E-Board Minutes: October 12th, 2019

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E-Board Minutes

October 12th, 2019


E-Board Members in Attendance:

Ken Koschik (President), Cathy Watkins (Vice President), Marilyn Oliver (Treasurer), Stephen Parsons (Secretary), Chris Dolciato, Kathy Smith, Brian Geiger, George Payamgis.

Guests:  Chris Rietlimiller, Rick Nagin.


The meeting begins at 9:40 AM.


A motion is made to accept the minutes from September 28, 2019.  The motion passes.


Treasurer’s Report:

  • September 2019:
    • Total Income: $37,034.44
    • Total Expenses: -$7,531.34
    • Net Income: $29,503.10

A motion is passed to accept the Treasurer’s Report.  The motion passes.


AFL-CIO Report:

  • Rick Nagin passed out some flyers and discussed supporting the “Pro” Act for worker power.
    • Expanding power to organize workers.
    • Protect strikes and other protest activity.
    • Making it easier to bargain.
  • Also enrollment for the AFL CIO Free College Scholarship.  Information on enrollment can be found at ohioaflcio.com/freecollege


Leaving Members:

WOIO:  Victor Williams-MMJ


Correspondences and Thank You:

  • Thank you cards from the family of Carol Sue Murphy.
  • Thank you card from Julia Tullos after passing of her father.
  • Thank you card from the Hospice of Western Reserve and Heather Flowers following the passing of her father.


Steward Report:

  • WOIO:
    • Membership will be voting on new contract on October 15th.
  • WJW:
    • Waiting for transition to Nexstar Media Group.
  • WKYC:
    • Management met with photographers to discuss benefits and rights.
    • Transitioning to a new brand of “3 News”.


New Business:

  • Mission BBQ has been selected for lunch for the general meeting on November 2nt.
  • A motion was made to give $25 gift cards for the holiday season to all members in good standing. The motion passes.


The meeting adjourned at 11:18 AM.


I affirm that the descriptions in these minutes are a true representation of the E-Board Meeting on 10-12-2019.

Stephen Parsons




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