Meeting Minutes – May 13, 2019

F.H.S. ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

BOARD/GENERAL MEETING – MAY 13, 2019 – 6:30 P.M.

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER.

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Jerry Oberdorf/President, Don Bond/Vice President, Ken Cornelius/Treasurer, Linda Feldman/Secretary, Scott Fowler, Andy Conn, Maria Sullivan, and Carl Schey

  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Jerry called the meeting to order at 6:30p.m.

Motion to approve 3/12/19 Minutes by Andy Conn

Second by Scott Fowler

Motion approved

  1. COMMITTEE REPORTS:

SCHOLARSHIP: Bill Sears (not in attendance)

Jerry talked to Bill and packets are ready to award five (5) $2,000 scholarships. Fairfield Community Foundation will write checks to recipients this year.

MEMBERSHIP: Open

No Report

COMMUNICATIONS: Scott Fowler

Scott will update website and Facebook.

TREASURER: Ken Cornelius

Ken reported 1/1/19 thru end of April numbers: Checkbook: $3,678.25; Savings: $792.16; for Total of $4,470.41. Only activity was $5/month fees charged and refunded. Fairfield Community Foundation total $45,474.47.

Motion to accept Treasurer’s report by Carl Schey

Second by Andy Conn.

Motion approved

III. TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:

  • Awards Night 5/14 7:00p.m. (arrive 6:15p.m.) program participants: Jerry Oberdorf, Don Bond, Scott Fowler, Andy Conn, and Bill Sears.
  • Year in Review:

Thanks to Andy Conn, Maria Sullivan, and Jay Bauer for stepping in.

Senior Class Officers Luncheon – went well with food from Lisa’s Kitchen.

After Prom Donation Request $125 – check will be written.

All Alumni Social on 10/5/18 at FOP raised $~$3,700.

Ken has returned from health leave – audit can now proceed.

  • Board of Education meeting 5/16 6:30p.m. Jerry and Andy will attend/ Introduction of new FHSAA officers.
  1. Nomination & Election of Officers (Term May,2019 – May, 2021)

President: Andy Conn (‘88)

Vice President: Jay Bauer (‘09)

Secretary: Maria Sullivan (’81)

Treasurer: Ken Cornelius (’66)

Committee Chairpersons

Communications/WebSite: Scott Fowler (’79)

Scholarship: Bill Sears (’66)

Membership: Open

  1. GOOD OF THE ORDER

Andy Conn presented an engraved plaque and pen set to Jerry Oberdorf on behalf of Mayor Steve Miller for his years of FHSAA service. Andy also presented several items he would like to address as the new President. There is a Drum/Bugle Corp National competition/fund raiser on 6/25. Deadline of 5/20 for qtr. page ad costing $75 would have great exposure.

Motion to place ad (not to exceed $150) by Jerry Oberdorf

Second by Andy Conn

Motion approved

Andy would like to revisit FHSAA Bylaws to allow FHS past students (def. of alum includes students, not just grads) as eligible for membership. Bylaws would also be checked for other possible modifications. Andy would like to promote FHSAA to Fairfield teachers (Facebook?) to encourage participation. Andy would also like to consider a golf tournament fundraiser.

Scott Fowler reported that Class of ’79 is planning to use the 10/4/19 All Alumni Social as the mixer for their 40th reunion.

  1. NEXT BOARD MEETING

The next Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Fairfield Community Room (per room availability)

VIII. ADJOURNMENT:

Motion to adjourn: Don Bond

Second: Carl Schey

Jerry Oberdorf adjourned the meeting at 7:20 p.m.

Sincerely,
Maria Sullivan

I’m done – take me back to the Minutes page

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