Fall Meeting - November 4, 2003 word file

Begin: 10:15 a.m.

Approve Minutes - Passed on unanimous vote

Presidents Report

  • Communication high priority
    - DCLSA Blitz account being used for official communication
    - Liaisons are there for staff to make issues known
    - President wants to promote involvement
    - Executive meetings are occurring regularly
  • Executive Committee has drafted changes to the Welfare Committee guidelines in the Constitution
  • Potluck lunch program being established
    - Starting in January 2004
    - Held in Baker-Berry Staff Room
    - Proposed time of 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Treasures Report

Scholarship Committee

  • Five Grants given over the last year

Welfare Committee

  • Last years Activities:
    - Spent $1500
    - Two Babies recognized
    - Fourteen Illnesses recognized
    - 21 Deaths recognized
    - Web site: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~dclsa/welfare.shtml
  • Request to communicate employee family events so they can be recognized

Crafts Fair

  • Scheduled for November 21, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Held at Collis Common Grounds
  • Set up at 7:30 a.m.
  • Clean up 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Bake Sale volunteers should contact Barb Kreiger
  • Twenty-Seven crafters signed up to sell, 6 of which are new to the sale (usually average 25-30)
  • Poster available for advertising in your area or town
  • Volunteers need to contact Barb with the exact time they will be able to help

Social Committee

  • Holiday Party coming up
  • Can be held in Collis or Baker-Berry Main Hall/1902 Room
    - Two comments from staff supporting Collis
    - Vote to hold at Collis passes with no dissent
  • Still need volunteers for Cleanup Committee
  • Volunteers for decorating needed (Collis will handle basic setup, tables, etc)

Programs Report - Tabled

New Staff

  • Adam Vivian – Records Management

Anniversary Awards (people left out due to changes in recording)

  • Roberta Jo Anderson – 10 years
  • Carol Magenau – 10 years
  • Brian Markee – 10 years
  • Lisa Maxfield – 20 years
  • Fran Oscadal – 20 years

Constitution Change

  • Proposed changes read
  • Constitution change passes on unanimous vote

Open Floor

  • What is Program Committee? Who’s on it? What do they do?
    - Phyllis Gilbert is Program Chair
    - No activity since “Beam Me Up Scotty” last spring
  • Could DCLSA Meetings include an address by the administration?
    - Could be considered….
  • DCLSA did bus trip to Boston Flower Show in the past, could we consider hosting some kind of activity like this, shopping or something else?
    - Executive Group has been discussing a bus trip to Boston for shopping - Have been waiting to find out about legal issues - Just heard that legal issues not a problem, provide the trip is properly planned and transportation is chartered

Adjourn: 10:45 a.m.