MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 3, 2011
ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS
Rich Andersen, President, welcomed property owners to the Official Annual Meeting of POA Members at the Big Canoe Chapel on December 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
The 2011 Directors were introduced as follows: Rich Andersen, President, Chuck Palmer, Vice President, Bill Wilson, Secretary, John Dosen, Emory Williams, Steve Brazen, Mike Benz, Developer Director and Roger Klask, General Manager. There were approximately 200 members in attendance at the meeting.
Mr. Andersen stated that according to the POA's By-Laws, Frazier & Deeter, the POA's independent Auditors, certified enough eligible votes represented by proxy or in person for the quorum and the meeting proceeded.
Mr. Andersen stated that he had a letter from Frazier & Deeter certifying the election in which 53% of the property owners voted. He remarked that there were four outstanding candidates with a wide range of experience and backgrounds.
Mr. Andersen recognized Mike Benz as the Developer Director for 2012.
Terry Bacigalupo and Dave Harper were announced as the two new Directors for 2011. Mr. Andersen thanked Linda Carrig and Steve Strout for also running for the Board openings.
Terry Bacigalupo expressed his thanks to those who voted for him and stated that he looks forward to serving on the Board for the next three years. He also thanked the staff for their assistance while running his campaign.
Dave Harper echoed the statements made by Terry Bacigalupo. He remarked that he wanted to work and do what is in the best interest of the property owners while serving as a Director for the next three years. He thanked everyone who voted for him for their support.
Doug Pennington was recognized and thanked for the job he did as Chair of the Elections Committee.
Bill Wilson was recognized for his service on the Board. A plaque recognizing his service on the Board was presented to on.
Mr. Wilson stated that he ran for the Board twice and was elected the second time he ran. He related that he enjoyed serving on the Board and appreciated the support of the property owners. He commended the work of the Board Presidents. Mr. Wilson encouraged people to come to the Board meetings and support the Board.
Sandy Filkowski provided the Financial Report, which is posted on the Website (www.bigcanoepoa.org).
The 2012 Annual Budget was presented.
Mark Johnson provided a report from the Amenities, which is posted on the Website (www.bigcanoepoa.org).
Cecil Schneider provided an update on Governance Implementation, which is posted on the Website (www.bigcanoepoa.org).
Steve Brazen provided an update on Strategic Planning, which is posted on the Website (www.bigcanoepoa.org).
Roger Klask thanked the Chapel for allowing the POA to use their facilities for the meeting. Property owners were also thanked by Mr. Klask for their donations to the employee holiday fund.
Mr. Klask introduced the Senior Staff: Sandy Filkowski, Williams Bates, Debbie Pickett, and Mark Johnson. John Boozer also participates in the leadership staff in his role as Food and Beverage Director.
Mr. Klask provided a report regarding the Satisfaction Survey.
Ann Young, Marketing Director for Big Canoe Company, provided an overview and video regarding Big Canoe receiving the OBIE Award for being named Community of the Year.
Rich Andersen reviewed the 2011 Accomplishments versus Board Priorities, which is attached and posted on the POA Website (www.bigcanoepoa.org). Mr. Andersen thanked the Board, Staff and Roger Klask, GM for their efforts. Mr. Andersen thanked the members of the Board of Directors and remarked that while there were differences, all of the Directors had respect for one another. Mr. Andersen stated that it had been a great privilege to serve on the Board.
Roger Klask thanked Rich Andersen for his leadership. A plaque recognizing his service on the Board was presented to Mr. Wilson.
A plaque of appreciation was presented to Rich Andersen and roses were presented to Vida Andersen and Rosemary Wilson.
There being no further business, the meeting was officially adjourned at 11:45 a.m.
Approved by the Board of Directors: