NSSSA Minutes from:
Sou’West RC Meeting
Time of Commencement: 1:12 p.m.
Time of Adjournment: 3:00 p.m.
Duration: 1hr 48mins
Attendance & Regrets:
Present Voting Members: Carly Kinsman, Amanda Addington, Hannah Goucher, Abe Chediac, Amber Jelfs, Thomas Owen, Meredith Baine, Maria Cano, Kaitlyn Wentzell, Megan Slaunier, Kate Whynot, Tatum Arcon
Present Non-Voting Members: Ian Kent, Keilidh Sabine, Peter Woo
Regrets: Amy Oickle, Rebecca Cambell, Bailey Mosher, Andrew Davis, Makayla Whalley
-Waiting for cabinet to decide themes for the conferences to start making skillbuilding manuals.
-Waiting for the names and dates of conferences to begin searching for donations.
-Needs list of questions for the introductions in the delegate manuals.
-Started making a letter for the local radio station.
-Once conference date is confirmed, will start thinking about Snapchat Geofilter.
-Learning how to perfectly make fuzzies, and will start making them for Junior conference soon.
Head School Rep:
-Contacted Mitchell about the database – but it is not yet ready.
-Will use school board websites to assure contact with all schools.
-Working on draft email.
-Going to start looking around for general prices of food.
-Need to make letterheads/donation letters for the local grocery stores.
-Start planning menu for the first conference
-Conference forms are done, just need small updates to clarify information on paper.
-Database is almost ready for the year.
-Starting a poll on the Facebook group for cabinet Spirit Wear, must be ordered at least 5 weeks before the first conference.
-Will start a line of contact with First Choice in Dartmouth.
-Once theme is decided for the conferences, will begin planning for EPIC.
-Need to decide if talent show is happening to create the forms.
-Reviewed the 8 Key Concepts and what each of them mean.
- Speaker in Charge
- Right to Pass
- Leveling Out
- Speak for I
- No Unfinished Business
- Business never personal
- No killer statements
- Positive Internal Focus
-Made sure everyone has a gmail account, and has changed their email signatures.
-Turn on Notifications (email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to make sure you’re always in the know.
-Made Long term and Short term goals for the NSSSA Term, biggest goal was to reach out to more schools and raise our numbers for the regional conference this year!
-Brainstormed, and decided, conference names and themes – SPACE/ASTRONOMY
- Nebula – JUNIOR CONFERENCE
- Supernova – REGIONAL CONFERENCE
-Tentative date for Junior Conference: November 12th @ Shelburne School.
-T-shirts for the conference must be ordered by October 7th-8th
-May not have 3 conferences as previously planned, instead just one Regional Conference and one Junior Conference.
-Next Meeting is September 25th 2016.