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Title: Meeting Minutes for 02-25-01
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   Meeting Minutes for 02-25-01




Meeting Minutes for 02-25-01 (Meeting #7)

Meeting Start 6:52pm

Roll Call (those present, unless otherwise denoted)

Br. Wheatley
Br. Dickinson
Br. Kraft -- ABSENT (excused)
Br. Yarrison -- ABSENT (excused)
Br. Powell
Br. Martin
Br. Lowe -- ABSENT (excused)
Br. Garner -- ABSENT
Br. Aldridge
Br. Rogers
Br. Ycedo
Br. Branson
Br. Lewis
Br. Siard
Br. Williams
Br. Rye -- ABSENT
Br. Meizlish
Br. Scott
Br. McCann
Br. Kirkpatrick
Br. Gilland
Br. Thomas
Br. Martin
Br. Abernethy
Pl. Mulder
Pl. Cantu
Pl. Murphy -- ABSENT (excused)
Pl. Brumbaugh

* Minutes from the Februray 18th, 2001, meeting were passed.

President's Report
- Went to the IFC meeting last week. I need somebody to be a judicial board delegate. Br. Lewis volunteers.
- We have two resolutions that are up for vote at the next IFC Congress meeting.
    - They'd like to move the Sexual Assault speaker to April 24th. I'm going to vote for that.
    - They want to require you to mow your lawn every two weeks over the summer. I will vote for this at the meeting.
- Has the Presidents Trophy people met yet? No. I really, really, really need for you to meet this week. That deadline is coming up fast.
- Womens History Month is having an award nomination. Is anybody interested in nominating one of your professors, or ASK (for outstanding greek chapter)? A committee will vote on the awards and give them out. Br. Martin has the nomination form.
- I'm going to pass around a signup sheet for the Spring Break roadtrip. If you're interested in the trip, please put your name down.
- Yearbook pictures are March 5th through the 9th. Let's shoot for Wednesday night at 6 or 6:15 PM. Don't look homeless.

Vice-President's Report
- Retreat is next weekend. Thank you for filling out the survey. We're going to spend the first night here; you will be fed here. We're going to Lake Tenkiller.  If you have a sleeping bag, bring it. We'll be sleeping in the cabins on Saturday, and you'll be back in the afternoon with plenty of time to study or do homework. Aftermeeting will be done during the retreat. Bring $5 for gas for the person you'll be riding with.
- If you can't go, come by on Friday night. We'll be doing stuff here at the Manor.
- Aftermeeting will be 9:15 PM.
- Dinner on Tuesday at 6:30 PM. Br. Siard will cook, and Pl. Cantu will provide transportation. Meet at the Manor around 3:30 PM.

Secretary's Report
- I won't be at retreat. Can somebody take notes for me at the meeting during retreat?
- Br Branson: Business meeting will be at 6:30 PM in the Union next week.

Treasurer's Report
- I intended to have bills out this week, but will try to get them out before retreat.
- I won't be at retreat. I'll give the checks to Br. Branson.
- Anything I need to know about bill payment? Talk to me.

Rush Chairman's Report
- Nothing much going on.
- Please be on your best behavior on Tuesday. Dr. Nashaw is a Math Professor, and I'm looking at making him an associate member.
- If you have a professor who you'd like to make an associate, talk to me.

Chapter Editor's Report
- The two people who haven't submitted articles need to provide them. Br. Gilland asked for a reminder.
- I've gotten zero announcements from the actives. If you have something, please send it to me.

House Manager's Report
- Nobody bothered to show up for the workday on Saturday.
- There are a bunch of cookie pans and stuff in the sink.
- We really need to clean the place up. I would appreciate people attending.
- I would like a house meeting to be scheduled on Tuesday after dinner.
- Come by on Tuesday afternoon and we'll start our cleanup at 3:00 PM.

Social Chairman's Report
- Nothing to report.

Scholarship Chairman's Report
- I'll send in Form N after my first class tomorrow.
- Nobody showed up for the study night last week. That's okay, as long as you're doing well in your classes.

Athletics Chairman's Report
- Pi Kappa Phi is doing their annual philanthropy -- Push America. Charity basketball tournament is coming up. They'd like one person from different groups on campus to play basketball one night. Friday night, March 9th, is the date. Br. Aaron Martin volunteers. Pl. Mulder is his backup.
- Indoor Soccer has changed for the worse. They've decided to start March 25th. Another place is also starting March 25th. The place further away costs less than the closer one. It's an 8 week season, we'd miss a couple of games. It's $425-$475, split across as many people play. Let me know if you want to play.

