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March 28, 2017 | 4 – 6 p.m.
Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N Market St, 3rd Floor EO Conference Room
President Scott Goldstein called the meeting to order at 4:13 p.m.
Attending: Hugh Aynesworth, Ed Bark, Cary Broussard, Scott Goldstein, Michael Grant, Angela Madison, Barry Hoffman, Tristan Hallman, JoAnn Holt, Cory Smith, Frank Librio
Absent: Lauren Finegan
- Approval of Minutes: February 28, 2017
- Motion made by Frank Librio and seconded by Barry Hoffman. Motion carried.
- Financials: February 2017
- Motion made by Cory Smith and seconded by Frank Librio. Motion carried.
- Board Resignation
- Motion to accept the board resignation of Stephanie Lucero made by Cory Smith and seconded by Michael Grant. Motion carried.
New Board Member Nominees:
Scott will circulate bios of new board nominees and invite them to next meeting for brief in-person interviews. He thanked everyone for the submissions of such great candidates.
Scott gave update on the Journalist panel re: President Trump’s first 100 days in office to be held at Paul Quinn College on May 2, 2017. David to create invitation, Cary to write news release and Angela/Cary volunteered to register voters at event.
Barry and Scott gave update on Legends & Hugh Aynesworth Award(s). The BOD discussed separating the two events in depth, moving the deadline for entries and expanding the categories for the Aynesworth Awards. Barry agreed to write up a summary of the expanded categories and circulate to the BOD.
Legends – Excellence in Journalism Awards will be held Saturday, June 3 at the Sixth Floor Museum from 6 to 9 p.m.
JoAnn and Cary provided menu options for the Legends event. There was consensus to go with Kona Grill but to add vegetarian options. Cary to respond back to Kona Grill.
Michael Grant gave update on website, social media and newsletter. The JFK 100th birthday was discussed and how to tie in with the Hugh Aynesworth Awards. Local, statewide and national feature stories on Hugh and his reporting on JFK and his legacy and the importance of investigative journalism.
Scott will appoint a new membership chair as a result of Stephanie’s resignation.
There being no other business, the meeting adjourned at 6:01 p.m. Respectfully submitted by Cary Broussard – Board Secretary.