GBSAA Meeting Minutes from 10-29-09
Submitted by Danielle Waterworth
I. Call to
called to order at Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 PM in Molinaro 323 by President
Mark Totts. There were 34 members and 1 advisor (Dr. Michael T. Manion) present.
Introductions were made of current officers.
of Prior Minutes & Treasurer’s Report
Minutes from 10-15-08 were read by Membership &
Communications Director Danielle Waterworth. Motion to approve by Maureen
Montemurro. 2nd by Tracy Sunday.
of Treasurer’s Report-
Treasurer’s report was submitted by President Mark
Totts. An ending balance of $627.36 was reported. Motion to approve by Elvin
Turner. 2nd by Melissa Stein.
- GBSAA Background Information-
President Mark Totts revisited the GBSAA’s Mission, Vision, and the
organization’s three goals: Recruiting, Representing, & Raising.
- 2009 Strategic Accomplishments –
Vice-President Chris Sorenson discussed the following
accomplishments the GBSAA executive board was able to accomplish:
- Establish a $500
- Hold Open Forums
and Recruiting Sessions
- Add 45 members
to GBSAA email list
- Recruit active
- Networking Report -
Networking Executive Officer Tracy Sunday reported on the GBSAA’s
social events for the year. These included the 1st Annual Wine
Tasting in November 2008, the Friday the 13th Social Outing in
February 2009, and the Milwaukee Brewers game in August 2009.
Tracy also informed members to
watch for information on the 2nd Annual Wine Tasting Event to be
held in January 2010.
- Election of Officers-
President Mark Totts reviewed the
organizational chart and explained that while
the President office was a 2-year position, we would be electing all other officers.
- Nominations for Vice-President-
Chris Sorenson. Motion to close nominations and white ballot- Jose Ortiz.
Second- Melissa Stein. Motion Passed. Chris Sorenson
- Nominations for Membership &
Communications Director- Danielle Waterworth. Motion to close nominations
and white ballot- Maureen Montemurro. Second- Chris Jotka. Motion Passed. Danielle Waterworth
elected Membership & Communications Director
- Nominations for Financial Advisor-
Danielle Waterworth nominated Maureen Montemurro and she accepted. Motion
to close nominations and white ballot- John Paul Surdo. Second-Ion Gira.
Motion Passed. Maureen Montemurro elected
- Nominations for Networking Executive
Officer- Tracy Sunday. Motion to close nominations and white ballot- Elvin
Turner. Second- Theo McIntyre. Motion
Sunday elected Networking Executive Officer.
- Nominations for Student
Relations/Recruiting Executive Officer- Melissa Stein & Sabha
Museteif. Vote Held. Melissa Stein elected Student
Relations/Recruiting Executive Officer
- Nominations for Fundraising
Executive Officer- John Paul Surdo. Motion to close nominations and white
ballot- Elvin Turner. Second- Jose Ortiz. Motion Passed. John
Paul Surdo elected Fundraising Executive Officer
- Nominations for Webmaster- James
Ruffalo. Motion to close nominations and white ballot-Elvin Turner.
Second- Jamie Rook. Motion Passed. James
Ruffalo named Webmaster.
- Other discussion of committee
members- Those interested in being on any of the 3 committees or serving
as company MBA representatives were encouraged to discuss the matter with
the new executive officers after the meeting.
- Linked-In & Email Addresses-
- Membership & Communications
Director Danielle Waterworth brought up the Linked-In GBSAA Site. Members
were encouraged to join the group.
- A sheet was passed around to
collect the names and email addresses of members not currently on our
Motion by Mike
Delaney to adjourn meeting. Second- Eric Engelbracht. Motion Passed. Meeting
Adjourned 8:45 PM.