MESA Executive Board Meeting
July 27, 2007
President: Rachael Brown
Vice-President: Nick Cluster
Treasurer: Susan Sexton
NCTM rep: Kyle Schultz
Colloquium chair: Dana TeCroney
Secretary: Kelly Edenfield
¯ Need to get members ($2 membership for undergraduates)
o Perks: Put on resum as member of a professional organization
¤ (Reps) put together bulletin board; attend executive board meetings
¤ ŌStudy breakĶ for undergrads before finals
¤ Mock interviews and resum building day
¤ Two undergrad colloquia
¯ Need to elicit nominations in the fall; due to Kelly by Aug 27
o Kelly will announce for seniors in 4360
o We need someone to announce for juniors. Is anyone TAÕing?
¯ Vote by September 7
Pre-session (Tuesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 15)
¯ Welcome packets – Susan will put together.
¯ Intro activity – Try to get mixed groups. Give everyone a Skittle to determine group. Need to come up with 4 – 5 questions to put on each table for the groups to discuss.
¯ Tour and lunch
o Tuesday – Lunch is on our own. Volunteer to take new people with you to lunch.
o Wednesday – Lunch at Little Italy. We will call ahead with pizza orders and reserve the back. We need to have Ōsign-upĶ sheet for food at the beginning of the day. Kelly and Dana will lead the tour. MESA meeting will follow tour.
¯ MESA picnic
o Friday, August 15 at 5:00 pm at RiverÕs Crossing
o Hamburgers and hotdogs. MESA will also provide drinks and paper products.
o Sign-up sheet to bring side dishes and desserts. First years do not bring anything.
¯ One a month; undergraduate ones do not count
¯ Try to bring in people; we have money; we need one big one each semester
¯ Vary the times and dates colloquia are offered.
¯ Already scheduled / ideas
o August 23: Glenda Lappan
o September 21: Luis Rico
o ?: Les Steffe
o (Dana has more ideas)
Schedule – 1st Monday of each month from 10:00 – 11:00 am. If the first Monday is a holiday, we will meet on the next Monday.
Next Meeting (after pre-session): September 10, 2007