Lehigh Valley Engineering Council Meeting
Minutes of February 7, 2008
Council Meeting Held at Packard Lab 324 – Lehigh University
1. Agnes M. called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.
2. Roll Call of Attendees:
Elizabeth Horahan – AIChE, SWE Nicholas Boer - ECLV
Agnes Muranyi-Walp – SME, SWE Bernie Telatovich – ASCE
Rigels Bejleri – ECLV David Toler - SAE
Don Talhelm - IEEE Bob Walp – SME
Mike Basta – PSPE Ben Guthrie - ASCE
3. MOTION to approve minutes from last meeting on January 10, 2008. MOTION PASSED.
4. Engineer’s Week Banquet –
Speaker Gift – commemorative of the Lehigh Valley. B. Telatovich’s wife to select.
Hotel Accommodations – one night at the Holiday Inn Express, 1 mile from the Country
Club. MOTION to make expenditure. MOTION PASSED. B. Walp to make
Reservation and Seating Arrangements – D. Toler and B. Telatovich. Over 100 people
already registered. Silver Creek needs firm number 10 days prior to event (D.
Talhelm). B. Telatovich to get number to Silver Creek on February 13. Seating
arrangements done day of event by B. Telatovich and E. Horahan.
Banquet Agenda/Schedule – Hors d’oeuvres (Fruit and Veggies by D. Talhelm, Cheese
and Crackers by B. Telatovich). Recognition MC by E. Horahan. Nametags will
be preprinted, assembled beforehand or at check in. If prepaid, just pick up
nametag. EPBJ to be picked up by B. Telatovich (approx. 250-300 copies).
Banquet Program to be picked up by B. Walp.
5. Guest List –
Communications Director from Penn State to be in attendance (M. Basta).
EPBJ has been invited by A. Muranyi.
Local Universities contacted and invited by B. Telatovich.
Wilkes University will send people (B. Walp).
Morning Call’s Diana Morse will be attending (A. Muranyi).
6. Press Relationship –
EPBJ complete (A. Muranyi)
Morning Call complete (E. Horahan, A. Muranyi)
Banquet Booklet nearly complete (A. Muranyi)
7. Sponsored Activities –
PA Junior Academy of Science: Donated $200
Hillside School Science Fair: MOTION to donate $250. MOTION PASSED.
Support for Engineers Without Borders to be considered post-Banquet (B.
8. Meeting adjourned at ?
9. Next meeting – Thursday April 3, 2008 at Lehigh University, Packard Lab, Room 234.