Governor Thomas Johnson High School Band
Frederick, Maryland
General Meeting Minutes

June 11, 2018

Present:  Joe &  Dawn Humbertson, Dan Failacci, Traci Poppert, Dana Cummingham, Kathy Higinbotham, Alice & Jeff Zalatoris, Greg & Theresa Anderson, Hillary & Scott Lewis, Kate & Erik Dudash, Gretchen Lord, Shari Nakamoto, Trish Abell,, Mike Hillman, Teresa Vaughn, Carlos Slone, Jacklyn Smith, Kim Stevens
    
Call to Order
It began at 7:34 and was presided over by Joe Humberton, with Dan Failacci as secretary.

Approval of Previous Minutes:

May Booster Meeting minutes approved (Mike/Trish).  

President’s Report:  Executive Board met for June.  
  • Budget reviewed as always
  • Handing over of Board duties
  • Upcoming events were reviewed
  • Jazz night – discussed suggestions for improvement
Vice President’s Report:  
  • None
Secretary:  
  • The new band season as begun so if you haven’t already, start recording those hours towards the next school year.  Look for a separate email from me with a couple of templates you can use to record your hours.
Treasurer:
  • For May:  ~$1.1k incoming, ~$1.6k outgoing
  • May budget will be attached to the email distributing the booster minutes.
  • Hamilton reported was $3002.22 – official numbers later in the minutes.  Miscellaneous paypall account payments came through (including Breakfast w/Santa, and Christmas tree pickup)
  • See Dana for specific details/questions.
Directors Report :
  • Thanks for a wonderful year. Please be sure to reach out to parents of new band students.  It takes an army to run a band program.
  • Any student that is in marching band that has not completed the commitment link should do so ASAP.  It is a must if you want to participate in marching band
  • Accessory forms coming home this week.
  • Thank you for all the advance absence forms.  Makes planning much easier.
  • Summer Schedule:
    • Monday:  winds only
    • Thursday:  Percussion/Guard  
  • Band camp coming up.   
  • Any physical restriction (cannot run or jump) requires a doctor’s note.
  • Still doing a show at Urbana and the Marine Corp Invitational.
  • As always – see the google calendar for schedule
Student Accounts:
  • Greg has officially taking over and coming up to speed.  Greg will be sending out emails regarding individual students accounts
Committee Reports

Fundraising:
Kate Dudash will be stepping in as the new fundraising chairperson for next year.  Thank you Kate!
  • March-a-Thon:  forms posted on the web site
  • Restaurant night – Tue Jun 12, 4-8pm Chipolte at Wormans Mill (near Wegmans).  
  • Hamilton - 397 tickets sold, which raised $7960.  A big thanks to the Scott and Hillary Lewis for coming up with the idea and helping get tickets sold.
  • Car washes – 5 dates have been set up for car washes this year.  Still at Wolf’s Furniture on Rt 40, 1-5pm
    •  Jun 23, Jul 7, Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug  11.  Ellen Miguinnes will be assisting and taking over for Alice.
  • Band Aid will be the first week of band camp
Uniform Report:
Trish learning the ”where and how” from Teresa.  Goal is to get as many students measured as possible before band camp

Pit Crew report:
Joe will be heading up the pit crew next year.  An email will be coming out about a pit crew meeting.

Chaperones:  
Jamie Hendi will continue to run chaperones next season

Misc:  
Photographer – Rhonda has been doing it
Steph Bitner will no longer be our liaison as she is moving to Brunswick.  No replacement has been mentioned yet.

Old Business:
None

New Business:
  • Congratulations to Sheri Nakamoto for winning the Hamilton drawing (ticket #330). Thanks also to Zoe Vaughn for drawing the winning ticket.
  • Aug 4 is DCI, Email will be coming out from Mike HIllman
NEXT BOOSTER MEETING:        JUL 30, 2017, 6 PM   
MEETING ADJOURNED 8:15 PM