MAY 8, 2018

The meeting of Directors of the Missouri Society of Enrolled Agents was called to order by President, Jessica Ammons, at 7:07 p.m. on May 8, 2018,  via web conference call.

Those in attendance were:

            President, Jessica Ammons EA

            Vice President, Patricia Sanders EA

            Secretary, Sheryl R. Gorman EA

            Treasurer, Chuck Riggs EA

Directors Present:  Jim Talbott, EA, Margaret Doedtman, EA, Karen Arredando, EA, Kathy Blood, EA,  Debbie Tolbert EA, and Serita Eldridge EA,

Not in Attendance were: Immediate Past President, Richard Ripper EA Vice President, Director:  Julie Myers EA


Secretary:   The minutes from the previous meeting were distributed prior to meeting and motion was made by Maggie to accept, and seconded by Chuck, motion carried.

Treasurer:  Treasurer, Chuck Riggs, presented the financial report prior to the meeting.   $565 check has cleared.  Sheryl motioned to accept the report, Debbie seconded motion carried.

Membership Committee:   Nothing new to report, 17 new members.  Question was brought forth do you have to be a member of NAEA to be in state affiliate, the answer is yes.

Education Committee:   Maggie reports going to meet to get convention material ASAP.  

Convention Committee:   Still looking at locations for fall update future conventions.   Camden on The Lake has offered a really great deal on rooms and accommodations for 2019 and 2010.  Constant Contact blasts will be sent out to MO, KS, IL, AR, OK, KY and TN, for our Annual Convention July of 2018.  We have discount codes for Board members and MOSEA members.       

Special Projects:  Serita Eldridge spoke about possible future 1 hr. seminars pending current legislation on issues to be voted on.   

Government Relations:  The EA Proclamations were received from the State of Missouri and the State of Kansas as well as the City of Joplin.   This must be requested annually, and is not perpetual.  NAEA Fly In is coming up with the briefing having been done on 5-7-18.  We will have four (4) members in attendance, Jessica, Sheryl, Debbie and Kathy.  We will post pictures!   Jessica will also be attending APEX while in DC.

Budget:  Nothing to report.

Audit:   Nothing to report.

Communications:   Nothing to report


UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  Promo Items need to be inventoried as to what is left. and new items ordered.   This year we are planning to eliminate the band at the convention and provide entertainment with fund raising for education.  This will include Bingo, Silent Auction items and things still in the planning zone.


There being no further business to come before the board, Maggie motioned, and Chuck seconded that the meeting be adjourned, motion carried.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:53 p.m.


The next meeting will be Thursday June 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. via phone conference.


Respectfully Submitted,


Sheryl R. Gorman EA


Sheryl R. Gorman EA

Secretary MOSEA