12-07-05 Minutes


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


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.


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.