Meeting Minutes for July1, 2008 (APJ)
Attendees: Terri, Lu, Mike, Ralph, and Judy
Submitted by Terri Albrecht-Schmitt
Treasury: account balance: $780.00 currently
new money: $209.00 from AU Farmer’s Market + $10.00 for basil sent to APJ box + $21 to Diana (all to be added into above total)
APJ was at the Farmer’s Market twice. This total is for both markets. The seed money has been subtracted. Pottery for sale was donated by Amy Kaiser. (Lu will send a thank you card to her.)
Look for APJ at July 10th market!
Matthis Chiroux will
be sent $200.00. We will see about
sending him more next month. (Possibly,
we will be helping to pay his travel to
We think it is time for $20 to go to
AUUF for the use of the
Brochures: We are nearly out. If anyone has any more at home and can get them to Lu or Ralph before the next Farmer’s market, that would be a good help. Mike will see if Emma will update our brochure before we invest in printing more. Mike will print off 25 more to hold us over until the make-over.
http://iraqmoratorium.org/ Please submit pictures of our vigil here to get the word out!
SAN (Student Action Network): Showing film “Ground Truth” on August 21st time?
Eyes Wide Open August 18th
They need a couple of drivers with vans or trucks,
preferably. Gas will be reimbursed for the travel to
Potential Speakers: Judy will contact Steve Shanks (Episcopal Priest / Peace worker) who will be speaking at SOA Watch in October. We have $100 reserved for him if he does come. Judy will also contact Larry Gerber about how to get support to bring in big names on campus. (Scott Ritter and Ray McGovern are two suggestions. We will help fund them.) Mike will also look into how to get funding. Judy will contact Javed about how to get Juan Cole here. Howard Zinn is another potential speacker.
Matthis Chiroux: Lu- what about hints to make sure recruiting is “fair-recruiting”. Judy will check AFSC about info there.
Might he speak at
Judy suggests that after we hear back from Chiroux that we plan another fundraising letter.
Day of Peace (Sept 21st): Might we have a peace pole dedicated in an
Addendum to Minutes: Judy has made some initial contacts to find out about speakers. She sent an inquiry to Steve Shanks. She also contacted Javed about Juan Cole. We need to pursue departments such as Journalism at AU to see is they will help support bringing the speaker(s) here.
Mike contacted an organization that
schedules speaking tours for
Ray McGovern (CIA Middle East analyst for 30 years) and Scott Ridder (UN Weapons Inspector). He is waiting for them to tell him when they could be available to speak at AU.
Here is the
Here is some info directly from Larry
Gerber. “The sources of funding I tapped
into to pay for Vivian included the
University Special Lectures Fund ($750);
Arts and Humanities ($500); the History and Political Science Departments; and the