9/18/12 Board Meeting Notes

Board Notes




-First order of business: AD has an attraction to bananas and wants to know what people were doing with his thing.

SBC budget request: AT and MB are going to the SBC on Monday

-Awesome work on the AF lecture!!!!!!!! 84 people in attendance.

-Great work on remaining lectures (as well). Are there any remaining details to work out?

-MC is on top of booking CFA Hall

            -AT needs to contact VT so he will make a poster for the series

-Homelessness marathon

-should we do it? Should we pitch it to people and encourage them to do it; need someone in the studio just in case (so DJs still show up for their show but just monitor the stream)

-could count it as service hours?

-Adrien will contact DJs during the time slot and see what they say
-The event is:  Sunday October 21st from 10am-6pm EST.

-Pledge dates?  If we kept with the scheme from last year, this year’s winter drive would take place Mon Dec, 3 – Mon, Dec, 10. (A week to get ready after Thanksgiving Break + staff meeting to kick it off)

-tote bags? VT is definitely pro-tote bag.

-Printed guide should go to printer by end of week!!!!! Thanks DB and AD!

-Keys? MC should email Ben for a new key. Send name and ID# to Ben M

-Give Isabel jive blogger password

New Business:

-Need to get a rec fair promo in the works (PR / Prod Directors) The Record Fair is October 28th.

-MC is going to design a flyer

-AI organize a Record Fair post on Wesleying about students hosting tables/selling stuff

Movie night

-AT met these people who made a film that takes place in Argentina

-Event? Show it in the CFA Hall in one evening

-WESU board email usage. Every board position has one and is responsible for checking them. They can be set up to forward (or not). Let BM know if help is needed.

-MM – completed all training but practical test. Can we permit him to take practical…?
-first we need to find his documentation and make sure he’s eligible

-AW is going to contact him

-Get fall program announcement on web n elsewhere…

-AT will email VT to make this happen

-DO IT VT!!!!!!

-Isabelle will make a promo for the new fall season

-CMJ badge – Who get’s it?

-Adam vs. Avery


-Monday night no-show?

-Clarify that it was indeed a no-show (Adam will send an email)

-By laws committee

-Avery, Bryan, and Rick are meeting tonight and making recommendations and then revisit it at the end of the year (either winter or end of academic year).

Ask artsy friends for logos!
-Online archiving- Ben M has not heard back from provider with proposal


            -Dan look into it ustream.com (?)

-Middletown remix 

Demo Wednesday at 6:30 pm and Thursday at noon at GSAC (all are welcome)

-Ben has made a WESU account if folks are interested



            -writing a dry script so it will be approved by MTV

-5 (?) people walking at the same time, speaking at the same time and pointing at the camera

-30 seconds to a minute long

-email Avery if you’re interested

-Will will come in to talk in the near future

-Script has to be sent by October 20th

-Once have the shooting schedule, reach out to the staff for participation

Giving money to Need Blind

            –are they reaching out to alumni?

-the radio budget doesn’t really have any wiggle room (it’s only stuff that we need); would we be able to find the funds elsewhere?

-Mary will talk with Ben

-We can make a PSA to help need blind (but that’s very Wesleyan-specific)

-try to figure out how much they’re actually asking for (see if there’s solidarity; see what other big groups they’re asking; reach out to these groups)

-bucket at DB lecture or something

-seeing what the rest of the staff thinks