Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the FCA

AGM Minutes

March 12 2019 AGM at Blind Bay

Started at 10:02

1. Treasury report by Cathie Peters- $20,000 plus in bank but bills still need to be paid.

2. Art on The Move-347 entries. 83 pieces sold. Sales totalled just over $10,000. Wide range

of pieces and prices. Next year there will be a way for people to write a story of their art

work to go on the wall beside it. This was a great social event for our chapter. We made just

under $4000.

3. Bill Burton acknowledgement.

4. Chapter Election. Nominees for positions. Mairi Budreau-president. Cathie Peters-treasurer.

Trish House-chair. Kathi Feschuk-secretary. Wendy Stewart-member at large. Barb Kliemember

at large. Cherie Churchman-member at large. Nominated by Bonnie Baker.

Seconded byDonna Calvert. Sandi Conway and Cathie Peters acknowledged and thanked

for their past work. Our new president spoke of wanting to elevate the group and to

providing perks for members.

5. Guests. Some Blind Bay members

6. New meeting rules. More order and name tags.

7. Website. Plan to make it a go to place for questions.It is being updated. New pages will be

added. Send in info re: what you are doing with regards to art. New page to honour

members who have passed away. An automatic donation page. Meeting dates will be

posted with info on what will take place. Chapter show info will be posted. You can have

your website linked to TNSC for a one time $15 fee.

8. Open Show has 3 jurors. It is a qualifying show. Have your Bio ready. Sponsors are being

asked to support show re money for prizes. Show will go on even if entries are low.

9. Passion for Paintings April 12. Info is on website. There will be a critique as well.

10. Our Chapter Moving Forward-membership cards will be issued and be connected to

discounts at local businesses. Expanding our membership will be a focus of the chapter. It

was suggested that more meetings be held in Blind Bay by Bonnie Baker.

11. Art news- If you have news suitable for Art Avenue it needs to be sent to Mairi by March 28.

12. Survey- a survey was handed out for attending members to fill out.

13. Meeting concluded @ 11:03

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