November 12, 2013
Ta Nur Nog, 315 W. 39th St.
1. Upcoming events
A. ONA-Newscred-NatGeo Holiday Mixer
Dec 6. Probably will be $15 per person. AAJA-NY is an invitee and not part of any sponsorship. Being spearheaded by Yvonne Leow
B. Holiday party for AAJA-NY
Aiming for 2nd week of December
*Cat to lock up date, venue by the end of this week.
Linking the holiday party with fundraising event for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Need to find the right organization to partner with on fundraiser.
Woodside has a Philippines forum group, says Corky.
Ask any group if the money goes into an escrow account? Legal fees could drain the account.
Once we get the details when, where, what organization by the end of this week, then follow up with logistics, execution
2. New board members introduced, roles distributed.
Cristina Edwards is point of contact at AAJA’s Natonal office—she needs the names and contacts of the new board by week’s end.
*[Sachi has sent this note on 11/13]
President: Philip Yam; firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Sona Patel; email@example.com
Secretary: Sachi Fujimori; firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Carolyn Sun; email@example.com
National Board Reps: Brooke Camp; firstname.lastname@example.org
Bao Ong; email@example.com
Membership Chair: Yin Mei; firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media Chair: Traci G. Lee; email@example.com
Webmaster: Emily Tan; firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Listserv, website
Two listservs: board-only (aajany) and chapter (aajanylist) listserv on Google groups.
Binhost should be dead—Chris Chiang was killing it off.
*Emily to invite boiard nenbers so that they can write their own posts [done].
*New board members need to send a head to mid-shoulders photo and a short bio to Emily for updating on the AAJA-Ny site. Daedline: Dec. 1.
*Emily to look into e-newletters and/or calendar to update members.
Only a few thousand dollars expected from the convention profit. AAJA did not meet the hotel minimum; food & beverage costs were very high. Silent auction pulled in about 13K.
Checking 2: $20.45