9/18 Meeting Minutes

September 19, 2017

  • President Ambur Duron (aggieblossoms@gmail.com)

    • Constitution

    • Membership status

      • Active/general--have a 2.5 GPA, meet all the point requirements, pay your dues in full

      • Associate--pay $75 in dues, can attend one big sisterhood/social event (except for formal) or 3 little events, cannot purchase merchandise

      • Inactive--doesn't have to pay dues or earn any points, can't attend any Blossoms events or purchase merchandise

      • Deadline for membership status is Oct. 2nd

        • email Ambur why (it's confidential)

        • do not need to declare active membership, only if you wish to become inactive or an associate

    • Point Requirements

      • New Members for the semester have to get 40 total points. Of those you need 8 Service points, 5 Fundraising points, and 5 Philanthropy points.

      • Old members have to get 40 total points. of those you need 10 Service points, 8 Fundraising points, and 8 Philanthropy points.

    • To access the website:

      • Go to Meet Us tab --> click on Members Only --> Password is ABlossoms2017

      • What you get out of it:

        • Online meeting minutes (like what you're reading now)

        • Newsletters

        • Study Space (read on further)

        • Google Calendar 

          • Everyone should be added to it by now

          • if you can't access it still, contact Ambur

        • Docs to sign up for things and polls

    • Scholarships

      • 2 scholarships of $150 (full dues)

      • 3 half scholarships of $75 (half of your dues)

      • Due this upcoming Sunday, Sept. 24th

      • Application

        • Make sure you download the google doc to your computer before filling it out

        • Email app to aggieblossoms@gmail.com and CC aggieblossomstreasurer@gmail.com

    • Remind 101

      • Everyone who hasn't done so already must join the Remind 101 group to get important updates throughout the day

      • text @agb1718 to 81010

    • Add Ambur on Facebook so she can add you to the Blossoms Facebook group!

      • you're going to need to change your Facebook email address to your TAMU email in order to be added to a Texas A&M organization Facebook group

 

  • Vice President Julie Thompson (aggieblossomsvp@gmail.com)

    • Study Space

      • google form on website to submit any notes you have that have a link (i.e. google docs)

      • you can give hard copies to Julie or email your stuff 

      • You can only submit Powerpoint slides if they are NOT copyrighted

      • If you want to submit past Exams, they can't be exams from the CURRENT semester

      • you can also send links to quizlets

      • points will go towards your general 40 points

      • there are instructions on the website in detail of what information Julie needs

      • when emailing notes or old exams if you are using your school email, in the subject line put Study Space

    • If you have any questions email Julie over text

 

  • Treasurer Abbey Menard (aggieblossomstreasurer@gmail.com)

    • Total dues $150

      • pay in full by Oct. 2nd

      • Payment plan

        • 1st installment: pay $75 on Oct 2nd

        • 2nd installment: pay $75 on Oct. 30

        • Need to inform Abbey if you plan on paying in installments

    • can pay in check or cash

      • If check, make it out to Aggie Blossoms and in the memo write Fall 2017

 

  • Secretary Jordan Kelly (aggieblossomssecretary@gmail.com)

    • Meeting minutes question (this is only to ensure me you are reading the minutes and that you hold yourself accountable on getting the information)

      • in order to be considered excused, you have to answer a meeting minutes question, which will have a link to at the bottom of the minutes, as well as email Jordan a conflict form.

      • you won't be excused if you don't send me a conflict form AND answer the meeting minutes question

    • conflict forms can be found on the website

      • only email Jordan conflict forms for meetings, if you can't attend an event, those conflict forms go to the director in charge of the event

    • Remember you can receive a demerit if you miss meeting without an excuse

    • Excusable absences include the following but not limited to:

      • tutoring during meeting, work, family emergencies, tests during meetings, other emergencies, projects due during meetings, sick, etc.

      • studying for tests is not excusable, you can plan accordingly for your study schedule

 

  • Fundraising Haley Hefelfinger (aggieblossomsfundraising@gmail.com)

    • Spoons profit share Sept. 28th fro 11 am-midnight

      • Friend= 1 point

      • wearing Blossoms shirt=1 point

      • staying an hour=1 point

      • FB event in process of being made

      • Possibly may have a sign in sheet, shift sign ups will go out Thursday or Friday

    • Old members need 8 points; new members need 5 points

    • Big fundraising event reveal at next general meeting so come!

