Board Meeting Summary: Study Session
Aug 9, 2022 / 6:04pm – 7:20pm
Held on Zoom
Call to Order
Board Roll Call
Gloria Garza Wells
Michael Franklin +
Dr. Danielle Gilliam
Brenda Girolamo +
Lynne McKay +
Shawn Mitchell +
Peggy Schlesinger +
Dee Dee Tapson – attended last meeting and volunteered at Juneteenth. 4th generation Chandler resident and works for Maricopa Community College
Tony – Interested in learning about the organization and being involved with kids, Is currently involved in animation, 3-D design, and other areas with educational materials development (STEM, morals, and problem solving)
Jamiee – works at Chandler High School – want to see the kids win and wants to be hands-on, want to see more diversity in Chandler and support of historical Black university, interested in violence mitigation – keeping kids off the street and out of prison – likes to be in the background
Rafael Martinez Orozco – Professor at ASU at Polytech campus. Research the historical LatinX population in the East Valley
Minutes were approved from 6/7/2022
Reports of Officers and Committees
Shawn Mitchell, President
Bank Balance is $972.82 PayPal Balance $793.49
Expenses were $8.00 for July
August will have a $157.91 for insurance and this will be a monthly cost along with the $8 bank expense
There was a logo study with Diana, Miya, and Brenda. They decided to include Chandler4Change as part of the logo. This logo will be available to others for promotion.
There will be a Newsletter tag on the all the newsletters
The Southside Village Historic Neighborhood will be a banner congratulations.
Upcoming For Our City Day – Oct 22 – need volunteers
National Miss Juneteenth – need contributions to help with expenses
Southside Village – South Chandler Historic Neighborhood Project
Vendor is playing $300 back from the desserts from the last event
August 17th – Freedom week committee, putting away about $10K
Looking for C4C to help with kickoff and then take on a day
South Chandler Self-Help – Miss Juneteenth
South Chandler Self Help has a link to help with expenses for National competition in Galveston, Texas. Brenda will send out the link.
Brenda will put the link on the banner, the need for volunteers
Operation Back-to-School Backpack Drive (OBSB) Recap
Gave out 3000 back packs, 1000 socks, and a bunch of uniforms
We have over 58 people on our list and are looking to get them more involved.
Consider doing a resource event with ICAN, ASCEND, Boys and Girls Club, and Salvation Army to offer services, such as haircuts, shoes, etc. For Our City and Paster Jeff will be having another meeting shortly.
Next meeting: Open Meeting on Tuesday, September 13th – 6pm on Zoom