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Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes from 8-27-14 (Board Members only)

**Meeting was called to order at 5:15pm, all board members were present.

*There is some uncertainty as to who our faculty advisor is. Kristina will be asking Doug McDonald if he is willing to assume that responsibility and if he is not we will ask another tenured professor.

*We need to turn in all the paperwork to ASUM to be recognized as a club within the first few weeks of classes, once we have 10-15 members signed up Kristina will turn that in to ASUM.

*Meetings will be held on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning Wednesday Sept, 3rd at 5:15 in SS252-Unanimous decision.

*We will be putting out a newsletter once a month. All MASA members are encouraged to participate. The newsletter will highlight what events are happening in the following month and will recognize staff and student projects, research, etc...

*All members should update their biographies on the website to make sure they are accurate.

*We will advertise MASA as a club in different areas and list the benefits of joining to boost memberships.

*The first 10 people to sign up and pay membership dues will receive a free coozie. Membership fees have been changed this year to $10/semester or $15/year.

*The MASA flyers will advertise the club as: an opportunity for internships, a network of alumni, a source of academic funding, an opportunity to gain volunteer hours, a social outlet, to view lecture series, and possibly tutoring. 

*We came up with many ideas for activities this  year. They include but are not limited to: trivia nights, book drive/sale, one bake sale per month (first Tuesdays) and on holidays, Buffalo Wild Wing nights, and a lecture series (to be organized by Kirsten). At the bake sales we will have a trivia fact of the month related to anthropology. 

*The banquet will tentatively be held the Saturday before Halloween, which would be October 25th. We will immediately begin scouting locations and getting out donation requests for our silent auction. 

*Travel allocation applications are due by Sept. 10.

*We are possibly looking into getting a float for the homecoming parade. 

**Meeting adjourned at 6:42pm.