NCGS Business Meeting Minutes 12 March 2021

Meeting Date & Time: March 12, 2021, 11:50 AM


  • Joyce Clapp, UNCG (President)
  • Jesse Lane, UNCG (Vice President)
  • Jesse Rouse (Past President)
  • Philip Beach (Secretary)
  • Yongjun Lei (Steering Committee)
  • Corey Johnson
  • Lara Bryant
  • Julia Cardwell
  • Dennis Edgell

Online via Zoom

The meeting began at 11:50 AM at the conclusion of the 2021 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Geographical Society. President Joyce Clapp provided an introduction and welcome.

Agenda Items and Other Discussion:

  1. Status of Geographer Journal: Plans are underway to publish several journal articles in 2021. Richard Truinstra has agreed to assist with the review and submission process.
  2. Newsletters: April 1st has been tentatively set as the date for the submission of newsletters.
  3. Bank Account: Jesse Rouse is in the process of transferring Society money from PayPal to a local credit union. More information will be provided to the committee in the future.
  4. Nominations: The following positions were nominated via unanimous consent:
    • Jesse Lane – President
    • Joyce Clapp – Vice President
    • Philip Beach – Secretary
    • Jesse Rouse – Treasurer
    • Lara Bryant – Steering Committee
    • Chris McGinn – Steering Committee
    • Yongjun Lei – Steering Committee

The next meeting is TBD.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:30 PM.