CIT Board Online Meeting

February 28, 2017
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm Eastern
Present: Leslie Greer, Jimmy Beldon, Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Kim Kurz, Carole Lazorisak, Sarah Wheeler, Janis Cole, Becca Minor, and Patty Lessard
President Greer:

  1. Welcome
    1. New Board members
  2. CCIE and CIT collaboration – Kim Kurz will be in contact with Len and will work on setting up a meeting between our organizations. If a second person is needed to be in the meeting, Jessica Bentley-Sassaman volunteered.
  3. Sponsors
    1. NAOBI-DC Sponsor for their conference March 17 – 12017.
    2. ASLTA sponsor (
    3. DIC sponsor (
    4. First International Deaf Translation Summit
  4. CIT Newsletters – we would like to include articles in the newsletters, we need to try to recruit members to write short articles.
  5. CIT Deaf Students’ video-recordings – these videos will be posted in the near future and will give reflections on the Deaf Students who Sorenson sponsored to come to the CIT conference.

Vice-President Kurz:

  1. CIT Bylaws translated into ASL
  2. CIT proceedings – the authors who submitted were listed, we had 10 who did submit their articles.

Secretary Bentley-Sassaman:

  1. Approval of meeting minutes – attached for review

Treasurer Lessard:

  1. CIT Conference 2016 Budget
  2. b) WF checking $81,061.48

Savings  $89,991.19
PayPal    $68,453.62
Total:    $239,506.29
Communication Minor: None
Professional Development Lazorisak:

  1. a) Conference Planning
  2. b) DIC 2 Proposals

Discussion of RID’s identified weaknesses and how we can have presentations at CIT to address those weaknesses.

Public Relations & Outreach Cole:

  1. Summit event at Gallaudet University First translation conference for Deaf translators March 29 – 30, 2017

Publications & Research Wheeler: None
Technology Beldon:

  1. Needs email address, addresses, cell numbers and VP numbers of the board members.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:10 pm
Next meeting March 9 at 7:00 pm Eastern