Tuesday, May 31, 2016



The meeting was called to order at 9:03.

Members present: Joseph Valentinetti, Joe Osuna, Oralia Osuna, Richard Houck, Bob Slater, Bonnie Z Cooper, Paul Basset, Lorene Christian, Anna Derby, Michael Oh, Janice Laine, Kate Pedigo, Bill Holden.

Minutes: The minutes were read. Mary Apte moved to accept the minutes. Joe Osuna seconded. Minutes were unanimously approved.

Treasurer: The April treasurer’s report showed $1,508.57 was deposited in the new U.S. Bank account. Last month it was voted on to move the checking account from the NuVision Credit Union who began charging $6 a month service charge to the U. S. Bank which had no service charge. Joe Osuna was reimbursed $36.73.   $58 was moved over to petty cash making petty cash $100.50. This left a balance of $1471.84 in the U.S. Bank account.    $5 was found and put in petty cash making that balance $105.50.

Birthdays:  there were none.

New Business:
For April’s Inside Leisure World Bonnie and Joseph filmed it here in the new VPC room instead of downtown Seal Beach at the SBTV3 studio where it is regularly filmed.

Joe presented a handout with much needed information including:
2.       The new phone has message capabilities.
3.       The new requirements for MPeg2 - the audio has changed.
4.       VPC’s facebook page that you can post on directly. The account is “LW Video Producers Club.”
5.       VPC now has a dedicated WiFi line.
6.       Two new mics were bought that fit our cameras
 Joseph and Joe will be giving tutorials on the use of the new mics, packaging your project so you can move from one computer to another, and how to use the new phones/answering machine
.Joseph reported on the move and on the things that still need to be done.
Joseph suggested that we put a basket at our door with free DVDs of videos that VPC made.

Round Table Discussion:
Mary Apte is working on some projects; Joe Osuna Hawaiian Night Event; Bonnie Cooper teaching Bill Holden and Lorene Christian Power Director and party for Kate Pedigo; Richard Houck Expo for March and will do ILW for September; Paul Bassett and crew for Memorial Day tribute.

Respectfully submitted,
Janice Laine