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Gamma Beta Phi General Meeting #1: 

Gamma Beta Phi General Meeting #1 Wednesday, September 26, 2007 6:30 PM Library Auditorium


Welcome Check-In— Service point & drawing Drop-Off— School supply donation 2 supplies = 1 service pt Pick-Up— Certificates for new members Pay-Up— If you still owe $10 dues


Overview Old Business Introduce Officers Current Membership Info New Business Distinguished Chapter Award Webmaster & Advisor Bylaws Committees Future Business Service Opportunities Endowed Scholarship Fund Next Meeting


Officers President—Melanie Dong Vice-President—Brian Pugh Corresponding Secretary—Kelli Lennon Points Secretary—Christina Weinzettle Treasurer—Devon Boykin Historian—Parisa Toghiani-Doulatabadi Delegates—Elena Dent & Ashley Ratcliff OLD BUSINESS

More Officers…: 

More Officers… Webmaster—Lona Smith Advisor—Dr. Surya Durbha Past-President—Jared Allen Found last year’s Advisor Dr. Diane Wall Cause for Paws raffle fundraiser Started active membership check to prevent overpopulation of rolls Published in The Gambet online OLD BUSINESS

Current Membership Info: 

Current Membership Info Active Members Need to earn 5 service points per semester Get 1 point for being here now Pay $10 dues for each school year Already paid in $60 induction fee OLD BUSINESS

More Member Info: 

More Member Info Email you through Website: Email officers PO Box Email us: National Website: OLD BUSINESS

GBP Info: 

GBP Info Honor and Service Organization for college students in U.S. Scholarship, Service, Character To recognize and encourage individual excellence in education. To promote the development of leadership ability and character in its members. To foster, disseminate and improve education through appropriate service projects. OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS -DCA -Webmaster & Advisor -Bylaws -Committees : 

NEW BUSINESS -DCA -Webmaster & Advisor -Bylaws -Committees

Distinguished Chapter Award: 

Distinguished Chapter Award MSU Chapter won it 12 times between Fall 1984 and Spring 1999 State Award Highest DCA Percentage 1991-92, 1993-94, 1994-95 Record induction number: 435 members in 1995 Have to meet 21 requirements Bylaws comply with National Deadline for receipt of dues Opportunity to order GBP member items [click here] Social activity NEW BUSINESS


Webmaster Lona Smith Software Engineering Overhauled website [click here] Codes by hand!!! NEW BUSINESS


Aye or Nay Webmaster Vote NEW BUSINESS


Advisor Dr. Surya Durbha PhD in Computer Engineering from MSU Research Assistant Professor @ GeoResources Institute Already acting as advisor—signatures, HQ, IRS!!! NEW BUSINESS

Advisor Vote: 

Advisor Vote Aye or Nay NEW BUSINESS


Bylaws Procedure Bring up @ meeting Vote @ next meeting Needs to include Webmaster Position Needs to comply with National where VP is Head of Publicity Committee Needs to clarify payment of dues NEW BUSINESS


Committees Executive—Officers Publicity Program Social NEW BUSINESS

Publicity Committee: 

Publicity Committee To make sure that the name, nature, purposes, and contributions of GBP are recognized throughout the campus and the community to provide for the publicizing of the names and pictures of all new members To provide Headquarters with pictures and accounts of the chapter's activities for publication in THE GAMBET To prepare a chapter scrapbook each year Vice-President, Webmaster, Historian NEW BUSINESS

Program/Project Committee: 

Program/Project Committee To assist the Executive Committee in planning the nature of the chapter meetings To secure meeting facilities and outside speakers To greet, introduce, and send thanks to all outside persons who take part in a meeting of the chapter To have all programs printed for ceremonies Corresponding & Points Secretaries NEW BUSINESS

Social Committee: 

Social Committee To take charge of all social activities of the chapter, especially in regard to food and decorations Treasurer, Delegates NEW BUSINESS

FUTURE BUSINESS - Service Opportunities -Endowed Scholarship Fund -Next Meeting: 

FUTURE BUSINESS - Service Opportunities -Endowed Scholarship Fund -Next Meeting

Service Opportunities: 

Service Opportunities Collect clothing @ next meeting Other Scholar’s Recognition Day Oct. 12—9:00 to 10:30—2 points Publicity Halloween Carnival-Oct. 26 Social Brickfire—help preschoolers with reading & learning skills Potato Drop in October? FUTURE BUSINESS

Endowed Scholarship Fund: 

Endowed Scholarship Fund Established in 1995 with initiation of 435 members MSU Foundation Covers two $500 GBP member scholarships each year Christopher Edwards and Hanna Babiarz last year Will need to look into it further FUTURE BUSINESS

Next Meeting: 

Next Meeting Wed. October 24—7 PM—McCool 100 Bring clothing for donation (2 items=1 pt) Vote on bylaw amendment Pizza! FUTURE BUSINESS


ADJOURNMENT Next Meeting: Wed. Oct. 24 @7 PM in McCool 100 Gift Card Drawing Sign-up for Committees Orientation Leaders needed—Apps by Oct. 22

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