Board Minutes

Board of Directors Meeting – October 24, 2019

November 23, 2019

Board Members Present – Paul Wahlstrom, Bill Young

Steve Smith – Staff

Proxy – Hugh Aynesworth

Conference phone – Zane Harrington

Guest – Matt Thomas

4:08 pm – Meeting Called to Order

4:10 pm – Matt Thomas Board Membership – Matt gave introductory information – worked for KRLD – Downtown Dallas Inc. communications director – Board Of Directors TX associated press broadcasters.

4:11 pm – New Board Member nomination: Bill Young nominated Matt Thomas, Zane Harrington seconded. Approved unanimously

4:12 pm – September 26th meeting minutes approved. Unanimous

4:15 pm – Financials – Discussed: outstanding add sponsorship invoices, Board Insurance payment, Membership dues down. Approved.  Unanimous

4:20 pm – Membership Discussion: feedback for non-renewals, ways to attract more membership, how to figure out how to make the Club more appealing and valuable for its members

4:23 pm – Keri called in – Communications Discussion – Tech Contractor Todd Davis is in direct contact with Paul Wahlstrom on website issues. 

Student Press Conference with Skip Hollingsworth discussed. Press release review. Possible Sponsors / underwriter mentioned as well as potential moderators. 3 colleges – 2 junior colleges have been confirmed for the Press Conference. Discussed possibly opening the press conference to the public after considering budget implications.

4:39 pm – Discussion of possible Internships with PCD for journalism students. Speakers groups will be focused on after the student press conference – Board Members have begun making contacts with possible host schools and speakers. Continuing education discussion tabled for Next Meeting.

4:42 pm – Aynesworth Awards scheduled for May and Legends in Oct 2020

4:53 – meeting adjourned – next meeting scheduled Thursday Nov 21st

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