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Northport Arts Association

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Board Meeting Minutes 9/5/17

Posted by NAA on September 6, 2017 at 3:40 PM

Board Meeting September 5, 2017

Chris Verdon, Tom Woodruff, Linda Bayer, Nina Collins, Gene Rantz

Finance Report $14,935.93 is in the event buckets,  $11303.34 is NAA funds (decrease of $1651.36 from July) $26,239.27 in NAA account total as of 9/5/17

A rough draft of an Annual Report was sent to all board members. Need to share with members and support grant applications. Goal is to have mailed/distributed by mid November. Collect content by 9/22/17 First week of October - Finalize layout and review with board Complete by October 20 to send to printer (get estimates)

Membership meeting – what do members want? More Classes? Art on walls at all times? Less events?

Open Studio back on Thursday 10am-1pm – notice sent to members

Memberships – Kathy Martin is making good progress. She has sent welcome letters to new members and renewal letters to those late from Jan – Sept. Preparing for October letters. Currently 238 members on list . We need to talk about membership cards

Board members needed  - Secretary, suggestions to recruit? Barbara Waddell - at large - education chair/classes. Here through winter. Marilyn King - at large. gone for 6 months.  John Mitchell has missed 3 meetings. Chris will contact with John with a mailed letter to make sure he does not plan on continuing.

Purchase red garbage bags. Purchase Recycle bins

Equipment Order(s) Computer, monitor, projector, screen and misc office supplies and materials have been ordered. All expected to be delivered by 9/7/17. Linda & Bob will bring to office on 9/8/17 and set up computer. Outstanding: Audio, Microsoft Office software, Adobe Creative Suite software

Finance Committee members needed. We are down to Linda & Betsy. Dick & Kathy Martin are interested in helping, but busy right now and gone for part of winter.

Events Chair for 2018. Reserve last weekend in July 2018 for Plein Air

Emily Nash Smith September 22nd - 30th Free reception on 9/22, 5:30-8pm Bring appetizers or desserts Cash bar

Volunteers UnCaged - tent in parking lot Ask members if they would like to be in the tent with their art

Oct 21 Anniversary Show - members

Christmas in the Village Show - Saturday - November 25th

Winter Solstice Dance – Chris Ernst? Dec 21

Open between Christmas and New Year(?) 26th - 30

Debra Howard Tangier Island presentation. Before 9/15?

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