Tuesday, November 2, 2010

October 31 Meeting Notes

Hey Everybody & Happy (post) Halloween!

There was a lot of info covered at Sunday's meeting. Check out the blog (apouvm.blogspot.com) for more detailed notes!

IMPORTANT: Meeting next week is in the Old Mill John Dewey Lounge
EXCITING APO NEWS: We are SGA's club of the month for November for our commitment to service & being in good standing with SGA!

Sydney (MVP)- Julia's & Alyssa K's birthday (November 5th)!
  • Brother of the Week: Alison T. for being scary and losing her voice @ Friday's Halloween service!
  • Phone Tree was handed out (ask Sydney for one, if you weren't at the meeting)
  • We will be placing another clothing order through somethinggreek.com (Pledges ARE allowed to place orders)
  • Being in APO is a way to prepare ourselves for a future in leadership and service
  • Sarah G. & Alison M. won the costume contest for being Mrs. Potato Head and Bop-It Extreme, respectively.
Claire (Pledge Master)- "Pledge of the Week": Pete, for working on the website & volunteering for "Have a Heart"

  • ONGOING Thursdays 2:00-4:00pm @ McCauley Square Senior Housing: playing games with seniors
  • Nov. 4th-7th- Jeh Kulu Dance & Drym Conference @ City Hall (Thurs. 2 people needed 4:30-6:00pm; Fri. 2 people per shift 2:00-7:00pm; Sat. 2 people per shift 11:00am-1:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm; Sun. 2 people per shift 1:00-7:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm)
  • Nov. 4-6; Nov. 11-14- Ushers for UVM Theater shows (contact Meagan for details)
    November 4 - 6 & 11-13 @ 7:30pm
    November 6 & 14 @ 2pm
  • Sun. Nov. 7th - 11:00am-3:00pm Invasive Species Cleanup @ Charlotte Wildlife Park. Service set up by Alyssa C.!
  • Nov. 7th 7:00am-11:00am@ Shelburne: Volunteering at a half-marathon. Must sign up online: http://racevermont.volunteerlocal.com/
  • Nov. 13th 6-8:30 @ Echo Center: "Dr. Lewis's First Duck Race" (8-10 people needed; please dress in black bottoms/white top)
Katie B. (FVP)- Fellowships
  • Fri- Basketball @ 4:00pm in the gym basketball courts
Amira (Events)
  • Mark your calendars: Bigs/Littles Race will be on Nov. 13th at 1:00 or 2:00 (A really fun way to get to know your brothers/families)
  • Dates to remember: CAPS Sunday, Dec. 12th 10:00am-12:00pm. A breakfast snack will be provided.
  • Nov. 14th- Nominations; Dec. 5th- Elections (Must be present to be elected)
  • Conclave T-Shirt Design by Booker. Tell Heika your size if you were not at the meeting!
  • T-Shirts will be $15. You can bring money to Sunday's meeting or drop it off in the top drawer of the filing cabinet of our APO office in the SGA clubspace.
  • We will now be discussing pieces of legislation & voting on them at each meeting
Some of the legislation discussed & voted upon (Majority vote in bold):

Where should 2010 National Convention site be?
  • OC, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
Sentence added to bylaws that states that advisors should undergo initiation. YES
Honorary members should have to be 16 years old. No majority vote
Petitioning members who left school within 2 months of chartering date could become honorary members. YES
Changed wording of who qualifies as Alum. YES
Student is petitioning member once he or she has undergone a petitioning ceremony. YES
Additional requirements added to charter a chapter now included in bylaws.YES
Rules to be more clear for transferring schools and not having to repeat the pledge process. YES

2011-2012 Service Week Themes:
  • Cancer
  • Poverty
  • Healthy Lifestyle


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