Lehigh Valley Engineering Council Meeting

Minutes of April 6, 2006


Council Meeting Held at Lehigh University Packard Lab Room 325



1.        Bob Abbott called meeting to order at 6:10 P.M.


2.       Roll Call of Attendees


Bob Abbott, ASCE, ASHE                         Bernard Telatovich, ASCE

Michele Stuart, IIE, SWE, SME                                 David Toler, SAE

Keith Gardiner LVEC                                   Tom Reilly, ASME

Don Talhelm, IEEE                                       Agnes Muranyi, SAE, SME, SWE


3.       Minutes


Minutes of the March 2, 2006 meeting were approved with minor corrections.


4.       Treasurerís Report


Tom provided full accounting regarding the banquet and funds available to LVEC.


5.       Engineerís Week Banquet


Follow up discussion on all aspects of the banquet was initiated by Bob.  Improvements to reservations/nametags were discussed.  Site logistics were also discussed.  Options for next yearís location were discussed.  The Da Vinci center is a logical choice considering the relationship Michele S. has developed with them.  Issues like catering were also discussed.


6.       Other LVEC activities


Refer to website for our activities and member society activities.   


7.       Website


8.       Old Business


9.       New Business


Da Vinci Center was discussed regarding our affiliation with them and possible other opportunities for member societies including displays.


Joint Meeting in Fall 2006 was discussed by Keith.


Officer elections are coming up.


10.   Next Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 4 at 6:00 P.M.  Meeting adjourned at 7:25.