Unapproved Minutes of the 2022 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 6th, 2022 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 5182 outstanding voting shares to be represented by confirmed electronic vote to constitute a quorum, that 1189 voting shares were confirmed, that 1189 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 12th, 2022 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:
C. F. Pagliai, Jr. (Northeast Area) 1017
Mitch Peiffer (Northwest Area) 694 Jay Shepley (Northwest Area) 399
Chris Hayward (South Central Area) 721 Deborah Nanneman (South Central Area) 429
Mr. Johnson then declared C.F. Pagliai, Jr., Mitch Peiffer, and Chris Hayward 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 and one member would receive the grand prize of $7,000. 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 4:20 p.m.
Holly Wooldridge, Secretary of the Board