Monday, March 24, 2008

March 2008 Press Club board minutes

March 19, 2008 — Meeting was brought to order at 6:15 p.m. by President Jamie Casini at the San Mateo Daily News office.

Board members present: Jamie Casini & Peter Cleaveland. Executive Director Darryl Compton was also in attendance. Absent: Micki Carter, Jon Maysm 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.

Scholarships: Compton noted that we have received no scholarship entries from high school or college students and encouraged us to help get the word out.

Professional awards contest: We received about the same number of entries this year as last year but made less money on entry fees.

We will be getting entries to judge from Southeast Texas and Florida (yay!)

High school advisor forum: Tentative date is April 18 but we need someone to organize this with high school advisors and we need to find a venue for it.

Board meeting schedule: The majority of members that emailed Jamie back re. a better time to meet said night still work best, so we will have out next meeting on Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the San Mateo Daily News office.

Meeting adjourned at 7 p.m.

Minutes submitted by President Jamie Casini.

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