Telugu Association of Greater Chicago

2016 TAGC Kick off Meeting Minutes

Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (TAGC)                   

TAGC Board Meeting Date - 12/13/2015

Meeting Location:  Ashwood Park - 4603 Chinaberry Ln Naperville, IL 60564
Meeting Scheduled Start Time: 2.30 PM
Meeting Actual Start Time: 3:00 PM
Meeting Scheduled End Time: 5.00 PM
Meeting Actual End Time: 4.10 PM

Quorum present? Yes

1. Roll Call
BOD's Present:
Pradeep Kandimalla, Srinivas Chada, Narender Chemarla, Anji Kandimalla, Ramu Billakanti, Ram Chandra Ade, Vandana Reddy, Sai Gongati, Venkat Guniganti, Praveen Vemulapalli, KSN, Sujatha Katta, Hari Raini and Malathi Damaraju

BOD's Not Present:
Raghav Jatla, Sujatha Appalaneni(Response: out of Town), Dinakar Karumuri, Bhargavi Nettam, Krishna Mushyam (Response: Cant attend due to prior commitment for another meeting), Vani Dittakavi, Uma Katiki (Response: Visiting India)

2015 TAGC President Jagan Bukkaraju attended the meeting

2. Agenda Approval: Motion to approve the proposed agenda was moved by Srinivas Chada and seconded by Narendra Chamerla. All the BOD's present approved the Agenda.

3. 2015 Treasurer Report: Hari Raini provided the summary of the 2015 expenses and balance
There were couple of questions/clarifications on the seeded and streamlining membership.

3a. Ram Ade asked for clarification on the outstanding dues and additional funds for the next TAGC 2016 BOD (apart from seeded fund). It is not clear on the additional funds for the next board (apart from seeded money) since there are few expenses to be finalized, yet for 2015.

3b. Narender Chemarla suggested to
- streamline membership process (by saving membership payment records) and every body agreed to it.
- Update membership form to include counties as required information as per by-laws
4.2015 Presidents Closing Statement:
Jagan Bukkaraju provided 2015 President closing statement

5. 2016 Presidents Welcome Statement:
2016 President acknowledge outgoing BOD's services and welcomed the new BOD's on board. He also made a special mention about Amar Nettam's services to TAGC as past president and shared about 2016 vision.

6. 2016 Committees Appointment
Pradeep Kandimalla provided an detailed update on the list of 2016 committees and its Chair, Co-Chair, Regional Co-Coordinator and members.Complete list of the committees is attached.

7. Discuss Operational process for PVSA:
Pradeep discussed the new way of recognizing TAGC volunteers using "PVSA", its process and benefits to the college going students with the board. Every body agreed to it.

Jagan Suggested to create a template and give to volunteers at the end of each event to capture volunteer's hours served for TAGC.

8. 2016 Events Planning:
Pradeep explained about the below events planned for the first few months of 2016. 
Sankranthi, Bowling, Womens Day, Badminton and Volleyball

Adjournment of Meeting was proposed by Srinivas Chada and seconded by Narender Chemarla


Finally, the day ended with a fantastic dinner party hosted by Pradeep and Sushma Kandimalla !!!


Ramu Billakanti

2016 TAGC Secretary

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