Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Alumni Meeting Minutes

 

 

The quarterly meeting of the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Alumni was called to order by President Nick Greiner on July 10th, 2011 at 6:07 P.M. at the home of Mark and Megan Francis. There were 17 members present: Jeff Tilley, Nick Greiner, Angie Greiner, Stacey Sams, David Sams, Garren Dilley, Christian Hoffman, Brynn Hoffman, Joel Spires, Nannette Spires, Alyssa Jenkins, Mark Francis, Megan Francis, Ben Blosser, Brad Bowers, Amanda Cassidy and Eric Valentine. There was 1 guest present.

 

Minutes of the previous meeting: Mark Francis moved to accept the minutes of the previous meeting. Garren Dilley seconded the motion. The motion to accept the minutes of the previous meeting passed.

 

Officer Reports: Jeff Tilley went over the alumnis financial report. David Sams moved to accept the officer report as presented. Stacey Sams seconded the motion. The motion to accept the office report as presented passed.

 

Unfinished Business: None

 

Committee Reports: Various committee reports were presented.

      Fund Raising Committee – There was much discussion about the selling of fries at the home football games.

      Social Activities – Members were encouraged to suggest activities for the group.

      Member Recruitment & Retention – A report was given on the current membership and who still owed dues.

      Student Scholarship – The number of scholarships presented at the annual FFA chapter awards banquet and the amount of money that is encumbered for scholarships was presented.

      Public Relations & Community Service – It was mentioned that an article about the recent awarding of scholarships is needed for the local newspapers.

Christian Hoffman moved to accept all committee reports as presented. David Sams seconded the motion. The motion to accept all committee reports as presented passed.

 

Special Features: None

 

New Business:

      A-C FFA Chapter  / Ag Ed Dept. update

o   Jeff Tilley gave an update from the FFA and the Ag Ed Dept. A few highlights were:

  Two State Winning CDE teams for the 2010-2011 school year along with three 2nd place teams and one 3rd place team.

  Five FFA members had proficiency awards place in the top 4 in the state, including one state winner, Allyson Davis.

  Spring fund raiser totals were presented.

o   An update about the greenhouse was given along with upcoming FFA events. There was some discussion about the curriculum changes occurring within the Ag Ed Program this year.

      2011 French Fry Sales

o   There was much discussion about 2011 French Fry Sales. Mark Francis moved to donate up to 10% of the net profit to the Pay-to-Participate athletics fund. Ben Blosser seconded the motion. The motio to donate up to 10% of the net profit to the Pay-to-Participate athletics fund passed.

o   Christian Hoffman moved to allocate up to $500 for the purchase of roasters and fryers for our fund raising efforts. Joel Spires seconded the motion The motion to allocate up to $500 for the purchase of roasters and fryers for our fund raising efforts passed.

o   There was discussion about looking into purchasing a banner so people will know who is selling the fries at the game and where the proceeds are going.

      Liability Insurance

o   It was discussed that we should look into the cost of liability insurance for the group.

      Next Meeting

o   Joel Spires moved to have the next meeting on Sunday, August 15th at 5:00 P.M. at a location yet to be determined. Jeff Tilley seconded the motion. The motion to have the next meeting on Sunday, August 15th at 5:00 P.M. at a location yet to be determined passed.

      Joel Spires moved to adjourn the meeting. David Sams seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 8:18 P.M.