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									            NC SECTION AWWA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES
                               Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 5:30 PM
                  Embassy Suites, 460 North Cherry Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


    1. Meeting Called to Order – Brent Reuss
       The meeting was called to order at 5:50 p.m. by Brent Reuss.

    2. Roll Call – Lindsay Roberts
           a) Present: Bill Brewer, Ivan Cooper, Les Hall, , Tyler Highfill, Leslie Jones, John Kiviniemi, Angela
               Lee, TJ Lynch, John McLaughlin, Pam Moss, Jeff Payne, Mike Osborne, Brent Reuss, Lindsay
               Roberts, Robert Walters

             b) Absent: Chris Belk, Julie Hellmann

    3. Approval of Minutes, 2009 Annual Business Meeting, November 17, 2009 – Brent Reuss
       Robert Walters made a motion to approve the Minutes of the 2009 Business Meeting of November 17,
       2009, as posted on the website, Angela Lee seconded the motion and the motion was passed
       unanimously.

    4. Secretary’s Annual Report – Leslie Jones
       Leslie Jones reported that Minutes for all meetings for the year have been recorded, presented to the
       Board for review and have been approved. All Minutes are posted to the website after approval.

    5. Treasurer’s Annual Report – Pam Moss
       Pam Moss reported that monthly financial reports were prepared for each month of the year, presented to
       the Board for review and were accepted. Additionally, 990 tax forms were prepared and filed timely for
       2009 and clean audits were prepared, reviewed and accepted by the Board for 2009. A new firm, Langdon
       and Associates, has been engaged to prepare the 2010 990 tax forms and complete the audits for 2010. A
       budget for 2011 has been prepared and approved. Current balance sheet through October 31, 2010
       reflects total assets of $874,092.14.

    6. AWWA National Officer’s Report
       AWWA President, Joe Mantua, made a brief report that things were going well for AWWA and thanked his
       host for the conference.

    7. WEF National Officer’s Report
       WEF Treasurer and Board Trustee, Chris Browning, commented on the wonderful conference the North
       Carolina section has and he appreciated all of the hard work everyone put into it.

    8. Executive Director’s Report
       Executive Director Roberts expressed appreciation for the opportunity to serve the members and the
       industry and thanked the staff for working so hard on all of the internal initiatives that were taken on this
       past year.

    9. Nominating Committee Report, Election 2010
       Nominating Committee Chair Lori Brogden provided the report. There were 286 ballots received, with the
       vote to elect the following officers and trustees being unanimous:

                 Chair, John Kiviniemi
                 Chair Elect, John McLaughlin
                 Vice Chair, Steve Drew
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                 Secretary, Leslie Jones
                 Treasurer, Mike Osbourne
                 Trustees, Andy Brogden and Brian Tripp
                 Professional Wastewater Operations Representative, Terry Houk
                 Nominating Committee Chair, Rhonda Risher

        In addition, the membership voted to accept the proposed revisions to the NC AWWA Constitution and
        Bylaws with 99% voting in favor and accepted the proposed revisions to the NC WEA Constitution and
        Bylaws with 99% voting in favor.

        Ms. Brogden thanked the Nominating Committee for their service. The Committee included Les Hall,
        Kasey Monroe, Steve Shoaf, Mark Wessel, Clarence Sell, and Ken Vogt.

    10. Resolutions Passed
        Brent Reuss presented a report on the resolutions that were approved which included a banking resolution
        and a resolution honoring Robert Geddie upon his retirement.

    11. Committee Reports
        Brent Reuss advised that the Board had received and reviewed Committee Annual Reports at the Meeting
        of November 14, 2010, and that all reports received have been accepted by the Board and will be posted to
        the website.

    12. Outgoing Chair Remarks
        Brent Reuss expressed his appreciation to the Board members who have served with him during the
        course of the past year and to the members of the Sustainable Organization Task Force chaired by Jackie
        Jarrell.

    13. Appreciation of Outgoing Members of the Board – Brent Reuss / Lindsay Roberts
        Brent Reuss and Lindsay Roberts presented certificates of appreciation to the outgoing Board members.
        They include:

        Les Hall, Past President
        Pam Moss, Treasurer
        TJ Lynch, Professional Water Operators Representative
        Julie Hellmann, Trustee
        Mike Osborne, Trustee
        Lori Brogden, Nominating Committee Chair

    14. Installation of New Officers and Trustees
        AWWA President Joe Mantua Officiated as the installing officer for the newly elected officers. He
        administered the oath of office to those elected:

        Chair, John Kiviniemi
        Chair Elect, John McLaughlin
        Vice Chair, Steve Drew
        Secretary, Leslie Jones
        Treasurer, Mike Osborne
        Trustees, Andy Brogden and Brian Tripp
        Professional Wastewater Operator Representative, Terry Houk
        Nominating Committee Chair, Rhonda Risher

    15. Passing of the Gavel
        Brent Reuss presented John Kiviniemi with the gavel as the new Chair of NC AWWA-WEA.

    16. Introduction of 2011 Board of Trustees and Officers
        John Kiviniemi introduced the Board of Trustees for 2011.

        WEF Delegates Tyler Highfill and Angela Lee
        WEF Delegate Elect Jeff Payne
        AWWA Director, Robert Walters
        Trustees Chris Belk and Ivan Cooper
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        Professional Water Operators Representative, Bill Brewer
        Past Chair, Brent Reuss
        Chair, John Kiviniemi
        Chair Elect, John McLaughlin
        Vice Chair, Steve Drew
        Secretary, Leslie Jones
        Treasurer, Mike Osborne
        Trustees, Andy Brogden and Brian Tripp
        Professional Wastewater Operator Representative, Terry Houk

    17. New Chair Remarks
        John Kiviniemi stated that he looks forward to working with everyone in 2011.

    18. Adjournment
        Chair Kiviniemi thanked all present. Jeff Payne made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Robert Walters,
        and by unanimous consent, the 2010 Annual Business Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.



    Respectfully Submitted,



    Leslie Jones, P.E., BCEE
    Secretary




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