East Lake High School Drama Boosters
Boosters Meeting Minutes -August 31, 2020, 7 p.m. via Zoom
Roll Call, Sign In & Minutes from Preceding Meeting - Nancy Lofredo,, Amanda Long, Karen Ondash, Kim Florio, Brad Brady,
Unable to attend: Traci Tottle, Laura Ross, Karen Guider,
Parents: Tara Paternoster, Mary Mulligan, Melinda Ramsey
President Brad Brady
DIscussion: reschedule this meeting due to attendance being low. Brad Explains boosters program to parent attendees. Introduced attendee board members present.
2020-2021 Officers-. Booster positions needing volunteers are VP, Sponsorships (assist with fundraising), Costumes, Props, Tech/Set Chair, Publicity, Concessions Co-Chair with Nancy Lofredo.
snap raise gives 80% which is one of the highest returns in the industry, this will be what we use.
students want to sell cookie dough and Brad is NOT interested in this but would support this if out voted by the students :) Difficulty in storage of product and distribution would take a lot of coordinating.
Mentors are highly needed, adults to support the students in their roles (props etc) Please consider your strengths and knowledge in all forms (nutrition, artistic ability, organization, etc)
We did purchase the JOT FORM platform and it is working VERY well. This is available to the students to fill out registration forms, the vocab form for Homework- all found the the Drama Website : https://www.eastlakedrama.com/classes
Karen and Amanda to meet at Achieva Bank Boot Ranch on 9/1 to complete process for Check Signing; Brad will share the boxes with Karen that need to be kept for records.
Discussion of volunteering for the good of the program and not because it will help the child to obtain a status or lead role!
Treasurer Karen Ondash -expresses interest in supporting the BOOSTER webpage along with Amanda
Secretary Amanda Long -
Will send out minutes via Facebook/ drama booster website, and emails; Share the Board position role responsibilities form to anyone interested (LOCATED IN DRIVE FOLDER) with Next meeting Invitation;
Discussed the need to update the BOOSTER Website with new members listed. Brad will work with Amanda to find out administrative access and to update information as this was a great way to also use the Sponsors, DONATION button and general processes
Concessions Nancy Lofredo, Laura Ross - inventory is low
Fundraising Traci Tottle- NOT PRESENT
Sponsorships - None;
Costumes - None
Props - none
Tech/Set - None
Publicity - None
Silent Auction - NONE
Student Officers - Names to be shared by Kim (Amanda to email her to receive this info)
Kim Florio - Freshman show will be Shrek JR. to re-purpose the previous year set. She is exploring options for Spring and there are many hurdles with COVID- she will keep us posted
Old Business - All new banking should be up to date with treasurer. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
New Business - A meeting will be held in two weeks to continue business
Other Business Parent ( Mary Mulligan)recommends that students bring in parents to the Booster meetings to receive ‘extra credit’!; Parent (Tara Paternoster) expresses interest in supporting tech/set and tasks related to painting etc!
Amanda to send out agenda invite on Thursday prior to meeting- share the GOOGLE DOCS invite to members- so they can add to this document ( instead of emailing info to Amanda)
Adjourned to the September 14, 2020 at 7 PM Boosters Meeting via Zoom Brad will share Zoom link - Amanda will send out to Board members and invite families via email/facebook
Ms. Florio’s Website: www.eastlakedrama.com Booster Website: https://www.elhsdramaboosters.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/troupe4356