Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, Inc.
Board of Directors Meeting
May 27, 2011
Tourism Council Conference Room
175 Main Street
1. Roll Call
David Balfour, Chair
Barry Mechanic, Vice Chair
Jacqueline Boudreau, Treasurer
Sue Tessier MacKenzie, Secretary
Louis Yip, Member
Keith Fayan, Member
Carl Freedman, Member
Debra Fournier, Member
Moe Rondeau, Member
Judy Fischbach, Member
John Lefrancois, Member
Robert Conway, Member
Anthony Capuano, Member
Mark Brodeur, Member
Paul Eno, Member
Helen Moroney, Member
Ted Garille, Member
John Gregory, Member
Richard Murphy, Member
Dave Richards, Member
Robert Billington, President
Natalie Carter, Director of Operations
2. The meeting was called to order at
12:00 pm with a quorum present.
On a MOTION by Carl Freedman, seconded by Sue Tessier
MacKenzie, the Minutes of the March 25, 2011 meeting were
approved as presented
4. Treasurerís Report
Jacqueline Boudreau, Treasurer dispensed with the Financial
Reports dated May/23/2011.
Boudreau felt the organization was moving along doing ok.
On a MOTION by Carl Freedman and seconded by Keith Fayan the
Financial Reports were approved as presented.
Jacqueline Boudreau presented the BVTC Fiscal Year 2011/2012
Budget for approval. She indicated that the Budget was
realistic. Natalie Carter answered several questions
regarding the budget.
On a MOTION by Carl Freedman and seconded by Sue Tessier
Mackenzie the BVTC Budget for Fiscal 2011/2012 was approved
5. Presidentís Report, Old Business, New
Robert Billington updated the Board on the following
projects and programs:
The Rhode Island Cherry Blossom Festival
The Blackstone Valley Bike Stripe
The William Wheat Chocolate Factory
Blackstone Valley Leisurely Bike Tours
Tour Rhode Island, Thereís No Place Like
The Annual Dinner slated for September
The Blackstone Valley Explorer
On a MOTION by Sue Tessier Mackenzie seconded by Carl
Freedman, the meeting Adjourned at 12:58.
Robert D. Billington, Ed. D.
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