Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Cathedral of the Plains

Charitable Fund, Inc.

P.O. Box 281

Victoria, Kansas 67671                             


The Basilica of St. Fidelis

Victoria, Kansas


Joint Annual / Semi-Annual Meeting Minutes

July 29, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Board members present:

Jim Pfanenstiel                      Jeff Hertel

Teresa Shepherd                   Wanda Karlin 

John Braun                            Regis VonLintel

Board members absent:  Kathy Kuhn

WELCOME MEMBERS:  President John Braun called the meeting to order.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  Minutes from the last Annual Meeting on July 30, 2017, were reviewed. Jeff made a motion to approve the minutes as written.  Seconded by Jim.  Motion carried.  Minutes from the last Semi-annual Meeting on January 18, 2018, were reviewed. Wanda made a motion to approve the minutes as written.  Seconded by Regis. Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:   Copies of the annual and semi-annual financial reports were distributed and reviewed by Wanda with the Board.  Jim made a motion to approve both financial reports.  It was seconded by Regis.  Motion carried. John distributed packets from Edward Jones regarding our accounts and reviewed their progress.

ELECTION OF DIRECTORSThe Directors whose 2-year terms expired in 2018 and were up for re-election were Jim Pfanenstiel, John Braun, Kathy Kuhn, Jeff Hertel, and Wanda Kuhn.  Teresa made a motion to accept continuation for all directors up for re-election. Seconded by Regis.  Motion carried. 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS:  Teresa nominated Kathy Kuhn for president. Seconded by Jeff. Unanimous agreement. Jeff nominated Jim Pfanenstiel for vice-president.  Seconded by Teresa.  Unanimous agreement.  All agreed to keep Wanda Karlin as treasurer and Teresa Shepherd as secretary.


a.)  Brochures – Teresa shared progress on the committee work.  Jim and Jeff agreed to be contact names on the brochure.  Wanda suggested mailing brochures to all parishioners and/or hosting an Open House when the brochures are ready.  Nothing definite was decided. The committee will meet within the month to continue revising it, then e-mail it to the Board for suggestions.  Wanda will talk to Nex-Tech about an e-mail address and the cost of setting up a web page.

b.) The Board of Directors information was updated, and new copies will be e-mailed to Board members soon.

c.) Teresa will put a Thank You in the bulletin to the Allen Dreiling family for the memorial donations given to the Charitable Fund.

d.) Jim asked if anyone knew about a plaque that was going to be put up years ago with the donors for the lightning arrestor system.  He found information saying that had been planned.  No one has seen it,but given the length of time, nothing will be pursued.

e.) Wanda thanked Jim and John for their help with the income tax forms for the Charitable Fund.


a.)  Meeting dates – Meeting dates for 201 were set as January 31 at 8:00 p.m. and July 28 at 7:30 p.m. (or possibly an afternoon time). 

b.)    Parish Council Rep. Report – None

ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, Jeff made a motion to adjourn and Jim seconded.  The meeting was adjourned. 

The next meeting will be on January 31, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at the PAC.


Teresa Shepherd,Secretary