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   Meeting Minutes for 11-11-01

Meeting Minutes for 11-11-01 (Meeting #13)

Meeting Start 6:31pm

Roll Call (those present, unless otherwise denoted)

Br. Wheatley
Br. Grady
Br. Powell
Br. Garner
Br. Aldridge
Br. Rogers
Br. Branson
Br. Lewis
Br. Siard
Br. Williams
Br. Meizlish
Br. Scott
Br. McCann
Br. Kirkpatrick
Br. Gilland
Br. Thomas
Br. Martin
Br. Abernethy
Br. Cantu
Br. Murphy
Br. Brumbaugh
Pl. Hafner
Pl. Collie
Pl. Reif -- ASLEEP (consciously late)
Pl. Ulmer
Pl. Pounder
Pl. Knous
Pl. Anderson -- ABSENT

* Minutes from the October 28, 2001, meeting were passed.
* Minutes from the November 4, 2001, meeting were passed.

Special Guests - Alpha Omicron Pi (from Nashville, TN)
  - We're recolonizing in March of 2002. They've once operated a chapter here.
  - We're looking for something from the Greek community: involvement. If you know of people who are interested in being a member, sign this sheet.
  - We've bought the ATO house. It'll be running in Fall of 2002.
  - April 8th, we're going to hold a philanthropic event. If you raise the most money, you can give half the money to your favorite charity.

President's Report
- There's a meeting tomorrow at 1pm at the Presidents Office about the President's trophy. Who can go? I'll plan on attending that.
- The Thetas are doing a philanthropy where you buy a Thanksgiving dinner for a family. If we want to do this, we'll need to register by the 14th. Are we interested in doing this?

Vice-President's Report
- Aftermeeting at 9:30pm.
- The banquet is this Saturday at 6pm. It'll be here at the Manor. It'll be buffet style, and we should have plenty of food. It'll be $20 per member and $15 per guest. Try to be here a little before 6pm. Also, FNGs: I need one of you to speak. I'll talk to a few others about possibly speaking. Attire: Business Formal.
- Dinner on Tuesday: MAB, TRA, JAM. Cleanup: SCS, MDS2

Secretary's Report
- Nothing to report.

Treasurer's Report
- Pay your bills.
- I'm working on budget. Sorry, I don't have a fixed number for that tonight.
- I'm about halfway to having the account balanced out.
- Actually reconciliation will be done once I get the bank statement.

Rush Chairman's Report
- Nothing to report.

Chapter Editor's Report
- Nothing to report.

House Manager's Report
- Had a work day on Friday. Didn't have a workday on Friday.
- Some day we need to rake leaves. 5:30pm is almost totally dark, so we need to do it earlier.
- Workday at 4:30pm this Friday.
- If you're playing games downstairs, use deodorant and bathe, please. It's starting to smell.
- MAB: If anyone can find the white microwave from upstairs at the Apache house, please let me know. I'm tired of the smell of burnt popcorn.

Social Chairman's Report
- Clean up the basement, you slobs.

Scholarship Chairman's Report
- There's a major chem test on Thursday.
- I'm worried about certain things. I'll be addressing those issues throughout the week.

Athletics Chairman's Report
- I heard there was a soccer game today, that didn't go well. I'll defer to soccer god.
- TRA: We played today. The first half was good, and we got tired. Next week is at 2pm. If you can't play, come watch.

Alumni Relations Chairman's Report
- We have a banquet this weekend. I haven't gotten any large response from the alumni, except that Paul isn't going to come.
- MAB: You might want to send out another email to get RSVPs. MBW: We can't accept any RSVP's after Tuesday.

IFC Representative's Report
- We need to reserve 3 spots for the International Thanksgiving Dinner on Monday.
- Next meeting is at Delta Upsilon.

Philanthropy Chairman's Report
- At Siard's suggestion, we should do adopt-an-area a little earlier. We'll try to meet here at 5pm.

Alpha Sigma Kappa Liaison's Report
- I saw their President on Monday and told them about the party on December 1st.
- November 17, 2001 is the Masquerade Ball. It's in Andrews Park from 8pm-11pm. It's a 70's theme.

Historian's Report
- Apparently, the board was defaced somewhere between Wednesday and Friday. Now, I really have to get it fixed.
- There will be a slide show at the Founders Day Banquet.

Public Relations Chairman
- To MWW: The envelopes you sent out bounced, so I resent them with the right postage.

