DECA MEETING AGENDA
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 2011
I. Call to Order – 7:30 am SHARP!
a. Welcome Everyone!
b. Please sign in – We need all this info to keep I touch w/you & remind you of due
dates & meetings!! Be sure to PRINT NEATLY! Thanks!!
c. Enjoy Breakfast, BUT – Be Sure To CLEAN UP!
II. Officer Elections
a. Candidate Speeches
b. Ballots to PAID DECA members ONLY
c. Results will be announced by the end of the day – listen to afternoon
III. Want to know more about DECA?
a. Check out Miss Ebner’s website
b. www.DECA.org – look for the promotional video! Also lots of great info on this
international DECA website
c. Also some good (fun) videos on YouTube from DECA Chapters all over
d. Watch the wall & bulletin board for updates & info
e. Or, come & see Miss Ebner or Mr. Evans
a. Districts – November (Asheville) – Practice Round! (Not a qualifier for state)
1. Take as many DECA members as possible! (more that go, more ACRHS
2. Help you prepare & win!!
ii. At next general meeting (October 7th) you will need to select your event
iii. “Competition University”
1. Awesome online program (you can do it at home!) to help you prepare
for competition & your event!!
2. FREE to DECA members this year!
3. See Miss Ebner to start early on this!
b. State – Early March (Greensboro)
c. Internationals – Late April (Salt Lake City)
V. Yankee Candle Fundraiser
a. Pick up packets – catalogue & order sheet
b. Pick up GREEN PRICE LIST WITH TAX!!!
c. Ends Monday, Sept 12th
d. ONLY want to do this ONE BIG Fundraiser for the fall – so do your BEST at this one
e. Questions? See Miss Ebner
VI. Committee Meetings
a. Choose a committee (can be on more than one, but pick just one or two to meet
with today – because of the short time limit)
b. Committees to choose from:
i. Football Parking Patrol – 1st home game 1 week, Friday, Sept 9th!!
ii. Fall Leadership Training Conference Trip
iii. T-Shirt Design Contest
iv. Membership Campaign/Drive\
v. DECA Week (Oct. 9-15)
vi. Member Communications
vii. Community Service Project (Montagna Scholarship Fund)
c. Tasks/Goals for EVERY COMMITTEE to accomplish TODAY:
i. Select a Chairperson
ii. Set date & time for next meeting
iii. WRITE BOTH OF THESE ON YOUR COMMITTEE SIGN UP SHEET!
VII. Close Meeting
a. Please be sure to clean up after yourself
b. Next general membership meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 7 th
c. LISTEN to announcements for committee meetings!!! We will have to meet often
at first to get everything lined up & get going forward!!
d. Thanks for coming!!!
e. THIS IS GOING TO BE A GREAT DECA YEAR!!!!!
Don’t forget to fill out your DECA application & turn it in with
your dues ASAP!! (must be a member to help with football parking patrol!)
Don’t Miss Out! DECA is for YOU!!