American Association of Physics Teachers
Minutes of the Fall Council
Highland Community College
Student/Conference Center - Room 206
October 24, 1998
The meeting was called to order by President Carl
Wenning at 7:35 am. Those attending were Carl Wenning,
Eric Peterson, Tom Snyder, Dave Sykes, Roger Malcolm,
Kathy Qin, Ann Brandon, Conley Stutz, Gary Wolber, Steve
Weber, Dave Cornell, Roger Reeves, Yan Lwin, Debby
Lojkutz, Curt Hieggelke, Bill Conway and David Renneke.
The minutes of the Spring 1998 council meeting were
presented and approved. The treasurer's report showed a
balance of $3,017.92 as of October 24, 1998.
Our section representative, Conley Stutz, reported
that the workshop fees at the national AAPT meetings have
nearly doubled. Much of this is due to the need for
computer support for many of the workshops.
Curt Hieggelke suggested that the list of national
officers and the list of section representatives be added
to our mailing list for the Illinois Physics Teacher.
Dave Sykes of the Nominating Committee presented the
following list of names, scheduled for action during the
business meeting of the section later today:
Narendra Jaggi - President-Elect
Conley Stutz - Section Representative (term
expires in 2001)
Deborah Lojkutz - for Council, four-year term,
high school, class of 2002
Dierk Hofreiter- for Council, four-year term,
2-year college, class of 2002
John Askill - for Council, four-year term, 4-year
college, class of 2002
Dave Sykes expressed his thanks to all of the outgoing
Council members (Bill Conway, Tom Snyder and Dave
Cornell) and to retiring president, Carl Wenning.
Carl Wenning announced that the ad hoc planning
committee for the Spring 1999 meeting will meet in room
206 at 12:30 pm today.
Eric Peterson reported that as of this morning, 65
people were registered for this meeting.
Thanks were expressed to Roger Malcolm and Roger
Reeves for their work this past year. A motion was made,
seconded and carried (MSC) that Roger Malcolm continue to
serve as our Publicity Chair and Section Editor. MSC that
Roger Reeves continue to serve as the editor of the Illinois
MSC to accept the invitation of Eastern Illinois
University (via Keith Andrew) to host the Spring 2002
meeting of ISAAPT. MSC to accept the invitation of
Principia College (via Dave Cornell) to host the Fall
2002 meeting of ISAAPT. It was announced that the
University of Illinois would like to invite the Chicago
section of AAPT to have a joint meeting with ISAAPT in
Urbana-Champaign in the Spring of 2000. The Fall 1999
meeting at Augustana College will be a joint meeting with
the Iowa and Illinois sections of AAPT.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:27 am.
David R. Renneke