Minutes from April 11, 2014, general membership meeting
The Journalism Education Association general membership meeting was at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Aqua 300A of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
I. President Mark Newton calls the meeting the order.
II. Roll call – Mitch Eden
Mark Newton, president; Sarah Nichols, vice president; Jack Kennedy, past president; Sandra Coyer, Region 1 director; Carrie Faust, Region 2 director; Gary Lindsay, Region 3 director; Brenda Gorsuch, Region 5 director; Wayna Polk, Region 4 director; Rod Satterthwaite, Region 6 director; Jane Blystone, Region 7 director; Kim Green, certification commission; John Bowen, scholastic press rights commission; Anita Marie Wertz, junior high/middle school commission; Mitch Eden, secretary
Kelly Furnas, executive director; Connie Fulkerson, awards committee; Candace Bowen, educational initiatives; Linda Barrington, mentoring committee; Aaron Manfull, digital media; Megan Fromm, Patrick Johnson, Evelyn Lauer, Kyle Phillips, Matthew Schott, Carmen Wendt, Georgia Dunn, Nancy Hastings, Tom Gayda, Rachel McCarver, yan Gunterman, Sue Skalicky, Carrie Wadycki, Sarah Verpooten, Diana Hadley, Susan Houseman, Cyndi Crothers-Hyatt, Alyssa Boehringer, Albert Dupont, Bob Blair, Courtney Archer, H.L. Hall, Courtney Morgan, Candace Perkins-Bowen, Robin Stover, Casandra Workman, Shari Adwers, Susan Massey, Lori Keekley, Valerie Kibler, Claire Burke, Heather Nagel, Carol Strauss, Kathy Schrier, Peggy Gregory, Linda Barrington, Chris Grasseschi, Linda Drake, Marra Hutchinson, Monica Hill, Cynthia Ferguson, Stan Zoller
III. Approval of minutes — Mitch Eden
Motion: Wayna Polk. Second: Carrie Faust.
Summary of board action – Mitch Eden
Conventions – Kelly reported we had around 3,025 attendees in San Diego. Upcoming conventions: DC (‘14), Denver (‘15) and just approved Dallas (‘17).
Financial Reports – Kelly reported the bottom line is +$76,018 positive with $1.4 million in cash and reserves in assets.
Mentoring – Linda Barrington
Digital Media Committee – Aaron Manfull
Outreach Academy – Steve O’Donoghue
JOY – Wayna Polk
SPRC – John Bowen
Day of Doing – Sara Verpooten and Carrie Wadycki
Local Committee, Jessica Young and Danielle Ryan:
Quiz Bowl – Brenda Gorsuch
Curriculum – Sarah Nichols
V. New business
A. Matters introduced by members. NONE.
VI. Meeting adjourned 8:54 a.m.
Motion to Adjourn: Jack Kennedy Second: Wayna Polk