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Missouri Association for Social Welfare SEMO University Chapter Minutes

Meeting was held Wednesday December 7, 2005

Room 216 in Crisp Hall at noon on SEMO campus

Attendance:

Clara Southerland

Lauren Abney

Marcy Falk

Erin Christopher

Shelly Wood

Secretary absent, Shelly Wood takes minutes instead

Minutes Review:

The previous minutes are read and accepted.

Announcements:

Erin discusses MASW Chapter website--in progress

Group wants more import on what to put on website. 

     Face page:  Mission, values, schedule, offices

     Links to handbook, minutes, calendar, member list, membership guidelines, goals, instructions   

     for Yahoo group

Public Policy Writing Contest:  Lauren discusses writing contest due date--March 15, 2006

Current Material:

Informational flyers--what MASW is about, mission, values, vision

Lauren discusses Chapter responsibilities--

     pragmatic goals

     organizational strength:  recruitment, fundraising, maintaining member interest

     committees--membership, public information, organizational and board development.

     What do we need to be doing as a group?

Social for Spring 06?

Next meeting is decided to be Wednesday, January 18 at noon in Crisp Hall room 216 on SEMO campus

Treasurer Report:

Erin reads letter from Wood and Huston bank.  MASW account is overdrawn $5.25, bank is threatening to take legal action.

It is decided that Erin has complete control of closing checking account and getting new free checking account--Unanimous decision

Lauren adjourns the meeting.