February Meeting Minutes 2022
Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Regular Schedule Meeting Minutes
February 24, 2022
I. Board and Staff Member Attendance
Cheri Blanchard – Chair
Julie Falgout – Vice Chair
Joshua Ellender – Secretary/Treasurer
Andree’ B. Casey
II. Meeting call to order: C. Blanchard called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
III. Roll Call: Quorum was present.
IV. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance: C. Blanchard led the board in the Invocation. C. Blanchard led the board in the Pledge of Allegiance.
V. Public to be heard: No one was present.
VI. Approval of December’s Minutes: K. Theriot moved to approve December’s minutes. Seconded by J. Ellender. Motion passed.
VII. Approval of January’s Minutes: J. Ellender moved to approve January’s minutes. Seconded by K. Theriot. Motion passed.
VIII. 2021 Final Amended Budget Approval: S. Corbitt provided an overview of Final Amended Budget for 2021. W. Bisland moved to approve the Final Amended Budget. Seconded by J. Ellender. Motion passed.
IX. 2022 Amended Budget Approval: S. Corbitt provided an overview of the 2022 Amended Budget. W. Bisland moved to approve the Amended Budget for 2022. Seconded by J. Smart. Discussion: insurance premium increase, grant programs, and Mardi Gras campaign. Motion passed.
X. HACVB’s Bylaws Discussion: Board discussed language used on term limits in bylaws section. Bylaws will be revamped by executive committee for approval at next meeting.
I. Executive Committee Bank Signature Authorization Approval: K. Theriot moved to approve the Executive Committee Bank Signature Authorization. Seconded by W. Bisland. Motion passed.
II. Sponsorship Application Rotary District 6200 Conference: S. Corbitt provided an overview of the sponsorship. J. Ellender moved to approve the sponsorship application for $5000.00. Seconded by K. Theriot. W. Bisland abstained. Motion passed.
III. Sponsorship Application Pirates and Boots Festival: S. Corbitt provided an overview of the sponsorship. W. Bisland moved to approve the sponsorship application for $5000.00 Seconded by J. Falgout. Motion passed.
XI. Executive Director’s Report: S. Corbitt provided the monthly report. Discussion: Civic Pride Workshop, White Boot Stroll, Part-Time new employee, Graduation, WWLTV, and Accreditation.
XII. K. Theriot moved to adjourn. Seconded by J. Ellender. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 9:45 a.m.