Annual Meeting Minutes
of the Human Communication & Technology Commission
Minutes of Annual Business Meeting
November 21, 2003, Miami, FL
2003 HCTD Business Meeting
Friday, November 21, 2003, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Officers in Attendance:
Tasha Van Horn called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m.
An agenda, the 2002 minutes, the divisions report to the legislative assembly, and a list of this year’s divisional panels and papers, was handed out and described. An effort will be made to keep the officers reports short so that we can focus on the legislative report.
A motion to accept the minutes from last year’s meeting was made by Andy Finn and seconded. Minutes were approved unanimously.
Dennis Wignall and Tasha Van Horn, President Co-Chairs, gave an overall report about the status of the Division, including an overview of our first year as a division.
Dennis and Tasha were then handed the mantle of Co-Chair Presidents for the coming year (2003-04), as well as stewardship of the remainder of the business meeting.
J.D. Wallace and Lori Charron reported that for the 2003 convention, HCTD:
Apologies were expressed for the delays in reporting acceptances. The new online paper process was broken. The evaluation technology worked but the scheduling and reporting technology did not. Things should be smoother this year.
Mary Wiemann and Noemi Marin reported that:
Student Officers Report
Kirk Fong Kee and Steve Raines reported that:
Membership and Recruitment
Davis Foulger and Andy Finn reported that:
HCTD Officers for 2004
HCTC elects 2 officers each year to serve as Membership Co-Chairs. Then each year those two officers advance to become Publication Co-Chairs, then Program Co-Chairs, then President Co-Chairs, and finally, in year five, Past President Co-Chairs.
Scott D’Urso and Yun Xia were nominated and elected to serve as Membership Co-Chairs for the coming year.
Voting for Student Representative position also took place. Kerk Kee was nominated and elected to serve a second year. A second student Representative will be identified sometime after the convention.
Accordingly, the new HCTD Officers for 2004 are:
Other Items of Business
HCTD gave awards for the Top Four papers to the following authors: Gwendolyn Costa, Mohan Dutta-Bergman, Mihaela Nocasian, and Yun Xia. Congrats - again!
The paper/panel reviewers were also thanked: A.J. Baltes, Ulla Bunz, Miki Crawford, Scott D'Urso, Andrew Finn, Davis Foulger, Clark Germann, Robert G. Howard, Karen Krupar, Noemi Marin, Rodney Marshall, Daniel McRoberts, Star Muir, Stephen Rains, Paul Scovell, Sheida Shirvani, Dennis Wignall, Keri Stephens, Mary Wiemann, Dennis Wignall. Thanks to all!
In addition, current officers were acknowledged for their efforts, particularly Lori Charron and J. D. Wallace, for putting together the 2003 convention program, and Tasha Van Horn and Dennis Wignall for their Presidential leadership all year.
Report from 11-19-03 NCA Legislative Assembly Business Meeting
The meeting was adjourned at 4:35 pm.