August 2014: Volume 19, Number 9

Posted on October 20, 2014  

Next Meeting: Thursday, September 18, 2014

Place: Schechter Dokken Kanter

100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 1600, Minneapolis, MN

Time: Noon – 1:00 PM

Agenda: Annual elections followed by presentation (topic/speaker to be determined)

Discussion of ideas to recruit new MABVP members

Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2014-2015:

September 18, 2014                        Elections/short presentation

October 16, 2014

November 20, 2014

December 18, 2014                         Valuation Contest (with ASA: MABVP to plan)

January 15, 2015

February 4, 2015                               BV-25

March 9, 2015                                    Tentative – joint meeting with ASA

No meeting in April

May 21, 2015

General Business:

  • The board met on August 27 and approved a partial slate of candidates for the upcoming year.

We are looking for two more board members, including an individual to serve as Vice President and candidates for the Treasurer position. Contact Mike Meagher or Cathy Hickman if interested.

  • Several more individuals are needed to serve on the committee to plan topics and speakers for the February 4 annual conference. If you don’t have time to serve, but have ideas for session topics and/or presenters, send us your suggestions. Contact Mike or Cathy regarding helping with conference planning.
  • If you attended the NACVA annual conference in June 2014 in Las Vegas, we would appreciate getting an update on conference sessions at the Sept. 18 meeting. Let Mike or Cathy know if you are available to provide an update on this event.
  • No presentations are scheduled for monthly meetings in October, November and January. If you have a meeting topic and presenter, please inform Mike or Cathy.
  • Schechter Dokken Kanter has graciously agreed to continue hosting the monthly meetings during the upcoming year.

You can reach Mike Meagher at Cathy Hickman can be contacted at