Bonnie, Angela, Sandy, Julie, Kierstin, Tulin, Bill, and Jim
Bonnie called the meeting to order at 1200.
Sandy motioned that the April minutes be approved. That motion was seconded by Bill.
The minutes for the April 2018 meeting were approved.
Financial report: Bill
Bill stated that there was not much change in the financial report. Our ending balance is $8531.00
Our IRS filing has been completed
Wild Apricot fee has been updated. It was $432.00/year. Our new fee is $540.00/year
Dana Jacobs has renewed J
Mersa Tech_Bonnie is working on this.
June- Kierstin to present LinkedIn to include a hands-on segment. Kierstin is still working on a title.
August-Paul Hasney from Baton Rouge. Topic TBD (possibly Creating a Culture of Accountability)
Discussed possibilities: BPCC Virtual hospital tour
CPR with Bossier EMS (Swan Lake Rd)
Social Media: Kierstin
On the website… Kierstin to load the LinkedIn flyer and the Paul Hasney flyer
The April 12, 2018 meeting was Facebook Live. We got a few likes
Power Member rates updated on the website
2018 Learning Week: Hollie
Via e-mail…”Just got the final word that New Horizons is donating delivery of a live webinar for Learning week – we will still have to pick a topic, put together a panel or speaker, etc. but I’m thinking a lunch and learn we can promote. But the value of having a donated delivery platform that will include a link to a recording of the session that we can share is HUGE.”
2018 Awards: Jim
Jim is to look at the Nomination form and streamline if possible to include revamping the verbiage.
Bonnie is to send him the nomination form in a Word document
Question: Which of the following did your chapter do in 2017 or is planning for 2018?
ü A conference, seminar or other large event. Bonnie proposed an out of town speaker for a mini-conference. (Motion: Sandy, Second:Bill)
ü A community service project. Possible Community Renewal or Warrior Network
ü A partnership with another membership organization. Yes_we help other organizations with advertising and share meeting dates.
ü A partnership with another ATD chaper
ü A job listing. This is to be put on the website.
ü Employee Learning Week (ELW) events or activities
Via e-mail from Hollie…”Just got the final word that New Horizons is donating delivery of a live webinar for Learning week – we will still have to pick a topic, put together a panel or speaker, etc. but I’m thinking a lunch and learn we can promote. But the value of having a donated delivery platform that will include a link to a recording of the session that we can share is HUGE.”
Next Level planning-Membership
Goal: Every member bring in one member
· Tulin suggested speaker evaluations be done at the end of each session.
· Sandy suggested a breakfast meeting 8-10AM
· Julie suggested door prizes
Bill to purchase 8-$10.00 gift cards to be used as door prizes. Door Prizes will start in June.
We are at <20%
We do not meet the 35% annual joint membership requirement
Geographic Interest Groups (GIG)
Special Interest Groups (SIG)
We have not been concentrating on students
We will reach out to YPI and Entrepreneurship.
Members are offered networking opportunities at each meeting by introducing themselves and
Jim suggested members and their businesses be added to the website.
Lunches-out of control for free lunches.
Members must be present with their guest for the free lunch (1 free lunch per member/month)
Next meeting: June 7, 2018
Meeting adjourned at 1302.