November 2018

A Redding Employees’ Association Board Meeting was held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in the Executive Conference Room at City Hall. President Chris Glover opened the meeting at 12:09PM.

Roll Call

Board Members present were: President Chris Glover, Treasurer Sonja McKinney, Secretary Mieke Sheffield
Directors at Large: Jenny Hui, Ana Gilliland, and Margaret Yarnell
Member(s): Larry Bettes, Natasha Rose, Elizabeth Witts, and Michelle Kempley

Approval of Minutes

Sonja M. made a motion to approve the minutes of the October meeting as submitted by Mieke S. and published in the October Grapevine. Jenny H. seconded the motion.
The Vote: Unanimous YES

Approval of Treasury Report

Mieke S. made a motion to approve the September and October Treasurer’s Reports. Margaret Y. seconded the motion.
The Vote: Unanimous YES

Old Business

  • Christmas Party – Hoedown (Update): Deadline to purchase tickets is November 21, 2019. To date, 25 tickets have been sold. There have been additional RSVPs. Cost is $15/person (at time when flyer was posted) for current REA member and (1) guest. $40 for all other tickets.
  • Halloween Kids Party (Recap): 124 kids and 80 adults participated. Total cost to REA was $342.19. Route went well. A few departments did run out of candy…this was due to an additional 40 kids showing up the day of the event that had not RSVPd.
  • Kids’ Christmas Party: Scheduled at Rare Air Trampoline Park, 3625 Old 44 Drive, Redding for Sunday 12/9/18, 5pm to 7pm. Participants can bounce, play dodgeball, do some rock climbing, and visit with Santa. For those that do not have them, socks will be provided. Pizza and soda will be served. No cost to REA members and their family. $15/person for anyone else. REA Board voted on 10/29/18 via email to approve a budget not to exceed $1,500 for the event.
  • Spring Event: No update at this time.
  • Wine & Paint Event: No update at this time.

New Business

    • Annual Business Meeting: The following nominations were made for REA Board positions:
      • President – (2-year term) Chris Glover will continue in this position.
      • Vice-President – Ana Gilliland, Trisha Oliphant
      • Treasurer – Sonja McKinney (Elizabeth Witts to become understudy)
      • Secretary – Mieke Sheffield
      • Directors at Large – Jenny Hui, Margaret Yarnell, Natasha Rose

* REA members can continue to submit nominations to Chris G. Positions will be voted on at the December REA meeting.


The meeting was adjourned by President Chris Glover at 1:02PM The next meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in the Executive Conference Room on the third floor at City Hall.