Call to Order
President Alexia Helsley called the meeting to order at 1:40 p.m.
The minutes from the Nov. 10, 2004 business meeting were distributed for review. There being no corrections, the minutes were approved.
A copy of the report was distributed in the conference packets. Treasurer Jim Cross reported that the board had decided to transfer the scholarship funds into a separate account, and the certificate of deposit was transferred to BB&T.
Election of 2006 Officers
Helsley thanked Brian Fahey for his wonderful service as editor of the SCAAzette. She also thanked Sarah Murray for taking over Aimee James' duties as Director and especially for putting together the Fall conference nearly single-handedly. Murray received a round of applause.
Helsley presented the slate of officers:
Vice President/President-Elect: Elizabeth West
Secretary: Dorothy Hazelrigg
Director: Mike Kohl
Kate Moore has agreed to serve as editor for one year.
There being no nominations from the floor, Marion Chandler moved that the slate be accepted by acclamation. Brian Collars seconded, and the slate was so approved.
Outgoing President's Message
Helsley stated that it has been a keen pleasure to work with everyone this year and she looks forward to more great meetings next year under Suzanne Singleton.
Vice President Suzanne Singleton thanked the award committee for their work.
The Career Achievement Award is normally given to retirees, but this year it is given to someone who left South Carolina after a distinguished career in the state: Aimee James.
Archivist of the Year: Roy Tryon
The President's Award is a special award given to Alexia Helsley for her service to the Association and the archival profession.
Incoming President' Message
Singleton announced that the leadership retreat would be in early January and she wants comments and input from as many members as possible. She is looking forward to serving as SCAA President.
The meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m.