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Business Meeting Minutes–July 2020

TDCTE Business Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2020

Zoom Virtual Summer Director’s Meeting

Renny Whittenbarger, TDCTE President, called the virtual meeting to order. 

Renny Whittenbarger placed the meeting agenda on a PPT reviewed the topics and called for approval of the agenda.

Clark Knight moved to accept, Karen Pitts seconded the motion. 

The Secretary’s report was available online via PPT and on the TDCTE website.  Renny Whittenbarger called for members to review and provide comments if there were questions.  Clark Knight moved to accept the minutes as written, George Leake seconded the motion.  The minutes will be filed as written.

The Treasurer’s report was available online via PPT and on the TDCTE website.  Renny Whittenbarger called for members to review and provide comments if there were questions. Tyra Pilgrim moved to accept the report as posted, Lena Thomas, seconded. Report will be filed as written.

New Business: 

Renny Whittenbarger shared the results of the annual organizational internal audit completed by Mark Gregory, Robertson County.  Audit results will be filed with the treasurer’s books.

The nomination committee was announced: Richard Skipper, Middle Tennessee VP, Betsy Allison, West Tennessee VP, and Dr. Julia Decker, East Tennessee VP. The nominated committee presented the roster for the 2020-2021 TDCTE Executive Committee.


President: Betsy Allison

Past President: Renny Whittenbarger

Middle Tennessee Vice President: Shannon Watson

East Tennessee Vice President: Dr. Julia Decker

West Tennessee Vice President: George Leake

Secretary: Arlette Robinson

Treasurer: Richard Skipper

Legislative Liaison: Ryan Goodman

TACTE Representative: Clark Knight (Appointed)

Media Specialist: Candi Collier (Appointed)

Karen Pitts moved to elect the roster of officers to serve TDCTE for 2020-2021, Ronnie Teague seconded the motion. UTK conducted a Zoom poll with 71% of the members voting with 100% in favor, motion passed.

Clark Knight reported that regional meeting will be hosted by South Carolina, October 1-3, 2020.  ACTE Career Tech Vision 2020 in Nashville, TN is still planned for December 2, 2020-December 5, 2020. In addition, Professional Development resources are located on ACTE website through free online learning, podcasts, etc. 

Renny discussed the history of non-profit status, also outlining membership status and reminding CTE Directors to professional development fees prior to the fall meeting. Richard Skipper to send out statements through the regional Vice Presidents.  Renny shared his email address and encouraged those with questions regarding dues or finances for 2019-2020 to contact him: rwhittenbarger@clevelandschools.org

Gavel was passed to Betsy Allison, 2020-2021 TDCTE President

Lena Thomas moved to adjourn the meeting, Richard Skipper provided the second.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectively Submitted,

Arlette Robinson, TDCTE Secretary



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