12:01 pm.
Sue Finke gave the invocation.
1 st Vice President Sue Finke announced the guests in attendance: Liz Glover, Lorenna Hernandez, Linda Beard, Nathan Brieg and John Archer. She thanked John for conducting todays CE class prior to our meeting. Sue announced the February birthdays were Janis Modesette and Ana Tomes and the gifts were sponsored by Texas Specialty Underwriters, Inc.
President Elect, Lucy Martinez thanked John Archer from CPRO Associates, the CE Instructor today. Lucy announced the next CE class will be on March 22, 2018 and that Instructor will be Dustin Gerloff and referred to flyers on the table with more details and requested those interested to please sign up. Lucy reported on the College Scholarships status and stated all the forms have been sent out to the schools. She stated her committee members were Lisa Bumpas, Kamie Clark and Marion Reeder.
President, April Massey stated the January General Assembly minutes were posted on the IWSA website. There were no corrections to the minutes and will be filed as posted. The January Treasurer’s report was read at the February Board meeting and has been filed subject to audit.
2nd Vice President, Lisa Bumpas was not in attendance so President Elect Lucy Martinez provided an update on the Spring into Spring IWSA Golf Tournament on May 2 nd .and referred to flyers on the table for details. She thanked the following sponsors: Burns & Wilcox- Event Sponsor, McClelland & Hine- Gold Sponsor, United Fire Group- Silver Sponsor, Risk Placement Services- Drink Ticket Sponsor, Accident Fund Insurance Company- Mulligan Sponsor, Closest to Pin Sponsor (Men’s and Women’s)- Gerloff Company and Photo Sponsor- ERAC. Lucy stated that that we are still looking for sponsors for Drink Sponsor, Putting Contest Sponsor, Longest Drive Sponsor (Men’s and Women’s) and of course Hole Sponsors. She referred to flyers on the tables for details or go to the IWSA website to sign up for sponsorships and players.
Community Service, Sam Lozano was not in attendance. Sue Finke reported on her behalf and brought up to the podium a 5lb bag of sugar decorated as a “super hero” as part of the ADA charity drive and the money we collect each month will go to this cause. We are still collecting items for Meals On Wheels and items will be delivered next week. If you want to donate money, she will purchase items on the list. Our next Community Service will be with Girls, Inc. an organization that promotes young girls to learn about science.
Convention Advisor, Sue Finke remined everyone about Midyear Convention being held on April 13 and 14, 2018. Sue stated that Pat Villarreal is in charge of IWSA hosting this event and she will need volunteers. She referred to flyers on the table. Cost now is $125 but will increase to $145 soon. Registration includes all classes and meals. Hotel fee is $104 per night under our room block but are going fast. She reminded everyone about the bowling event and the cost is $50, non-bowlers $20. The under 40 event the day before, which is a community service project, IWSA will help set up. Kamie will be sending out an email on those details. Susie stated that FIWT has a black jacket with the FIW logo for purchase and a sample will be at mid-year.
Entertainment, Jennifer McCarter, no report.
Parliamentarian, Shelley Hine not in attendance. Susie Hollingsworth acting on her behalf stated we were in order.
Susie Hollingsworth introduced our guest speaker Linda Beard, Inspirational Speaker.
New Business, April stated that she was happy & thankful to announce that we have Nominating Committee: Sue Finke will chair this committee with Jean Schriever, Patricia Villarreal and anyone else that is interested please give Sue a call.
The Community Service Raffle tickets were sold for $1 each or 6 for $5 at the luncheon Community Service Raffle proceeds of $84.00 will go toward Community Service Funds which will support the American Diabetes Association.
Raffle prizes were sponsored by: Enterprise Rent-a- Car and Sue Finke.
Door prizes were sponsored by Karla Pair and Accident Fund Insurance.
Hearing nothing further, this meeting is adjourned by April Massey President at 1:06 pm.
IWSA Recording Secretary 2017/2018