Minutes of the E-Board NSO Meeting
September 15, 2006
Yena Center 3rd floor Conference room
I. Dues update
a. Tom Gauthier and Robert Fink are to arrange a meeting to discuss the start
of activities at the following Denver campuses: Miami, Charlotte, Denver.
b. There is a rise in the collection of dues this year. Many students paid
before the start of classes. 198 dues were collected during the Kick Off
Event 9/7/06. Dues are still being collected daily.
II. Budget update
a. Tom Gauthier has advised all NSO advisors to begin work on the budget
to submit to the office. If some programs and activities exceed the
budget, attach a “wish list” to include those items for possible funding.
Date? It is recommended that you review your budget from last year to
III. Division updates
A. Competitive Events – Upcoming events
a. General Meeting - Monday night 6-7pm Taco Center
b. Interested students can call if interested in comp. events
c. Career Day,
i. Working on rooms and schedules to host competitive events.
Faculty will make it mandatory to attend these events for some
courses 1-3:30pm. 11/__/06
B. Community Action – Upcoming events
i. Different content, same locations
1. Mexico- Los Ninos program
2. Morocco- academic purposes
3. Colloquium 13th- intended for anything related to
technology , please contact Hilary Mason if you would
like to be involved
4. Article with alumni magazine featuring Morocco trip
5. Will attend Study Abroad Fair on the 4th
ii. Local Events planned for CAA
1. Student Leadership
a. Call for proposals of events
i. Student Leaders develop budget and all
ii. Approved by NSO advisors
iii. Increases development experience and
2. emphasize local events this year
a. involve Community Service Learning
b. possibly combine campuses for international
trips (Denver, Miami, Charlotte).
c. If other academies are interested, please contact
Robyn the NSO OA, or Hilary Mason.
C. Leadership Academy –Upcoming events
a. Kick Off Event
i. Sign up sheets, will be forwarded to the appropriate people
ii. New Orleans Trip CLA- final count TBA.
1. Goal is 40 people.
2. Next Friday is the end of the early bird cost ($200).
October 31 is deadline.
3. CAT attendees
4. Marketing through NSO website and flyers distributed
5. Blast e-mail from Leadership Academy will be sent out
reguarding this event.
b. Franklin Covey – organization. Encourage new students to join.
i. October 3,5, 5:00-9:00pm TACO Center. 27th 8:00am-4:00pm
c. Gretchen’s Proposal: Allow all JWU students to attend speaker series.
Leadership series is in question.
i. If you have a speaker in mind for NSO, contact Jennifer
D. Communication Association – Upcoming events
a. Interviews for new positions are being held.
b. Association Meeting on Tuesday the 19th to introduce new members
c. Ryan, national PBL officer.
i. Will double as web graphic designer + public relations
d. 2 new photographers
e. Web edits
i. Please submit updates to Robyn the NSO OA before Thursday
at 4:30 in order to have things posted by Monday
f. NYC- Currently being scheduled
i. November, 1st-2nd week. Conflicts with other events.
1. Activities will include:
a. Food Network tour
b. Emeril Live
c. Meeting with MTV Network
a. Tom Gauthier is requesting all division’s plans for recognition of their
events and activities.
i. Communications will assist in recognizing the NSO divisions.
ii. Encourage cross communications and activities between divisions.
b. Robert Fink to meet with Tech. Dean Frank Tweedie about the possibility
of introducing competitive events to the tech. school. Hilary Mason has
volunteered to set that up.
c. Next meeting is Friday October 13th 9:30AM Yena Center 3rd floor
Meeting Adjourned 10:15am
*Minutes taken and submitted by Robyn Birkedal NSO OA.