Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Alumni Meeting Minutes

 

The quarterly meeting of the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Alumni was called to order by President Nick Greiner on March 29, 2014 at 6:24 P.M. in the Ag Ed classroom at the Amanda-Clearcreek High School. There were 12 members present: Ben Blosser, Mark Francis, Nick Greiner, Christian Hoffman, Alyssa Jenkins, Scott Sharp, J.D. Stover, Jeff Tilley, Eric Valentine, Josh Cordle, Crystal Groves, and Brittany Pinkstock. There were 11 members that responded to the RSVP and were excused: Jennifer Blosser, Brad Bowers, C.J. Broaddus, Amanda Cassidy, Sierra Jepsen, Aaron Miller, Laurie Travis, Hannah Chenetski, Megan Francis, Cassi Rainer, and Stacey Sams.

 

Minutes of the Previous Meeting: Eric Valentine moved to accept the minutes of the previous meeting. Josh Cordle seconded the motion. The motion to accept the minutes of the previous meeting passed.

 

Officer Reports: Jeff Tilley held discussion on the treasurer's report about the alumni's finances. Christian Hoffman moved to accept the officer reports. Brittany Pinkstock seconded the motion. The motion to accept the officer reports as read passed.

 

Committee Reports: Josh Cordle held discussion on upcoming fund raising events including pizza night at the Lancaster Pizza Cottage on April 10th. There will be 7 home football games; the group discussed how to recruit help to run the French Fry stand for the season and a Silent Auction being held at the FFA Banquet. Jeff Tilley discussed scholarship recipients, membership dues, summer group activities, and helping with the Thad Davis 5K. Run/Walk. Eric Valentine moved to accept the committee reports as read. Ben Blosser seconded the motion. The motion to accept the Committee Reports as read passed.

 

Special Features: None

 

Unfinished Business: None

 

New Business:

 

      Alyssa Jenkins moved to donate $250 to the Thad Davis Memorial 5k Run/Walk. Mark Francis seconded the motion. Christian Hoffman moved to Table the Motion. Josh Cordle seconded the motion. The motion to Table the Motion passed.

 

      Jeff Tilley held discussion on CDE results, student progress on Proficiency Awards, State FFA Degrees & American FFA Degress, working on the wiring for the greenhouse, the FFA program status, changes, hope for the future, and National Honor Society inductees (5 FFA students elected).

 

      Jeff Tilley moved to approve the Pizza Cottage fund raiser. Brittany Pinkstock seconded the motion. The motion to approve the Pizza Cottage Fund Raiser passed.

 

      There was some discussion on to wait to renew the alumni's Certificate of Deposit. The group will decide at a later date.

 

      Eric Valentine moved to pay the difference between the scholarship amount and actual cost of 2 additional students to attend the Washington Leadership Conference and to take the proceeds from the Silent Auction to fund the students. Josh seconded the motion. The motion to fund the remaining amount of the cost after the scholarship funds for 2 students to attend the Washington Leadership Conference passed.

 

      Josh Cordle moved to set the price to sell the Alumni's large fryer at $650 if we purchase a new one. JD Stover seconded the motion. The motion to sell the Alumni's large fryer for $650 if a new one is purchased passed.

 

      Scott Sharp moved to purchase a $4600 concession trailer after sending members to look at the trailers for sale. Josh Cordle seconded the motion. The motion to purchase a $4600 concession trailer passed.

 

      Jeff Tilley moved to Take from The Table the motion to donate $250 to the Thad Davis Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Brittany Pinkstock seconded the motion. The motion passed. The motion to donate $250 to the Thad Davis 5K Run/Walk was now in discussion. Jeff Tilley moved amend the motion by striking out $250 and inserting $100. Josh Cordle seconded the amendment. The amendment passed. The motion as amended, reading to donation $100 to the Thad Davis 5K Run/Walk passed.

 

      The group decided on holding the next meeting on June 22, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. at Jeff Tilley's residence.

 

      Brittany Pinkstock moved to adjourn the meeting. Jeff Tilley seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 8:18 P.M.