Pledge Educator's Report
- Thank you Br. Wheatley for giving the house tour last week.
- I'd like the Scholarship Chair to speak this week.
- All is well.

Pledge Class President's Report
- Br. Wheatley's house tour was very informative. He also emailed us when we owned each house.
- We look forward to the Scholarship Chair's enlightening speech on Tuesday.

Reaper Report
- TNL: Get advised/enroll
- RZC: Get defensive driving taken care of.
- TDM: Need a plane ticket for Christmas.

Old Business
- No old business.

New Business
- Officer Nominations for 2002
    - President: TRA (by TDM), JAM (by RZC)
    - Vice President: AGM (by MPA), JAT (by TNL), RZC (by BMG)
    - Secretary: MDS2 (by KLR), RZC (by MDS2), Pl. Pounder (by BMG)
    - Treasurer: JAM (by MPA), MAB (by KLR), Pl. Collie (by BMG)
    - Rush Chair: Pl. Hafner (by TDM), AGM (by JDP)
    - House Manager: MAB (by MBW), TDM (by JDP)
    - Scholarship: Pl. Collie (by BMG), RZC (by MBW)
    - Chapter Editor: Pl. Knous (by BMG), MDS2 (by KLR), Pl. Pounder (by MDM), Pl. Reif (by MAB)

- MWW: We had a change in the developments in the Manor today. We found a Harvard Law professor who's interested in buying in April or May. He likes the place, but won't know until Monday whether he'll have a job at OU. That's all we know right now.

Action Item List
MAB: I need to schedule a time for the yearbook.
MAB: Need to get a t-shirt design done by this week.


Br. Wheatley
- I changed my alternator yesterday. My last one lasted 18 months, which was a record.
- I missed the middle of Momento taking the guy around the house today.
- I'm off work on Monday.

Dr. Grady
- Michelle is here. Our third child was born prematurely, and he's in the ICU. He's doing well for being born that early.

Br. Powell
- I don't have any tests this week.
- I took my computer into the shop because my mouse was hanging my computer every hour on the hour. After reinstalling, it hangs every 30 minutes.
- My database 105 page project is due sometime this week.

Br. Garner
- I enjoyed seeing Br. Lowe last night.
- I had a good time here on Friday.

Br. Aldridge
- K-Pax is an extremely well done movie.
- I had a really kick ass week.

Br. Rogers
- Soccer sucked today.
- Had a pretty good weekend, though.
- Had a good day yesterday.
- My bathroom is clean.

Br. Branson
- Too much shit happened this week. I had a long bloody week.

Br. Lewis
- The week didn't suck.

Br. Siard
- Long week.

Br. Williams
- I've moved my numerical analysis grade from an F, to a C+. I can have a B+ by the end of the semester.
- My sister won the Special Olympics gold medal for bowling.
- It was a good week.

Br. Meizlish
- This week had some really good peaks, and some bad lows. It all evened out in the end.
- I had a fun time this weekend, thanks to Br. Williams and Cantu.

Br. Scott
- Nothing to report.

Br. McCann
- Nothing special.

Br. Kirkpatrick
- Two weekends ago I was at a grad school visit in Alabama. Last weekend, I was in Kansas City helping a friend with trouble.
- Thanks to MWW for inviting me to dinner with Nic.

Br. Gilland
- If anyone is looking to move in someplace, Trevor and I are looking for a third. It's $200 plus bills.
- Camp out against the war has been moved to after Thanksgiving. All of this week is Burma awareness week.

Br. Thomas
- Ummm... no, nothing special.

Br. Martin
- Two minute nuclear popcorn.

Br. Abernethy
- We're going to have a soccer practice at 5pm on Thursday.
- If the phrase or term "gaha" means something to you, please see me after the meeting.

Br. Cantu
- Nothing to report.

Br. Murphy
- It was a good weekend for the arts and... hurray for everyone!

Br. Brumbaugh
- Is there anyone that can give me a ride at 8am tomorrow morning?
- The apocalypse cometh.

Pl. Hafner
- I spent the weekend playing with a 7, 4, and 18 month old.

Pl. Collie
- Last week I discovered cooperative tetris and Diablo I.

Pl. Ulmer
- As the semester goes on, I find myself hating my classes more and more.

Pl. Pounder
- 100% on the calculus test, 95% on the chem test. And the scholarship chair rejoiced.

Pl. Knous
- Save a tree, eat a beaver.

Final Announcement
- Goes to the people who raked leaves (SCS, JDP, MCU, DJR).

Meeting End 7:30pm