DIRECTORS BOARD OF
The Annual Board of Directors Meeting was held on
Wednesday, June 27th. International President Jerry Colburn,
SR/WA, welcomed the members in attendance and called
the meeting to order. Jerry made note that the minutes of the
previous Board of Directors meeting, the financial statements
and the details of the 2018-2019 budget were all distributed
electronically in advance.
Jerry invited International Treasurer Sharon Slauenwhite,
SR/WA, to present the proposed 2018-2019 budget. Sharon
reported that the Finance Committee met four times this
year and provided monthly oversight over the budget of the
Association. She noted that the budget proposal aligns with
our strategies to increase the visibility of the IRWA, provide for
the development and revision of our education programming
and deliver a new leadership development program across the
Association. The 2018-2019 budget was approved as presented.
Next on the agenda was the International Executive Committee
elections. Jerry invited Chair of the International Nominations
and Elections Committee Randall Kopfer, SR/WA, to present a
report of the committee. Jeff Jones, SR/WA, was confirmed as
IRWA’s incoming International President. Aimie Mims,
SR/WA, and Sharon Slauenwhite, SR/WA, were up for
reelection and confirmed. Jake Farrell, SR/WA, joined the
IEC as IRWA’s incoming International Treasurer. James A.
Olschewski, SR/WA, joined the IEC as IRWA’s incoming
International Secretary. Jerry announced that Brad Kuhn, Esq.
will continue to serve as International General Counsel for