Board Actions Taken at CLEAR's Midyear Meeting

In January 10, 1998, CLEAR's Board of Directors took the following actions during its midyear meeting in New Orleans:

Accepted the minutes of the September 3, 1997 meeting

Accepted the minutes of the December 2, 1997 teleconference

Approved the new mission statement

Accepted the report of the Subcommittee on Facilitating Work:
--President-Elect to select at least committee chairs and vice-chairs by August 1 for the upcoming year
--Committee chairs to be trained in conjunction with the annual conference
--Committees are encouraged to conduct more work by teleconference and mail

Accepted the report of the ad hoc Alternative Funding Subcommittee of the Board of Directors:
--Staff to study and report on corporate sponsorship and grants/foundations

Accepted the report of the Finance Committee:
--Adopted the FY99 draft annual budget

Accepted the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee:
--Approved the incorporation of a leadership transition event during the Friday luncheon
--Approved revised on-site voting procedures

Accepted the report of the Membership Committee

Accepted the report of the Education and Training Committee

Received the report of the ad hoc CLEAR Consulting Service (CCS) Consultant Selection Committee

Accepted the report of the Bylaws Committee:
--Approved proposed Bylaws changes for advertisement to the membership

Accepted the report of the Exam Resources Advisory Committee

Accepted the report of the Site Selection Committee

Accepted the report of the ad hoc International Relations Committee

Accepted the report of the ad hoc Regulatory Issues Committee

Accepted the report of the ad hoc Special Awards Committee:
--Approved the establishment of an Investigator of the Year Award