Viewing page 3 of 10

I must report, first, the lag transferring administrative functions from September to January, causing a delay in administrative assignments for the new year. This STRUCTURE OF ORGANIZATION/ transfer important; therefore this year asking present & new Boards meet Sunday a.m.
Attempt to implement NOMA Constitution and By-laws by appointing additional regional directors to make full compliment and assigning regional responsibilities. Regional responsibilities based upon Constitutionally stated goals of NOMA. It can be a matter of how each region has seen fit to implement their responsibility. These regions will report this on tomorrow's agenda.
PROGRAMMATICALLY:
Board of Directors met in February at the 1982 convention site in St. Louis to concentrate on NOMA business rather than the traditional mid-winter conference at a more resort location.  It was determined at this meeting that NOMA begin to hold a Board [[strikethrough]] meetin [[/strikethrough]] of Directors meeting in conjunction with a regional conference at a location which involves a [[strikethrough]] Black [[/strikethrough]] school of architecture with a contingent of Black students. The first of these meetings was held in the Southern Region at Tuskegee, Alabama.
[[notation in left margin with arrow facing main text]] Design Awards established - lack of response and development of materials, postponed until 1983. [[/notation left margin]] [[strikethrough]] It was expected [[/strikethrough]] Our meeting included firming up plans for the 1982 Convention, a visit from Tuskegee's Mayor Johnny Ford, current president of the National Conference of Black Mayors, Inc. [[strikethrough]] ? [[/strikethrough]] who spoke to the issue of "networking" with [[insert]] NCBM and [[/insert]] [[strikethrough]] other Black national organiza [[/strikethrough]] tions, and Dr. Walter Young, brother of Atlanta's Mayor Andrew Young, who, from a similar viewpoint, addressed the issue of "networking" with Third World countries. The early plans for a Trade Mission were hinted by Mayor Johnny Ford.
A meeting with architectural students at 
Tuskegee Institute
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.