Association of Women in Agriculture Meeting September 10, 2007 President Chrissy Wendorf called the meeting to order at 6:50 p.m. The members recited the purpose. Ali Schultz gave the Secretary’s Report: Took attendance Thank you correspondence from WI FFA Foundation Report was approved by Danyel Hosto, seconded by Sarah Peters Ashley Driver gave Treasurer’s Report: $11.158.85 balance Sarah Galdi gave VP Report: Be sure to update your info for the Fall Contact List Also sent around the committee sign-ups with restructured committees this year Chrissy Wendorf gave President’s Report: Welcomed new potentials and thanked for coming to meeting Ashley Sprengeler gave Membership Coordinator’s Report: At the potential dinner before the meeting we had 20 new potentials Reviewed upcoming dates highlighted on the Fall Calendar Plugged for lots of Big Sisters b/c of the large class Sara Hendrickson gave the Activities Report: We’ll be tailgating next Saturday –Iowa football game starting at noon Sara’s also looking for a Homecoming committee We’ll also be having AGR over for dinner next Tuesday 9-18 Maura Tracy gave Publicity Report: We’ll be having the booth at the CALS Picnic and WALSAA Fire-up The website will be updated and getting a new look this year Katie Benke gave Alumni Report: RWW will be November 2nd so please mark your calendars We’re looking for speakers so keep your eyes and ears open Tracy Meinholtz gave Fundraising Report: We’ll be handing milk out at WDE so please sign-up If you sign up for two shifts you’ll cover a service and fundraising for the semester We’re also doing a recipe exchange this year for a fundraiser so please begin submitting recipes to her Liz Seitz gave the Scholarship Report: A Dean’s List sign-up went around for recognition We’ll be reinstating a “rate my professor” survey for future use Next meeting we’ll be voting for member of the month so please keep people in mind for nominations The Test file is available on 3rd floor for use o Please be sure that papers stay on 3rd floor and make copies as needed Joell Henken gave the Sentinal Report: Thanked everyone for helping set up the room She’s looking for ideas for guest speakers for meetings so if you have them please submit to her Sarah Peters Welcomed everyone back and potentials to our first meeting Is looking for people for the Sunshine Committee to help decorate and recognize Birthdays: Lynn Dickman, Andrea Showers, Emily Winther, Alane Uhe Shi Lurvey gave the AWA Wear Report: She’ll be sending out a survey for what we’re looking for this year She wants final orders in by the beginning of Oct. She’s also looking for feedback on AWA Name Tags Rachael Herschleb gave the Newsletter Report: Paper newsletter is a thing of the past and we’re going paperless Newsletter committee o Looking for committee writers, ideas for articles etc. Andrea Showers gave the Service Report: She sent around an activitiy poll so vote for what you want to do for service this year WALSAA Fire-up still needs food serving volunteers/ bring a cap Danyel Hosto gave the House Manager Report: Welcome to the house, it should be a place to stop by and hang out so feel free! Leases will be going out in November for the ’08-’09 year Steph Paul gave the House Steward Report: If you live out of house you have 5 free meals so come and enjoy them The menu’s will be in Galdi’s emails so watch for them! Old Business NONE New Business Calendar of events Email Ali 24 hours in advance if you can’t make it to a meeting or event, especially if it’s mandatory Bold items mean they’re mandatory AWA Goals Reviewed goals for the year o 75% members complete one service project and one fundraising project activity during 1st semester o 100% Potential member participation in at least on non-meeting event o 100% Active member participation in at least one Homecoming activity *** Remember that each member is to complete 2 service and 1 fundraising event the entire year! Dues Due the 3rd mtg. Oct 8th $60 checks payable to AWA Any later than the Oct 8th mtg and there’ll be a late fee Danyel Hosto moved to open nominations for Homecoming Court, Joell Henken seconded the motion. Buffy Sacia –accepted Sarah Peters –accepted Chrissy Wendorf –accepted Sarah Galdi –accepted Becky Folger and Ali Schultz –respectfully declined Annette Zwald moved to close nominations, Maura Tracy seconded. A paper vote was taken Announcements of various other club meetings, please refer to the Student Council Calendar that was sent out. Order of Homecoming nominees – Buffy, Chrissy, Sarah, Sarah Peters Kudos Adjourned at 8:35 p.m.