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03-22-10 SPJ Minutes


Society of Professional Journalists
IUP Chapter
Meeting minutes
Monday, March. 22, 2010
8 p.m.
IUP Stapleton Library/Java City

In Attendance: 
Mike Wilson, president
Melissa Thompson, vice president
Alycia King, secretary
Amber Grady, treasurer
Danielle Bashore, outreach coordinator
Kenny Oldham
Kristen Gillmartin
Lindsey Rodrian
Garritt Fleming
David Loomis, faculty adviser


President Wilson called the meeting to order at 8:07 p.m.

1.  SPJ-sponsored symposium on Pennsylvania Right to Know Law, March 31, 2010

  • Journalism professors are offering extra credit
  • VP Melissa Thompson and Lindsey Rodrian volunteer to staff the voucher table
  • Advertisements are going out as early as Friday
  • Garritt Fleming volunteered to work the video camera for the event

2.  Annual SPJ fundraiser at The Brown Hotel Saturday, March 27, 2010

  • Everything is set and ready to go
  • Flyers are being put up around campus

3.  Annual elections for 2010-2011 academic year are planned for April. Nominations should do to Dr. Loomis – 

4.  Spring 2010 SPJ membership meeting schedule:

  • Every other Monday, 8 p.m., Stapleton Library/Java City.
  • Meeting schedule: April 5, April 19

Meeting adjourned:  8:35 p.m.