July 6, 2015 Board Minutes

Minutes from July 6

Present: Rachel Barnhart, Jack Rosenberry, Len LaCara, Seth Palmer, Juan Vazquez, Lisa Famiglietti, Jason Dusett, Leah Stacy Wayner

– Mixer: Lisa planned a mixer on August 6 at Lostborough Brewing

– Other events:

September 24: Covering a Crisis – Location TBA. Jack is investigating Fisher

October 15: Trivia

November: Speed Dating with PRSA (This event involves very short presentations/Q&A with small groups. Each group rotates among presenters, speed-dating style.)

January 28: Changing Face of Radio

February 25: Mixer 7 Membership Drive

April: Possible “Members Only” Mixer/Banquet push

May 14: Banquet

– Banquet:

Made $80 on 2015 banquet.

Who will MC in 2016? Tom Prioetti has agreed to MC. We’ve also asked Don Alhart if he would join as MC.

Jason had an idea that each organization designate someone to introduce their winners.

We discussed having audio/visual support for the banquet.

– Bylaws:

Need to be amended to reflect board nominations. Potential members can serve until March election.

– Website:

If you want to help Jack administers, he has the “keys.”

NEXT MEETING 7 P.M. AUGUST 12, SPOT COFFEE

Submitted by Rachel Barnhart, Board Secretary

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