Governor Thomas Johnson High School Band
Frederick, Maryland
Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2018

Present: Dan Failacci, Kim Stevens, Theresa & Greg Anderson, Scott & Hillary Lewis, Kate Dudash, Mike & Rhonda Hillman, Nancy Voell, Missy Carder, Ted & Katie Conley, Traci Poppert

Call to Order
It began at 7:31 and was presided over by Mike Hillman, with Dan Failacci as secretary.

Approval of Previous Minutes:
October Booster Meeting minutes approved (Nancy/Rhonda).

President’s Report: Executive Board met for November.
  • Budget reviewed as always
  • Thanks You:
    • Krista Allen-Bossaller - Senior Night
    • Scott & Hillary Lewis – Pumpkin Patch
    • Dawn Humbertson – Trunk or Treat
    • Kate Dudash – Fundraising
  • Mike Blunt – super booster scholarship fund. Offer recognition in return. Traci has old rosters
  • Pit Crew get together Wed night night 7pm
  • KIDA show – emails will be coming out
Vice President’s Report:
  • No report
Secretary:
  • no report
Treasurer (Dana out sick):
  • For October: ~$5k incoming, ~$35k outgoing (instruments, paying Techs, Charter buses for
  • Delaware)
  • See Dana for specific details/questions.
Directors Report:
  • Indoor – 20 color guard / 32 percussion (7 th & 8 th graders included). Another 4 for guard tonight. Final guard numbers 18-20, 30 percussion
  • Thanks to everyone for a great Marching season
  • Met with Athletic coordinator- working on facilities. Next couple of feeder/winter concerts on the calendar.
  • 12/7 Kris Kringle parade
  • 2 students are doing a bake off for KIDA
  • Commitment forms @ next indoor rehearsal. Finalized by Friday morning
Student Accounts:
  • 21 students with outstanding balances (5 owe full amount).
  • Greg started making phone calls for collections.
  • Indoor starting – web page needs updating with current fees
Committee Reports

Fundraising:
  • Mattress Fundraiser – We are still owed referral numbers. Only brought in about $2k this year + incentives ($5300 last year)
  • Mixed bag - $800 to individual accounts
  • Greenery (wreaths) email is already out for orders. Individual fundraiser
  • SCRIPS – continues. A few new families in October. Rebates in program so far - $759 (2.5 months): ~$607 for student accounts, ~$150 general fund, $75 shipping for physical cards
  • Springfield winery was good night. Il Porto was packed
  • December is jammed pack so hang on.
  • 12/1 paint night @ Dublin roaster. BYOB and come paint for a couple hours
  • 12/4 Chick-Fil-A restaurant night
  • 12/8 Breakfast with Santa (sign up genius coming out)
  • 12/16 – Barnes & Nobles gift wrapping
  • Raffle going slow. Drawing on 12/19
  • Greenery sales down from last year (by 7 students). 18 participated - ~$1700 into individual accounts, ~$198 into general fund
Uniform Report:
  • Trish not present
Pit Crew report:
  • Joe not present
Chaperones:
  • No report
Misc:
Banquet – considering having it in the cafeteria. Will probably be combined choir/jazz/orchestra/marching
Bus company overbooked for our Delaware trip. Caused issue at regional. Mike will write a letter to the bus company. Other companies are available.
Scholarships will be announced 12/13

Old Business:
None

New Business:
None

NEXT BOOSTER MEETING:
DEC 10, 2018, 7:30 PM (MR KURTZ ROOM)
MEETING ADJOURNED 8:33 PM (Greg/Nancy)