 

  • Historian Corey Bruno (blossomshistorian@gmail.com)

    • text or email Corey pictures for scrapbook and end of the year slide show

      • (832) 725-8212

 

  • Philanthropy Mayra Martinez (aggieblossomsphilanthropy@gmail.com)

    • First Profit Share at Chick Fil A Sept. 19 from 5-8 at the Texas location

      • Have to drop receipt in bucket

      • Aggie Honor Code--don't lie, cheat, or steal

        • you're responsible for claiming friends you brought, if you wore a shirt, how long you stay there

      • Guest doesn't have to be with you, have your friend tell the Blossoms sitting at the table which Blossoms they belong to

    • School supply drive

      • bring supplies by Oct. 2nd

      • Items: markers, pencils, pens, Kleenex, binders, hand sanitizer, notebooks, etc.

      • points are capped at 2

      • Remind 101 will be sent out before next meeting

    • Panera Profit share Oct. 3 from 4-8

      • Flyers

    • Old members need 8 points; new members need 5 points

 

  • Public Relations Corey Bruno (aggieblossomspublicrelations@gmail.com)

    • Corey is interim director, applications for PR will open up in January 

    • Merchandise includes: Fleece, crewneck sweatshirt, stickers, 3/4 inch sleeve t-shirt

      • Voting link for what you would like to buy

      • Sign up sheet for what you would like to buy

      • remember the more people who buy a certain item, the cheaper it will be

 

  • Service Caroline Tidwell (aggieblossomsservice@gmail.com)

    • Bryan Animal Center Volunteer Sept. 29th from 4-5

    • Scavenger Hunt Oct. 1st

      • meet at MSC at 1 pm

      • random acts of kindness on campus

      • teams will consist of old and new members

      • respond to survey by Wednesday if you want to participate

    • Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo and Falconpalooza Oct. 20-22

      • Falconpalooza is a school carnival

      • If you can't attend sisterhood retreat for some reason, but will still be in town, you can sign up for these events

      • email Caroline if you want the info

    • Buddy Walk Oct. 7 from 8 am-4 pm

      • check FB event for details

    • points:

      • 1 hour=1 point

      • Blossoms shirt=1 point

    • Email a selfie of you at your volunteering to Caroline to get credit 

 

  • Sisterhood Kasey Coffman (aggieblossomssisterhood@gmail.com)

    • Updated Big/Little Dates:

      • Date week begins now and ends Sept. 27

      • Sept. 27 prefs will be sent out

      • Sept. 29 prefs will be due

      • Sept. 29-Oct 1 Matching will commence

      • Oct. 1 Big/Little assignments will be sent out

      • Oct. 2-6 is reveal week

      • Oct. 8 Big/Little reveal at 6 pm location TBD

    • Disney Movie night Oct. 11

      • At Amber Phillips' house--will be outside so bring bug spray

      • PJ's are acceptable

      • Polls for movie list will be sent out when it gets closer in time

    • Fall Retreat Oct. 20-22

      • Meet up around 6:30 pm and leave by 7 pm

      • Will be back around 3 pm on Sunday

      • Location: Winsboro, TX

      • Itinerary will be sent out prior to retreat

    • Free for Sale FB group

      • Past and new blossoms sell stuff cheap

      • if you're selling Blossoms shirts, you can't sell current semester general/recruitment/service shirts

    • requirements

      • have to send 1 sisterhood event per month

 

  • Social Shelby Morales (aggieblossomssocial@gmail.com)

    • Beer Olympics Mixer with Paradigm Sept. 28 

      • time: 8 pm

      • location: Amber Phillips' house--bring bug spray

      • Don't feel like you have to drink!

      • Come after the spoons profit share!

      • FB event coming soon

      • only social event this month

      • there will be assigned teams that contain both old and new members, as well as boys from Paradigm

    • Requirements

      • have to attend 1 social event per month

    • Add all officers on FB to be invited to events (this is how we get headcounts for things)

    • cancelling within 24 hours without a proper excuse will result in a demerit 

    • Upcoming event:

      • Risky Business Mixer with AMA Oct 12 at 9 pm

 

  • CAN-struction Amber Phillips (bcscanstruction@gmail.com)

    • Event in February

      • Twin City Mission event

      • Blossoms will recruit teams and sponsors

    • Sponsors

      • No longer voluntary

      • Each committee HAS to talk to 5 businesses by THIS Friday

      • Deadline for sponsors is Sept. 30, so need to know who can't sponsor sooner rather than later

      • Bring business card to Amber or email pic of business card for proof

        • 1/2 service point to talk to business

        • 2 service points if they agree to send money

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