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CIT Online Meeting


January 15, 2020

Start time 6:36 pm Eastern


Roll Call, Present:

  1. Jessica Bentley-Sassaman
  2. Stepehen Fitzmaurice
  3. Kim Kurz
  4. Rebecca Minor
  5. Francis Phiri
  6. Sarah Wheeler
  7. Nicole Morgan – Absent
  8. Carole Laszorisak


  1. President’s report

    1. Leadership – President Bentley-Sassaman to attend the NAD Summit on Interpreting.
    2. Access to bank account – Discussion of how to add and change access for executive board.
  2. Vice President’s report

    1. Awards update –Mary Stotler awards committee.
    2. Bylaws – will be open for 60 days review very soon.
    3. Conference Policies –language for inclusivity/civility statement. Board to edit then create a signed version.
  1. Secretary’s report

    1. Vote on December meeting minutes
  1. Treasurer’s report

    1. Scholarship criteria and needs
    2. Accounts/budget updates

WF Checking $ 20,074
WF Savings $  7,374
PayPal $ 57,199
Total $ 84,648

  1. Professional development

    1. Updates from the conference committee – conference schedule to approve soon.
    2. Discussion of payment plan for the CIT conference registration.
    3. Discussion of Bring Back Deaf Club event
    4. Discussion of interpreting needs for international presenters
  1. Public Relations & Outreach

    1. Discussion of CIT role and obligation to international community
    2. Pay it Forward – advertising materials needed
  1. Research and Publications – Sarah

    1. No report
  1. Communications – Nicole

    1. No report
  1. Old business

Motion to accept the proposal for the Catie Center to host pre-conference activities.
Rationale: it will increase opportunities for members to earn CEUs and may help improve conference attendance.
Fiscal impact: little to none.
R Minor/S. Fitzmaurice

  1. Any new business

Minor/Fitzmaurice. Move to approve the December meeting minutes. Passed

Next meetings:

  1. February 12th, 7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)
  2. March 25th, 7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)
  3. April 15th, 7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)
  4. May 6th, 7:15pm EST (4:15pm PST)

Meeting adjournment moved by Secretary Minor – meeting adjourned by President Bentley-Sassaman at
8:22pm Eastern.