Alumni Relations Chairman's Report
- No report.

Pledge Educator's Report
- First Pledge Education meeting was this week.
- Future meetings will be at 8:00 PM on Tuesdays.
- Br. Branson is invited to speak at the next meeting.
- I'll check on the okpledges mailing list situation
- I'll try to harass the last two pledge classes for pledge class projects

Pledge Class President's Report
- No report.

IFC Representative's Report
- No meeting this week.

Junior IFC Representative's Report
- We learned a lot. The Norman police are cracking down on fake ID's. They're arresting people now for that.
- We did take roll, and introduce ourselves.
- Next meeting is in a few weeks. They'll announce it at a future regular IFC meeting.

Philanthropy Chairman's Report
- We need to do the adopt-an-area today.
- Campus Kidnap is coming up. Branson will try to dig up more information on this and send it out. We'll need about 5 or 6 people.
- Zeta Beta Tau is doing a clothing drive. They're going to drop boxes off for our donations. I'll make sure we get one for the Manor. Bring all your old clothes and drop them by.
- If you're coming to Omega man, tell me soon. I have thirty tickets. They're $7 a piece. I'll need the money by next Sunday.
- Bot Ball was this weekend. It went well enough. Three Triangles attended.

Alpha Sigma Kappa Liaison's Report
- They didn't tell me anything.

Historian's Report (Br. Thomas reporting)
- We did send some pictures to the Chapter Editor this week.
- I haven't updated the bulletin board in Carson. I'll do that soon.
- There are a lot of pictures to put into the photo album.

Public Relations Chairman
- There's a PTA meeting tomorrow. I might go.
- March 5th is our next court date. I think it's at 9:00 AM in the morning.

Reaper Report
- Needed to remind Br. Branson about T-Shirts.

Executive Committee Report
- We met on Tuesday right after dinner.
- Talked about IFC Congress, forms, and getting things started.
- Didn't talk about retreat, since VP wasn't there.
- Exec Council meetings were moved to Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. Meet by the jukebox.

Old Business
- No old business.

New Business
- Br. Kirkpatrick says the Constitution update has been stalled.
- No other new business.

Action Item List
MPA: Form N for scholarship chair
SCS: Bill round for the treasurer
All: House work day on Tuesday
MAB: I need to finish a botscore
HPM: Not to die this week

Announcements

Br. Wheatley
- Thanks to Trek, Aaron Lowe, and Hugh for getting me on Saturday night/Sunday morning.
- I was at Grams. It's a meat market like I've never seen before.
- Angles was fun last night.
- I got my tax refund and spent half of it already.
- I enjoy listening to IFC reports.
- Work is excellent. I'm behind a locked door, and no users can get to us. I get maybe 3 pieces of email a day. I set my own schedule.
- Last weekend's trip to Port Arthur, Texas, was really good. Camped out on the gulf coast with a new friend from work. Can't find my CDs.
- I registered wheatl.com, thanks to Br. Williams. I'll get it hosted somewhere.
- Thanks for Mulder for being on the guard. I'm glad they're there, as when we need you, we need you.
- I hate non-uniform whisker growth.
- This week, I hope to develop the 22 rolls of film I have from the Apache-> Manor move
- I did a lot of laundry today.
- I'm going to watch Precila on Wednesday at 7PM. It won an Academy Award.

Br. Dickinson
- This week sucked. It wasn't that bad, that's why it only sucked.

Br. Powell
- Being 24 is an awful lot like being 23. Another meaningless birthday is over.
- Thanks to Trevor for the gift. It was nice, but I don't know what to do with it.
- Apparently, I'm not welcome at Victoria's anymore. My mom's boyfriend embarrassed us.
- Got turned down for another job this week. I think we're about through with the stuff I applied for in January.
- Man, I'm slow. Analysis has taught me I'm slow.
- Thanks to those who helped make my post-green beer day an experience. I do remember it. I pissed the manager off by throwing a tomato.
- Blue silly puddy is really cool.

Br. Martin
- I got my car back this week, and discovered new broken things with it. They're incompetent. They drilled an extra hole in the door.
- Nobody was hospitalized this week, so that's good. (at least, nobody in my family.)
- How many more weeks until finals? Ten? Eight, after this week, not counting Spring Break.
- Tulsa won over SMU, despite the efforts of the officials.

