Minutes of the Second General Business Meeting of the Illinois Classical Conference held on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, 1300 River Dr., Moline, Ill.


Call to order:  With a quorum present (9 required) President Alice Mulberry called the meeting to order at 1:35pm.


Resolution from the Morning Session:  Acting on a call for a resolution that arose at the morning session entitled Current National Issues in Secondary Latin Education, Lanetta Warrenburg moved that it be resolved that the ICC and AMICI at a joint meeting request that the College Board:

     1)  offer beginning in 2011 the AP Latin Literature and AP Vergil exams in alternating years, and,

     2)  that a classicist be a member of the World Languages Academic Advisory Committee.

The motion was seconded by Emil Kramer, and passed by acclamation.


Election of Officers:  President Mulberry called on Vicki Wine of the Nominating Committee to present the slate of officers for the 2008-2010 term.  Vicki announced the candidates:

     President:       Emil Kramer

     Vice President:  Becki Wick and Dr. William Lowe

     Secretary:       Stephen Pilewski

     Treasurer:       Elizabeth Skoryi.

Since there were no other nominations at yesterday’s meeting, President Mulberry called for a motion to accept the slate as elected.  Carl Springer so moved, seconded by William Napiwocki.  The motion passed by acclamation.


Closing Remarks:  President Mulberry thanked Emil Kramer, Vicki Wine and John Gruber-Miller of AMICI for all their efforts in working to make the joint meeting of the ICC and AMICI a success.  She also especially thanked Vicki for her hard work on the Local Committee.  Vicki, in turn, thanked President Mulberry for her service as Vice President and President.  Marilyn thanked Jay Mulberry for his wonderful assistance.  She also reported income of around $179 from the Book Exchange.


Adjournment:  There being no further business, President Mulberry thanked all for coming and wished them a safe trip home.  She turned over the gavel to Emil Kramer and called for a motion to adjourn.  Lanetta Warrenburg so moved, seconded by Emil Kramer.  The motion passed by acclamation, and the meeting adjourned at 1.55pm.


                               Respectfully submitted,



                               Stephen Pilewski