heather schultz October 22, 2012 0



Checking                                $41,930.37

Checking 2                                 $1.00

Savings                                  $9,030.00

Total $50,961.37

**Half is set aside for scholarships

**Must send $1,300 to AAJA National for assessment

2. Resume Critique logistics (Sital)

Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The New York Times building

a) Still need stylist for “Dress for Success” workshop (no answer from Banana Republic)

  • Brooke mentioned that Michelle Yu is working on a styling station for the 2013 AAJA National Convention, will ask Michelle to recruit same stylist for resume critique workshop

b) Need volunteers for check-in at resume critique workshop

c) Event outreach (only 10 people have registered for the event)

  • Sital and Romey promoted resume critique via AAJA-NY listserv, Columbia, NYU, CUNY
  • Brooke suggested we reach out to media networks
  • Mike suggested we promote event on Mediabistro

d) Headshots with Corky between 2-3 p.m.

  • Corky needs photo assistant to help transfer images to laptop

e) Food Sponsor/Vendor – Heather will reach out to Pret A Manger, Dean & Deluca and Subway


3. 2013 Board Elections (Heather)

a) Deadlines

  • Nov. 5 (official names sent to National)
  • Revise deadline for candidate statements
  • Only received two submissions


b) Open Boards positions: VP of Broadcast, VP of Online, Social Media Chair, Membership Co-chair, Mentorship Chair, Student Outreach Liaison

c) Recruitment

  • Evaluate AAJA-NY roster and approach potential volunteers

4.  Convention 2013 Update (Brooke)

a) Conducted survey to solicit feedback to members on what they want/need from the convention

b) Ironing out programming proposal grid

c) Key note speakers

  • Working on outreach with Kathy Chow
  • Narrowed it down to four or five

d) Sponsorship

  • Sital mentioned that Wells Fargo was interested in sponsoring the convention

5. National Update (Brooke/Sital)

-Doris Truong was appointed VP of UNITY Board

6. Corky’s Fundraiser Update (Maria)

a) Indiegogo = fundraiser outlet

-Corky has already received $200 from AAJA members for stolen camera

6. Holiday Party

a) Secure a venue (bar/restaurant or media company sponsorship)

b) Chris mentioned we should pair up with another organization and hold a joint holiday party

-Brooke mentioned NAAAP-NY relaunched New York chapter and the president wants to work with us

LOCATION: The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, 2nd floor

ATTENDEES: Maria Sandoval, Sital Patel, Chris Chiang, Heather Schultz, Brooke Camp, Mike Hale, Corky Lee, Rob Scharr, Otto Johnston

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