Agricultural Business Club September 4th, 2008 Meeting Minutes
The regular meeting of the Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club was held Thursday September 4th,
2008 in Agronomy 2050; President Matthew Dirksen called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
Secretary: Minutes from the May 1st, 2008 meeting were read by Laura Larson and were approved.
Treasurer: Treasurer Jodi Calvert reported the current balance is $4,627.64. Dues for the year are $20. Any
member who still wishes to pay dues may drop them off with Carol in 174 Heady.
Ag. Council: Ag. Council Representatives Mitch Montag and Grant Christensen reported that applications were
out for the AFA Conference in Kansas City and encouraged all who were able to attend.
Reporters: Reporters Caitlin Miller and Melissa Thelen asked all members not currently receiving the club
newsletter to stop in 174 Heady and add their names to the email list.
Historians: Historians Missy Merwald and Michael Haden reported all photos had been uploaded to the website.
Members should watch their email for info on how to contribute pictures to the website.
Special Projects: Reported that the fall industry tour is set for October 9-11. We will be leaving midday on the
and returning late in the evening on the 11
. Roadside cleanup is set for October 18
and the group will meet in
the commuter lot at 4pm. Members can sign up for these events in 174 Heady.
Finance and Fundraising: Reported on the golf tournament and reminded members that the deadline to sign
up for the tournament was set for Friday September 12
. Dr. Deiter will be hosting a practice session and lessons
out at Coldwater Golflinks on September 16
Recruitment and Retainment: R&R is planning a club tailgate for Saturday October 4th in the student lots.
Signups were sent around for Intramural Sand Volleyball. Members can still sign up for a team in 174 Heady. The
committee also asked the club to sub