Board Meeting Minutes (2/8/18)

  • Public calendar has been updated with new info
  • Newcomer info sessions – packets seemed to be helpful
    • No one showed up Friday or Monday and 3 people showed up Tuesday
    • Would be helpful to have a space booked next time
    • Next year have info sessions right after newcomer class instead of before, since newcomers are already there
  • Space
    • Few more spaces confirmed for Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays – check the public Google calendar for details
  • Newcomer workshops
    • Going to be held on Sundays 1:00-2:30 pm, next Sunday 2/18 is first workshop
    • Hopefully newcomers will stay for Sunday rounds 2:30-4:00 pm
  • Mentorship
  • Recruitment ideas
    • We should table on the ramps and play music and show club pics/videos/tri-folds before major events such as Val Gala
    • Club members not on board can come hang out!
  • Shoe shopping trip
    • Looking at weekend before Val Gala
    • Before shoe shopping trip, pull out donated Latin shoes to see if anyone wants them and do a ballroom buy/sell
  • Competition workshop
    • Sometime before Rutgers, potentially at the end of one of the Sunday workshops
  • UPenn
    • Bus tickets are all purchased, we are ready to go!
    • Good luck on Saturday, team!
  • Valentine’s Fundraiser
    • Soft deadline to sign up to take a lesson is Sunday, 2/11
    • Afterwards will find availability of these couples and find CU Ballroom members who are free to teach them
  • Valentine’s Gala
    • Two performing couples for the event
    • Also looking into a collaboration with CU Pops to have live music there!
  • Leads and Follows Night
    • Potentially first weekend of March
  • NYU Rounds
    • Suggestion to do some kind of mixer where people must dance with people from the other team before rounds formally start
  • Sensual Movement Bachata
    • Offered to create a social performance team for us, accommodate us for classes and socials
    • Will look into it some more
  • Outreach with Rhythm Break Cares
    • Looking to get groups of 2-3 dancers to attend
  • Spring Break Performance
    • Columbia is hosting other universities in a conference, looking for performances
  • Team iPod
    • Loading new music on it – send Patrick any song requests you have!
  • E-Board Timeline/Recruiting
    • Would be nice to have shadowing to see what being on board/e-board is like
    • Nice improvement in board visibility, board presence at classes so far
    • Board info session before/after classes or during rounds?
  • Nationals
    • Will send out Google form for people interested in attending Nationals

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