Monday, February 18, 2008

February 2008 Press Club board minutes

Feb. 13, 2008 -- Meeting was brought to order at 7:55 p.m. by President Jamie Casini at the Starbucks on 17th Avenue.

Board members present: Jon Mays, Michelle Carter and Jamie Casini. Executive Director Darryl Compton was also in attendance. Absent: Peter Cleaveland, Dave Price, Ed Remitz, Jay Thorwaldson, Aimee Strain, Jennifer Aquino and Jack Russell were not in attendance.  

Treasurer's report:
Compton provided the board with an updated treasurer's report.

Old business

New logo: There is a new logo with an updated name, but Mays said he will ask his graphic designer to come up with some new proposals.

Awards contest: The deadline is the end of the month, and it was suggested board members make some calls or send out correspondence to their colleagues to ensure people submit entries.

2008 calendar
    • Contest entry deadline. Still Feb. 29.

    • Scholarships/high school awards dinner. Information on scholarships was mailed and the high school awards program is set for the first week of May.

    • High school advisor forum. Tentative dates are April 4, 11 or 18.

    • High school boot camp. Left undecided.

    • Bench bar media. Left undecided.

    • Summer picnic. Left undecided.

    • Holiday party. Left undecided but there was some discussion about moving it from Harry's Hofbrau.
Other

There was some discussion of holding a club-sponsored debate for the upcoming 12th District congressional election at Notre Dame de Namur University.

Meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Secretary Jon Mays. 

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