Board Meeting - 9/22/2020


1.  Call to order



2.  Roll call – voting members

   President - Tim Ryan (x)

   Vice President - Rory Held (x)

   Treasurer - Jason Ryan (x)

   Secretary - Aaron Fischer (joined late)

   Board Member - Hannah Reisdorf ( ) 

   Board Member - Luke Stein ( )


3.  Approval of previous meeting notes



4.  Unfinished business



5.  Committee status reports

   Organization:  Aaron Fischer

   - No update.


   Facilities: group discussion

   -  Still paying toward utilities.  Need to get with all supported groups to determine plans for the year and if there will be a need for         a facility.  If not - we should investigate what virtual activities we could support and/or make available.  Matt Craig is gathering           input about our needs for the Moorhead Career academy, and coordinating with Moorhead schools and the architect.


   Fundraising: Jason Ryan

   - Waiting on confirmation from GFMEDC that we can actively fundraise under their umbrella. 

   - Committee working to develop list of potential donors.

   - Fundraising levels info updated and on the sharepoint.

   - Need to follow up on Distech donation.  Jason Ryan and Tim Ryan.

   - Family Fare - will donate $1000 for each $150000 in receipts collected.  Encourage teams/families to collect them.


   PR: Rory Held

   - Donation brochure updated.  One pager ready.  Building search and related materials on hold.  Business cards still on hold.

   - Website will get reviewed between now and the end of the year.


6.  New Business

   - STEM Alliance COVID Guidelines:  Reviewed initial document that Tim Ryan has drafted

     Assume that the guidelines document will also include a cover letter

     Tim Ryan will be donating ~100 masks and initial hand sanitizer 

     Document has been sent out to the Board … Tim looking for feedback

   - Mindy Grant reached out to STEM Alliance on 4H Robotics

      Plan on inviting to next board meeting


7. Plan next meeting

   October 20th, 6:30PM


9.  Adjourn