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Attendees:

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

Membership: Sandy

Dana Jacobs has renewed J

Mersa Tech_Bonnie is working on this.

Speakers: Julie

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)

Feb 2019_TBD

            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

CARE: Tulin

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

                   Discussion:

·         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.

           

Membership Turnover

                        We are at <20%

            Joint Membership

                        We do not meet the 35% annual joint membership requirement

            Geographic Interest Groups (GIG)

                        No

            Special Interest Groups (SIG)

                        No

            Student/Corporate

                        We have not been concentrating on students

                        We will reach out to YPI and Entrepreneurship.

            Networking Events

                        Members are offered networking opportunities at each meeting by introducing themselves and

their businesses.

                        Jim suggested members and their businesses be added to the website.

                       

                       

Other business:

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.



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