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Agenda for April 6, 2017 Board of Directors meeting

Agenda (3.10.2017)
Journalism Education Association Board Meeting

Thursday, April 6, 2017 • 8:30 a.m.
Aspen, 2nd floor • Sheraton Seattle, Washington

Click here to download the board packet, a PDF containing this agenda and all supporting materials.

I. Call to order — Mark Newton (8:30 a.m.)

II. Roll call and determination of quorum — Connie Fulkerson

III. Reading of notice of meeting — Connie Fulkerson

IV. Approval of minutes (Fall 2016) — Mark Newton

V. Affirmation of electronic votes — Mark Newton

A. Motion to endorse Indiana New Voices legislation (passed 7-0, February 14,
2017)

B. Motion to endorse Vermont New Voices legislation (passed 7-0, February 14,
2017)

VI. Approval of agenda — Mark Newton

VII. Commendations — Mark Newton

A. Scholastic Press Rights Commission members — John Bowen

B. Fern Valentine — John Bowen

C. Adam Dawkins, MJE — Evelyn Lauer

D. JEA Headquarters staff — Sarah Nichols

E. Bradley Wilson, MJE — Sarah Nichols

F. Megan Fromm, MJE and Sarah Nichols, MJE — Mark Newton

G. Candace Bowen, MJE, John Bowen, MJE, Carrie Faust, MJE and Stan Zoller, MJE — Mark Newton

VIII. Reports and Items of Interest (9 a.m.)

A. 2017 Election — Candace Bowen

B. Executive Director — Mark Newton/Linda Puntney

C. Headquarters — Linda Puntney

D. Conventions — Linda Puntney

E. NCAA and Scholastic Journalism — Candace Bowen

F. Four Cs for Careers Act — Mark Newton

G. Research Grant — Megan Fromm

H. Curriculum — Sarah Nichols

I. JEA/NSPA Adviser Outreach 2017 — Sarah Nichols

J. Business Professionals of America — Sarah Nichols

K. Partner Reports — Mark Newton

IX. New business (11 a.m.)

A. Proposal to adopt Student Free Expression statement — John Bowen

B. Proposal to fund new board retreat — Sarah Nichols

C. Approval of 2017-18 budget — Mark Newton

X. Adjournment (11:30 a.m)

A follow-up meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, in Medina, 3rd floor,
Sheraton.

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