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Agenda for Nov. 16, 2017 Board of Directors Meeting

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Journalism Education Association Board Meeting
Nov. 16, 2017 • 8:30 a.m.
Windsor, Atrium Level • Hyatt Regency • Dallas

I. Call to order — Sarah Nichols (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 — Sarah Nichols

V. Affirmation of electronic votes — Sarah Nichols

A. Motion to endorse Nevada SB 420, increasing protection for student publications
(passed 7-0, May 19, 2017)

B. Motion to approve minor budget adjustments for FY 17-18, including funds for new
social media, CTE, higher ed positions (passed 7-0, June 8, 2017)

C. Motion to approve Marriott Orlando World Resort contract for fall 2020, 2026
National High School Journalism Convention (passed 6-0, June 27, 2017)

D. Motion to endorse Rhode Island HB 5550: Student Journalists’ Freedom of
Expression Act (passed 6-0, July 16, 2017)

VI. Approval of agenda — Sarah Nichols

VII. Commendations — Sarah Nichols

A. Kate Klonowski — Megan Fromm

B. Mike Malcom-Bjorklund — Megan Fromm, Tom Gayda

C. Linda Barrington — Bill Flechtner

D. Linda Puntney — Tom Gayda

E. Connie Fulkerson, Howard Spanogle, Susan Tantillo, John Wheeler — Bradley Wilson

VIII. Reports (9 a.m.)

A. Write-offs and Quiz Bowl — Nancy Smith

B. Conventions — Kelly Glasscock

C. Headquarters — Kelly Glasscock

1. Website

2. Documentation of subsequent events

3. Advisers Institute

D. Committee and editor reports

E. JEA/NSPA Partner Program — Val Kibler

F. National Critique Summit — Sarah Nichols

G. Curriculum — Megan Fromm

IX. New business (11 a.m.)

A. Boston fall 2023, fall 2027 contract — Kelly Glasscock

B. Nashville spring 2020, fall 2025 contract — Kelly Glasscock

C. National High School Journalism Convention registration fee — Sarah Nichols

E. Approval of 990 — Kelly Glasscock

F. JEA Power Hour — Sarah Nichols

X. Adjournment (3 p.m.)
A follow-up meeting will take place at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 2017, in Pryor-Crockett, Atrium Level .

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