May 2014 Board Minutes
Florida Board Meeting May 13th, 2014
Board Members in attendance:
Liz Dawes Ordonez, Michael Cushman, Tom Salyer, James Eisele
(by Phone), Deborah Gray Mitchell & Gonzalo Villota.
Absent: Vincent DeVries, Sandy Levy (Proxy for Sandy = Tom Salyer)
Others in attendance:
Christina Schmitt, Joel Antione, Pascal Depuhl, Dolores
Soding, Larry Levine, Brian Szeliga, & Diego Rodriguez,
Officers Updates: Gonzalo Villota = Treasurer
Meeting Convened: 7:39pm
This is the Last Meeting at TYE.
We must be done and everything cleaned up & removed by
9pm. We will remove the bins from the storage area at TYE and find suitable
storage at another location. Diego R. will research storage companies near
Board needs a new meeting location. Possible Locations:
Miami Ad School, Barry University, Liz’s House, Tom’s House,
Deborah will contact studio near Ives Dairy rd. (on Thursday
5/15/14)- possible location for an event.
George Kamper- program
Program will be held May 20th at The Art
Institute of Fort Lauderdale.
Gonzalo created the flyer.
All Board Members: Please
read task sheet to help with program any way you can. Promote the event on
personal Facebook and other social media.
-Liz- will contact Jody Berkshire
at AIFL to see how many seats are available for guests of the event.
-Larry- Will review current
inventory & purchase blocks of cheese, grapes and wine for the event.
Deborah will help him set up but cannot buy food.
Liz made a motion to store bins with a commercial storage
company near highway for about $20 per month. Deborah seconded the motion. All Board
members in attendance voted in favor.
Liz made a motion, Deborah seconded the motion, to spend up
to $25.00 on a combination lock for the storage unit, so any Board member can access
to pick up materials or bins for events. All Board members in attendance voted
List of ASMP sponsored programs will not be available until after
National Board Meets in late summer. We need ideas for a summer meetings.
- Since pricing continues to be a hot topic, Liz is
considering presenting pricing & estimating workshop/seminar. We can invite
other members who are willing to share their prices and/or contracts.
Seth Resnick’s “Seeing Color” program
The Seth Resnick Seminar will be held at the Armory Art
1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
- Jim Eisele, Co-chair - Ben Rusnak, Steven Martine
Date: Tuesday, June 10th 2014 (in lieu of Board meeting)
description of Project: same as event at Barry
Needs to select a photo for the poster and revise the volunteer task sheet.
Create EventBrite event to help promote event. (copy previous event and change
the venue, date & ALL asmp members may attend for free!)
Board- Promote the event to reach new photographers and other artists that may
be interested in the event.
End of season, summer kick off idea
"Dog Days of
Liz made a motion, Deborah second the event. All Board
members in attendance voted in favor.
The “W” Hotel or Harbor Beach Marriott may be possible venues.
Photo show theme: Dog days of summer –any visual
interpretation of idiom
Budget and parking: to be discussed via yahoo group.
Possible date for event will be between Tuesday, July 15th
and Sunday, July 20th.
Capture Integration may sponsor a Kureig Machine for
coffee or tea at meetings. Around $300 for the machine, and around $30 a month
for k-cups. Machine will have their information attached to it.
Tom Salyer may create a seminar about recording high quality
sound, or a possible video seminar series. It could be a hands-on seminar about
using equipment you already have.
Fundamentals: Part 1, Basic Movements: Part 2, Part 3? Board to talk more about it
“TEN” Portfolio Review (1st
Participants: All Board Members
Event Date 10/10/14???
- WHERE: Ai or
another photography school (Ai under construction)
- WHO: 10 Working pros to review student's work (invite
students from other schools?)
- WHAT: 10 minutes per session (Plus 2 minutes to
switch out yields roughly = 100 time slots during 2 hours) Each student
gets two, 10 min. reviews. If there are time slots open, participants can have
their portfolio reviewed by a third pro.
-Possible Collaterals: Have sponsor(s) for prize(s) and have
Pros select a winner of the "Annual ASMP So FL TEN Award"?, such as a
camera or portfolio from XYZ Co.?
Deborah asked about attendance policy. Liz will send to yahoo
group. Certain tasks may be completed by a Committee chair, which does not
require a position on the Board. Board positions need to remain open to member
leaders willing and able to do the work of the Board for the benefit of the
chapter and bring new ideas to move the chapter forward.
Chapter expenses paid for by a Board member may be submitted
to Christine Chandler directly via email only if the following criteria are
a) the expense was pre-approved by the Board and
b) a courtesy copy email of the paid receipt & request
for re-imbursement is sent to the Board’s yahoo forum at firstname.lastname@example.org
prior to payment being made from Chapter funds by National office.
Treasurer will keep records of these monies being paid out.
-Larry Levine was given the Publix gift card valued at
$221.09 to purchase cheese, grapes and wine for the George Kamper event. The Board
approved budget for events is $200 to $250.00.
8:58pm Meeting adjourned.