Amnesty International Group 342
Meeting Minutes for 18 July 2012
In attendance: Jeff Singleton, Gina Buckman, Bill Schomp, Tilo Stahl, Struan Grant, Kristy Byrne, Sheri Newmark, Alex Hickman, Barbara Quintiliano, April Zappaterrini
I. Review of minutes from last meetingMinutes from our June meeting were reviewed. These were accepted.
Treasurer’s ReportWe have a total of $569.03 in our account, and another $174 in cash.
Group 342 Coordinator's ReportJeff Singleton met with the principal at Downingtown West. A group will begin there in the fall. They will meet the fourth Wednesday of every month. We discussed several ideas on how to incorporate the student group with our group and how to engage the students.
Area Coordinator's ReportAI USA has adopted a new strategic plan. This has been posted on the website.
A regional event on immigrant eights is planned for October 6, 2012. This will be a panel discussion and will be held at the Friend’s Center in Philadelphia (15th and Cherry Streets). The panel will consist of two AI staff, one DREAM activist, and a faculty member at a university. April Zappaterini sent around the CVs of several university faculty members to get input from others about whom they should choose as a speaker. There will be an event planning meeting on August 23, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ethical Society in Philadelphia.