Executive Committee Meeting Summary
March 8, 2012
Paula Berger – President
Laura Scheid – Past President/Student Outreach
Nathan Gruman – President Elect
Jake Dalbec – Vice President
Mary Sitko – Director/Communications
Jane Willard – Director/Sponsorship
Tim Grape - Director
Summary of 2012 Meetings To Date
– 48 people (including 2 students), February – 68 people
(no students), March – 66 people (including 9 students)
Costs: Total meeting
loss was $408.55. Average meeting loss was approximately $136/meeting.
Larger than average
number of students attended in March.
Tried to have a microphone
to improve sound at larger meetings in Feb and March, but it didn’t
work out (speaker didn’t want to use it in February and the Radisson
mic didn’t work in March)
RSVP to attendance ratio
was poor in January and March. 48% RSVP’d in January, 96% in February,
and 64% in March.
Sponsors for all meetings
– and through May!
Monthly Meeting Discussion Summary
sponsor fee to $200 starting in September 2012, to try and make up meeting
Approved raising chapter
dues in 2013 by $10 to try and make up meeting losses.
Continue to hold meetings
in 2012-2013 season at the Radisson, contingent on rates requested by
Radisson. Proposed contract with Radisson to be obtained by Vice President.
Elect to explore alternative options for meeting attendance RSVPs to
try and improve RSVP ratio. Communication chair indicated she has a
co-worker who can fill in for her during times of job-related travel.
Hold a silent auction
fundraiser in conjunction with the AIPG Spring Social in 2013 to raise
student sponsorship funds and allow students to continue to attend meetings
Approved mileage reimbursement
to Student Outreach representative to visit 2-3 universities in fall
2012 and encourage AIPG participation and membership.
Approved setting $5,000
into a short-term CD now, and $5,000 in fall to hold for future events.
President will work
on obtaining a speaker, date, and location for the Spring Social.
Speaker travel cost
reimbursement will be determined on a case-by-case basis by the President
and Vice President.
The future use of a
microphone at meetings will be determined on a case-by-case basis by
the President and Vice President.
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