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Title: Triangle Meeting Minutes for 08-24-03
Last modified: 2005-08-27
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Meeting Minutes for 08-24-03 (Meeting #15)

Meeting Start 2:02pm

Roll Call (those present, unless otherwise denoted)

Br. Aldridge
Br. Branson
Br. Meizlish
Br. Scott - ABSENT
Br. McCann
Br. Gilland - LATE
Br. Thomas
Br. Martin
Br. Abernethy
Br. Cantu
Br. Murphy
Br. Brumbaugh
Br. Hafner
Br. Collie
Br. Ulmer
Br. Pounder
Br. Knous
Br. Prosser
Br. Ferguson
Br. Powers
Br. Faulkner
Br. Kincheloe
Br. Heck
Br. Siegel - ABSENT
Mr. Kuntz

*Quorum acheived, vote to pass previous minutes
*Passed by consent

President's Report

Vice-President's Report
    -Due to rush activities, no aftermeeting

Treasurer's Report
    -Budgets passed out
    -No buffer between receivables and payables
    -Athletics was cut
    -Rush went up, as well as Retreat
    -Bills printed out, will be passed out after business meeting

Secretary's Report
    -I will announce the JMG award next week
    -Will see about minutes being posted as well

Rush Chairman's Report
    -Need two people to go to Formal rush tonight, two more people tomorrow
    -Welcome party on Wednesday 7:30pm to placate ASK
    -Need dorm storm volunteers, fliers will be made
    -Formal rush is here on Monday and Tuesday
    -Next Monday is Alumni BBQ at 3:00pm

Chapter Editor's Report
    -EH is 80% done, trying to force things to work
    -I'll need slave labor soon

House Manager's Report
    -First work day today, thanks to those who showed up
    -In the future, fines will be imposed for not showing up to work days or not having valid excuse
    -Next work day is this Saturday at 2:00pm, $25 fine for not showing up
    -Try to leave living/dining rooms as nice as possible, clean up after yourself
    -Table 'O crap in the hallway, needs to be cleaned up, same around the TV
    -Magazine stackes getting larger, back issues will be tossed when stack heights reach Critical
    -Cars must be moved by tomorrow, will be towed, and not nicely, since TNL is in charge of towing
    -RM room has lots of stuff in it, must be moved, any personal effects definitely
    -In 2nd floor bathroom, shorts and shirt hanging on pole, need to be claimed
    -2nd floor parlor area is a fire escape route, anything along the North wall must be moved
    -Hallways: personal items must be moved, chapter stuff will be moved as well, bottom line, hallways must be clear so there is no death
    -Stuff from Office needs a place to stay, preferably a room in the Manor
    -We might get a chainsaw as well, hit alumni up for funds
    -TDM: make a list for showers/laundry?
    -TRA: will be made eventually.  Laundry will be a sign-up, showers will be more difficult, bathtub on first floor will be emergency shower
    -Sign up for what times you want to use the washer/dryer

Steward's Report
    -Meal Plan starts tomorrow
    -Providing plenty of food for the 3 people who live here
    -All 3 must have a full meal plan, either $25/week breakfast and dinner, or $7.50/week breakfast
    -What time do we serve dinner?  Thinking between 6:00pm and 7:00pm.  7:00pm approved
    -Weekly chapter dinners changed to Wednesday evening, so it's cancelled this week due to Welcome Back Party
    -Chore list will be made up, need to know who can cook/clean on what evenings
    -Meal selection:  Meeting after the business meeting, ideas thrown out, I set things up for the week, shopping and pairing people up and whatnot
    -Anybody have a Sam's club card?  Mr. Kuntz: I do
    -Fines for not doing chores:  Not this week, but from then on, if dishes are not done, $5 fine among the two people supposed to clean them, the person who does
     the job then gets paid the fine.  Legislation for that will be written up this week.  You can pay others to do your chores under this plan.
    -If guests pay for meals, zoning laws come into play, so we'll continue with the system we have now, only a few guests a night, extra food is made, no big deal
     please don't abuse it, donations from guests are always accepted.  Rushees are always free.  Pledges get one dinner a week free.
    -Late meals: Board is made up, mark the days you will be late for dinner, a plate will be made for you and put aside.
    -Leftovers: Free game for anyone on the meal plan
    -Pantry: Cleaned out today to make room for chapter stock, but individual  space still available for residents
    -Refridgerator space: Need plenty of space for chapter stock

Scholarship Chairman's Report
    -Our GPA for last semester, depending on how it's calculated, went up from 7th to 3rd or 2nd among OU fraternities
    -Test files will be done within the week, kept the good stuff
    -ADH: post people's schedules on doors, wake up neighbors if you see they need to be in a class in 20 minutes

Social Chairman's Report
    -AKH is new social chair
    -MAB: I want a Festival of Sin
    -May only be one party this year due to construction

Athletics Chairman's Report
    -Manor parking lot used on game days to make money
    -Cash in hand, easy to restock chapter supplies
    -Anyone have problems with it?  No objections
    -Two teams of four people to work the lots on game days, may be paid out of the profits
    -If OU has a problem with it, they will tell us, and we won't do it anymore

Alumni Relations Chairman's Report
    -Who is it?  LRK, with MAB assisting
    -Make sure they know about picnic next Monday

IFC Representative's Report
    -ADH volunteers for it

Philanthropy Chairman's Report
    -Nothing right now

Alpha Sigma Kappa Liaison's Report
    -Planning their rush

Historian's Report
    -Can't think of anything

WebMaster's Report
    -Don't ask me to put anything on the web because I can't, looking into alternate website options

Public Relations Chairman
    -Who is it?  BMG volunteers

Pledge Educator's Report
    -TRA: I'm still it.  I hate myself.

