February 2018 

Minutes

Meeting Date | Time:   February 18, 2018 |8:00 am                  Meeting Location: Golden Corral Newport News

Meeting Called By:

Type of Meeting: 

Megan at 8:12am

Executive Board

Attendees:

Megan - President

Susan - V. President

Syreeta- Sgt at Arms (called in)

Absent:

Cait (sick)

Kendra (unexcused)

AGENDA TOPICS

Old Business | Time: 8:12 am

Finalize March and April Bar Themes | callie

  • alayna will get with callie so that she can make the announcement for March bar night.

Outcome: Tabled.

CAUSES AND CHARITIES | Board Members

MARCH:

Diabetes information will be posted on Facebook page. Word of mouth to friends and family.

 

APRIL:

  • Open to Leather and Kink community. 

  • Panel with SANE Nurse, Kink Aware Police Officer and Layer.

  • Pass out NLA postcards at Bar Night to let people know what the jello shot sales is going to​.

  • Date and time TBD after panel if confirmed.

  • Suggestion put out for vote.

 

Outcome: Vote passed 3/3. Syreeta will get postcards from NLA. Megan will contact kink professionals for the panel.

PLEDGE UPDATE  | 8:30am

At present, it has been decided that Pledge meeting updates will be given at the beginning of our business meetings instead of having a separate meeting altogether. Suggestion for pledge education to be held Sunday afternoons.

Education:

  • May: Orientation on bid day. Dinner and Drinks. Pledges will receive Pledge books and we will go over the plan for education.​ 

  • June: Knight Hawks Leather History

  • July: Leather Care Day with Callie: Pledges will find three pieces of Leather. July bar night, those pieces will be put on display. After bootblacking class, each pledge will care for their individual pieces. Raffle for those pieces will be held during Cavs bar night. One of the Cavs will present an award to pledge with the best piece.

  • August: Pledges will put together ODgoL's cause for the month. They will also put together a community educational.

  • September:  Women In Leather - Megan will ask Mama Vi about stopping in Hampton Roads, as she will be in DC.

  • October: Formal Leather Service taught by Megan. 

Jaded made a suggestion that the Club allow Meari full member benefits at associate level commitment due to her social anxiety. Discussion included whether this should be brought up at a business meeting. Discussion also brought up whether we need to explain to Meari that the requirement is only 6 events out of the year, and that bar nights are not mandatory. Outcome: Tabled.Will be discussed at a later time.

BANK ACCOUNT/CLUB PROPERTY | 9:34

Plan is that more than one club member will have access to the account. Megan and Jaded will find out more info.

List of Club Property:

Back Patches and Associate Patches

girl Flag

Apron

Pledge Bars

Money Bag

Officers Badges

BYLAWS UPDATE | 9:41

Outcome: Tabled

BLOOD IS BLOOD EVENT | 9:45

Syreeta has secured the room at Great Neck Recreation Center. 

Suggestions:

  • Host an after party at MJ's instead of the Block Party. Will need to discuss with Cavaliers, as this is also the night we will be putting Leather pieces up for raffle.

  • Let local bars know of the event, and ask if they would like to participate by putting drink specials out in recognition of the cause. We will place participating bars on our posters.

  • Ask local drag queens promote cause after their shows. Someone will contact Jasmine. 

  • Presentation was put out for vote.

  • Outcome: Vote passed 3/3

 

New Business | Time: 9:55

LIST OF KINK FRIENDLY RESOURCES | 9:55

Syreeta has compiled a list of resources from several websites. She will contact the regional coordinator at NLA who also has a list of resources. Will need their permission to post their info on the website, as they are not "out". If they will not allow it, Syreeta will list NLA as a resource to get in touch with.

Megan will ask her physician if they wouldnt mind being listed.

 

APPLICATION FOR SECC MEMBERSHIP

We are no longer eligible to apply, as we do not have the number of members required at this time.

Outcome: Tabled

Meeting Close

Time: 9:57am by Megan

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