Officers Meeting Minutes

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, IUPUI Chapter
(Board Meeting Minutes: Wednesday, January 21 , 2009)
(8:00 PM, SL 069)

Present: Darrell Goodwin, Andrew Pierluissi, Anthony Pierluissi, Dara Navaei, Jose Muniz, Justin Edwards, Michael Quinones, Matt Schieler, Trever Ryan, Andrew Fulton

Others Present: Zach Schwier
Absent: Matt McClain


Meeting started at 8pm in SL069

Call to order

  • New member Zach Schwier in attendance

Open Issues

  • Peer Tutoring Update - Dara
    • Tutors need to contact Rudy to get access to SL009
    • Tutors need to email there courses and schedule to Dara.
    • Motion for Tutors to tutor for 2 hours per week.
    • Action Item:  Get with Chen about finding tutors for upper level courses.
  • New Officer Meeting Time
    • Meeting time set for Thursdays @ 4:30 PM starting 2/4/2009.
  • Recruiting Update
    • Action Item for Officers:  Email Freshman Engineering Office & ME Department to setup meeting to recruit young motivated members.
  • Advertising
    • ASME design ideas
    • Action Item for Officer:  Finalize design
  • Website Updates
    • Darrell’s Report
      • Every link is now active!
      • ASME sign ups available online
  • VP
    • Action Item:  Update By Laws
  • Fundraising
    • Tee shirt sale
      • Action Item:  Research Shirts and Hoodies prices.  Bring Cost Analysis Report to next meeting.
  • FEMP
    • Plan for FEMP
      • Candy bar sales
      • FEMP killed until Fall 2009

Old Business

  • Communicate ideas to Mike regarding Fundraising
  • Andy will do research on buying and selling books
  • Activities for the semester
    • SWE Conference
      • Need volunteers.
      • Ask to place ASME on name tags.
    • Pi Run pushed to Fall 2009
      • Planning needs to begin now.
      • Event falls under Student Relations Chair
      • Motion for Committee elections next meeting
    • Discussed Idea about running concessions during athletic event.
    • SPDC
      • Pres gave sales pitch to officers regarding event.
      • ASME attendees will give a post-conference presentation to the ASME members at first social/recruiting event.
      • 5 available spots for officers.
      • Event is April 16-18th in Milwaukee, WI.
    • By next meeting every officer should have nation membership filed out.
    • Next meeting set to 2/4/09 at 4:30 PM

Meeting adjourned at 9:06 PM