Association of Consultants for Liturgical Spaces
Meeting ACLS BOARD CALL
IN Attendance: James Hundt, Robert Habiger, Gale
Francione, Johan Van Parys, Shelley Kolman Smith,
Karen Schmidt, James Heck,
Not present – Greg Lewis
August 19, 2020
1. WELCOME TO NEW BOARD MEMBERS Jim –
Johan and Gale !
2. APPROVE MINUTES FROM LAST MEETING – Jim Hundt – motion to accept –
Karen, Johan 2nd
3. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:
a. TREASURER’S REPORT – Robert Habiger
Oberammagua refunded see below, $30000 euros, LMI 93.00, refunds sent to members, end of
month balance – $17359.75
Yearly budget – Robert – we are right in line for our budget. Hundt will reach out to Alberto or
Jay to see if they would like to take over Treas.
b. MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Karen Schmidt – No new inquiries.
Hundt – someone was trying to apply online and having problems with the website. Cliff has
c. WEBINAR COMMITTEE REPORT – Paul Barribeau – working on filling 2021,
April 2021 – how the church is being affected and what have they done to resolve
issues? possible topic Pecha Kucha format for new members? still being
discussed. Karen – we should keep this to members, Hundt – once a year do an
hour where an artist has a section to present they’re work. Smith- could we link
the SWLC pecha kucha on our website.
d. COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE REPORT – Jim Heck
– Insurance & incorporation status
– Revisions to corporate documents
• Add President elect?
Two years into process of incorporating – we are now a non profit corporation. Shelley will
resend to Heck – all signed documents need to be sent to Heck for attorneys. The accountant
needs a list of questions answered from Hundt. and Will and Heck. Heck will do a rough draft
and send to them. Robert will help with financial information. Heck will start investigating
insurance for the corporation now. Biggest liability is holding offsite meetings. Hundt – can
Robert use the information to apply for a company credit card? Robert – paypal needs
corporation documents. The new EIN number will work. Shelley will upload signed documents
and upload to google drive.
Bylaws – Heck – see attached – changes are highlighted in red. These will need to be sent to the
members to be approved. Vice President elect was discussed last time – term possibility –
see officers – the pres. elect (VP) could be picked from the board. paragraph 51 A – 53A – The
bylaws may not need to be revised to add a VP – Heck – could the board look at revisions and get
back to Hundt or Heck? Not adding Pres. Elect
4. OLD BUSINESS:
a. ACLS Booth at conferences – $200 gets 9 months of exposure – could
communications committee work on actual exhibit. ? Robert – yearly we spend
about $150-200 budgeted – All in favor – unanimous
b. Grant programs – Greg Lewis – not present
c. 2021 SWLC (virtual) – see above
d. Central storage of ACLS documents – google drive – save old newsletters – Hundt
will scan Sr. Marilyn’s old newsletters and upload.
5. NEW BUSINESS: – Robert will send statements to upload.
Next meeting – Sept. 17, 2020 3 ET, 2 central time, Noon Pacific time, 1 Mountain time…