COLUMBUS IRON WORKS CONVENTION AND
TRADE CENTER AUTHORITY
MINUTES OF THE MONTHLY MEETING
APRIL 26, 2012
12:00 NOON

The monthly meeting of the Columbus Iron Works Convention and Trade Center Authority was held in the Board Room of the facility, at 12:00 noon, on Thursday, April 26, 2012

Authority Members Present: Chairman Jed Harris, Vice Chairman Colin Martin, Ms. Gloria Strode, Dr. Kim Peters and Mr. Robert Nobles

Administrative Members Present: Mr. David Bevans, Interim Executive Director, Ms. Cindy Ware, Finance Manager and Ms. Chasity Hall, Secretary

Guest Present: Cunningham Center for Leadership Development Director Ed Helton, Assistant Director, Shana Young and Consultant Larry Campbell

CALL TO ORDER

At 12:05 P.M., Chairman Jed Harris called the meeting to order.

WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBER ROBERT NOBLES

Chairman Jed Harris welcomed new member Mr. Robert Nobles to the Columbus Iron Works Convention and Trade Center Authority. Although Mr. Nobles had been appointed to the Authority prior to the last meeting and had since attended a couple of events as a member, he was absent at the previous meeting and had not officially been welcomed. All members and staff present also welcomed Mr. Nobles.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Chairman Jed Harris asked if all members present had received and read the minutes from the previous meeting. With no corrections or additions to be made, Dr. Kim Peters made a motion to accept the minutes of the March 22, 2012 meeting as written. Ms. Gloria Strode second the motion and the minutes were accepted as written.

At this time, Chairman Jed Harris stated if it pleased the Authority he would like to adjust the order of the agenda. Chairman Harris continued that he would ask that the old business be discussed prior to the new business. This adjustment would allow the Cunningham Center to depart the meeting after their presentation. Chairman Harris also asked that during the Cunningham presentation that Interim Director, David Bevans be excused since he was also a candidate for the position being discussed.

Mr. Robert Nobles made a motion to adjust the order of the agenda. Dr. Kim Peters seconded the motion and it was unanimously carried.

Mr. David Bevans, Interim Director was excused from the meeting.
OLD BUSINESS NEW BUSINESS . FINANCIAL REPORT
ADJOURNMENT

With no further items of business to discuss, Chairman Jed Harris adjourned the meeting at 2:15 p.m. The next regular meeting, which is held the fourth Thursday of the month, will be held Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 12:00 noon. in the Board Room of the Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center.




Jed G. Harris Jr., Chairman David Bevans, Interim Executive Director
Trade Center Authority Columbus, GA Convention and Trade Center