Annual Membership Meeting Minutes
1:00 PM EDT – July 25, 2009
Maine Room, Hampton Inn, Bangor, ME
Called to Order 1:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time.
Board members present:
- President Topaz Owl
- Vice President Wren
- Secretary/Trustee Tony
- Treasurer Karl
- Trustee Rain
- Trustee Caroline
Roll was taken by the Secretary of the members of the Henge who were present.
It included the Board plus 3 general members, Naomi, Autumn Rose, and Sam, which was a quorum of the membership.
Invocation was given by Arch-Druid Karl.
Minutes of prior (2008) annual meeting minutes were sent to all attendees of last year’s meeting. They were accepted with no further additions or corrections.
President’s Report - TopazOwl
President TopazOwl forgot to bring the cattle of the Henge. Was going to bring to pass on to the new president. Will be shipped in the mail. Had a wonderful time here. Gave thanks to all to be there.
Vice President’s Report – Wren
She gave thanks to everyone for the opportunity to serve. She will continue to promote the henge in her travels and will try to continue writing for Henge Happenings.
Secretary – Tony
Books and office materials are in good shape. About the same membership level. HH is ready to go but is being held until the election results are final. Tony will begin the transition to the New Secretary upon return to Georgia.
Treasurer’s Report - Karl.
Net Income for 2008, $926.30 – Total Henge Assets $8,9364.03.
Council of Elders Report
(Former) Archdruid Tony indicated that Council of Elders met earlier in the week and discussed several issues – Ordination Process. By-Laws “Defrocking Amendment,” Remove phrase “Sunday best”
Newly elected Archdruid Karl received his new “Archdruid” cord, which is white with a gold thread.
Archdruid Karl spoke about his vision of shaping ordination ideas into a real manifest shape. He also spoke of bringing as much life to the Henge as possible, in all ways. He also asked everyone to give hand of thanks to the Archdruid emeritus for his shepherding along the Henge.
Election Results (counted by Trustee Caroline)
- President: Tony - 26 (Elected)
Rain - 2
- Vice-President: Grey Boar - 27 (Elected)
- Secretary: Rain 27 - (Elected)
- Trustee: Naomi - 24 (Elected)
Rovena - 12
Thanks was given to all candidates and congratulations were given to those elected.
2009 Board of Trustees
Many questions were asked and answered during the course of the weekend by the general members attending the gathering; they indicated they had nothing further.
Meeting Adjourned at 1:27.
Submitted by the Secretary
This was the Thirteenth Gathering of the Keltrian Tribe.
- 2009 – Bangor, ME
- 2008 – Letchworth SP, NY
- 2007 – Shreveport, LA
- 2006 – Clarksburg, WV
- 2005 – Canastota, NY
- 2004 – Clarksburg, WV
- 2003 – Coon Rapids, MN
- 2002 – Syracuse, NY
- 2001 – Quincy, MA
- 2000 – Coon Rapids, MN
- 1999 – Kansas City, MO
- 1998 – Atlanta, GA
- 1997 – Minneapolis, MN