2021 Annual Meeting Minutes

Unapproved Minutes of the 2021 Annual Meeting

Minutes of Regular ANNUAL Meeting of Shareholders

Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation

The regular annual meeting of the Shareholders of Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation was held Thursday, October 7th, 2021 at the Chariton Valley Headquarters Office in Macon, Missouri.  President and CEO, Kirby Underberg welcomed those in attendance and those viewing online.  Mr. Underberg then led the audience in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. The current Board of Directors, Board Candidates, and Corporate Attorney were introduced by Mr. Underberg.


Mr. Gary Scheiderer, President of the Board, called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m. Board President Scheiderer reported that the bylaws require 5% of the 5018 outstanding voting shares to be represented by confirmed electronic vote to constitute a quorum, that 1052 voting shares were confirmed, that 1052 exceeded 5% of the total outstanding shares, thus a quorum was represented, and the meeting would proceed.


Board President Scheiderer presented the meeting notice stating the place, day and hour of the meeting and the statement of the number of directors to be elected and the names and addresses of the candidates.  He also presented the proof of mailing of the notice showing that the annual meeting notices were mailed or emailed on September 17th, 2021 to each of the members of Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation.  A motion was made, seconded and carried by voice vote to waive the reading of the official notice of meeting and proof of mailing thereof. Board President Scheiderer then asked if there were any corrections or amendments to last year’s minutes.  There being none, he asked for a motion to dispense with reading of last year’s minutes and approve the minutes as printed on the annual meeting web page. A motion was made, seconded and carried by voice vote to dispense with reading of the minutes and to approve them as presented.


Mr. Kirby Underberg presented the Chief Executive Officer’s report to the audience.  The results of the elections were then announced by Attorney Craig Johnson:

Melissa Cole (Northeast Area) 678                       James Burks (Southwest Area) 335

William Cosby (Northeast Area) 270                    Kelly Linneman (South Central Area) 703

Charlotte Miller (Southwest Area) 613                Deborah Nanneman (South Central Area) 299


Mr. Johnson then declared Melissa Cole, Charlotte Miller, and Kelly Linneman elected to the Board of Directors of Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation.


President Gary Scheiderer announced that the balloting administrator, Survey & Ballot Systems, randomly selected the prize drawing winners and that 10 members would receive $1000.  Members who voted were automatically entered in the drawing and did not have to be present at the meeting to win.  Winners were announced and will also be posted on the Chariton Valley website, www.cvalley.net , and on the Chariton Valley Facebook page.


There being no further business to come before the meeting, a motion was made and seconded and the meeting was adjourned at 4:12 p.m.



Holly Wooldridge, Secretary of the Board



Holly Wooldridge, Secretary of the Board