Board members: Reiko Takao, President Brian Russell, Vice President Barbara Peddy, Secretary Pat Nakashima, Treasurer Virginia Panlasigui
Member: Anjali Mehta
Administration: Stacey Helguera
Quorum: Yes (5 members present at beginning of meeting
to order – Brian called meeting to order at 6:05 p.m.
II. II. Agenda additions -
Kiva Uhuru, student representative for Model U.N.
III. III. Minutes – Moved by Barbara; seconded by Reiko. Minutes
IV. Presentation by Kiva Uhuru – Kiva gave a brief description of
what the Model U.N. is/does.
She is requesting $500 for registration to the conference which will be
taking place at the end of January. Discussion: Virginia moved to
allot $400 to the Model U.N. (the amount approved last year).
Reiko suggested the amount be changed to $500. She moved to change that
amount to $500; Virginia seconded. Approved.
V. IV. Treasurer’s Report – Virginia
for square – charge was higher because we had to manually enter the information
handed out hard copy of the treasurer’s report; the report is included in the
binder with meeting minutes. Bank balance = $4,965.27. Check register balance =
$5,005.27. Motion to approve
budget by Barbara, Reiko seconded. Approved.
Update on tax exempt status - no report at this time
VI. V. School Report – Stacey Helguera
this month – Parent night next week; shadowing and visits on campus are
scheduled for incoming 8th
graders. Stacey is working on a
Facebook page. It has not yet been launched. The district insists on their platform being used. Teachers
who worked on the website for the school have found that it is too
time-consuming for the stipend that is being offered. The position is currently
basketball, soccer, and wrestling seasons have begun. Anjali mentioned that the Boosters’ Club is planning to do
an event to recognize those students who have participated in fall sports. The
club is also planning to do more events to recognize outstanding athletes and
VII. VI. Old business
A. Membership drive - nothing new
B. Fundraising event(s) – Reiko (Gordon
Biersch beer tasting) Reiko reported on visit to brewery.
required for April event.
Discussion: what kind of food to serve with beer; possibility of karaoke. Possibility of buying tickets on-line? Pat moved to budget
the $850 for the deposit; seconded by Barbara. Approved with one negative vote.
Virginia will write out check and Brian will fill out the contract and deliver
to Gordon Biersch. Reiko made up a flyer and tickets for the event.
to indicate that a percentage of the proceeds will be used for scholarships.
C. Discussion on Foundation scholarship – Reiko handed out a version of the form for request for
funds. Brian suggested that maybe the requests should be considered by the entire
board rather than just the executive committee. Pat suggested that the Executive Committee do the initial
filtering to make sure that criteria are being met; then the requests that have
met the requirements would be presented to the entire board for
VIII. VII. New Business
- Anjali and Pat are looking at a golf tournament for sometime in either
August or September. This would be a joint event by Boosters’ Club and
Foundation. They will discuss and bring recommendations
to next meeting.
Credit card for Foundation - tabled
Agenda for next meeting
Scholarships and grants
tickets for Gordon Biersch event
update on brewery event
Possible golf tournament
Comments, concerns, questions
Adjournment – Virginia moved; Reiko seconded. Meeting
adjourned at 7:33 p.m.
Submitted by Pat Nakashima,