Br. Aldridge
- I dropped the shitty class I had, so I'm down to 12 hours.
- Jeremiah is the most interesting drunk I've experienced.
- I got to enjoy my roommate's mother's generosity this week. She bought my dinner at Marie Calendars.
- Bot ball was interesting to see what high school students are doing with robots.
- At Angles, I ended up catching a rainbow set of Mardi Gras beads.
- Enzyme of the Week: Malic Enzyme

Br. Rogers
- We have a reception site at Stepbrothers.
- We won Road Rally. It wasn't terribly difficult.
- Sarah and Aaron are engineering royalty for the year.
- I had a shitty week.

Br. Ycedo
- My roommate was planning to go back home to Mardi Gras, but he wrecked his car. They went to Kansas instead. I enjoyed their absence.

Br. Branson
- Last week was one of the most horrible weeks I've experienced. I worked 11 hours on Wednesday. I worked 17-18 hours the rest of the week.
- Friday morning I left, went to Rolla, to Tau Beta Pi regionals.
- The game on Wednesday was good.

Br. Lewis
- Green Beer day was fun.
- This week was really long.
- I have everything I needed to get done, done. I've got a lot of free time, and will be planning various acts of evil.

Br. Siard
- Bot ball taught me that I not only hate all children, but all adults too.
- The chemical reagent of the week is: lead.
- I was invited to a meeting of Students for Socioeconomic Change.

Br. Williams
- It was a long, long week. That is all.

Br. Meizlish
- Horrible week. I hope I never have to go through this again.
- I've developed a heart condition that makes the different chambers of my heart beat out of coordination.
- I'm now on a beta inhibitor drug that makes me sleep a lot.
- I'm going to miss a lot of classes, as I have a bunch of tests at the cardiologist this week.
- They don't know what my prognosis is yet. Could be brain chemistry.
- I'm way behind in Calculus and in my classes.

Br. Scott
- Had a friend and colleague fly in to work with me on Thursday.

Br. McCann
- Last week sucked.

Br. Kirkpatrick
- Two of the last six class meetings in stats have met. The instructor has come down with plague, or something. Maybe he lost the tests.
- I spent $200 this week. No sure where it went.
- In 36 hours, I'm going to Alabama. On Wednesday, I have a professor who is faxing me a test. I'll have an hour and a half to fax it back.

Br. Gilland
- It was a long week.
- Saving Silverman was a lot of fun.
- Dog thinks I'm smoking crack because of this.
- Boon Dong Saints kicks a lot of ass. It's a cool movie. Lots of death and Irish Catholics.
- Thank you to Siard and Pyrex for helping me with flower delivery with Tera. More news after Monday.
- Dancers have the coolest sense of comfortable clothes around.

Br. Thomas
- I don't think Trek and I have a calculus professor anymore. He's been gone since the beginning of February.
- Unlike the useful robots, I would like to challenge kids to design useless robots that kill each other.
- I'm working down at the AME machine shop right now, learning how to use all the cool equipment.

Br. Martin
- I think I have the only legitimate reason for the weekend sucking. It literally did.
- I didn't get the key to the pink fluid.

Br. Abernethy
- Br. Dog, can I use your TV on Wednesday at 7:30? The US v. Mexican qualifying cup. Yes? I'm going to watch that!
- Thermo test tomorrow is a bad thing.

Pl. Mulder
- As you know, I was in a competition this week. Light machine -- M60. I took 3rd in the entire state. I can dismantle and put together an M60 blindfolded. We shot a little yesterday, and today. I only missed 3 shots. There's a two for one assassination special, for anyone who wants to buy one.
- I want to thank everybody who said something about the National Guard. It helps to hear comments like that. Next week, I'll be at drills, and it starts to suck being away.
- On Wednesday, somebody I care about left for Nevada and won't be back for a while. I'm waiting for her.
- I hope this week is a lot better for everybody else.
- If you haven't shown up for cleaning sessions, I'll make your life hell for the next couple of years.

Pl. Cantu
- The week started with Dr. Antonio telling me to build a 16 machine Linux cluster.
- Bot ball was okay, except for the parents.
- I implemented a wireless network in my apartment this week.

Pl. Brumbaugh
- The week didn't suck, it was just there.
- Matt got my computer running just a little better than it used to.

Final Announcement
- Br. Lewis for the party a week ago.

Meeting End 8:09pm