Wednesday, August 7, 2013

West Point Society of Denver February 26, 2013 Board Minutes

West Point Society of Denver
1130-1400, February 26, 2013
1400 Wewetta St, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202

Call to Order

Meeting called to order at 1135 by Lindy Blackburn.

Roll Call

Lou Schroeder ’59, Robby Robinson ’68, Lindy Blackburn ’69, Dave Jackson ’73, Bob Walcott ’78, Tom Carroll ’78, Ed Hlopak ‘89, Amy Efaw ’89, Dan Young ’94, Mark Frank ’00, Joel Martin ’02, Mary St. Onge ’02, Tim Green ‘02.  A quorum was present. 

Secretary’s Report

Board approved the minutes from the Annual Planning Meeting, January 22, 2013. 

Treasurer’s Report

Board approved Dave Jackson’s treasurer report.    

Membership Committee

Mark Frank ’00 talked about the committee members’ discussion since the planning meeting.  Some topics discussed included supporting West Point recruiting efforts and awareness, professional and social networking, and leadership and education within the community.  Committee also discussed launching an outreach campaign asking members and graduates in the Denver area how the WPSD can better support them.

Admissions Update/Congressional Panels
May 1, 2013 is national decision day and candidates will make their final commitment to attend West Point.

Founders Day

Details for Founders Day were finalized, including sequence of events and finalizing which board members would lead toasts.  George McDonald ’46 will provide the oldest graduate speech and Tim Griesner ’02 will provide the youngest graduate speech (subject to change based on RSVPs).  Four tickets for an Army 2013-14 football game will be auctioned during the event. 

Meeting Adjourn

The meeting was adjourned at 12:34.

Mary St. Onge ‘02

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