Board Meeting Minutes

April 11, 2011

Attendees: Erica Brooks, Rozanne Hird, Larry Harris, Sara Turley, Jill Waldrop, and Lisa Amato by phone

Meeting was called to order: 6:01 pm by our past president, Erica Brooks

Minutes: Minutes approved.

Treasurer’s Report: Current balance $ 2822.03 with 2 outstanding checks for a total of $90. Treasurer’s report approved.

Old Business –

1.     Big 12 Update: Softball tournament cancelled. Only Mizzou, Kansas and K State confirmed teams. May 19 the Big 12 board is having a send off party @ Zipps Arcadia for Nebraska and Colorado who are leaving.

New Business

A.   Summer BBQ- May 21 @ Ray’s house. Invite all AZ students, not just our scholarship recipients. Lisa suggested we create a Facebook event for inviting the students. Ask Jayson to send out invitation to the parents of all students. Sara will do this.

B.    Summer event with the Mercury –July 10 vs Tulsa.  40 -$10 tickets reserved at $1 each which is one of the outstanding checks. We will send out invites in June.

  1. Scholarship- Sara contacted Connor Montijo and Ashley Goldberg & told them of our decision. They were both excited. She will f/u with Jayson to learn who will take our scholarship.
  2. Columns update –Only need 2 things to complete, Rozanne Hird award, which will be presented at the BBQ, and nominate Rozanne for the Pride Award, which Larry is working on (see below).
  3. Regional Pride Award – Jerry Castro, St. Vincent de Paul, Jill and Don Prater have submitted letters. All letters were reviewed and decided all to be included with the award submission.
Board comments: Lisa suggested that we recognize Parker at the BBQ, since he is graduating. Maybe give him some type of certificate? Rozanne has received LinkedIn emails from Lyle Peters who is moving here from Washington State and wants to be involved on the board.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:32 pm.


Next Board meeting- Monday, May 9, 2011 Larry’s office 6245 N 24th Parkway , Ste 201, Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Respectfully submitted,

Rozanne Hird, Secretary

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