If you have anything you would like
to pass on to Chapter, such as illnesses, birth, etc. You may call
one of these Area Reps, any board member, or, get in touch with
Cheryll Wilburn, the Membership Secretary, or Sandra Reynolds, the
For more information about the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painters or the local St. Louis chapter, Gateway Decorative
Artists, please feel free to contact one of the officers listed above.
Members And Committee Chairperson's Duties
Lorie Reece- President - The President presides at meetings
of the Chapter and meetings of the Board of Directors; is a member
ex-officio of all committees, with the exception of the nominating
committee; and performs such other duties as usually pertain to
the office. The President is also responsible for seeing that all
required reports and correspondence are sent to the National Office.
She appoints all Standing and Special Committe Chairs with Board
approval. President also appoints someone to count election ballots.
Debbie Finklang- Vice President - The First Vice President
presides in the absence of the President; assists the President
in the meetings; and serves as coordinator of the Retreat and our
Charity. Vice President shall first prepare a selection of charities
and charity work to be presented to the membership for their consideration.
After the membership decides which charity work they want to participate
in for the year, the committee will organize and oversee the completion
of the project.
Cheryll Wilburn- Membership Chairman Secretary - The Membership
Chair serves as coordinator of membership and provides all new members
with up-to-date membership packets containing the Chapterís Bylaws,
Seminar Policies, kit to make a nametag, and other relevant Chapter
information. Sends cards to members who are ill, have had a loss
in the family, or need cheering up. Members are responsible for
notifying the membership Chairman when they hear of someone who
needs a card.
Publicity- Membership chairman will be responsible for mailing
items of interest and photos to the Editor of the "Decorative Painter"
and the Chapters Department of the SDP. Also, prepare and distribute
advertisement of meetings and programs to be published in the local
newspaperís "Calendar of Events".
Barbara Odgen - Program Chairman - The Program Chairman serves
as coordinator of the seminars and monthly Chapter programs.
Jean Rogenhofer- Recording Secretary - The Secretary records
minutes of all meetings of the Chapter and the Board of Directors.
These minutes are kept in books which are the property of the Chapter
and are a complete and clear record of decisions and activities.
Donna Wessel- Treasurer - The Treasurer receives all monies
of the Chapter, keeps an accurate record of receipts and expenditures
and pays all bills, presents a statement of account at every meeting
of the Chapter and when requested by the Board of Directors, and
prepares a complete report at the end of the calendar year. The
Treasurer provides a copy of the report to the President to be sent
to the National Office with the Annual Report.
Sandra Reynolds - Newsletter Editor - The Newsletter Editor
is a voting member of the Board. The Newsletter Editor prepares
the Chapter's newsletter every other month, which includes the information
members need for the following two meetings. She updates all Chapter
activities, the president's Message, advertising, and other items
COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS 2012
Cheryll Wilburn & Gloria
Falk, TDA - Nomination Committee Chairmans - This committee
shall prepare a slate for the election of officers in November.
Debbie Finklang -
Refreshments - Solicits volunteers to host refreshments each
meeting and gathers other volunteers to help them. Arrives an hour
before each meeting, bringing all supplies for table set up, coffee,
tea, ice and paper goods. Sets up and makes coffee and tea. Helps
volunteers prepare the refreshment table with refreshments and,
with help from others, places tablecloths on the tables before the
meetings and assures the room is cleaned up after meetings and seminars.
Makes sure enough supplies are on hand for each meeting, replenishes
Donna Wessel - Gold Brush Award Chair - Will review, with
Gold Brush Award committee, any nominations for the Chapters Gold
Brush Award, which is usually awarded at the Christmas Party in
Barb Ogden - Librarian
- Organizes, distributes and maintains the Chapter Library and
keeps accurate records of rentals.
Marilyn Hartnett- Historian.Historian
takes photos of the chapter activities and maintains the set of
albums that contain photos as well as other Chapter historic documents
such as special award certificates.
Nancy Falk - Ways and Means
Committee - Develop the ways to attract new members to the chapter
and the means to accomplish it.
Ingrid Oertli- Parliamentarian
- Advise the President on questions of procedure in transacting
the business of the Chapter efficiently, and impartially. Not to
be involved in the decision makes process. Maintain currency of
the Standing rules and Bylaws by assuring that all amendments are
published in the Chapterís Newsletter. Normally she functions as
the Chapter's historian.
COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS 2012
Barb Ogden - Christmas Party
Gloria Falk and Mary Jo Kumer - Memory Box Program
- Webmaster/Web Developer - Under the direction of the Board,
the Webmaster develops and designs pages appropriate for the web
site. The Webmaster manages the site on a day-to-day basis to reflect
the goals and objectives of the Chapter. The Webmaster updates information
in a timely manner through input from members of the Board of Directors
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