Pledge Class President's Report

Reaper Report

Executive Committee Report
    -It met yesterday, discussed budget and Hammerin'!

Rush Committee Report
    -Meeting on Tuesday at 10:30pm

Old Business
    -None

New Business
    -Budget must be approved.
    -DRC: Move to discuss budget
    -So moved
    -MAB: Rush is too high, meal plan needs more, and I don't like not having a buffer
    -JAT: Historian's budget can be halved easily, depends on what we budget for
    -ADH: I could reduce Rush by about half, assuming I get some money from the Steward
    -TRA: Move to table
    -Tabled until next week

Action Item List
    -Nothing

Announcements

Br. Wheatley

Br. Aldridge
    -Summer was interesting, got a concussion and a job

Br. Branson
    -Spent the summer at NASA, hung out with Eric Brown and Br. Garner
    -St. Louis is a great city
    -Still working for NASA, may summon me back to CA next January
    -Eric Brown will be here tonight
    -Bought a bottle of scotch
    -Don't have to get on a plane in the next six weeks, at least
    -Miss my Wok

Br. Lewis

Br. Siard

Br. Williams

Br. Meizlish
    -Summer of 1,000 jobs came to an end
    -Plan to start working out again
    -Hard schedule this semester
    -Last night went to hospital to get antibiotics due to plague infecting my tonsils
    -Go Sooners

Br. McCann
    -Laptop died, Gateway wanted to charge lots for a new biode chip
    -Got a new job in the summer, I'm was a game-tester, worked lots of overtime and double-overtime

Br. Gilland
    -Scotland was very, very cool
    -OU has crappy Math/Philosophy department
    -Excited about grad school again, want to get Ph.D.
    -Spent Christmas with a guy with a computer named "The Beast", and wanted to be a rally driver when he grew up
    -Traveled, saw London, intend to go back to Scotland and live there
    -Being around the Manor has been great, Mr. Kuntz is cool, glad to be back
    -Have a bottle of Iron Brew, friends dubbed it "Liquid Cancer", sugar is number two on the ingredients list

Br. Thomas
    -Got a new job, I'm always tired and spaced out

Br. Martin

Br. Abernethy
    -Nothing to report

Br. Cantu
    -Branson likes big butts
    -Got a new car in May
    -June really sucked
    -In July, I got hired, I'm an IT consultant
    -Working for OU right now, it's scary
    -They are racking me up with various certifications
    -Going to Dallas this week, Chicago next week for more training

Br. Murphy
    -Do you like pancakes, Robert?
    -Liquid crucifixation

Br. Brumbaugh
    -I hate Java in triplicate
    -Thus, it begins...

Br. Hafner
    -They paid me well to live in Kansas
    -17 hours of class

Br. Collie
    -I need a new computer RPG, open to suggestions/donations

Br. Ulmer
    -Summer was awesome, except for sucky parts
    -Shame classes are starting, semester is going to suck

Br. Pounder
    -Over the summer, I had six different sources of income, including blood-whoring and telemarketing
    -Glad to be back

Br. Knous
    -This summer was awesome, took two of the easiest classes ever
    -Got lots of frequent flier miles

Br. Anderson

Br. Vargas

Br. Prosser
    -Had 21st birthday on a Sunday, so I couldn't buy alcohol
    -Made lots of money this summer
    -New symbol, MCU is already winning
    -My rats are getting bigger by the day

Br. Ferguson
    -Summer sucked, couldn't find a job
    -I have Data Structures, so that sucks

Br. Powers
    -Great summer
    -Made fun of my mom because I made more than she did, also had better working conditions
    -Party at house with high school friends, cops didn't get called
    -Taught people new drinking games

Br. Faulkner
    -Ummmm...
    -Went to Midland
    -Did lots of stuff, but nothing interesting
    -Same German teacher this year, he's a great teacher

Br. Kincheloe
    -Doing good, summer was fun
    -18 hours of class
    -Been scraping paint off my wall, would appreciate help with it

Pl. Heck
    -Been thoroughly unproductive
    -National Convention was enlighening
    -"Mind go blank, Adam go stupid"
    -Let me know what you donate to the chapter library

Pl. Siegel

Mr. Kuntz
    -Last 3 months were great, worked in a theater, managers were retards
    -Last 3 weeks, room looks better and better
    -Last 3 days have been awful
    -Last 3 hours, signed up to the Navy nuclear mailing list

Tool of the Week
    -LRK for things he has actually done

Final Announcement
    -MAB for setting up meal plan

Meeting End 4:07pm