MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS
DECEMBER 19, 2012
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
With President Sonny Albarado presiding, the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists was called to order at 1:37 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, via conference call.
In addition to Albarado, the following were present: Past President John Ensslin; President Elect Dave Cuillier; Secretary-Treasurer Dana Neuts; Vice President Campus Chapter Affairs Neil Ralston; Director-at-Large Bill McCloskey; Region 2 Director Brian Eckert; Executive Director Joe Skeel; Associate Executive Director Chris Vachon; Controller Jake Koenig; Bookkeeper Sarah Beck; and accounting firm Greenwalt Sponsel representatives Amanda Meko and Jennifer McVey.
REVIEW OF AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Three documents were included as part of the audit report: a letter to the board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists; a letter to the Executive Committee of the Society; and SPJs Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2012.
Meko reported that the auditors had no disagreements with management during the audit and issued a clean opinion on the financial statements.
Meko then reviewed the Societys statements of financial position and the balance sheet with the committee.
The auditors stated there were no material weaknesses or misstatements identified.
Upon a proper motion and second by McCloskey and Ensslin, respectively, the Executive Committee approved the audited financial statements.
Upon a proper motion and second by Eckert and Ensslin, respectively, the Executive Committee adjourned the meeting at 1:55 p.m.