Bryant PTSA Board Meeting Minutes – November 2014 *FINAL*

November 18, 2014

Notice of Meeting
Bryant Calendar & Bryant Weekly

In Attendance:
Jon Tuttle, Leann Huntington, Meghan Delaney, Dan Sanger, Becky Mackle, Kathy Hughes, Leann Huntington, Lauren Abraham, Amy Shanafelt, Meta Godsell, Kim Love, Ellen Gryj, Julie Pearson, Pamela Kuhtz, Liza Caputo, Carleen Confer, Ann-Marie Spata, Nancy Tillinghast, Jodi Wilson, Andrew Cahn, Christie Robertson, Heather Kokorowski, Anne Conklin, Sara Swanson, Emi Beracqua, Krystal Silun, Caitlin Angeloff, Samantha Fogg, Kim Larsen, Janet Schermerhorn, Michelle Ireton, Tiffany Morgan, Jamie Lynn Kimbrough, Patricia Parker, Anne Aliverti, Teah Stark-Estes, Carly Baker, Matthew Parker, Alex Jones, Rachel Schaw

Welcome and Introduction Meghan Delaney & Leeann Huntington

Approve September Board Meeting Minutes

Officer/Standing Committee Reports

  1. Treasurer’s Report Lauren Abraham & Amy Shanafelt 

Special Committee Reports

  1. Annual Campaign Kathy Hughes & Becky Mackle
    The 2014 Annual Campaign raised $148,191, an increase of over $15,000 from the previous year.
  1. Islandwood Fundraising Jodi Wilson and Nancy Tillinghast
    Fundraising will be a 4th grade Jogathon, raising money from sponsors and t-shirt sales. Once Jodi and Nancy have firmed up fundraising estimates they will contact the PTSA Board for approval.
  1. Technology Coordinator Pilot Program Patricia Parker
    Patricia summarizes the pilot program that includes the Type To Learn program, RAZ kids, Xtra Math and setting up folders. Patricia explains how this program is a benefit to the Bryant School.

Unfinished Business

New Business

  1. Technology Coordinator Position Dan Sanger, Julie Pearson and Anne Aliverti
    Dan and Julie give a presentation on the Technology Coordinator and Technology Program and the positive impact it has had and would continue to have on Bryant School. Dan says Bryant could fund this position starting February 3, 2015 for .2 FTE and fund this position up to $12,000 per year for the following years. To fund a .8 FTE the PTSA would fund the remainder of $13000. This will be voted on at the December meeting.
  1. Accounting Services Budget Item Increase Amy Shanafelt
    Review of the Board’s email vote to increase the budget from $500 to $800 for a CPA to prepare the 990 tax form.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:55 pm