January 4, 2007
10:00 am EST
Individuals present via phone conference: Sandra Harris-Thompson, Allison Davis
Reum, Robin Kuleck, Mark Gateley, Bryan Metzger, Paul Horngren, and Peg Ehlers.
The committee members each introduced themselves, giving their name, state and the
The discussion of the committees included any additional agenda items. There being
none, the meeting preceded. Committee responsibilities include securing donations and
sponsorships from outside organizations, requesting from Purdue’s Conference planner
regular financial updates, setting up a budget for Galaxy III, and collaboration with the
efforts of the Exhibits Committee.
Committee members wanted to review the budget from Galaxy II, the web site was given
as each organization was asked to supply a listing of past supports of their national
organization by the end of January 2007. Finance Committee chairperson, Peg Ehlers,
will start to enter this information into a data base. The committee will be collaborating
with the Exhibits Committee concerning levels of sponsorship, such as bronze, silver, and
gold. Different levels of incentives will be given for levels of support.
The committee also learned of a commitment of $9,000. from American Income Life,
This company will be a primary sponsor of the Galaxy III opening event.
Allison Davis-Reum sent the E-mail address of the Galaxy III site,
Names and E-mail addresses of each committee member will be sent to Paul and Diana.
The next scheduled phone conference will be held February 26, 2007 at 1 pm.
Submitted by Peg Ehlers