ACAA Meeting Minutes Saturday, April 17, 2021


Special Board Meeting
 Via Zoom/Telephone Conference
Saturday, April 17, 2021 – 11 AM EDT



Board members present (All terms except Helen’s expire until elections are held at the next Reunion as determined by majority vote at March 15th meeting).

      Vice President
      Officer Ex-Officio 
      ACAA Assistant Treasurer 

Mike Anderson
James ‘Jim’ Koscielniak
Helen Tueffel (since resigned, position open)
Sally Day
Celeste ‘Mickie’ Mickiewicz
Les Rachocki

Directors present (All terms expire until elections are held at the next Reunion as determined by majority vote at March 15th meeting)

      Richard Day 
      Aundrea Heschmeyer
      Randy Polovick 
     Basia Adams 
     Anna Berry

Mike Anderson called the meeting to order at 11 a.m.

Alumni Poll Results and Discussion About August Reunion

The special meeting was called to review the results of a poll of alumni that was decided upon during the March 15th meeting/call, and to reach a decision regarding holding the rescheduled Reunion in late August of 2021. 

Helen Tueffel presented the poll results, the full spreadsheet with names of respondents (where provided), comments, is provided separately:

Very Likely:                   29

Likely:                           15

Somewhat Likely:          20

Neutral:                          4

Somewhat Unlikely:       14

Unlikely:                        16

Very Unlikely:                10

Based on the responses indicating an interest of the majority, Helen also gave an update on the protocols that the proposed venues were following and expected to follow related to COVID.

Following discussion by the board, the Board of Directors voted to cancel the 2021 Reunion, with no plans to reschedule at present.

Votes to cancel (“yay”): Les Rachocki, Celeste ‘Mickie’ Mickiewicz, Sally Day, Richard Day, Aundrea Heschmeyer, Randy Polovick, Barb Adams and Anna Berry.

Votes not to cancel (“nay”): Mike Anderson, Jim Koscielniak and Helen Tueffel


Meeting adjourned at 11:57 a.m.

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Helen Tueffel subsequently cancelled all contracts and liabilities with the Sheraton Erie Bayfront, the Erie  Yacht Club, Rupp Limousines, and Victorian Princess Cruises.  Deposit from Rupp was refunded except for $45 which was retained by contract for cancellation.

Helena Jolanta Tueffel
Former Secretary