SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY CHAPTER
PENN STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
May 18th 2016
Call to Order
Review of Minutes
Approve April 2016 minutes
Membership – Paid members to date 155.
— Free membership for family of incoming freshmen
— Increasing membership dues to $20
License Plates – on the webpage, no inquiries
Discount Program – will now promote the website company who hosts our website as they are going to sponsor it again for another year at no charge to us.
Social: great event, raised about $500
— will create a survey to send out to people who went to social, social media, etc. to see feedback about fundraising, events etc.
— $500 check from PSAA, we need to get a letter from Pat Chambers
Bracelets – sold 3 at the social.
THON Event – n/a
Freshmen Send-Off – Aug 14th, 1-3 pm. Have one speaker so far. Discussed gift ideas and food recommendations.
Christmas Party – n/a
Newsletter/Webpage/Social Media – gave lots of stats for FB posts. 11 new likes/total of 393, 77 followers on twitter; most retweets from Coach Chambers pictures, 12 members in LinkedIn group.
Community – n/a
Marketing/Publicity/Advertising – advertising in the Collegian for Student Bus trip, especially from money from the money we won from the Elm Chapter raffle
Scholarship – got applicants, will vote on them before next meeting and send an email to confirm on our choices.
Student Bus Trip – need to fill out paperwork. Will continue to promote.
Flyers fundraiser – double checking on amount from that event
Phillies game- will find out how much we made by next month
Great Adventure- can buy thru 6 flags. Will let other chapters know, depending on turnout, they may offer this to us next year
Rodeo?? – saturday in july
Got 2 emails that people would like to get involved, Matt will get back to them
Good of the Organization
Can promote check we received from PSAA for $1000 in the Elm level chapter’s random drawing. Half will go to scholarships, half will go to the regular fund
Next meeting June 15th