The meeting was called to order at 7:32pm by President Dawn Davies. There were 29 people in attendance. Introducing themselves as visitors or new members were Amanda and Sam, Domingo, Allison, Kyle, and Sean.
Dawn explained that Tim Brown, who was elected President in April, had decided that he would be unable to serve due to his new job in Fort Worth, and the Executive Committee had appointed her as President and Joyce Lynch as her replacement in the position of Outreach Chair.
The minutes of the May 10 meeting were unavailable.
Vice-President Ron Carman announced that due to final exams at UT, the July 12 meeting will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal School, in the recital hall, with observing after the meeting, thanks to Frank Mikan.
Communications Chair Jim Spigelmire asked for volunteers to write the monthly The Sky Tonight column on the website and also to help him check the website for errors and broken links.
Outreach Chair Joyce Lynch invited everyone to attend Austin Under the Stars the next evening (June 15) at St. Stephen's Episcopal School. She announced that upcoming events will be the COE public star party on July 6 and an event at Bee Cave Public Library on July 16.
Equipment Chair Darin Koch reported that the plaque for the Forrest telescope at COE is now in place. He mentioned other tasks at the observatory, including using a weedeater on tall grass and lubricating the scopes. He said he is willing to conduct training sessions on the scopes whenever several people indicate that they are interested.
ALCor Lauren Gonzalez talked about her role in helping members work on Astronomical League observing lists.
Joyce Lynch was recognized for her two terms as President with the presentation of a lighted cube showing a globular cluster on an inscribed base.
There being no further business, the program entitled “The Skies of Claude Monet” was presented by Dr. Don Olson and Russell Doescher from Texas State University-San Marcos.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:00.
Submitted by Joyce Lynch, substituting for Secretary David Lynch.