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MINUTES
MEETING OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES
SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA


MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

With President John Ensslin presiding, the meeting of the house of delegates of the Society of Professional Journalists was called to order at 1:01 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at the Marriott Harbor Beach, in conjunction with the Society’s annual convention at the Excellence in Journalism conference.

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE REPORT

Immediate Past President: Hagit Limor announced the following list of candidates:
— President-elect: David Cuillier
— Secretary-treasurer: Dana Neuts
— At-large director: Carl Corry, Andy Schotz
— Campus adviser at-large: Kym Fox
— Student Representative: Mary Kenney, Meg Wagner, Mark Smith, Megan McGinnes

Upon proper motion and second from Lauren Bartlett, Los Angeles Pro Chapter, and Eric Francis, Arkansas Pro Chapter, the house of delegates accepted the nominations.

Limor explained new voting procedures for One Member, One Vote. The candidates for office in attendance then addressed the delegates. Mark Smith was not present to give a speech.

SUBMISSION OF RESOLUTIONS

Ensslin gave instructions to submit proposed resolutions to Resolutions Committee Chairman Mac McKerral.

CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Ensslin presented the Chapter of the Year Awards and congratulated winning chapters.

Small Chapter of the Year — St. Louis Pro
Large Chapter of the Year — Northern California Pro

VOLUNTEERS OF THE MONTH

Ensslin asked that all volunteers recognized as Volunteer of the Month stand and be recognized.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the house of delegates, Ensslin declared the meeting adjourned at 1:40 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2012.

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