Annual Meeting Minutes - Phi Beta Mu - Illinois - January 27, 2017

President Vroman called the meeting to order at 11:40 a.m.

New members were initiated:

Phillip Crews, Band Director at Rich Central

Barry Houser, Asst. Director of Bands at the University of Illinois

Terry Melbourne, Band Director at Clarendon Hills Middle School

Business Meeting

The 2016 meeting minutes were approved as presented.

Executive Secretary's Report

Treasury Balance - $7, 338.02 A total $984.00 was sent to the National Chapter this year. It was reported that $12.00 of active member's dues goes to the National Chapter and $6.00 of retired member's dues. Our lunch this year is a little more expensive due to new ownership of Packard Plaza.

Outstanding Bandmaster Award Reports

Mike Fansler reported that his committee received no paper nominations but had several email nominations.

Hall of Fame Award Report

Dr. Hile reported that there were no nominations from the membership; the committee developed a list of four prospects with an additional seven for consideration next year.

IMEC Report

This year's IMEC committee is made up of John Springbrunn, Stephanie Kirk, and Bill McClellan, with John reporting. Suggestion: All applications submitted by Phi Beta Mu members will automatically be accepted and approved by the membership. Please notify us when you submit your proposal for IMEC.

Web Page Report

John Springbrunn reported. Website: The first is a page listing all members and their hyperlinked email addresses. Members please check to make certain your information is accurate.

Old Business

Please share event ideas with Chapter officers.

Outstanding Band Student Award

A committee will be formed. If you are interested in being on the committee President Vroman.